Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex and Race

Series edited by Ernst van Alphen

Subject: 
Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1570-7253
Imprint: 

Edited by Philomena Essed and Isabel Hoving

Dutch Racism is the first comprehensive study of its kind. The approach is unique, not comparative but relational, in unraveling the legacy of racism in the Netherlands and the (former) colonies. Authors contribute to identifying the complex ways in which racism operates in and beyond the...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037588
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Jan Hein Hoogstad and Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen

Off Beat: Pluralizing Rhythm draws attention to rhythm as a tool for analyzing various cultural objects. In fields as diverse as music, culture, nature, and economy, rhythm can be seen as a phenomenon that both connects and divides. It suggests a certain measure with which people, practices, and...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036161
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Philomena Essed and Gabriele Schwab

Clones, Fakes and Posthumans: Cultures of Replication explores cloning and related phenomena that inform each other, like twins, fakes, replica, or homogeneities, through a cultural prism. What could it mean to think of a cloning mentality? Could it be that a “cloning culture” has...
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042034167
Publication date: 
January 2012

Edited by Cornelia Gräbner and Arturo Casas

Over the past decades, the poetry performance has developed into an increasingly popular, diverse, and complex art form. In theoretical and critical discourse, it is referred to as performance poetry, spoken word poetry, and polipoesía; some theorists argue that it is an independent poetic...
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033290
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Mieke Bal and Miguel Á. Hernández-Navarro

This book explores the idea that art can enact small-scale resistances against the status quo in the social domain. These acts, which we call “little resistances,” determine the limited yet potentially powerful political impact of art. From different angles, seventeen authors consider...
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042032637
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Murat Aydemir

In the West, once apparently progressive causes such as sexual equality and lesbian and gay emancipation are increasingly redeployed in order to discipline and ostracize immigrant underclass subjects, primarily Muslims. Gender and sexuality on the one hand and race, culture, and/or ethnicity on...
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031876
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Begüm Özden Firat and Aylin Kuryel

This volume addresses contemporary activist practices that aim to interrupt and reorient politics as well as culture. The specific tactics analyzed here are diverse, ranging from culture jamming, sousveillance, media hoaxing, adbusting, subvertising, street art, to hacktivism, billboard...
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029811
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Anette Hoffmann and Esther Peeren

In the twenty-first century, the terms “representation” and “identity” seem to have gone out of fashion. The essays collected here, however, seek to demonstrate the extent to which they continue to matter in the social, political and cultural struggles waged by...
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042028456
Publication date: 
January 2010

Edited by Murat Aydemir and Alex Rotas

Migratory Settings proposes a shift in perspective from migration as movement from place to place to migration as installing movement within place. Migration not only takes place between places, but also has its effects on place, in place. In brief, we suggest a view on migration in which place...
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024250
Publication date: 
January 2008

Edited by Sylia Mieszkowski, Joy Smith and Marijke de Valck

Sonic Interventions makes a compelling case for the importance of sound in theorizing literature, subjectivity and culture. Sound is usually understood as our second sense and – as our belief in a visually dominated culture prevails – remains of secondary interest. Western cultures...
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022942
Publication date: 
January 2007

Pages