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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 43244–273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.244
Published: 01 July 2018
...-Cinema” was crucial to feminist film theory's development, yet the essay's canonization has reduced her thinking to a handful of theoretical concerns. To grasp the full political promise of Johnston's work, this article reconsiders the essay in three related contexts, examining: the historical...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 22133–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.133
Published: 01 April 2016
... how we might think together feminist film theory and film history. FIGURE 5. Jackie enters the city's life, Red Road . FIGURE 5. Jackie enters the city's life, Red Road. FIGURE 1. Jackie looking down at the city, Red Road, 2006. FIGURE 1. Jackie looking down at the city, Red Road...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 226–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.6
Published: 01 April 2016
... publication, the second remains largely unanswered and is taken up here. It is specific to the field of feminism and film and media studies, where in the 1970s moment of feminist film theory, the powerful paradigm of “no women” or woman as “absent” could be taken as either theoretical or empirical. The...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 51141–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.141
Published: 01 January 2019
... “not there” or otherwise lacking in early film industries, which at a certain point in time in Euro-American feminist scholarship congealed into a “theory of absence.” Moreover, Gaines contends that academic feminism largely espouses an “implicit prohibition against empirical work in favor of theory...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 621–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.1
Published: 01 April 2020
... (who is not pictured in the film), in the context of feminist debates about nature in the 1970s. Newly preserved, this 1974 work resonates today for its portrayal of 1970s ideas about living a reclusive life in the mountains, as personified by Jane. This is one of numerous films in which Hammer...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6267–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.67
Published: 01 April 2020
... Crisis in Feminist Theory,” Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society 13, no. 3 (1988): 407. 3. Greg Youmans, “Performing Essentialism: Reassessing Barbara Hammer's Films of the 1970s,” Camera Obscura 81, vol. 27, no. 3 (2012): 101–35. See also Greg Youmans, “Beyond Cultural Feminism: New...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62120–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.120
Published: 01 April 2020
... filmmaker, a woman filmmaker? EF: No. I think of myself as a feminist filmmaker. The films I make, I make as a woman. I always have a feminist analysis. I always try, depending. I mean, the majority of fishers are male. I can't invent female fishers; they don't exist. But I always have a feminist...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6216–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.16
Published: 01 April 2020
..., Heave,” Izaak Walton League Monthly 1, no. 4 (December 1922): cover. 4. Caroline Hovanec, “Another Nature Speaks to the Camera: Natural History and Film Theory,” Modernism/modernity 26, no. 2 (2019): 243–65. 5. This is another way of getting at the concept of terra nullius or “no...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62148–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.148
Published: 01 April 2020
..., Texas Rivers (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002), 35, my emphasis. 6. Jennifer Lynn Stoever, The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening (New York: New York University Press, 2016), 12. 7. Roshanak Kheshti, “Sound Studies,” Feminist Media Histories 4, no. 2...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6295–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... is difficult to conceive of looking at Nature or photographing a landscape in a different way. The Nature photograph offers pleasure with the minimum of mental work. 41 The implication that pleasure is bad—always uncritical and demotivating—is problematic, particularly from a feminist point of...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 611–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.1
Published: 01 January 2020
...://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2020 NOTES 1. Nina Huntemann, “Feminist Game Studies,” Antenna , March 20, 2012, accessed October 14, 2019, http://blog.commarts.wisc.edu/2012/03/20/feminist-game-studies/ . 2. Justine Cassell and Henry Jenkins, eds., From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6112–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.12
Published: 01 January 2020
... be plotted and plowed by the machineries of cultural and textual studies. 68 These disciplines [film and literary theory] have much to add to the discourse on games, particularly when the discussion is centered on narrative. However, they are missing a fundamental understanding of what games...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6193–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.93
Published: 01 January 2020
...TreaAndrea M. Russworm; Samantha Blackmon This article, a Black feminist mixtape, blends music, interviews, and critical analysis in order to demonstrate some of the ways in which Black women have impactfully engaged with the video game industry. Organized as musical “tracks,” it uses lyrics by...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 61163–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.163
Published: 01 January 2020
... television series Samurai Jack (2001), Dexter's Laboratory (2003), and Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003). 38. The major is titled Animation and Multimedia Film Management; see www.ucine.edu.ar . 39. Rami Ismail is a Dutch independent video game developer and activist for diversity in the game...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 61119–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.119
Published: 01 January 2020
... of value that make us disinclined to look closely enough to see the work that, by design or by neglect, goes unseen. … I am not calling for a feminist history of games, although I welcome one; I'm calling instead for a history that is adequate, that seeks both the forest and the trees, that does due...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5487–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.87
Published: 01 October 2019
... article “The Politics of Abstraction” in Queer Looks (1993) to speak about the debates over essentialism in your career. 4 Can you talk about the institutionalization of feminist film theory and its effects on your work? bh 1995: I studied film theory in graduate school. I read Screen...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 541–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.1
Published: 01 October 2019
... not always illuminated the murky political roads ahead. My research shows that in the mid-1980s, psychoanalytic film theory had become a preferred mode of feminist analysis among film scholars. 13 This turn away from materialist film analysis and the subjugation of traditional political struggle as...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5421–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.21
Published: 01 October 2019
... framework, women's film festivals were experimental laboratories, producing a new feminist cinematic consciousness while simultaneously putting into practice the political commitment behind the activity. Every planning process was inevitably a political process as well.” 10 The same factors that produced...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5360–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.60
Published: 01 July 2019
...Christine Ehrick During World War II, US–Latin American relations were shaped by the noninterventionist Good Neighbor policy and the projection of soft power via US government-orchestrated public relations and propaganda campaigns. This included extensive film and radio propaganda overseen by the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5336–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.36
Published: 01 July 2019
... superiority of Communism. However, several scholars have pointed out that the goal of women's liberation remained unfulfilled, largely because efforts to achieve gender equality remained subordinated to the wider project of class struggle and socialist construction. 3 This meant that feminist concerns had...