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The End, Gabriel Leiner 2018 University of Southern California

The End, Gabriel Leiner

Gabriel Leiner

It's been an interesting four years in showbiz. See you all later.


Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, Kimberly Kruse 2017 Seton Hall University

Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, Kimberly Kruse

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Over the past few decades, advancements in technology have changed society entirely. Every bit of information about world news, popular culture, and art is just a tap of a touchscreen away. So many aspects of the contemporary world have become digitized so that it was only a matter of time before museums would have to face the issue of born-digital media in their collections. From videos to web-based art, museums have to tackle how to save this new form of cultural heritage. Museums have to do so now before it gets lost forever. The challenge of born-digital objects lies in ...


All In - And More! Gambling In The James Bond Films, Pauliina Raento 2017 University of Tampere

All In - And More! Gambling In The James Bond Films, Pauliina Raento

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal

Scholarly analysis of gambling in the James Bond films is rare, despite the multitude of topics in Bondology and the fictional agent’s global fame. The odd commentary in gambling scholarship criticizes the franchise from the perspective of harm prevention. This article counters both groups of scholars with a qualitative interpretation of Bond’s gambling habits and the role of gambling and risk taking in the film series. A basic toolkit of visual methodologies is applied to the 24 EON-produced Bond films released in 1962–2015. The examination shows the critical importance of gambling to character identity, power hierarchies and ...


Cinematographic Resources As Meaningful Affordances In A Foreign Language Class, Denise Osborne 2017 University at Albany, State University of New York

Cinematographic Resources As Meaningful Affordances In A Foreign Language Class, Denise Osborne

Views from Below: The Underdog in Contemporary Latin American and Spanish Film

Cinematographic resources as meaningful affordances in a foreign language class.” In this presentation, Osborne will discuss a proposal for use of films as works of art in foreign languages classes. She will show how cinematographic features (e.g., sound, color, lighting, camera angles, mise-en-scène) and their implication for film narrative − rarely emphasized in foreign language classrooms − can be a powerful tool to engage students in a dialogical and ecological construction of knowledge. Consideration of cinematographic features in scenes from the Brazilian Portuguese films Abril Despedaçado (Cohn & Salles, 2001) and Raízes e Asas (Cabral & Pimenta, 2011), and how these features can ...


Scapegoating In The Films By Alejando Fernández Almendras, Ilka Kressner 2017 University at Albany, State University of New York

Scapegoating In The Films By Alejando Fernández Almendras, Ilka Kressner

Views from Below: The Underdog in Contemporary Latin American and Spanish Film

Chilean filmmaker Fernández Almendras has examined the processes of victimization of the “poor man” in several of his feature films, most prominently Matar a un hombre [To Kill a Man] (2014, Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Price at Sundance Festival) and Aquí no ha pasado nada [Much Ado About Nothing] (2016). Both works exemplify processes of victimization through verbal performative acts: words in the form of humiliations, menaces and blackmail become the fatal weapons of scapegoating.


Now That Was A Nice Hanging: The Hateful Eight As Parable?, Richard G. Walsh 2017 Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

Now That Was A Nice Hanging: The Hateful Eight As Parable?, Richard G. Walsh

Journal of Religion & Film

The opening of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight conjoins the iconic landscape of the Western, Christianity’s chief symbol the crucifix, and Tarantino’s oeuvre. The film gives the crucifix so much screen time that one wonders what its significance might be. That the film climaxes with the lynching of Daisy Domergue renders the crucifix teasingly parabolic. The opening-closing frame parallels the two hangings, as do the various eulogies associated with the lynching. That Daisy’s lynching takes place at the hands of the film’s two surviving characters—who, like the horses that lead the stagecoach team delivering ...


Marguerite Abouet: Une (Im)Posture Dans La Bande Dessinée Africaine Francophone, Rosemonde Assanvo-Kadjo 2017 Université Paris-Est, Créteil

Marguerite Abouet: Une (Im)Posture Dans La Bande Dessinée Africaine Francophone, Rosemonde Assanvo-Kadjo

Mouvances Francophones

La bande dessinée est un genre ou un art dans lequel l’image (le dessin) et l’écrit se mettent ensemble et se mêlent intimement pour raconter une seule et même histoire. S’intéressant à sa construction et à son fonctionnement, Thierry Groensteen la perçoit comme un ‘’système’’, créé par la « combinatoire originale d’une (ou deux, avec l’écrit) matière(s) de l’expression, et d’un ensemble de codes», qui demande à son lecteur de trouver en son sein « une voie d’accès […] qui permette de l’explorer dans sa totalité et d’en faire apparaître la cohérence ...


L'Eutrapélie Au Fondement De La Bande Dessinée Francophone De Mayotte. Comparaison De Vincent Liétar Et Cyrille Le Corre, Christophe Cosker 2017 Centre universitaire de Mayotte

L'Eutrapélie Au Fondement De La Bande Dessinée Francophone De Mayotte. Comparaison De Vincent Liétar Et Cyrille Le Corre, Christophe Cosker

Mouvances Francophones

Île restée française dans l’archipel des Comores, Mayotte est considérée par l’un de ses écrivains francophones comme une « miette d’Afrique » (Baco, 2011 : 52) perdue dans l’océan Indien. Pour cette raison, on peut considérer la bande dessinée francophone de Mayotte comme une africaine, voire swafricaine étant donné que la langue de l’île provient du swahili, comme le confirment les étymons recueillis par Sophie Blanchy dans son dictionnaire de la langue de Mayotte (Blanchy, 1996). La « littérature en estampes », pour reprendre l’expression par laquelle la désignait son père Töpffer, apparaît à Mayotte dans les années 1980 ...


"Like Oil And Water": Adaptation As Textuality, Intertextuality, And Metatextuality In Lady Snowblood (Fujita, 1973), Matthew Bolton 2017 Gonzaga University

"Like Oil And Water": Adaptation As Textuality, Intertextuality, And Metatextuality In Lady Snowblood (Fujita, 1973), Matthew Bolton

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Toshiya Fujita’s 1973 film adaptation of Kazuo Koike and Kazue Kamimura’s manga series Lady Snowblood is a case study in the challenges inherent in adapting a complex graphic narrative to film. A sprawling episodic story of assassination and revenge, the original manga text offers challenges to any adapter in terms of content, form, narrative construction, and media affordances, challenges that Fujita and his screenwriter Norio Osada gamely take up in their film. In their attempts to adapt their source material, Fujita and Osada rely on three adaptation strategies—textuality, intertextuality, and metatextuality—that reveal both their nimble thinking ...


Michael A Chaney. Reading Lessons In Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, And Mazes In The Autobiographical Graphic Novel. Jackson: Up Of Mississippi, 2016., Jennifer Caroccio 2017 Rutgers University

Michael A Chaney. Reading Lessons In Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, And Mazes In The Autobiographical Graphic Novel. Jackson: Up Of Mississippi, 2016., Jennifer Caroccio

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Michael A. Chaney. Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2016.


Tom Spurgeon And Michael Dean. We Told You So: Comics As Art. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2016., Rachel R. Miller 2017 The Ohio State University

Tom Spurgeon And Michael Dean. We Told You So: Comics As Art. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2016., Rachel R. Miller

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Tom Spurgeon and Michael Dean. We Told You So: Comics As Art. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2016.


Jeffrey A. Brown. The Modern Superhero In Film And Television: Popular Genre And American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2016., Danielle A. Orozco 2017 The Ohio State University

Jeffrey A. Brown. The Modern Superhero In Film And Television: Popular Genre And American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2016., Danielle A. Orozco

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Jeffrey A. Brown. The Modern Superhero in Film and Television: Popular Genre and American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2016.


Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom And Everyday Life In Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven Up, 2016., David Pinho Barros 2017 Universidade do Porto / KU Leuven

Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom And Everyday Life In Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven Up, 2016., David Pinho Barros

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom and Everyday Life in Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven UP, 2016.


Frederick Luis Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey By Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017., Jessica Rutherford 2017 The Ohio State University

Frederick Luis Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey By Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017., Jessica Rutherford

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Frederick Aldama. Latino Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey by Interview. San Diego: ¡Hyperbole Books!, 2017.


Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan 2017 The Ohio State University

Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels, Ed. Roger Saban. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Review of Ian Gordon. Superman: The Persistence of an American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers UP, 2017.


Christopher Pizzino. Arresting Development: Comics At The Boundaries Of Literature. Austin: U Of Texas P, 2016., Katlin M. Sweeney 2017 San Diego State University

Christopher Pizzino. Arresting Development: Comics At The Boundaries Of Literature. Austin: U Of Texas P, 2016., Katlin M. Sweeney

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Christopher Pizzino. Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature. Austin: U of Texas P, 2016.


Frances Gateward And John Jennings. The Blacker The Ink: Constructions Of Black Identity In Comics And Sequential Art. Rutgers Up, 2015., Evan B. Thomas 2017 Ohio State University - Main Campus

Frances Gateward And John Jennings. The Blacker The Ink: Constructions Of Black Identity In Comics And Sequential Art. Rutgers Up, 2015., Evan B. Thomas

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Frances Gateward and John Jennings. The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art. Rutgers UP, 2015.


Frederick Luis Aldama And Christopher M. González, Eds. Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, And Future. Austin: U Of Texas P, 2016., Noel R. Zavala 2017 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Frederick Luis Aldama And Christopher M. González, Eds. Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, And Future. Austin: U Of Texas P, 2016., Noel R. Zavala

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher M. González, eds. Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future. Austin: U of Texas P, 2016.


El Arte De "Lágrimas En La Lluvia", Todd K. Mack 2017 Southern Utah University

El Arte De "Lágrimas En La Lluvia", Todd K. Mack

Alambique: Revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasia / Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasía

Uno de los elementos destacados de Lágrimas en la lluvia, la excelente novela de ciencia ficción de la madrileña Rosa Montero, es la genial inclusión de obras de arte con fines simbólicos dentro de la obra. Entre estas obras de arte se incluye el famoso cuadro de Johannes Vermeer, Una señora escribiendo una carta con su criada. En este artículo, el dr. Todd Mack muestra cómo este cuadro presagia el principal dilema de la protagonista de la novela. Bruna Husky es una replicante, y por eso sabe exactamente cuánto tiempo vivirá. El conocimiento de su inescapable fin hace imposible que ...


Políticas De Lo Estético En La Ilustración De Ciencia Ficción. El Caso De “Think Blue, Count Two” De Cordwainer Smith, Silvia Gabriela Kurlat Ares 2017 Independent Scholar

Políticas De Lo Estético En La Ilustración De Ciencia Ficción. El Caso De “Think Blue, Count Two” De Cordwainer Smith, Silvia Gabriela Kurlat Ares

Alambique: Revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasia / Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasía

Desde el período del Dadá se han ido borrando los límites entre las formas artísticas y sus soportes, entre las estéticas de uso y las estéticas formales, entre los espacios altos y bajos de producción cultural, y también, entre la percepción de centros y periferias que parecen haberse astillado y reproducido a la interioridad de espacios hasta hacer de la hegemonía misma, al decir the Beasley Murray, un concepto no sólo inestable sino casi inexistente. En el caso de la ciencia ficción, esa porosidad hace a la constitución misma de una estética que opera desde la factura del naturalismo pero ...


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