Feeling Photography, edited collection

Editors: Elspeth Brown and Thy Phu; 2014, Duke University Press

This collection of essays emerged from a 2009 conference of the same name, organized by the seminar, and held at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents
I. Introduction

Chapter 1.  “Feeling Photography: An Introduction” 
Elspeth H. Brown and Thy Phu

II. Touchy-Feely

Chapter 2.  “Photography Between Desire and Grief: Roland Barthes and F. Holland Day”
Shawn Michelle Smith

Chapter 3.  “Making Sexuality Sensible: Tammy Rae Carland and Catherine Opie’s Queer Aesthetic Forms”
Dana Seitler

Chapter 4.  “Sepia Mutiny: Colonial Photography and Its Others”
Christopher Pinney

Chapter 5.  “Skin, Flesh and the Affective Wrinkles of Civil Rights Photography”
Elizabeth Abel

III. Intimacy and Sentiment

Chapter 6.  “Looking Pleasant, Feeling White: The Social Politics of the Photographic Smile”
Tanya Sheehan

Chapter 7.  “Anticipating Citizenship: Chinese Head Tax Photographs”
Lily Cho

Chapter 8.  “Regarding the Pain of the Other: Kevin Carter and the Transference of Affect”
Kimberly Juanita Brown

Chapter 9.  “Accessible Feelings, Modern Looks: Irene Castle, Ira L. Hill, and Broadway’s Affective Economy”
Marlis Schweitzer

IV. Affective Archives                      

Chapter 10.  “Trauma in the Archive”
Diana Taylor

Chapter 11.  “School Pictures and Their Afterlives”
Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer

Chapter 12.  “Photographing Objects as Queer Archival Practice”
Ann Cvetkovich

Chapter 13.  “Topographies of Feeling in Photography’s New Everyday: On Catherine Opie’s American Football Landscapes”
Lisa Cartwright

Chapter 14.  “The Feeling of Photography, the Feeling of Kinship”
David Eng

Thy Phu and Elspeth H. Brown


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