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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... most certainly experimental. Between her transnational history, her role as a maker, and the strong spatiality of her writing, Yamashita’s insights have shaped the way urban humanities are practiced. Her landmark 1997 novel, Tropic of Orange , has become a key text and model for creative practice for...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Robeson Taj Frazier; Jessica Koslow This article examines the cultural politics and labor of the 818 Session, a krump and street dancing collective that appropriates and repurposes a North Hollywood parking lot for dance sessions on Wednesday nights. In the face of the general culture of spatial...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... perspectives. Some participants had grown up in Tijuana or Mexico City; others had never set foot in Mexico. Through historical investigations, multi- media mapping projects, and spatial ethnographies, the institute was framed around the investigation of contested histories, erasures, and spatial injustices in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a library could be by shifting the focus from books to storytelling. A small gathering tell- ing stories becomes a performance: the sidewalk becomes a space of cultural production, changing the cultural prac- tices of the neighborhood. Essentially, it becomes a library. In Seeking Spatial Justice...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... has flourished, triggered by a desire to identify, compare, contrast, or jux- tapose parallel phenomena that happen in multiple socio- spatial contexts and likely influence one another. Starting in the 1970s, a number of scholars began touting the need for comparative urban research that opens the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... William Davis. Is the spatially determined appropriation of sensorial experiences an (in)formal tool of political resistance? In Mexico City, there is a visual onslaught of signage and text, even in public parks, where street vendors have staked a claim. Here is a visual poem that questions our assumption...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... hybridization of the humanities. Other fields coalescing as spatial humanities, geohumanities, urban humanities, and global urban humanities represent more recent instances of this same hybridizing effort. The hybridization reflected in the emergent field of urban humanities has happened with the willing...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... performers. Don- ning a headset transported you to a different world that was overlaid on top of this one, in real time. The opera was lauded by critics. Christopher Cerrone was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for composing the opera, while director Yuval Sharon s spatially sophisticated interpre- tation...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- subject pedestrians walked down this path, sensors picked up their speeds and positions, and a computer controlled the lights and colors as a function of these inputs. With this setup, we could ask how the effect was influenced by the chromatic, temporal, and spatial design of the lights. Which would...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Whether neo-Marxist or postmodern in terms of theoretical bent, the future envi- sioned by LA School scholars involved further racial and ethnic segregation, advancing environmental degradation, fragmented governance, and technology-driven spatial and class divides, with little hope for more optimistic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... understanding spatial and racial politics in Southern California. As the late-nineteenth century s most influential radical thinker I m thinking of San Mike Davis. Photograph by Tao Ruspoli. BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 6, Number 3, pps 58 67, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2016 by The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... social is getting explored as much as the spatial. Hood: And there are other spaces. Like this housing tower that surrounds a courtyard, and that courtyard has this foun- tain where you see such an amazing multigenerational assembly and different ethnicities. We have to think about how people are...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... I A . COM the new code were designed to exclude large segments of the population. Zoning provided a government-backed mechanism to spatially segregate people by income and consequently by race. In Lakewood, the quintessential postwar Southern Cali- fornia suburb depicted in D.J. Waldie s Holy Land...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Kadampa Meditation Center Centro Cristiano Pentecostal Holy Spirit Silver Lake experimental congregations Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles Flowing River Sangha Los Angeles Cartography: Beau MacDonald, University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, 2015. Data: USC Center for...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Nature 336 (1988): 61 64. 7 Kathryn R. Elmer, Topi K. Lehtonen, and Axel Meyer, Color Assortative Mating Contributes to Sympatric Divergence of Neotropical Cichlid Fish Evolution 63 (2009): 2750 2757. 8 Jacques Blondel, Selection-Based Biodiversity at a Small Spatial Scale in a Low-Dispersing Insular...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... heightened. When we enter the in-between place, where a line assumes three spatial and dimensions and time as a boundary zone the liminal we re aware that we, too, could become prey, if not to actual threat, then to unnamed fears. The edge of the shade cast by a tree is seldom a sharp edge, but instead a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with exclusionary principles, they have served as spatial expres- sions of class and racial homogeneity since the mid- twentieth century: middle-class and wealthy, white, upwardly mobile, lacking in cultural diversity, and flush with privilege. Central city ghettoes, barrios, and Chinatowns have consti...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 4–27.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., residents, and travelers. These early observations allow us to reconstruct past ecological patterns and create detailed maps of long-gone landscapes across the state. They let us visualize change through time, providing a spatially explicit view of how prior generations of Californians shaped their...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Demo- graphic and Spatial Factors Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 38 (2006), 317 326. 30 John Muir, The Yosemite (New York: The Century Press, 1912), 261 262. BOOM | F A L L 20 14 69 ...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and transcendence is constrained by powers beyond them- selves well-intentioned and not so well-intentioned. The spatial theorist Henri Lefebrve used the term rep- resentational space to refer to places that have been collec- tively and organically created by daily use.2 The community gardeners...