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81. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
André Vitalis Temporalities and Television: A Comparative Study of France and Spain
82. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Luis Acebal The Application of Foe's Aestlietics to Films Shorts
83. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Gwendolyn Stowers The Internet and Political Education
84. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Alberto López Cuenca Knowledge, Mind and Multitude: Making Explicit the General Intellect
85. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Yoni Van Den Eede Letting Politics not Pass Unnoticed: A Comparative Analysis of the "Hybrid" Concepts of Latour and McLuhan
86. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Michael Larson The Society of the Spectacle and the Opening of Politics
87. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Stephen Crocker Shock, Time and Mechanism in Bergson and Benjamin
88. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Gregory Cameron Ideology in the Age of the Internet
89. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Paul Majkut Size Matters: Screen Size and Storytelling
90. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jacques Guyot Television program agendas in Europe: from public policies to cultural industries
91. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Marc Van den Bossche One more place to be?: The (im-)possibility of virtual bodies
92. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Stacey Irwin Placescape: Pedagogical Reflection on Community in an Online Classroom
93. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Paul Majkut Preface
94. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Melanie Bourdaa New Media, Cultural Industries and Temporalities: A Comparison between France and the United States
95. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Alberto J. L. Carrillo Canan, Marco Calderon Zacaula Bazin, Flusser, and the Aesthetic of Photography
96. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jean-Yves Heurtebise From Tarde to Superman: Ordinary Heroism and Superheroes - an American story
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The aim of this paper is to redefine the notion of "heroism" through an investigation in the sociopolitics of popular Medias and especially the characters of Superheroes as they appear in comics of the late thirties and in the cinematographic industry since the nineties. This paper will pay a large tribute to the works of Gabriel Tarde (1890), Henri Bergson (1932) and Gilles Deleuze (1969) whose concepts will be an imderlying constant reference. My purpose is to redefine the (Bergsonian) notion of heroism through the notions of imitation and innovation, defined by Tarde as the fundamental principles of social life, and redefined by Deleuze as the collective expression of the primitive ontological forces of Repetition and Difference. Actually, the notion of imitation and innovation seem more appropriate to the study of popular culture phenomena than the statistic sociology of Durkheim. Based on that philosophical background, I will give an analysis of the political changes occurring in westem contemporary societies through an analysis of the representation of Superheroes.
97. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Lars Lundsten Film - Ingarden's Blind Spot
98. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jean-Yves Heurtebise Political Movies
99. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Gerardo de la Fuente Lora Universities and New Media: A Fight Arena
100. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Alberto J. L. Carrillo Canán, Victor G. Rivas López, Miguel A. Garcia González The Mediasphere and the Metaphysical Link of the Political and the Cultural Meaning of Nation
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In this paper we shall consider how the globalization of media has destroyed the metaphysical link between the nation as political entity the nation cultural unit, a link which was postulated by the Romantic philosophical tradition and that at the same time has been deeply engrained in the common sense idea of national identity. The paper has three sections. In the first one we consider the two meanings of the concept "nation" and show that their possible aiffinity is only understandable taking into account the relevance of the spatial and temporal determinations of existence. We deal with such kinds of determination in the second section; finally, m the third one we suggest that the political and cultural dynamics of the current intemational order have subverted those determinations and have fostered a new vision of existence in convergence with the so-called American way of life and, by the same token, weakened the traditional idea of nation.