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Published: 08 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384236-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8423-6
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... offshore temporal migration call center simultaneity global time ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... With 400,000 call center agents, the Philippines has outpaced India in growth and number for voice operations. The offshore agent as a liminal figure simulates being in synch as a sonic presence with corporate global time at night while living bodily in Philippine national time. The offshore...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... breadlines waiting urban space time globalization ...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Boredom, the conclusion argues, is not just a matter of time but also a matter of one’s place amid the global production of desire. Boredom registers the inability of displaced persons to move toward valued opportunities. This ethnographic observation allows for a dramatic rethinking of both...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Chapter 1 examines the forms of space-time expansion that are endemic to globalization. The chapter contextualizes the diminishing economic activity of low-skilled workers in Romania by contrasting the idleness of communist-era breadlines with the boredom of homelessness and unemployment...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... globalization. It offers a critical assessment of theories of heterotemporality and alternative modernities and suggests that the inhuman dimension of the opening of the world by the coming of time is more fundamental as a force of transformation in contemporary globalization. globalization alternative...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... global time at night while living bodily in Philippine national time. The offshore identity emerges from temporal, rather than spatial, migration into the global simultaneity of times as well as global and national contestation over her representation. Philippine corporate lobbyists offer the call-center...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... a notion of the literary that is not synonymous with the politico-economic coordinates of contemporary globalization. The idea of the world proposed here is qualitatively irreducible to the trope of maximal territorial expansion, that is, the globe. At the same time, the world is theorized...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... context. World literature’s time has certainly come again in the current development of a new discipline called world literature suitable for a time of globalization. The new discipline faces some challenges, however: the challenge of translation, the challenge of what literary works to choose...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... of its specific, surrounding, historical, biographical, and linguistic context. World literature’s time has certainly come again in the current development of a new discipline called world literature suitable for a time of globalization. The new discipline faces some challenges, however: the challenge...
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By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... to foreground a notion of the literary that is not synonymous with the politico-economic coordinates of contemporary globalization. The idea of the world proposed here is qualitatively irreducible to the trope of maximal territorial expansion, that is, the globe. At the same time, the world is theorized...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... This chapter re-premises our idea of the world, explains the philosophy of worlding and planetization, and interrogates the ontologics of the local and the global. Ghosh claims that there is no local or global in our thinking and doing of literature; rather, he proposes the idea of the more...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... Framed by a discussion of a class taught at Haverford College in spring of 2013, this chapter explores the relationship between affect theory and globalization through an examination of the production and reception of Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady’s documentary of evangelical Christian youth...
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By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... in real time? The riddle of communication is solved by showing how transnational business practices rely on the transmutation of cultural communication into global communication through the processes of neutralization and mimesis. Neutralization refers to attempts at pruning unwanted cultural particulars...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... of postcolonial peoples in a genuinely plural world and the aporias they encounter when confronted with the coming of time as a force for change that is immanent to globalization. normative theory of world literature temporality worlding teleology heterotemporality ...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... In a close reading of David Mitchell’s Ghostwritten that uses Benedict Anderson’s formal categories, this chapter examines what happens to the novel form when the novelistic imagination goes global and acquires a networked orientation, when it is no longer analogous to imagining a nation...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter explores the experience of improvisation as a process of listening that is first accessed by the nonverbal body and later understood by the verbal brain. A comparison is drawn between the time delay between evoked potentials and cognition (Libet) and the time delay between...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... This essay argues that the 1990s reconjoining of China to world history through the “reorienting” or recentering of the Chinese economy in global economic history is a pure ideology of neoliberal normativity. Excavating the earlier moment in the 1930s, when Chinese history originally...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 2 looks at genetic studies carried out from the 1940s to the 1970s. These focused mainly on indigenous peoples, but necessarily explored processes of mestizaje. The studies took place at the time of a global shift toward antiracism, which depended on a strict divide between biology...