March 6, 2017

Arien Mack, Editor 

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Ebby Abramson

Endangered Scholars Worldwide 

The information in this quarterly print report is current as of January 11, 2017.

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Invisibility or Blindness? On Attention, the Unseen, and the Seen

Both not seeing what is perfectl...

May 1, 2016

Arien Mack, Editor 

Freedom of expression remains under threat in both totalitarian and democratic states. Artists continue to be imprisoned and exiled, and art banned and destroyed. All of this gives evidence of the power of images to unsettle, to speak truth to power,...

January 1, 2015

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How have conceptions of horror changed over time, particularly since 9/11 or Hiroshima? How does horror figure in political thought, theology, media culture, economics, and art? How have conceptions of horror been used to deter horror, for example by...

October 1, 2014

Arien Mack, Editor 

This issue marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Heuss Professorship at the New School for Social Research. Named for Theodore Heuss, the first president of West Germany after World War II was permanently established in 1975 to foster a union between...

January 1, 2012

Arien Mack, Editor 

Since becoming a folk term for Americans in the 1950s the category of the "image" has had multiple careers, occasionally in contact with one another and often not. From avatars to reality TV, from maps and photographs to representations of data, from...

April 1, 2008

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William Hirst, Guest Co-Editor

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Arien Mack and William Hirst
Editors’ Introduction

Since Maurice Halbwachs first wrote about the phenomenon, the study of collective memory has played a critical role in disc...

April 1, 2000

Arien Mack, Editor

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Editor’s Introduction

First the face is part of us which is usually most visible and recognizable, and so in some cultures it must be masked, veiled or transformed in a variety of ways. It is the seat of beauty and the mirror...

October 1, 1997

Arien Mack, Editor

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Arien Mack

Editor's Introduction

The papers in this special issue are all versions of presentations given at the conference on Technology and the rest of Culture held at the New School in January of 1997. Its title is meant to call atte...

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