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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Published: 04 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371694-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7169-4
Book Chapter

By Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... self-critique censorship absurdity ...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059387-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... with. He notes the challenges posed by China's censorship system, and expresses gratitude for the extent to which Taiwan's publishing industry has provided an alternate venue for works that cannot be published in China. He concludes by reflecting on how he strives to engage in process of self-critique...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374213-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7421-3
... of earlier chapters, it imagines a “dyke science”: an approach to materiality that is ever self-reflexive, ever engaged with critique of science, and ever aware of its own situatedness as a knowledge project. Such an approach would recognize the importance of proliferating sciences (and not consolidating...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... The materialization of the mind and the rise of a plastic, social conception of the brain have rendered neuroscience relevant to understanding the self and society. This chapter situates brain knowledge in the context of a materialist turn in social thought. It argues that the social, plastic...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
...Countertraditions of Critique In literary criticism, proponents of critique assume that texts have hidden meanings that must be uncovered by the critic. This has given rise to the idea that “suspicious” or “symptomatic” reading is a specific method of “deep” reading, as opposed to “surface...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... developed a complex reservoir of self-reflexive tactics that included artistic practices as well as a sharp humor. The late Seki enacted a media theory that made heavy use of the tools of popular culture itself: critical text, an “eraser print” illustration of a TV celebrity’s face based on a carving...
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... This chapter critically examines efforts to rehabilitate endangered Asian draft elephants as artists painting self-portraits for sale. The author frames the extension of selfhood to animals as a self-evident gesture of liberation as a “humane-itarian intervention” that combines the rhetorical...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... success of ICTs. In doing so, this chapter builds on frameworks of Indigenous data sovereignty to critique the ongoing neoliberal facilitation of ICT governance in the Kurdish Region of Iraq (KRI). Rooted in Western colonial reasoning, ICT governance problematizes Indigenous development. This chapter puts...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
...-stones to both individual and national self-determination. As such, the critique of migration regimes by diasporic Indian programmers is muted by the discourse of technoelite success through individual achievement to which they also subscribe. national identity India software engineering...
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059363-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5936-3
... the theoretical and methodological concepts that anchor the analyses that unfold in each subsequent chapter. In addition, the introduction establishes the book’s interdisciplinary approach to questions about sovereignty, the city, critique, and aesthetics that span Native American and Indigenous studies...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... of the twentieth century in the rise of a radical Aymara student movement and its searing anticolonial critique of Bolivia's discriminatory public school policies in the 1970s; in Bolivia's halting (and ambivalent) turn toward a postcolonial pedagogy of bilingualism, racial inclusion, and ethnic pluralism...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 26 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012429-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1242-9
... modernity from the sixteenth century through the current era. Presenting an original theory and methodology of madness, the chapter goes on to survey how black radical cultural producers since the nineteenth century have mobilized “madness” for radical artmaking, self-making and worldmaking. The author...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... In literary criticism, proponents of critique assume that texts have hidden meanings that must be uncovered by the critic. This has given rise to the idea that “suspicious” or “symptomatic” reading is a specific method of “deep” reading, as opposed to “surface” reading. Drawing on Wittgenstein...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
... multiyear projects in which Pearl Harbor history and its representation become subjects of self-conscious reflection and critique. war memory memorialization ethnography America Japan ...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... with his predecessor. In the French context, Fanon phenomenologically tracks his own racialization and objectification, an institutionalized form of unreason. With no other choices, Fanon opts for Black identity—in the radically explosive form of self-assertion. Fanon centers this explosion within...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... difficulties in entering “other” life worlds. That makes anthropology so important, since it is primarily an engagement with “difference” and “diversity” and focuses on problems of cultural translation. As such, it offers a critique of the universalization of Western models and provides thus a basis...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
...Theoretical Departures To inculcate the obligation of responsibility—has this not been the aspiration of almost all of those who hope to govern human beings, who seek to implant technologies of self-mastery in each individual who is to live life in freedom? This chapter briefly reviews some...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
... and a musical descriptor that meant nothing to them before they left home. Schifrin and Barbieri responded to this challenge in different ways. Schifrin’s self-presentation as an intellectual enabled him to prosper at a time when Latin rhythms like the bossa nova constituted seductive symbols of cosmopolitan...