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By Nayoung Aimee Kwon
Published: 25 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... Yi Kwangsu comparative empires colonial intimacy colonial desire imperial subject assimilation ...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... of their human effort that this book calls the “conundrum of representation.” Yi Kwangsu comparative empires colonial intimacy colonial desire imperial subject assimilation ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... In the past decade colonial scholars have ably demonstrated how and why sexuality has served as key site of imperial control and colonial anxiety and as a dense transfer point of power i ts positioning as part of the “moral logic” of postcolonial situations, and “the colonial present,” may...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... This chapter focuses on the institutionalization of a “native” tradition of social science inquiry across the English-speaking Caribbean in the mid-twentieth century. This impulse took shape partly in response to colonial epistemologies that pathologized working-class Afro-Caribbean kinship...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027621-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2762-1
... Chapter 4 examines cases of alleged interracial rape in the interwar period. In the 1920s, an official government commission was appointed to investigate the problem of “Black Peril,” a term used across colonial spaces to refer to sexual assaults allegedly committed by Black or brown men...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter underscores the ways in which post-1945 neocolonialism in the region has set in place a hegemonic framework in East Asia predicated upon developmentalism and internal division within East Asia itself. Such a division has obscured an understanding of the colonial past in both Korea...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... limit, however, in its uncanny reproduction of colonial structures of exploitation. postcolonial reconciliation tourist gaze Korea-Japan coproductions intercultural exchange intimacy ...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter turns to an analysis of transcolonial roundtables. This chapter demonstrates the ways in which the roundtable effects a staged intimacy and informality that are coupled with authority (the joint appearance of well-known figures) even as colonizer-colonized encounters remain anxiety...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... This chapter introduces the method of reading across canons, archives, and continents, which places the “archive of liberalism”—the literary, cultural, and political philosophical narratives of progress and individual freedom—alongside the colonial state archives from which such works have been...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... Security/surveillance Intimacy This chapter takes up Derek Walcott’s challenging definition of colonialism as the rot that remains when the men are gone to reckon with what endures in tangible and intangible forms. The focus is less on recognized ruins than on processes of ongoing ruination. It asks...
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By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... that finds its limit, however, in its uncanny reproduction of colonial structures of exploitation. postcolonial reconciliation tourist gaze Korea-Japan coproductions intercultural exchange intimacy This chapter analyzes Hur Jin-ho’s April Snow (2002) and its popular film locations, which...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
...Archival Continuities This chapter focuses on the institutionalization of a “native” tradition of social science inquiry across the English-speaking Caribbean in the mid-twentieth century. This impulse took shape partly in response to colonial epistemologies that pathologized working-class...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... concludes by focusing on Yunior’s fulsome search for decolonial love in “The Cheater’s Guide to Love.” The chapter reads Díaz’s texts as extended exercises in dissident antihomophobic inquiry and racial hermeneutics, which have important implications for theories about the coloniality of power and gender...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... The 1902 court case Jacobson v. Massachusetts marks a moment in U.S. history in which the imperial state explicitly makes the field of life itself as a proper domain of governmental intervention. Responding to fears that settler colonialism brought an expanding United States into dangerous...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... Liberal utilitarian and humanitarian arguments provided for the innovations in colonial government that administered the conduct of labor, movement, and trade in the post–Opium War Chinese treaty ports, and criminal justice in the new Crown Colony of Hong Kong. This chapter discusses John Stuart...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... By means of a discussion of C. L. R. James’s interest in William Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, this chapter discusses “free trade,” commodification, and the representation of colonial trades in tea, chintz, calico, silk, and opium, which bring together colonialism in the West Indies and East...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... individual is developed out of the collective subjectivity of colonial slavery. Equiano’s Narrative negotiated the voices of abolition and slave resistance, and the logics of coloniality in which trade in people and goods connected Africa, plantation Virginia, the colonial West Indies, and metropolitan...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... as the modern African self-fashioning of their urban sitters, giving the portraits a degree of aesthetic autonomy that surpasses mere documentation and creates a striking alternative to the “othering” produced by colonial representation, the chapter also addresses the diasporic reception context as a liminal...
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002161-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0216-1
... Visions is an act of queer curation that seeks to reveal not coevalness or sameness but rather the co-implication and radical relationality of disparate racial formations, geographies, temporalities, and colonial and postcolonial histories of displacement and dwelling. queer curation photography...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... a foreclosure of slave societies that were coeval with modern Europe, James and Du Bois reworked this narrative dialectic in their different histories of slave resistance and revolt. However, the “coloniality” forcibly forgotten in the discourse of European man cannot be accounted for with simple strategies...