Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture
Discourse explores a variety of topics in contemporary cultural studies, theories of media and literature, and the politics of sexuality, including questions of language and psychoanalysis. The journal publishes valuable and innovative essays on a wide range of cultural phenomena, promoting theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.
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Discourse Volume 39, Number 2 (Spring 2017)
Photoelectric Technologies of Liberation
With Guest Coeditor Oscar Guardiola-Rivera
Concerning Violence, Part I: The People Are Missing
Concerning Violence, Part II: Fanon and the Intelligent Machine: Reflections from a Conversation with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Derrida’s Negotiations as a Technique of Liberation
Rockin’ It in Blue: A Black Existential Essay on Jimi Hendrix
Lewis R. Gordon
“Order Is the Best We Can Hope For”: Sicario and the Sacrificial Violence of the Law
The Nature of Political Heroes: Some Aesthetic Considerations
Jane Anna Gordon
Remembering the Spectacle of Disaster after 9/11: Review of 9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster by Thomas Stubblefield
Michael Anthony Turcios
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Discourse Volume 39, Number 3 (Fall 2017)
Edited by Pooja Rangan and Genevieve Yue
Audibilities: Voice and Listening in the Penumbra of Documentary: An Introduction
Hearing Voice(s): Experiments with Documentary Listening
Between We and Me: Filmed Interviews and the Politics of Personal Pronouns
Roundtable: Wild Sounds and Women’s Voices
Documenting the Son/iconic Discord
Data Visualization as Documentary Form: The Murmur of Digital Magnitude
Do a Number: The Facticity of the Voice, or Reading Stop-and-Frisk Data
Science Fiction, Globalization, and “The Desire Called Utopia”: Reimagining the Future and the Ontology of Possibility: Review of Shockwaves of Possibility: Essays on Science Fiction, Globalization, and Utopia by Phillip E. Wegner
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