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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
...Concept Work<subtitle>Fragilities and Filiations</subtitle> This chapter asks how colonial histories matter today and offers an introduction to the conceptual labor that may be needed to capture the uneven, recursive qualities of the visions and practices that imperial formations have...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
.... Attention to the politics of occlusion, colonial temporalities, and a “recursive analytics” is introduced. Colonial presence Concept work History Politics of occlusion Colonial temporalities Recursive history ...
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By Orin Starn
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... archives collaboration concept work para-sites studios ...
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By Ann Laura Stoler
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... Colonial presence Concept work History Politics of occlusion Colonial temporalities Recursive history ...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter argues that the most lively contemporary legacy of the 1980s Writing Culture critiques now lie outside or beyond conventional texts, in the forms that are integral to fieldwork itself. Fieldwork today requires a kind of collaborative concept work that stimulates studios, archiving...
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By Robert Bailey
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... This chapter establishes the book’s main argument by proposing to reread claims for the artistic, philosophical, and political significance of Art &amp; Language’s work through the geographical scope of the collective’s work, which is where its interest in concepts is most evident. Bringing...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374411-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... Working from Ido Kedar’s Ido in Autismland: Climbing Out of Autism’s Silent Prison, chapter 5 explores the concept of movement in the context of autism, asking how movement choreographs experience in a neurodiverse account of the everyday. The chapter returns to earlier concepts developed...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay focuses on Sylvia Wynter's explorations of Frantz Fanon’s concept of sociogenesis and links it to her ethical interrogation of the concept of Human and Humanity—from the European Renaissance to contemporary investigations of biotechnology and neurophysiology. Wynter’s critical...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... The phenomena of anamorphism and the subversive effects, which results from the shift or switch of perspectives is also very much present and marks an important aspect in the work of Slavoj Žižek. This change in the perspective, is very much connected to some of Lacan’s concepts, such as object...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374206-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7420-6
... The debate around labor power, and particularly regarding its status as the “most peculiar” of commodities, has been widely revisited in contemporary Marxist thought and critical theory. This concept, which has often resurfaced in works by Negri, Spivak, Virno, and numerous other contemporary...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... displaces a crucial imperial genealogy and history of the present that forms the basis of contemporary imperial counterinsurgency, surveillance, security, and “preparedness” strategies. Here the concept work is around the sentiments and sensibilities that notions of security produce, on the subjects...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... This chapter makes a sustained theoretical argument as to why space and place matter in social movement research and how both concepts shape, enable, or otherwise constrain resistance practices. Drawing on Lefebvre’s work on space and Agnew’s threefold approach to place, it develops a “critical...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373025-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... This letter is concerned to disclose the implicit ethics that shapes the dialogical style of Stuart Hall’s intellectual work. For this purpose, the letter draws on the work of Romand Coles, and in particular his idea of “receptive generosity.” Critical of Christian and Kantian conceptions...
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
... This chapter examines the tensions that arise between ad executives and their corporate clients about their creative work. Concepts of “affect,” “race,” and the culture of workplaces in the “new economy” provide a foundation for analysis of interaction about advertising approaches and concepts...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374411-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... Taking art’s medieval definition—the way—as the starting point, chapter 2 explores how art is less a practice of object-making than a direct engagement with duration. Working with Henri Bergson’s concepts of intuition and sympathy, the question becomes to what degree forms of making are always...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 21 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375265-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7526-5
... This story describes the agreements, methods, and concepts that guided the ethnographic interactions between the author and the Turpos. Among methods, it discusses co-laboring conversations—a practice of working underpinned by the excesses that characterized the relationships among the worlds...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... Grounded in the family scenes and struggles of a woman named Carly, the introduction details the book’s methodology, theoretical framework, and primary arguments. The authors describe their approach and the feminist, political commitments that guided their work. Determined to undercut the “mommy...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... This chapter sets out by decolonizing and reclaiming the concept of the people from critics such as Hardt, Negri, and Virno, who shun the people— which they view as an inherently conservative force—in favor of the Multitude. Through the work of Dussel and Venezuelan folk singer Alí Primera...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... The introduction outlines three key concepts framing the book: faith, labor, and power. It explains the biblical foundation of the oneness Apostolic church in the study and places it within the context of Holiness-Pentecostalism. The analysis of faith takes place in a larger conversation...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... in Paris, Richard Gibson and James Baldwin, Vuyk distinguishes between literary work that emerges from the depths of a writer’s humanity and work that is contrived. While Wright’s works are highly individual in their conception, Creekmore’s novel is a commercial product, written according...