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Fake Geek GirlsFandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry

Fake Geek Girls: Fandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry

Suzanne Scott

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479838608
eISBN:
9781479822966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479838608.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Fake Geek Girls offers a timely survey of the gendered tensions underpinning the media industry’s embrace of fans as tastemakers and promotional partners over the past decade as fan culture has moved ... More

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

S. Heijin Lee, Christina H. Moon, and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479892150
eISBN:
9781479861736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia centralizes fashion and beauty in the shaping of Asian modernities and the formation of the so-called Asian Century. The authors assembled here train our eyes ... More

Locked OutRegional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture

Locked Out: Regional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture

Evan Elkins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479830572
eISBN:
9781479802265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830572.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

“This content is not available in your country.” Media consumers around the world regularly run into this reminder of geography’s imprint on digital culture. Despite utopian hopes of a borderless ... More

Queer FaithReading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Queer Faith: Reading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Melissa E. Sanchez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871872
eISBN:
9781479834044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871872.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

It is a common observation that dominant US secular culture retains the stamp of seventeenth-century Protestantism. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the veneration of monogamous coupledom, an ... More

Queer Times, Black Futures

Queer Times, Black Futures

Kara Keeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780814748329
eISBN:
9781479841998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Contestations over “the future” and “futurity” have been central to formulations of time throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Queer Times, Black Futures considers the ... More

Racial ImmanenceChicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Racial Immanence: Chicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Marissa K. López

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479807727
eISBN:
9781479877676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Racial Immanence is about how and why artists use the body in contemporary Chicanx cultural production. The book explores disease, disability, abjection, and sense experience in Chicanx visual, ... More

RicannessEnduring Time in Anticolonial Performance

Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance

Sandra Ruiz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479888740
eISBN:
9781479890705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479888740.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book argues that Ricanness is a continual performance of bodily endurance against US colonialism, unfolding via aesthetic interventions in time. Uncovering what’s at stake politically for the ... More

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