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.
Discourse Volume 34, Number 1 (Winter 2012)
A Mother Is a Form of Time: Gilmore Girls and the Elasticity of In-Finitude
From the Century of the Pods to the Century of the Plants: Plant Horror, Politics, and Vegetal Ontology
Natania Meeker and Antónia Szabari
Fag Hag: A Theory of Effeminate Enthusiams
Maria F. Fackler and Nick Salvato
Consumable Bodies and Ethnic (Hi)Stories: Strategies and Risks of Representation in A Gesture Life
Suk Koo Rhee
The Exorbitant Lightness of Bodies, or How to Look at Superheroes: Ilinx, Identification, and Spider-Man
Scott C. Richmond
Discourse Volume 34, Numbers 2 & 3 (Spring/Fall 2012)
Edited by James Leo Cahill, Akira Mizuta Lippit, and Genevieve Yue
Real Time/Zero Time
Movements of the Soul: Traversing Animism, Fetishism, and the Uncanny
The Disembodied Wound of The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes: The Quay Brothers’ “Homage to Chris Marker”
Rebecca A. Sheehan
Media Archipelagos: Inter-Asian Film Festivals
Said’s Marxism: Orientalism's Relationship to Film Studies and Race
Retheorizing Comedic and Political Discourse, or What Do Jon Stewart and Charlie Chaplin Have in Common?
Following the Impossible Road to Female Passion: Psychoanalysis, the Mundane, and the Films of Jane Campion
Weariness, Waiting: Enduration and Art Cinema’s Tired Bodies
Logistics, Death, and Virtual Media
Review of: Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture by Patrick Crogan
De-Imperializing Cultural Studies: “Asian Studies in Asia”
Review of: Asia as Method: Toward Deimperialization by Kuan-Hsing Chen
Sandra So Hee Chi Kim
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