Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture
Since its founding in 1979, Discourse has been committed to publishing work in the theoretical humanities with an emphasis on the critical study of film, literature, the visual arts, and related audiovisual media. The journal seeks contributions that explore the relations of these and other cultural phenomena to questions of language, philosophy, politics, psychoanalysis, history, and area studies, as well as theories of gender, race, and sexuality.
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Discourse Volume 44, Number 1 (Winter 2022)
The Cinema of Racialized Attraction(s): The John C. Rice—May Irwin Kiss and Something Good—Negro Kiss
Allyson Nadia Field
A Theory of Suspended Animation: The Aesthetics and Politics of (E)motion and Stillness
Daisy Yan Du
Mother’s Milk: Returning to Cavell
“Nuancing Movement and Stasis in Berlin School Films”: Review of Movement and Performance in Berlin School Cinema
“Film’s Distribution and 1968: Radical Aspirations”: Review of 1968 and Global Cinema and Celluloid Revolt: German Screen Cultures and the Long 1968
“Beyond the Metanarratives of Indian Cinema”: Review of Where Histories Reside: India as Filmed Space
“Hidden Materialities”: Review of Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality
“And Now Our Watch Begins”: Review of Unwatchable
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