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 40, Number 1 (Winter 2018)
The Accessibility of the Avant-Garde: Talk about American Experimental Cinema
Contingent Motion: Rethinking the “Wind in the Trees” in Early Cinema and CGI
Just Another Manic Monad: Of Glass, Bees, and Glass Bees
Historicizing Perception: Film Theory, Neuroscience, and the Philosophy of Mind
Impossible Photographs: Images of War from Rossellini to Documentary
Their Satanic Majesties’ Celluloid Regret: Review of Rock ’n’ Film: Cinema’s Dance with Popular Music by David E. James
Justin J. Morris
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Discourse Volume 40, Number 2 (Spring 2018)
The Logic of Separation
With Guest Coeditor Edgar Illas
The Opposite of Apartheid: Further Notes on Mandela and the Law
Separate Futures: Cold War Decolonization in Mohamed Latiff Mohamed’s Confrontation and Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock-Chye
Jini Kim Watson
The Global Ontology of Separation
The Aesthetics of Stagnation: Ashley McKenzie’s Werewolf and the Separated Society
Jumping the Break: Wildfires and the Logic of Separation
Afterword: From Apartheid to Precarity: On the Politics of Separation
In Dialogue: Response to Review
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