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War&Technology (Editorial)

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2017, vol.2, no. 2, pp. 1-4. Joanna Walewska Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń     War&Technology (Editorial)   Jacques Derrida (2008), when asked if the attacks of 9/11 would become one of the major events of the last century, answered that it is symptomatic that we refer […]

New American Patriotism in Games: WWII-Themed Military Shooters in the Shadow of Post-9/11 Politics

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2017, vol.2, no. 1, pp. 5-20.   Filip Jankowski Jagiellonian University     New American Patriotism in Games: WWII-Themed Military Shooters in the Shadow of Post-9/11 Politics Abstract In the 1980s, American popular culture started to restore its reputation as a dominant political power—weakened after the Vietnam […]

The Concept of War without Casualties: The Influence of the American Taboo of Death on the Perception of the Events of 9/11

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2017, vol.2, no. 1, pp. 37-49.   Kaja Łuczyńska Jagiellonian University   The Concept of War without Casualties: The Influence of the American Taboo of Death on the Perception of the Events of 9/11     Abstract The article focuses on the paradoxical phenomenon of modern war […]

Technology and the War on Terror: Film and the Ambivalence of Transhumanism

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2017, vol.2, no. 1, pp. 50-61.   Tatiana Prorokova Philipps University of Marburg   Technology and the War on Terror: Film and the Ambivalence of Transhumanism     Abstract:   The War on Terror declared by the U.S. government after 9/11 resulted in the two most technologically […]

Depictions of Post-9/11 South Asian Racial Profiling in Indian Cinema

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no. 2, pp. 78-88. Kaja Łuczynska Jagiellonian University   Depictions of Post-9/11 South Asian Racial Profiling in Indian Cinema Abstract: Events that took place in USA on 11th September 2001 had a profound influence on the American culture, politics and society. It is very often […]