Flisfeder, Matthew

Žižek and Media Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Matthew Flisfeder, Louis-Paul Willis

Part I. Media, Ideology, and Politics

2. Žižek’s Reception: Fifty Shades of Gray Ideology
Paul A. Taylor

3. The Sublime Absolute: Althusser, Žižek, and the Critique of Ideology
Agon Hamza

4. Student Fantasies: A Žižekian Perspective on the 2012 Quebec Student Uprising
Louis-Paul Willis

5. The Objective: The Configuration of Trauma in the “War on Terror,” or the Sublime Object of the Medium
Richard Bégin

II. Popular Culture

6. The Priority of the Example: Speculative Identity in Film Studies
Todd McGowan

7. Imagining the End Times: Ideology, the Contemporary Disaster Movie, Contagion
Matthew Beaumont

8. Žižek and the 80s Movie Song: “There Is a Non-Relationship”
Graham Wolfe

9. A Little Piece of the Reel: Record Production and the Surplus of Prosthetic Vocality
Mickey Vallee

10. White Elephants and Dark Matter(s): Watching the World Cup with Slavoj Žižek
Tim Walters

Part III. Film and Cinema

11. Contingent Encounters and Retroactive Signification: Zooming in on the Dialectical Core of Žižek’s Film Criticism
Fabio Vighi

12. How to Kill Your Mother: Heavenly Creatures, Desire, and Žižek’s Return to Ideology
Cindy Zeiher

13. Dialogue with American Skepticism: Cavell and Žižek on Sexual Difference
Keiko Ogata

14. From Interpassive to Interactive Cinema: A Genealogy of the Moving Image of Cynicism
Tamas Nagypal

15. Beyond the Beyond: CGI and the Anxiety of Overperfection
Hugh S. Manon

Part IV. Social Media and the Internet

16. Slavoj Žižek as Internet Philosopher
Clint Burnham

17. The Real Internet
Jodi Dean

18. Enjoying Social Media
Matthew Flisfeder

19. Is Torture Part of Your Social Network?
Tara Atluri

20. Staging Feminine Hysteria: Schoenberg’s Erwartung
Slavoj Žižek

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Media Studies, Social Sciences, general, Cultural Studies, Film and Television Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Film History

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