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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... rhizomatic roots interdisciplinarity self-naming black feminism ...
Published: 05 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027218-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2721-8
... Tristan spends the summer in an academic program at Cornell and falls in love with a boy named Ethan. sexuality Cornell self-discovery ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... today? Where should we look for inspiration, and to whom are we accountable? rhizomatic roots interdisciplinarity self-naming black feminism ...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... an understanding of the self as an embodied relation to the world. In his later philosophical work, he employs the image of flesh to name that which ties bodies and the world. Merleau-Ponty acknowledges the Christian echoes of his metaphors, which can be read as reinterpretations of the “carnal” strand...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059417-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5941-7
... In May 2020, scientists at the World Health Organization named COVID variants via letters of the Greek alphabet. Penny Siopis conjoins diseased celluloid with Greek mythology and the science of the viral in her film Celluloid Body to craft a figuring of an ill world in need of re-enchantment...
Published: 12 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059615-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5961-5
... In “Fifty Shades of Butter: Consensual Nonconsent in BTS Fan Fiction,” Raymond San Diego examines a subgenre of self-insert fan fiction featuring BTS. The phenomena of “Y/N” or “Your name” stories is a largely Anglophone genre of fan-fiction videos distributed on social media platforms like...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027775-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2777-5
... In The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005), a young genderqueer Filipinx youth named Maximo or Maxie may be a boy, a girl, or in between the polarities of the gender binary. Their father and brothers, known criminals in their neighborhood slum, love and protect Maxie, who takes...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another arts and letters movement, named...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
..., the incarnation implies an understanding of the self as an embodied relation to the world. In his later philosophical work, he employs the image of flesh to name that which ties bodies and the world. Merleau-Ponty acknowledges the Christian echoes of his metaphors, which can be read as reinterpretations...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the finest poets ever to have written in Spanish since the language reached the southern Andes in the sixteenth century. As a whole, the poem expresses Saenz’s intimate search to transcend the deep chasm between self and other and to reconcile the truths of love and death. Saenz was fascinated by the city’s...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
.... It discusses how in giving problems their names we also make these wrongs appear even more tangible. The chapter introduces the figure of the killjoy as the one who poses a problem because she exposes a problem. Throughout there is a concern with the role of sensation and emotion in building a feminist...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... church and state. Civic and church authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another...
Series: ASTERISK
Published: 24 June 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5946-2
... through aesthetic questions as to what trans writing might become. The author imagines transition as an art of the body, which of necessity is also a politics of the body due to the infuriating obstacles put in the path of individual and collective self-transformation. The author creates, out of parts...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
..., in the days after his arrival in Jakarta, includes names and addresses of some of the writers Wright would come to know most intimately during his stay in Indonesia, as well as others he apparently did not meet. The most prominent of the latter names is Pramoedya Ananta Toer, whose name and address are added...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
...Italian Affirmations A forceful intervention into contemporary politics, this chapter argues that the designations left and right must be preserved, as they are names for different relations to the political origin. Drawing on Schmitt’s genealogy of modern politics, the chapter argues...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The authorship is somewhat unclear: the text is unsigned and written in the name of a still nameless group. It was drafted before military actions were launched in late March 1967, and before the group had taken the name of the Army of National Liberation ( eln ). Its content was quite likely shaped...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... Wheatley, has long been understood as the first printed portrait of a named African American in the British Americas. This essay challenges the veracity of this myth and examines the various ways that Black women were imaged during the late eighteenth century. It argues for the broader significance...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... or write. Perversely, these two things were all I wanted to do. I struggled to proceed from the mysterious unclarity on the page toward a coherence that was alluring, but never final. I discuss how this commitment to the unresolvable made literature enchanting. Later, self-doubt became a value, a starting...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... functions only to pacify the scholar in the name of impartiality and objectivity. A critical ethnic studies true to its roots in the struggles of the 1960s can maintain an institutional space only insofar as it affirms its transformative, political role in relation to the communities within and beyond...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
.... In doing so they decisively recast their lives as ongoing translations, both cultural and linguistic. Their reflections indicate how autobiographies are about self-becoming to the extent that they entail being and speaking otherwise. area studies United States contingency Benedict Anderson Arjun...