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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
...–1932), rejected Russian, Persian, and Otto- Future(s) of Criticism—I / Ertürk / Toward a Literary Communism 195 ent linguistic and identitarian projects was temporarily resolved by a reso- lution passed at the First All-Russian­ Muslim Congress convened in May 1917 in Moscow...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Nergis Ertürk; Özge Serin In introducing this special issue of boundary 2 , this essay seeks to challenge the derivative conception of Marxist-communist translation that posits a hierarchical distinction between universal and particular forms of Marxism and communism. Reconceptualizing translation...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
... contemporary Jewish, Chris- tian, and Muslim communities? Griffith surveys the available evidence on these subjects and draws carefully supported conclusions based on his long experience as a historian of Middle Eastern Christian communities in the period before and after the spread of Islam. Book...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
... always to be subjected to disciplining by the metropolitan gaze, which, in Scott’s case, exercises an Archimedean privilege derived from an American posi- tion external to France and to Muslim communities across the globe?12 In other words, are Muslims always to remain caught between the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
... ones who came from the village, who have never actually partici- pated in life in Mogadiscio, or in any town for that matter. And then you end up in an alien country. You feel out of place. Because they feel out of place, somebody tells them, “You are a Muslim, you’re an African—you cannot live...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... status quo. Communities of faith struggle here with the distant state, much as in her analysis of the modern Muslim predicament in Europe. Only, of course, the state studied by Brown is premodern. 11. That the Byzantine experience is represented in Mahmood’s work by a work of the- ology and by a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... for legitimizing violence against religious groups, especially Muslims, has opened up fundamental questions regarding the future of queer emancipatory politics. While supportive of the urgency of critiquing the complicities of Western queer politics in neoliberal, imperial discourses, I am troubled by...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
... postsecularism typically maps the secular-religious­ antagonisms of the history of the West onto postcolonial spaces in general and Muslim societies and communities in particular. Here too the claim to being a new departure and to rejection of broadly speaking liberal ways of thinking about Islam cannot...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the last decades, analyzes the complicity of the Muslim Brotherhood with the United States, and compares Egypt to other countries of social upsurge in the region. The exchanges explore the gross inadequacies of liberal democracy in addressing the infrastructural problems that Egypt is confronted...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolts, uprisings, and insurrections, are being born, not only in the contemporary Arab and Muslim world but also anywhere else in the world today. The answer is not to be found in the geography of Tunisia. The roots must be sought in the history, the culture, and the deep psychology of individuals as...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... processes of assimilation, syncretism, and coexistence among many communities, these religions were identified in popular his- tory exclusively with particular historical moments, Muslim conquest and British...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
... nationstate itself. See Karatani, Ori- gins of Modern Japanese Literature, trans. and ed. Brett de Bary (Durham, N.C.: Duke Ertürk / Phonocentrism and Literary Modernity in Turkey 163 that “[i]n Muslim societies, a culturally specific logocentrism, as Derrida terms this privileging of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... adapted from the published English versions. Thanks to the Stanford Humanities Fellowship Program. Talks related to this paper were presented at the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and at the Hagop...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Critique Secular? Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech (Berkeley: Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities and University of California Press, 2009). Hereafter, this work is cited par- enthetically as ICS. 68 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 embodied in Muslim faith. For many Muslims, she argues, it is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... open and dynamic microworlds continue to organize community life and leisure in particular ways, while defying the privatization of public space and the normative imperatives of neoliberal urban development in the postsocialist city. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 I thank Svetlana...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...- mitment to and the extent of practice of communitarianism vary across the region. In addition to the socalled Confucian nations, Indonesia, a Muslim nation, under the previous regime of the late president, General Suharto, “vigorously propagated a set of ‘communitarian’ morals and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... to contain and disavow racism and imperialism. I propose to integrate within the postcolonial sphere methods and approaches from anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, and media and communication studies, which have produced a significant body of work on everyday socialist and postsocialist...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
...- Muslim ambit? • Do the events in Tunisia meet the historical conditions, estab- lished characteristics, and determining factors of revolution? • What are the new hallmarks of the Tunisian Revolution that dis- tinguish it from other revolutions that have been...