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In Bed with Mae West: Movie Magazine Revelations of the Boudoir as Creative, Training and Central Scenic Space
(University of Iowa Press, 2019-12)
Whether suggestively reclining on a Leda-inspired golden swan bed in her self-penned hit film, She Done Him Wrong (1933) or carried aloft on a decadent chaise longue by loin cloth clad muscle men in her Las Vegas shows ...
Haunting Legacies: Family and Archival Photographs in Aleksandra Garlicka's Taxonomy of Polish Society (1985-95)
This article expands knowledge about photography’s participation in pro-democratic socio-political processes in the years leading to the demise of the communist Polish People’s Republic and during the creation of the ...
Battles, Blows and Blood: pleasure and terror in the performance of clown violence
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-12-09)
This article will explore the performative structures of comic violence enacted by, and on, clown bodies, drawing on filmic examples such as Chaplin’s The Kid (1920) and The Circus (1928), Fellini’s The Clowns (1970) and ...
Representing the Unrepresentable: The Army of Crime and Biopic Generic Conventions of Identity
In his poetry, Irving Feldman enacts the breakdown of language, representation and history in the face of the Holocaust, and the inability to represent the unrepresentable. While cinema has prolifically sought to represent ...
Investigation into energy performance of a school building in a hot climate: Optimum of window-to-wall ratio.
Global attention is currently focussed on developing techniques to improve the thermal performance of buildings to provide indoor comfort with minimum reliance on energy load. Several studies have investigated building ...
No Woman’s Land - Walking as a Dramaturgical device in performance of maternal migration
(Critical Stages, 2019-12-20)
In reference to Zoo Indigo’s autobiographical production No Woman’s Land (2016), this chapter discusses the performance walk as a methodology towards a dramaturgy of migration. Rosie Garton and Ildiko Rippel (Zoo Indigo) ...
'Nothing Up My Sleeve': Information Warfare and the Magical Mindset
This chapter outlines how human factors have been, are being, and could be leveraged as key strategic tools in information warfare and online influence in general. The cyber domain is an informational space, and those who ...
Introduction: Photography in Transitioning European Communist and Post-communist Histories
This is an introduction to a special issue of the peer-reviewed academic journal Photography and Culture on photographic cultures in late- and post-communist Eastern Europe, edited by Gil Pasternak
The Temporal Dimensions of Thinking Black
This commentary was delivered at the 2019 Historical Research/Wiley Lecture at Queen Mary University of London on 6 June 2019. It was followed by a conversation with Rob Waters.
Diasporic cultures and colonialism: Katherine Dunham and Berto Pasuka's dance translations
(Transcript Verlag, 2019-04)
This paper discusses two examples of the translation of African diasporic dance forms from the Caribbean to Great Britain and the United States in the 1930s and 1940s. It examines the American choreographer Katherine Dunham ...