Transnational Feminism in Film and Media / Edition 1by K. Marciniak
Pub. Date: 01/28/2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
This collection of interdisciplinary essays examines current cinematic and media landscapes from the perspective of transnational feminist practices and methodologies. Focusing on film, media art, and video essays, the contributors chart innovative strategies for exploring contemporary visual cultures.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Mapping Transnational Feminist Media Studies; Katarzyna Marciniak, Anikó Imre, and Áine O'Healy PART I: NEW FRONTIERS OF MIGRATION 1. Screening Unlivable Lives: The Cinema of Borders; Bruce Bennett and Imogen Tyler 2. Border Traffic: Reimagining the Voyage to Italy; Áine O'Healy 3. Cinema without Frontiers: Transnational Women's Filmmaking in Iran and Turkey; Asuman Suner 4. Refusal of Reproduction: Paradoxes of Becoming-Woman in Transnational Moroccan Filmmaking; Patricia Pisters 5. 'Enter Freely, and of Your Own Will': Cinematic Representations of Post-Socialist Transnational Journeys; Alice Mihaela Bardan PART II: CIRCULATION OF BODIES 6. Women's Resistance Strategies in a High-Tech Multicultural Europe; Ginette Verstraete 7. Videographies of Navigating Geobodies; Ursula Biemann 8. 'Affective Nationalism' and Transnational Postcommunist Lesbian Visual Activism; Anikó Imre 9. Long-Legged Girls and the Transnational Circuits of Vietnamese Popular Culture; Lan Duong PART III: MODALITIES OF FOREIGNNESS 10. Palatable Foreignness; Katarzyna Marciniak 11. Translating Silences: A Cinematic Encounter with Incommensurable Difference; Priya Jaikumar 12. The Abjection of Patriarchy: Ibolya Fekete's Chico and the Transnational Feminist Imaginary; Marguerite Waller
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