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Volume 39, Number 2, Summer 2014

Table of Contents

Visual Culture and Race

Guest Editor’s Introduction: Visual Culture and Race

pp. 1-11

Anti-Slavery’s Panoramic Perspective

pp. 12-41

“Making Good Use of Our Eyes”: Nineteenth-Century African Americans Write Visual Culture

pp. 42-65

Parallax, Transit, Transmotion: Reading Race in the Allotment Photographs of E. Jane Gay

pp. 66-92

“Unashamedly Black”: Jim Crow Aesthetics and the Visual Logic of Shame

pp. 93-114

Seeing “As Others See Us”: The Chicago Defender Cartoonist Jay Jackson as Cultural Critic

pp. 115-120

Drawing Offensive/Offensive Drawing: Toward a Theory of Mariconógraphy

pp. 121-152

The Optical Revolution of ADÁL’s Los Out of Focus Nuyoricans

pp. 153-156

Representational Static: Visual Slave Narratives of Contemporary Art

pp. 157-187

Witnessing and Wounding in Suzan-Lori Parks’s Venus

pp. 188-207

Dyaspora All Up in the Mix: Jean-Ulrick Désert, Mapping Fragmented Archaeologies

pp. 208-210

The Empire Sings Back: Glee’s Queer Materialization of Filipina/o America

pp. 211-234


Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade by Maurie D. McInnis (review)

pp. 235-237

The Camera and the Press: American Visual and Print Culture in the Age of the Daguerreotype by Marcy J. Dinius (review)

pp. 238-240

Picturing Model Citizens: Civility in Asian American Visual Culture by Thy Phu (review)

pp. 241-243

Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness by Nicole R. Fleetwood (review)

pp. 244-246

Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930 by Koritha Mitchell (review)

pp. 247-249

Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics by Ramón H. Rivera-Servera (review)

pp. 250-252

The Right to Look: A Counterhistory of Visuality by Nicholas Mirzoeff (review)

pp. 253-255


pp. 256-259

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