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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2016; Not Available
Focuses on the sensory and affective impact of music, film, visual art and Indigenous cultural practice in and beyond Canada?s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. Contributors address the role of the arts in residential school history, in TRC events, and outside the formal boundaries of the TRC process. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2015; Not Available
The text discusses the legacy of the Cold War in Canada by looking at Prime Minister Diefenbaker?s ?Diefenbunkers??eleven nuclear fallout shelters constructed in secret in the late 1950s to protect the Canadian national and provincial governments from a nuclear strike. While many of these sites have fallen into disrepair or been sold off, one such... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95
Black Movements analyzes how artists and activists of recent decades reference earlier freedom movements in order to imagine and produce a more expansive and inclusive democracy. Through an exploration of the way that black movements create circuits connecting people across space and time, Colbert offers important interventions into performance,... more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 26.00
Whereas previous eras had celebrated beauty as the central aim of art, the modernist avant-garde were deeply suspicious of beauty and its perennial symbols, woman and ornament, preferring instead the thrill and alienation of the sublime. They rejected harmony, empathy, and femininity in a denial still reverberating through art and social relations... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 32.00
Within a technological context, this volume addresses contemporary theories of consciousness, subjective experience, the creation of meaning and emotion, and relationships between cognition and location. Its focus is both on and beyond the digital culture, seeking to assimilate new ideas emanating from the physical sciences as well as embracing spiritual... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 18.95
Globalism is arguably the most pressing issue facing art criticism and art history. As the number of art history departments continues to grow, there is a danger art history will become a uniform practice around the world and may soon settle to a global standard. Is Art History Global? stages an international conversation among art historians and critics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
The role of art in Marcuse?s work has often been neglected, misinterpreted or underplayed. His critics accused him of a religion of art and aesthetics that leads to an escape from politics and society. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Marcuse analyzes culture and art in the context of how it produces forces of domination and resistance in society,... more...