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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...), and thus should be anxious that it may actually reinforce the problem that it seeks to overcome. This article aims to propose a way of understanding and practicing CPT that resolves the field's anxieties about its ostensible obsession with origination, spatial differentiations, and area studies, which...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 3 Illustrations demonstrating the synthesis of variable-area sound. Dave Fleischer, “Method of Marking Films for Producing Sound Effects,” US Patent 1,888,914 (1932). More
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to civilize and develop the southwestern frontier area. Intensive investigations into the non-Han frontier societies and proposals to assimilate these peoples and their cultures produced during this time helped set the foundation for the aggressive and complete colonization of the area by the Communists later...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 181–198.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Christine L. Marran This essay analyzes Masao Miyoshi’s “turn to the planet” in his later work. In articulating this turn, Miyoshi critiques the logics of difference that has dominated comparative literary and area studies and offers the concept of “planetarianism” as a way of articulating the need...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... into a piece of intellectual property valuable in and of itself. As multinational corporations have outsourced less profitable areas of production, and brand ownership has become relatively more profitable, the connection between any particular brand name and the supply chains supporting it is increasingly...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... matrix of Macau and Hong Kong as comparable yet not always compatible allies and reexamines the methodological need to reroot ourselves in renewed discussions of area studies, scale, and comparative literary studies, given the changing—yet ever relevant—conditions of place and language. References...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 121–152.
Published: 01 August 2019
... no equivalent in native geopolitical conceptions of the area so designated and “mis-recognized” its historical political configurations. The renaming called for radical re-signification of the idea of Zhongguo , the political and cultural space it presupposed, and the identification it demanded of its...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 5–22.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that prompted a reaching out to know areas and regions that exceeded his chosen academic specialty. He saw this move to the margins and thresholds as the basis of a proper vocation of criticism, which, he believed, had disappeared from the centers of geographic and intellectual power. Copyright © 2019 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 171–194.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Eugene Ostashevsky Abstract This essay attempts to think through what a “translingual” poetics might be like for contemporary poetry. Its first section discusses the term translingual as it is used in some areas of applied linguistics. The second section constructs an imaginary scenario where...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 3–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by the Technology Readi- ness Level framework to address areas of inadequate coverage, or “gaps,” in DoD and Department of the Navy (DoN) knowledge and expertise. “The brains” is a collective term for the participating scientists, scholars, and prototype design team in the effort. They may participate...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and equality at the expense of efficiency. Under the planned (moral) economy, communes (she) and brigades (dui ) in rural areas and units (danwei ) in cities were not only economic . Liang Shuming, Zhongguo wenhua yao yi [The key principles of Chinese culture] (Shanghai...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... spatial boundary 2 32:2, 2005. Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 24 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 complement. In short, I would like to look into some of the afterlives of area studies and how its inaugural impulse for holism and comparison has been reconfigured in such ways as to retain...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 107–121.
Published: 01 August 2023
... rekindled debates about how to frame race in the premodern periods. These debates mirror earlier methodological questions in the field of comparative literature about the relationship between globalization and world literature. On the one hand, comparatists across periods and geographical areas have...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in Miyoshi’s scholarship. My hope is that this preliminary consideration of pedagogical legacy thickens our sense of his commitments to foreground resources for future work. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 pedagogy discipline theory area studies Japan References Fujii...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Bouzid, Mek- nassy, Regueb Menzel Bouzaiane, Mazzouna, and other areas, were the privileged spaces of social protest; although legendarily peaceful, they quickly became the focal point of resistance to absolute power. Already, on December 17, 2010, in Sidi Bouzid, outside the headquarters...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in temporal, border-crossing, translational, field-reframing, and revisionary senses. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Japan area studies Asia national...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
... infrastructure, a population of about 1000 million (more than four-fifths of whom live in rural areas), and a low per capita income. In spite of these difficulties China has man- aged to establish a three-level network that is a realistic and practi- cal example of the primary health...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 February 2001
... formation and resolution 4 Capital needs a regional imaginary in order to overcome spatial barriers to expansion. As a metageographi- cal term, American Pacific names those practices of regional articulation through which a heterogeneous or dispersed area is discursively trans- formed...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the global history of imperialism. The second sample area rife for postcolonial intervention is that of socialist film cultures. A postcolonial lens reveals that the dissident art films that represented their respective national cultures at Western festi- vals were embedded in a context...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., and the priorities are security rather than rescue, development rather than restitution. In Japanese history, we cannot forget the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, which hit a large area, including the Tokyo metropolis, and caused a hundred thousand deaths and innumerable missing persons. A social...