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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (3): 36–59.
Published: 01 July 2019
... economy, the attendant retreat of the party-state from the private realm, and the infusion of Western cultural gender ideals. Yet this interpretation downplays important continuities, and misses intriguing parallels with TV dramas produced in socialist Eastern Europe. The argument pays particular...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (3): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2018
... recognition. What role does the emphasis on these two women authors as Middle Easterners play in the reception of their books in Europe and the United States? How do transnational literatures capitulate to (neo)imperial projects? How do comics, by introducing new criteria for literary assessment, compel us to...
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Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (2): 120–147.
Published: 01 April 2020
... can't afford to fly to eastern India and shoot the struggle with the Indigenous people. I can't fly to Iceland. I was going to go to Canada, to where Alcan has their smelter, but even that didn't work out. In Fly Me to the Moon , I have this global and temporal range—Eisenhower, Kennedy, Michael Manley...
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Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (1): 119–146.
Published: 01 January 2020
... into buying a plot bent along the Fresno River. And from that exchange, a job offer came, in September of 1982, on the sole basis of Williams's impression that Cavin seemed good at selling stuff. She took the job out of a mix of curiosity and necessity—the deep snows of the eastern mountain region...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (4): 21–55.
Published: 01 October 2019
... within the intersection of identity, activism, and film. Similar to Eve's experiences with Fusion, the organization's representation of the vast and complex spectrum of Middle Eastern and North African identities was not debated in the three months I spent there. By the time I completed the internship in...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (3): 1–8.
Published: 01 July 2019
...-style “superwoman.” By placing Chinese television dramas within the framework of global socialist media cultures, Wang and Mihelj highlight how these dramas resonate with ideals of femininity found in TV dramas produced in socialist Eastern Europe during the 1970s and 1980s. ...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
.../ . 27. “Ikal Mayang 2014: Unspoken Truths,” Time Out: Kuala Lumpur , n.d., https://www.timeout.com/kuala-lumpur/film/ikal-mayang-2014-unspoken-truths . 28. Roland Barthes, Image-Music-Text (London: Fontana, 1977), 44. 29. Stephen Teo, Eastern Westerns: Film and Genre Outside and Inside...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (4): 109–129.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of white women and men of color). Even if the numbers of people who rose to such positions were only a handful, this history is vital to track as part of the narrative of inclusivity within the American media industries. In 1948 Frieda Hennock, a Jewish woman born in Eastern Europe, became the first...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of graphic narratives as commodity objects even as those narratives are usually presented as works of art outside of economic considerations. Furthermore, she argues that the tendency to conflate these two works as inherently “Middle-Eastern” while at the same time denying that conflation by...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 207–213.
Published: 01 April 2018
... demonstrate seismic transformations from the 1990s onward. The geopolitical locations of interest have expanded to include previously understudied areas in the Islamic world, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa. This transnational turn enables what Shohat calls “relational feminism” grounded in diverse...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (4): 69–101.
Published: 01 October 2017
... poster) ( figs. 5 , 6 ). 35 Hundreds of women, men, and children turned out for the pageant (which spanned nine hours), forming a fashion mélange through a masquerade of (mis)appropriated American, European, Middle Eastern, and Asian costumes. At each stop, they would divide into spectators and...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (3): 107–132.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., European, Middle Eastern nationalities and North Americans. South Asian includes British Indians, Indian nationals, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans. Black includes black Britons, African Americans, African nations and Afro-Caribbeans. East Asian includes Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Koreans and...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (1): 103–139.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Fani. What is contested here is the so-called readability of images, especially those by Middle Eastern women, as these coalesced during the late colonial and postcolonial periods and as they continue today. The “photo-grams” that constitute the essay function neither as illustrations nor as counter...
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Feminist Media Histories (2015) 1 (4): 108–125.
Published: 01 October 2015
... varying backgrounds, and a book of oral histories of women who had survived the Marmara earthquake. She received an MA from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Culture at Ohio State University in 2003, where her master's thesis was entitled “Earthquake: Women's Images of Home and the City in the...
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Feminist Media Histories (2015) 1 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2015
... ( figures 4 – 5 ) opens with an establishing shot of a young woman and a child across a busy street; as a prostitute haggles over a price with a potential customer, the background track plays gloomy and generically Middle Eastern music. After the title credit, we see Sarvestani in profile, looking...