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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 11 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395263-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9526-3
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021438-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2143-8
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 09 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372059-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7205-9
Published: 20 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386735-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8673-5
Series: New Americanists
Published: 30 May 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8081-8
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter Jankélévitch introduces Bergson’s concept of duration. He also insists on the need to read Bergson’s oeuvre as a total and undivided whole that recreates itself in each new book. ...
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027195-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... This chapter underlines the racial governmentalities unleashed by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and its insistence on stripping away Mexican character and holding in abeyance “savage” Indianness in order to receive the benefits of US citizenship. whiteness Americas indigeneity...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... The chapter addresses the means through which otherwise worlds are exhausted. It is premised on one ethnographic vignette and its numerous interpretations to argue that normativity works through the tyranny of consistency and through the insistence on rote context. context consistency...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Poem about the transformative power of the Yoruba goddess Oyá which is connected to the spirit of insistent freedom in African American history, to Harriet Tubman’s sense of mission, and to the spirit of marronage (fierce, ancestral independence) in Rachel’s and Rosemarie’s lives. Harriet...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... experience as the basis for perception and knowledge. By insisting upon the epistemic significance of embodiment, they each treat cognition (or the mind) as situated. But in naturalized philosophy, theories of embodied cognition often try to account for epistemic universals. This focus ignores the ways...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... to “time left.” By offering prognoses, medicine instructs us to imagine different future scenarios, then it insists that we choose among them. decision making treatment options control of time aging society family role in dying ...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
..., such as the organization of a referendum by local municipalities and social organizations, faced rejection and criminalization by the central government. The author argues that it is not the type of action, but the insistence on the possibility of organizing life, economy, the state, and politics in an alternative way...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... This chapter revisits the book’s main arguments and considers the strategies of resistance employed by people who fell afoul of cross-dressing law. Collective opposition was difficult, but individual protests arose, as people resisted arrest, argued in court, and insisted upon alternative forms...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter constitutes a preliminary exercise in investigating the productive consequences for psychoanalysis of a Žižekian reading of Lacan. By providing a new periodization of Lacan’s teaching—one which renders legible an insisting and unresolved impasse in psychoanalytic thinking, tying...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... and boredom, asynchrony and reproduction. It studies a wide range of international art cinema and considers slow cinema and radical activist work. It addresses the aesthetics of bootlegging, YouTube and excisions from censorship, and their significance for international queer film style. By insisting...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... corrective surgery offered by American benefactors for the spinal deformation he suffers as a result of the disaster, Animal insists on remaining an allegorical symbol of the systemic human rights abuses that are produced by neoliberal policies. Representing what this essay terms “melancholic citizenship...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... arrives at a defense of Derrida’s democratic politics and his ethics of hospitality, with its insistence on the perilous conflicts and potentials that arise with the entrance of the visitor, the friend, or the stranger. Negri and Hardt Derrida Rancière production and war democracy to come ...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... an analytic exploration of the place that trans- bodies have occupied in gender theory, the chapter explores tensions between the body in books and the body on the table. It is ethnography that provides a meeting place between the two, insisting that it is in the situated practices of living that bodies, like...
Series: The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027164-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2716-4
... and the advantages of gaining a more comprehensive understanding of Van Der Zee's practice. The introduction insists that an engagement with Van Der Zee's photography requires an approach that pivots back and forth between the kinds of questions art history wants to ask and those that vernacular photography elicits...