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2017 Knowledge Cultures  
Siân has been involved, often in leading roles, in numerous research projects such as 'The digital futures of cultural heritage education: a social media research agenda for the Scottish National Collections  ...  Her research is informed by approaches issuing from critical posthumanism, and is particularly concerned with the need to work against the idea of digital education as a purely technical concern.  ...  that they play a role in providing "…the dominant class with what Max Weber terms 'a theodicy of its own privilege'…" (Bourdieu, 1977: 188) .  ... 
doi:10.22381/kc5220171 fatcat:wvdp4gkzu5ez3cc5bnba25keoa

Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference. Riga, 20–23 October 2020 [article]

Sanita Reinsone, Anda Baklāne, Jānis Daugavietis
2020 Zenodo  
Book of Abstracts DHN, Rīga 2020 Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has received financial support from the Latvian Language Agency through the grant agreement No. 4.6/2019-029.  ...  Illustrated books have played a significant role in knowledge dissemination.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4107117 fatcat:6ongky6p5rab7gvtawnjmp2ofm

Homer Simpson marches on Washington: dissent through American popular culture

2010 ChoiceReviews  
of context and respun by those who disagree. 26 In fact, the ambiguity of satire, combined with its often playful yet critical attitude, makes it less likely to be addressed, or even noticed, by those  ...  It would be one thing to address a group of actresses who played scientists on television, but to address the real thing seemed, frankly, suicidal. So of course I accepted.  ...  Nevertheless, Voyager had a substantial female fan base whose loyalty almost certainly played a role in preventing the series' cancellation when, in its third season, ratings took a dangerous dip.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-6647 fatcat:aq3znmaujzby7of4i4xbynypli

Occupational violence and the crisis in white masculinity in turn-of-the-millennium American fiction [article]

Daniel Adleman
The third chapter on Fight Club explores the anonymous narrator's violent occupation as an actuarial risk analyst for a major automotive manufacturer.  ...  The last chapter, on American Pastoral, analyzes the insidious violence of the protagonist Seymour Levov's occupation as a glove-manufacturing entrepreneur and seeming-apogee of the Jewish American dream  ...  14 If Murray, the gleeful Baudrillardian proxy, figures as a parasite on the Gladney household, then so, too, does the "staticky" (WN 144) Mink, who resonates as a psychotic product of the mediastream.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0307513 fatcat:fsxn4yu2cbfv7lswwwatoi6mpa

Strut, Sing, Slay: Diva Camp Praxis and Queer Audiences in the Arena Tour Spectacle

Κωνσταντίνος Φ. Χατζηπαπαθεοδωρίδης
once multiple cultural strands concerned with the nature of queer culture, pop culture and entertainment, as well as concepts of reception, immersion, and performance as a socio-political vehicle of cultural  ...  This thesis approaches the interrelation between music divas and queer audiences through the perspectives of camp performance and the politics of contemporary global gay culture.  ...  through the practice of playing, are encouraged to reenact stereotypical femininities and thereby aspire to a heteronormatively-ordered social role.  ... 
doi:10.26262/ fatcat:26t4yc3h6jcepiw7o7o7ygc6be

Birth of the cool : global flows and the growth of English language stand-up comedy in Mumbai

Vijay Parthasarathy, 0000-0001-8845-053X, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Shanti Kumar
I examine the Hindi film and television industry's role in bringing stand-up to prominence and how this relationship has grown into a symbiotic one.  ...  I link expressions of modernity to a circuit of 'cool,' whose constituent elements interact in a highly articulated manner to make meanings, both permanent and temporary, in different moments.  ...  , Comedy Circus among others have played a key role in this development.  ... 
doi:10.26153/tsw/3168 fatcat:oybpudenzzftvmb6wzajvvqioi

Freedom of Expression: Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity

Kembrew Mcleod, F R E E D O M O F E X P R E S S I O N, Kembrew Mcleod D O U B L E D A Y N E W Y O R K L O N D O N T O R O N T O S Y D N E Y A U C K L A N D
2005 unpublished
played a big role. On the other side of the political spectrum, the day after the Dean debacle, Bush gave his State of the Union address.  ...  Soon after the Shakespeare quote is the line "Men are monopolists," from a 1921 founder's address at Mount Holyoke College, along with a charming line by Ezra Pound, "A wife is a coffin."  ...  After the demise of Galaxie 500, Krukowski cofounded Damon & Naomi, and the duo discovered that file-sharing was a lot like college radio.  ... 

Gynaehorror: Women, theory and horror film [article]

Erin Jean Harrington, University Of Canterbury
To do this, I focus on six broad streams: the current limitations and opportunities in the field of horror scholarship, which I augment with a discussion of women's bodies, houses and spatiality; the relationship  ...  This thesis offers an analysis of women in horror film through an in depth exploration of what I term 'gynaehorror' – horror films that are concerned with female sex, sexuality and reproduction.  ...  This is achieved through a ritual that plays out much like a stereotypical slasher film: the five 'inadvertently' unleash a specific monster by playing with one of many artefacts found in the cabin's basement  ... 
doi:10.26021/3972 fatcat:kzrk7uvqvzakjcv3cifltdyz3a

Being a superhero is amazing, everyone should try it: Relationality and masculinity in superhero narratives [article]

Kevin Chiat
Miller treats the Batman as Bruce Wayne's doppelganger, a shadow side of his personality always straining to break through to the surface.  ...  Julie plays the same role in the comic that Mina Harker plays in the novel and as with Stoker's Dracula, Gardner Fox and Kane's vampires can shapeshift into wolves as well as bats.  ... 
doi:10.26182/gpa0-q458 fatcat:zzcdiuhhtrdarblddn4ng2qjvy