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Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397779-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9777-9
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059240-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
Published: 29 July 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023166-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2316-6
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397441-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9744-1
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9816-5
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024330-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2433-0
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 28 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013211-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9169-1
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... the current literature on Duch answers this question, usually by emphasizing the “man” argument. The “ordinary men” thesis, however, is somewhat insipid, suggesting a sort of modal personality devoid of complexity. The epilogue considers a nuanced explanation through a discussion of the “effacing conviction...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059318-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... or threatening, or when institutions operate through categories in search of security and systems of governance. There is often a grind between Serresian fluidity and ethnographic reality: categories of ordering and sorting, such as “minority,” “refugee,” and “ethnicity,” carry indexes of power and serve...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... for having proposed antiphilosophy as a subdiscipline in which all analysts would have to be trained. Yet from Badiou’s point of view not only Lacan but undoubtedly Žižek as well would have to be read as antiphilosophers. The chapter aims to sort out the stakes behind this debate. philosophy...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... This interview captures an informal exchange between mentee and mentor as Celeste Watkins-Hayes visited Johnnetta Betsch Cole as she prepared to return to her home state of Florida. Sorting through papers, books, artwork, and clothing that would later be archived at Spelman College and housed...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... they do. The chapter describes this slippery solidarity as a sort of liquidarity , a blend of loose stranger-sociability and vague belonging. Under conditions of liquidarity, participants sustain a vague sense of social belonging, recognition, and intimacy while also enjoying the advantages of anonymity...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... be less clear now. This chapter asks why this may be so and why this moment marks and demands new thinking. It argues that our understandings of “the carnal,” with an emphasis more on the sexual than “on the flesh,” have been too constricted to account for the sorts of bodily intrusions and manipulations...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
...Preface This book invokes the notion of brutalism to describe an age gripped by the planetary-scale pathos of demolition and by the production of darkness and all sorts of waste, leftover traces of a gigantic demiurgy. The aim is not to write the sociology or political economy...
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By Jacob Blanc
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059080-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9172-1
... populations. Because the column came to represent an origin story of sorts for modern Brazil, the concept of a cartographic picaresque helps us to explore the spatial components of nationhood. newspapers cartographic picaresque censorship ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... , is a virtual blueprint of the media union of modern society. In effect, systems theory through the shortcut of kitsch. The recent novels of Tom McCarthy-- particularly Remainder , a crime novel of sorts too—provide another live blueprint of art in the systems epoch, and outline what social and aesthetic...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... of an ongoing struggle to find new ways of thinking, working, and explaining within the parameters set by the tools of genomics. Postgenomics emerges from a tension between the constraints of specific tools and methods and biologists’ attempts to draw new sorts of models and findings from them. This concluding...