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Published: 20 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386735-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8673-5
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012719-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
... Music Is Supposed to Change People : Working with Cecil Taylor Cecil Taylor s life story is the history of the new jazz. Steve Lake, 1989 Cecil Taylor (1929 2018) was one of the most influential, power ful, and in- novative musicians of the twentieth century, and his monumental legacy is still...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... intelligence, act as therapy, anaesthetize, or subliminally shape us. While sound remains a reservoir of symbolic powers, many of the supposed real effects of sounds have been overstated. Moreover, the partisans of these effects have failed to take into account the large number of variables (cultural...
Published: 14 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002277-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0227-7
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... the present can free us from supposed fatalities and create space for taking charge of historical possibilities. ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... James’s The Black Jacobins for the writing of history today? To think in these terms supposes that the revolution ‘in philosophy’ associated with the founding of Haiti turns, critically, on how history itself can be understood.” ...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... Chinese revolution attracted the participation and sacrifices of youth. Situating youth in the context of the revolution and its narratives, Cai explores the ways in which representations of youth realized the formation of the modern subject/subjectivity and the extent to which the supposed private issues...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... movement. Specifically, the chapter shows how an embedded failure in the system of marks that supposes to regulate movement undoes the possibility of full citizenship. To understand this system the chapter unfolds a genealogy of self-regulation that—it argues—is essential to the formation of liberal...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... Ecosystems are popularly understood as having essential parts, species, which are necessary for the functioning of the whole. Early theorists supposed that ecological communities would predictably reemerge in the same form if destroyed, while later conservationists worried that they might fall...
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... have sacrificed themselves on behalf of the nation, and the nation is supposed to be grateful in return. Such gratitude is expressed in narrow forms of recognition that ignore the reality of violence and injury while simultaneously claiming to recognize it. The chapter shows that soldiers did not join...
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... ontological indeterminacies in the molecular realm. The chapter considers emerging research suggestive of the excitability and affectivity of matter, and its implications for the neo-Darwinian logics that are supposed to ground all knowledge in the life sciences. The chapter considers how ethnography can...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... A distinctive individual human genome is supposed to be found in every cell of the individual to whom it pertains. This essay describes a number of postgenomic lines of research that are increasingly complicating this picture. Contemporary science is beginning to understand multicellular...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...-off party at the venue. They showed up again the following Saturday to see if Garage resident Larry Levan could match Scott. Brody consolidated the momentum by booking live acts to perform on Saturdays. Just when disco was supposed to have died, the Garage along with the Loft reached a peak. ...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
...’ crimes were disaggregated and called other things: embezzlement, peculation, slave dealing. The innovation was that the colonial government formulated the problem as one of official malfeasance, as a particular officeholder’s deviation from the norms of the office he was supposed to uphold. The legacy of...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... than the feminist, critical, and clinical literatures have assumed. Using the psychoanalytic concept of transference, this chapter aims to move critical attention beyond the cns synapses where antidepressants are supposed to be most potent, and thus expand the so-called serotonin hypothesis of...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... the pharmakon (“drug,” “medicine,” “remedy,” “poison”), the chapter argues against the critical desire for remedies that do no harm. The efforts to find a purely beneficial remedy (or even simply a better, less harmful remedy) usually suppose that a reliable, clear distinction between poison and cure...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... officials, and the indigenous peoples themselves, expressed the supposed needs and will of the Ayoreo. More specifically a tension arose between two public ethnographies: one, tactical, which used ethnographic authority to impose the paradigm of a traditional society to be defended; the other, reflexive...
Book Chapter

By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... its supposed obverses or enemies (earnest sentiment, intransigent stupidity, fandom attachments). Perhaps surprising, Amos does not just thematize embarrassment in her compositions and performances or incite embarrassment in some of her listeners but also models the form of critical embarrassment that...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... This chapter examines how Black American laypersons and cultural producers in the U.S. South have applied speculative thought to challenge and renarrativize persistent Southern myths that celebrate the antebellum period, forcing narratives of supposed pastoral pasts to confront slavery and its...