In the following section, I turn to the relations between inscriptive
form and global media infrastructure within and around Jackson's project.
Alan Rumsey (1994:116) describes how Ngarinyin people imbue features of the landscape with indeterminacy through various inscriptive
practices, such that those features became 'a medium for the production and reproduction of meaning'.
benefit of this paper is a literature for Indonesia maritime actors about maritime security strategy.
In focusing on the Partition period, Menon and Bhasin aptly assert that "the women of both religious communities [Hindu and Muslim] [...] became the respective countries." (37) This argument conveys the notion of the female body as an "inscriptive
surface" (38) prone to the perpetual mapping, reading, and writing of nationalist ideologies.
In reflecting upon his study of pain medicine, Graham (2015) notes that he enacts an "empirical-discursive" ontology, "an iterative series of ocular and inscriptive
practices so as to create an account of doing" (p.
These two very different kinds of places, inscriptive
or matrical, occupy different kinds of space under various temporalities.
Both methods will have to partner with each other in English classrooms of the near future, but our students will often have surpassed their teachers in seeing morphological or inscriptive
detail beyond the linguistic realm.
The ambient text revealed itself as rich evidence of how the community makes the place its own through its "inscriptive
practices" (Ingold, 2007).
Drawing on Elaine Scarry's seminal text, The Body in Pain, the installation A Flor de Piel is akin to "the intense pain that destroys a person's self and world, a destruction experienced spatially as either the contraction of the universe down to the immediate vicinity of the body or as the body swelling to fill the entire universe." (4) With a similar emphasis on the corporeal as an inscriptive
and abstracted surface for both pain and pleasure, Salcedo's series Disremembered (2014) conjures a loosely woven and ethereal tunic seemingly occupied by an absent body.
Yet whereas neoliberalism relies upon an inscriptive
mentality of 'self-discipline', it does so through the continued reliance on a sovereign subjectivity.
Intensifying the problem of reference showcased by Gentleman's Agreement--what sort of inscriptive
practices are we engaging when we use words like "Jew," "Jewish," and "Jewishness"?--Ortiz asks by, in effect, pointing: "Mr.
Johnson, whose stated aim in God's Trombones was to preserve the speech sounds and rhetorical delivery of black folk sermons, was given an inscriptive
medium beyond the printed page for precisely this purpose.