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Journal Volume XI

Summer 2011 Editor’s Note

The meaning of the “T” in the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program (CCT) here at Georgetown is often debated. Yet what we do understand is the ubiquity of technology, the challenges, and the necessity for learning the skills of creating, … Continue reading

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Win/Lose

Win/lose from gnovis on Vimeo. Abstract The project consists of an essay about Caucasian Conflicts and a narrative film, that is a metaphorical reflection of one of the overarching reasons for the conflicts elaborated in the essay. The essay provides … Continue reading

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The Culture of Power in Mexico through the lens of Corruption

From Idealism to Corruption: Power in Mexico from gnovis on Vimeo. Abstract Author Carlos Fuentes (2003) and filmmaker Luis Estrada (1999) have used their work to depict the culture of power and corruption that exists in Mexico. This project seeks … Continue reading

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Carmen Miranda – The Digital Story

Carmen Miranda: The Digital Story from gnovis on Vimeo.    Abstract Specifically through images and narratives of Carmen Miranda, singer and actress, this digital story attempts to examine and question gender, sex, and the body through the performance of the … Continue reading

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Mapping Our Worlds

http://mappingourworlds.wordpress.com/ http://www.vuvox.com/collage/detail/0316a9692a Abstract Mapping our Worlds is an interactive online exhibit exploring new ways of mapping material experiences. The map seems to have become an objectification of our material experiences, a way to represent the materiality of our everyday experiences, … Continue reading

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“Hated It: Humor, Homo, and the Heterosexual”

Hated It!: Humor, Homo, and the Heterosexual from gnovis on Vimeo. Abstract “Hated It” addresses the use of parody as a transgressive practice to subvert essentialized constructions of gender, sex, and sexuality. Using numerable arguments from various gender and media … Continue reading

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Digital Cover Scrape

http://digitalcoverscraper.wordpress.com/ Abstract This project seeks to provide a new method of interpretation for historical phenomenon. While the majority of history is presented in the form of narrative, there are other ways that information can now be presented thanks to new … Continue reading

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(Pop)ulism

(pop)ulism from gnovis on Vimeo. Abstract “(Pop)ulism” is a Eisensteinian montage of the tropes and practices of contemporary and recent populism in America and the UK. This mixed media project seeks to uncover and criticize the Laclauian empty signifiers of … Continue reading

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Queering the Gaze: Psychoanalysis and Homosexuality in Main Hoon Na

Queering the Gaze: Psychoanalysis and Homosexuality in Main Hoon Na. from Lakshmi Padmanabhan on Vimeo. Abstract This digital project uses the film Main Hoon Na, (Farah Khan, 2004) to make two, interrelated arguments. First, this project subverts Laura Mulvey’s reading … Continue reading

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The Griot: The Rhetorical Impetus of African American Fiction

Abstract: The paper addresses the West African oral concept of griot, as it utilizes nommo, a Bantu term that denotes the magical power of words to cause change, as a critical African American lexical lens. In the broadest definition, a … Continue reading

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