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Series: Asia-Pacific
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396338-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9633-8
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... This chapter dwells on a director’s experience of time as a way of grasping the perceptual, active, and affective dimensions of creative improvisation. time temporality direction Henri Bergson improvisation ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... temporality. It considers how listeners divide up, totalize, and otherwise grasp—or fail to grasp—sounds in terms of duration. It also examines nondurational aspects of sonic experience such as rhythm, repetition, harmonic structures, progressions that allow for the foreseeability of sonic structures, high...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... Focusing on Schmitt’s writings on international law, chapter 5 poses the question of whether Schmitt’s analyses of the partisan and of the Cold War are sufficient for grasping the dynamics of an emergent “global age” constituted primarily by “terrorism” and its suppression. After a detailed...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... of neuroscience are not sufficient to grasp the stakes of the biosocial, plastic brain. Rather, the entanglement of social structures and neurobiological bodies must be addressed as an onto-epistemological problem, a real and corporeal one. The book concludes by arguing for the complexity and specificity...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... relations, understandings, and forms of political participation institutionalized as “the state” emerge from contending projects of rule in different scalar dimensions. Finally, it asserts that understanding the entanglements of violence and capitalist processes is central to grasping the emergence...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... and worldly agencies of diverse kinds in the making of cinema and other creative artifacts; the value of ethnographic field method in grasping creation as an open-ended process of emergence; the relationship between content and form, experience and expression, in the experimental modes of narration...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., the ways in which sound occupies space, and the shaping of sounds for and by the listener through language and subjectivity, which complicates any attempt to grasp sounds as objective givens. It also returns to R. Murray Schafer’s seminal notions of “soundscapes,” “keynotes,” and “soundmarks,” to consider...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... to time, the ways in which sound occupies space, and the shaping of sounds for and by the listener through language and subjectivity, which complicates any attempt to grasp sounds as objective givens. It also returns to R. Murray Schafer’s seminal notions of “soundscapes,” “keynotes,” and “soundmarks...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... as split between savoir (knowledge of the subject) and connaissance (knowledge of the ego)? And where does that leave us with regard to Lacan’s further specification of knowledge at work (savoir-faire)? Since the University discourse is a crucial point of reference to grasp Lacan’s view of capitalism...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
... and consumerism, his work refuses such easy pigeonholing. It is not “proto” anything. To grasp what is distinctive about Katz’s work, it is necessary to recognize that his use of photography and cinema paradoxically freed his paintings from considerations of reproduction. Rather than tying the image...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Bringing Islam into our readings of European secularity requires scrutinizing the universalistic underpinnings of the secular and its equation with the European experience. The contemporary powers of the secular cannot be grasped only in monocivilizational realities. The postcolonial European...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
.... A distinction between system and process is developed to grasp the complexity. Foucault’s categories of power—sovereign, disciplinary, biopower—are adopted and adapted. Ontopower is distinct from, and more encompassing than, all of these. Ontopower pertains to an ecology of powers also in the sense...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
.... Official statistics and myriad reports were readily available, but the country’s sociological state, its collective psyche, and the components that shape resistance and resilience needed to be grasped intellectually and intuitively. This chapter is a report on the people met, the conditions observed...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... of the centrality these parties assign to gender equality. Instead, the chapter contends that if we want to grasp the reasons for the sudden and instrumental mobilization of feminist issues by these right-wing parties, we need to draw on the theories of nationalism developed in the context of postcolonial feminism...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... their grasp on the historical and political crises in relation to which they emerged and in the absence of which they lack substance and intelligibility. The global age is, in short, that epoch defined by the complete and irreversible “inactuality” of Schmittian thought. Editor’s Introduction<subtitle>Carl...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... ever written on revolution itself. It embodies the story of that revolution brilliantly, charging its readers with a sense of drama and direction in a way few works of history do. James essentially got his story right, grasping the core of what the revolution was and what it implied.” Haitian...
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By Kate Crehan
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... and distributed. Intellectuals in the notebooks are defined not by a particular quality of mind, but by their location within a society’s institutions and practices of knowledge production. As such, they are always embedded within the power structures of their society. To help the reader grasp how radically...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... of language on aural perception can make us more open listeners and allow us to grasp the share of so-called noise already at work in much music, both within and without the Western classical tradition. The chapter concludes with historical considerations and analyses of the place of noise in music (from...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... bubbles, disrupting established boundaries with the penetrating grasp of their rootlike rhizoids, new worlds emerge around them. care microscopy chytrid fungi ontology Peter Sloterdijk ...