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Published: 06 May 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022831-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2283-1
Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
Published: 05 May 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9357-2
...Custom in Oaxaca’s Courts of First Instance<subtitle>Seventeenth through Eighteenth Centuries</subtitle> ...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... Anthropological fieldwork’s intersection with the needs of intelligence agencies includes instances of anthropologists’ writings or field notes being used without their permission or knowledge; instances of archaeologists, including John Dimick, using pretexts of fieldwork for espionage...
Book Chapter

By Jonathan Goldberg
Series: Theory Q
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... in the book and ends with a glance at Terence Davies’s The Long Day Closes as a perfect instance of the argument of the book. ...
Book Chapter

By David H. Price
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
...Preface The concept of dual use science is introduced as instances in which unintended, negative applications of scientific research are realized and used; often these are relationships in which academic theoretical developments are transformed into commercial products or military...
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... This essay is composed of a series of thought images or scenes that draw together historical and contemporary instances of sending and receiving “messages” in the Inuit communities of Nunavut, Canada. It is an experiment with textual montage that attempts to produce resonances between...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... To consider the relation between vulnerability and resistance, this chapter looks at those instances where the kind of precarity and exclusion described by the term “late colony” defines the position of the subject. The chapter argues that such a position compels Kurdish subjects in Turkey...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter examines two important aspects of his political writings, as they are developed in Žižek’s “communist writing series”: the idea of communism and the critique of ideology, which in a certain instance of analysis, are correlative with one another. This analysis is divided in three...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... This chapter examines one exemplary instance of the optical unconscious that lies latent in Freud’s interpretation of the “R is my uncle dream” as recounted in his Interpretation of Dreams . Drawing on the work of Freud, Benjamin, Gilman, Schmitt, and others, Fardy discusses how the dream...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... vocabulary is indispensable, since it introduced the analysis of hybridity, traveling culture, and cross-cultural translation into art criticism, but that with the institutionalization of such terms, it is all the more important for historical research, for instance, on the Caribbean Artists Movement, to go...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... occurs outside historical context. In the specific historical context of slavery, the attribution of disability to the female captive body, for instance, enabled this body to become a site where the flesh became the prime commodity of exchange in the violent conflation of profit and pleasure. The essay...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... distinction, with media markets split along linguistic and regional lines (Bollywood versus Sandalwood, for instance) as well as religious, class, and caste lines. In discussing place and scale in the Indian context, this chapter draws upon Amin’s “nonterritorial” way of conceptualizing place, where place...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... of the film as fiction and chronicle considers the history of San Francisco as mediated by anxieties of black diasporic absence that are compelled by a romance conceit. In this instance of film blackness there is a complicated sense of how place impacts blackness in tandem with negotiations of futurity...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... to contemplate the segregation of leprosy patients. This chapter explores transformations in the political economy of healthcare in Nigeria in the 1950s and 1960s, using as its lens the spatial, social, policy, and technological ramifications of leprosy control and, specifically, the instance of the clinical...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... in particular instances through situated and singular practices. This book engages Guatemalans’ experiences via number but also strives to unsettle readers’ relations to counting, especially the idea that mathematics is the only true universal language. ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay explores the relation of critical ethnic studies to the neoliberal corporate university. It argues that the corporate university participates in neoliberalism’s effort to enclose or accumulate the common means to life, of which education is one instance. Critique disassociated from...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
.... The chapter links the performativity of the roundtable to The Tale of Ch’unhyang (discussed in chapter 6) both on the level of content and as performance. These two events, then, provide important examples, embodied instances, of the performing of and mutual negotiation with the location of Korean culture...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... and failure to which this historical process often seems to lend itself have not only eclipsed other instances of resistance but also encouraged the development of a one-dimensional focus on autonomy and rebellion that denies the complexity of those various sites seen as dynamic “terrains of struggle...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... articulated a changing set of governmental rationalities that detailed the freedoms and limits of the Māori population. We illustrate how “the Maori as he was” was, in the first instance, linked to the shift away from salvage and racial assimilationist projects and toward Clark Wissler’s notion of culture...