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By Nayoung Aimee Kwon
Published: 25 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... disavowing empire cold war postcolonial nostalgia post–cold war disavowed intimacy selective blindness empire by other means ...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... War in a region where empire persists by other means and in ever-new forms. disavowing empire cold war postcolonial nostalgia post–cold war disavowed intimacy selective blindness empire by other means ...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
..., and with other orders (systems of function, structures of meaning). This is done through an evaluation of the ideal end points animating and orienting them. The chapter drafts William James’s concept of the processual “terminus,” a key element of his radical empiricism, into service toward this end...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... to explore the space of contact between an imagined immigrant Other and an equally imagined sanitized West, and what it means to be a flexible worker in late capitalism. Regulatory regimes traced historically to colonial modernist projects of empire and civilization are relevant in the contemporary sanitized...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
.... The color-alert system made the not-yet of threat present in the form of fear. The thesis can be summed up as: threat is the prospect of fear; fear is the project of threat. In other words, operating in an all-encompassing threat environment does not mean reducing insecurity. That is as impossible...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... meanings of Zwarte Piet, using Paul Gilroy’s notion of postcolonial melancholia, whereby the memory of empire strongly comes into play. folklore Zwarte Piet Black Pete Dutch colonialism postcolonial melancholia entitlement racism ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and the United States, this essay follows the politics projected onto music. The ways people use music to stake political claims can reveal the contours of contexts that make certain interventions possible, on the one hand, and needed, on the other. In the case examined here, routes of empire sent Houston from...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... is acted upon within the systems of colonial governmentality that continue to underwrite settler empires.” By opening up a dialogue with the theories of savage anthropology and the legacy of Carl Schmitt developed in other chapters, Byrd questions the presuppositions at work in a politics that privileges...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... intensely in-forming a given formation’s functioning. Processual tendencies must be distilled from their historical in-mixing with other tendencies, and with other orders (systems of function, structures of meaning). This is done through an evaluation of the ideal end points animating and orienting them...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... capitals. The essay considers the contradictory meanings and appropriations of vernacular gramophone records, and, drawing on examples from Hawaii to Cuba, India to North Africa, it argues that phonograph recordings became a fundamental part of the cultural revolution that was decolonization, both through...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... years of municipal government under the Workers’ Party (2002–3). The analysis brings to light contests between “civil” and “uncivil” forms of civic participation: on the one hand, the ideal participant envisioned in the official discourses of each initiative; on the other hand, “on the ground...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... upon within the systems of colonial governmentality that continue to underwrite settler empires.” By opening up a dialogue with the theories of savage anthropology and the legacy of Carl Schmitt developed in other chapters, Byrd questions the presuppositions at work in a politics that privileges...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... encounter that which is foreign and distant, then seek to consolidate this encounter as an integral part of the intellectual and politico-ethical trajectory of their lives. In the personal accounts of those who have engaged in study of other places and peoples, we often hear stories of encounters...