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Edited with an introduction by Monique Roelofs
Monique Roelofs Introduction
I. Looks and Images
Mariana Ortega Othering the Other: The Spectacle of Katrina for our Racial Entertainment Pleasure
Ronald Sundstrom Mixed-Race Looks
II. Framing Encounters
Monique Roelofs Sensation as Civilization: Reading/Riding the Taxicab
Mickaella Perina Encountering the Other: Aesthetics, Race and Relationality
III. Taste
Mariángeles Soto-Díaz The Divine Geometry of Chocolate: Artist's Essay
Robin James In but not of, of but not in: On Taste, Hipness, and White Embodiment
IV. The Global and the Cosmopolitan
Nalini Bhushan Toward a Development of a Cosmopolitan Aesthetic
Falguni A. Sheth The Hijab and the Sari: The Strange and the Sexy between Colonialism and Global Capitalism
V. Ethics and Politics
Paul C. Taylor The Last King of Scotland or the Last N----r on Earth? The Ethics of Race on Film
Crispin Sartwell Red, Gold, Black, and Green: Black Nationalist Aesthetics
Namita Goswami The Empire Sings Back: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Whimsy
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