~Cori Schumacher: State of Flux~

~Cori Schumacher: State of Flux~

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Tuesday

7

May 2013

4

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Endless Cannibalization of Authenticity, Cease

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, environment, Environmental Justice, Feminism, History, Queer Theory, Surfing, Third Wave Feminism

When Oceans Find Voices

Bruce Brown’s 1966 The Endless Summer(TES) presented an alternative narrative to the shenanigans of the many beach/surfy lifestyle movies that erupted from Hollywood after Gidget emerged to much fanfare in 1958. In TES, there are no post-surf bonfire orgies, no frustrating hetero-love triangles that finally resolve in dramatic Hollywood fashion, and certainly no surfing ladies […]

Saturday

21

January 2012

5

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Thursday

5

January 2012

3

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China and Big Surfing

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Politics, Surfing

"Statues on the beach create an interesting backdrop"

“Sports themselves are not political, but they have important political functions. The close connection between sports and national identity takes different forms in different countries at various stages of development, and in China it has special significance. The phrase ‘a weak country has no sports’ has particularly painful associations for Chinese people [owing to China's […]

Saturday

17

December 2011

0

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