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Bonnie Ruberg, The Queer Avant-Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers Are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games
From the Whisper Network to #MeToo—Framing Gender, Gossip and Sexual Harassment
There is a long-standing connection between gender and gossip in Western culture as the communication amongst women has been stigmatized as gossip. Long before #MeToo, women who had become victims of sexual abuse and who spoke out against sexual violence were pillorized through gossip and stigmatize...
“This is Not America”: States of Emergency in Europe
The COVID-19 pandemic and the protests in solidarity with those protesting the death of George Floyd in the US constitute a conjunctural crisis in Europe, exposing the hollowness of grand narratives and geopolitical fantasies―not least those of “the West” and “transatlanticism.” In the interregnum o...
Fred Moten, Stolen Life, (Vol. 2. of consent not to be a single being)
In the Shadow of the “Indeterminate Speech-Act”: The Populist Politics of Rumor in Fritz Lang’s Early Sound Films
Based on Gilles Deleuze’s claim that rumor has been a “cinematographically privileged object” in early sound cinema, this essay will provide a political analysis of the representation of rumor in two early sound films in the transnational oeuvre of Fritz Lang. This interpretation of M―Eine Stadt suc...
Secrecy, Suspicion, Exposure: Negotiating Authority Structures in a Settler Colonial Society as Depicted in Walter Van Tilburg Clark’s The Ox-Bow Incident
The article discusses the ways in which Walter Van Tilburg Clark’s 1940 novel The Ox-Bow Incident problematizes the issues of secrecy, suspicion, gossip and exposure as a basis for the depiction of a variety of regulatory practices in a hierarchized settler society whose structures of authority ente...
Nadja Masura, Digital Theatre: The Making and Meaning of Live Mediated Performance, US & UK 1990– 2020
Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera, After American Studies: Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism
Yellow Perils of Robert Heinlein
Yellow Peril and other anti-East Asian themes are a recurring but rarely acknowledged feature of the oeuvre of Robert A. Heinlein. Still revered by an overwhelmingly white, male and ideologically libertarian readership, the “Dean” of American Science Fiction made extensive use of threatening, hatefu...
Contradictory Representations of the Child Figure in the Media: JonBenét Ramsey Murder Case Retellings on YouTube
Even over 20 years after her death, JonBenét Ramsey remains the most recognizable child murder victim in recent American history, with her case being especially notorious for its sensational and elaborate media coverage. In this article, I take a look at an Internet community which—through the means...
Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, Killer Apps: War, Media, Machine
Alexandra Kingston-Reese, Contemporary Novelists and the Aesthetics of Twenty-First Century American Life
David Goodis’s Noir Fiction: The American Dream’s Paralysis
In its depiction of marginalized characters trapped within inner-city slums, David Goodis’s postwar fiction of the late 1940s through the 1950s constitutes a noir critique of the American Dream’s paralysis. The defining elements of that paradigm—romantic fulfillment, family cohesion, upward mobility...
Ludic Populism and Its Unpopular Subversion
The commendable critical tendency to increasingly consider the politics of video games in general is routinely met with resistance on the part of those who insist on their apolitical nature, in parallel to other areas of popular culture. In this contested discourse, it is all the more important to b...
Basil Glynn, The Mummy on Screen: Orientalism and Monstrosity in Horror Cinema
Heike Schaefer, Alexander Starre, eds., The Printed Book in Contemporary American Culture: Medium, Object, Metaphor
Arkadiusz Misztal, Time and Vision Machines in Thomas Pynchon’s Novels
From Independence Day to Land of Plenty: Screening American Patriotism from German Émigré Perspectives before and after 9/11
Independence Day and Land of Plenty are two tropes referring to the basis of American national identity: the Declaration of Independence with its guarantee of equal and inalienable rights and the promise of an inexhaustible abundance of resources. Independence Day and Land of Plenty are also two Ame...
Jeff Smith, The Presidents We Imagine: Two Centuries of White House Fictions on the Page, on the Stage, Onscreen and Online
Performing Gender Violence. Plays by Contemporary American Women Dramatists. Eds Barbara Ozieblo & Noelia Hernando-Real.
(Post)utopian Vineland: Ideological Conflicts in the 1960s and the 1980s
This paper delineates a revolutionary period in postmodern America: the sixties from the vantage point of the eighties as presented in Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland. It brings controversial aspects of U.S. history and culture into view: the blacklist period in the 1950s, the rise of counterculture and t...
Engel, Jeffrey A., editor. The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea
The Minutemen and Anti-immigration Attitudes in California
This paper examines the role of the Minutemen in building up popular pressure for immigration reform and capturing the growing frustration of some of residents at the way the Bush administration is handling immigration in a context of heightened fear about national security. The immigration issue in...
E. Yiannopoulou on Lisa Blackman’s The Body.
Kristen Case. American Pragmatism and Poetic Practice: Crosscurrents from Emerson to Susan Howe