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The Art of Braiding

A Clarification

Thierry Groensteen

. Others choose to exploit the capacity peculiar to comics for setting up relations between panels in accordance with the operation that I proposed, in 1999, to call tressage [braiding]. 3 Braiding can sometimes be likened to the more common procedure of

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Like A Braided River: Rethinking Migration Through The Personal Essay

Andonis Piperoglou

Diane Comer . The Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay (Otago University Press, 2019), 304 pp., ISBN 9781988531533, $35 (paperback). The title of The Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay perfectly captures what Diane

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The Editors

the complexities of ‘public opinion’ when the ‘public’ was a highly diverse one. Thierry Groensteen also considers the question of individual responses to a comic in a return to the concept of tressage or ‘braiding’ that he elaborated in his major

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Giles Watson

will cave in with the weight of loam. A spindle is wrapped in lifeless fingers. There are glazed pots, jars of glass and a useful knife. Fertile soil clogs her ears, enters her sagging mouth. Ground waters leach and spoil her braided hair

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Understanding through Performance Black Boston

A City Connects

PJ Carlino

audio recording of a young man describing how getting a haircut at the barbershop is a rite of passage into black manhood. Across the street in the African Queen Beauty Parlor boys and girls arrange the hair of female mannequins, practice braiding, and

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Durkheim, Mauss et la dynamogénie

Le lien Gley (1857–1930)

Nicolas Sembel

trajectoire intellectuelle. Il signe un compte-rendu, élogieux, de la traduction tardive de l'ouvrage de James Braid sur l'hypnose (Braid, [1843/1883] 2004 ), référence de base de la réflexion de Brown-Séquard sur la dynamogénie ( Brown-Séquard, 1882 et 1884

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To Be Black and Beautiful in Israel

Efrat Yerday

's culture and the women in her life, especially her mother and grandmother. The piece ‘Elelta’ shows two women in profile; their African hair is done in a typical Ethiopian hairdo of tight braids that end with loose, un-straightened Afro hair (see Figure 3

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Posthuman Prehistory

Tim Ingold

-in-many and many-in-one—comparable, perhaps, to a plaited braid. In the braid, individual strands not only overlap but wrap around one another as they go along. Coeval lives are braided in this sense. Of course, no creature lives forever, just as in the braid

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Black Girls and Dolls Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto

Janet Seow

than accept a bland understanding of black culture, Jennifer, like the other participants, carved a niche for herself by repurposing doll play to incorporate aspects of blackness such as braiding the hair of their white dolls. These then become avatars

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Ritual Processes of Repatriation

A Discussion

Sonya Atalay, Nika Collison Jisgang, Te Herekiekie Herewini, Eric Hollinger, Michelle Horwood, Robert W. Preucel, Anthony Shelton, and Paul Tapsell

Edited by Jennifer Shannon

the opportunity to braid that intellectual effort together with spiritual, emotional, and physical aspects through our embodied practices—handling, wrapping, carrying, and singing for our ancestors. Healing, and cultivating paths to braided forms of