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Boom. 2016; 6318–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.18
Published: 01 September 2016
... tuned to the political current, and I imagine the exhaustion and stress that comes with having to become a public personage, even though the writ- ing may have begun with an image, a sentence, a story, or a scene and a question about why. So speaking about enor- mous themes makes me nervous. I didn...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2016
... and in his collages more generally, Bearden collapsed the public and private spaces of African American life along with spiritual practices and encounters, suggesting the multiplicity of black experiences. Art histo- rian Kobena Mercer argues Bearden s shift to the medium of collage allowed the artist...
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Boom. 2016; 611–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.1
Published: 01 March 2016
... first and third Thursday, the Fresno Arts Council hosts the ArtHop, three hours when galleries, museums, shops, studios, and at least one church open their doors to the public. More than fifty venues take part in the event that provides a platform for the city s booming, local arts scene, and a treat...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... density and others favoring suburbaniza- tion. We have codes favoring public transit and other mandating acres of parking. These goals are contradictory and impossible to achieve at the same time in the same place; each bit of code can be used to stop another from doing its work. So nothing happens...
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Boom. 2015; 5454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.54
Published: 01 December 2015
... Public religious practice Hare Krishna Holi Manzanar pilgrimage El Señor de los Milagros Noche de Altares Day of the Dead immigrants diversity Children throw colors at Holi. Photograph by Mario L. In iguez. jennifer scheper hughes, james kyung-jin lee, amanda lucia, and s. romi mukherjee Take...
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Published: 01 December 2015
... professor of history at University of California, Riverside. Her current research focuses on the impact of mass death by epidemic disease on New World Christianity as well as Latino religious practices in Southern California. R U S S E L L J E U N G is professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Everything is here, and then some. This essay looks at California as an epicenter of religious expression and a global microcosm for hybrid religions, new religions, and experimental religious practices. The essay analyzes migration, the California/Mexico border, genders/sexualities, race/ethnicity...
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Boom. 2015; 5494–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.94
Published: 01 December 2015
... number of Islamic faith-based groups. Both of America s leading Muslim civil rights organizations have Californian roots. The Mus- lim Public Affairs Council is based in Los Angeles and the Council on American- Islamic Relations, while headquartered in the East, opened its first chapter in the San...
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Boom. 2015; 5444–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.44
Published: 01 December 2015
... firsthand. This reversal of the standard missionary dynamic—where American Christians bring their style of religious practice to places such as Kenya—has had a profound impact on this suburban California religious community. In the last decade, Mariners has become more involved in its wider community...
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Boom. 2015; 5478–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.78
Published: 01 December 2015
...). 11 Albert Hofmann, Foreword in Grey, Transfigurations, vii. 12 Stephen Larsen, Transfigurations in Transfigurations, 39. 13 Luke Bretherton, Consuming the Body: Contemporary Pat- terns of Drug Use and Theological Anthropology in Public Theology in Cultural Engagement, ed. Stephen R. Holmes...
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Boom. 2015; 5414–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.14
Published: 01 December 2015
... American Indians as a political entity. California Indians, at first in the margins of the larger social movement, partic- ularly in terms of any public display of their singing and dancing, now regularly perform their dances at pow wows and local functions, such as the one Mabel and I attended at the...
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Boom. 2014; 444–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.4
Published: 01 December 2014
... book published as an opportunity for people to come together and build community—the stories that Californians have to tell, and the concept of “deep hanging out.” The interview is illustrated with images from recent Heyday publications. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014...
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Boom. 2014; 4370–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.70
Published: 01 September 2014
... from St. Jean Pied de Port, a traditional starting point on the French border, but people who do so are dismissed as tourists by those who, like innumerable pilgrims before them, walk the traditional path.3 Camping is not a religious practice, nor is it usually as arduous as the great pilgrimages...
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Boom. 2013; 343–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.3
Published: 01 December 2013
... originally designed is supposed to work like this: I find something out about the world; I share it with you. You find out more; you share it with me. So in its pure state, it is an incredibly open and public procedure. You can t do that with legal documents, you can t do that with economics, and you can t...
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Boom. 2012; 2345–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.45
Published: 01 October 2012
... to find the taggers. Others were less concerned about desecration (or the work s success or failure as contemporary art) than the statue s identity as a religious image placed on public property: it violated the First Amendment s establishment Clause. Be it O Connor s tiny Buddha heads or Zhang s...
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Boom. 2012; 2362–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.62
Published: 01 October 2012
... of advertising a fascinating counter- practice was shuttled up and down the city s steep hills.1 Endangered Species, conceived by artist and landscape designer Todd Gilens and supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and several private philanthropies, consisted of four public buses, each...
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Boom. 2012; 2325–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.25
Published: 01 October 2012
... impacts Despite these efforts, much concern remains. American Indian groups have held protests to raise awareness about threats to archeological and religious sites.32 Public safety concerns have emerged in communities near proposed energy installations that contain hazardous materials. Military officials...
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Boom. 2012; 2133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.33
Published: 03 March 2012
... arts under one roof with full use of the latest technological communication tools, and turning out profes- sionals who had learned all facets of filmmaking as Disney himself generously understood it. Disney even had a model of CalArts set up to publicize his efforts at winning support and financial...
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Boom. 2011; 1330–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.30
Published: 01 August 2011
... by an overwhelming margin of 61 to 39 percent. Knight had read the mood, raised the money, locked down religious support, and soundly vanquished his rivals. But he also had done something remarkable that his prede- cessor did not: he had located extraordinary public support well beyond the ranks of...
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Boom. 2011; 1344–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.44
Published: 01 August 2011
... stereotypes that ridiculed them, [and] to understand how they belonged to the nation. 7 In the midst of greater disappointments with California s political and public attitudes toward immigrants, El Cucuy s radio broadcasts of his personal triumphs, woven within canned laughter, represented what Monsiváis...