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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 February 2001
...John Eperjesi Duke University Press 2001 The American Asiatic Association and the Imperialist Imaginary of the American Pacific John Eperjesi Internationalism, in other words, has been one of the constitutive tra...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Lindsay Waters Lindsay Waters 2005 Is Now the Time for Paul de Man? An Address to Members of the Modern Language Association on the Twentieth Anniversary of Paul de Man’s Death Lindsay Waters And so let us then—by light and by...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
... links between morality and reason; the commonplace that associates lifestyle with queer acts and persons; and the conflation of character with identity—discloses both the problems of this discourse and the truths it exposes. Starting with a discussion of an important episode become trope in Kant's...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Bill Dietz; Gavin Steingo In this essay, we present a reading of two dominant (often, though not always, opposed) modes of understanding music's value: first, a “negative posit” associated most closely with Theodor Adorno that valorizes negation and social uselessness and, second, an “affirmative...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Bercovitch's new Cambridge History of American Literature . Tanner reflects on the original Cambridge History of American Literature and T. S. Eliot's 1919 review of it, moves on to consider the reshaping of value within American cultural self-assessment associated with Van Wyck Brooks, Vernon L. Parrington...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... letters attributed to George Washington. The strange career of these forged communiqués reveals how epistolary propaganda widened public opinion so that it intersected with currents of radical republicanism associated with hemispheric revolution. In contrast to contemporary views of propaganda as unified...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
... politicotemporal imaginaries: a stagnant time of political repetition—associated here with a Weberian rationalization and disenchantment of the world—and an anarchic time of disorienting economic growth—the volatile temporality of capitalist creative destruction, here captured by Paul Valéry's notion of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... definitive meanings and exact differences. The more open conventions of theory present a better model for this task of description and analysis. A historical account of the unstable associations of terror reveals how limiting and how aggressively polemical the post-9/11 anglophone attributions of terror have...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Shawna Vesco This essay serves as an overview of Bernard Stiegler’s project by offering a critical examination of “(de)proletarianization” and the pharmakon as refracted through his writings on technics ( tekhnē ), and his commitment to associations such as Ars Industrialis. I argue that in...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 113–127.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the implications for a restructuring of life now playing out in Japan. The focus is especially on a quality not always associated with globalization: stillness, both as an element of contemporary crisis, and of the possible life to come. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 eco-city energy...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 157–170.
Published: 01 August 2015
... polarized tendencies associated with specific infrastructures—vertical hierarchical integration with broadcast television, and horizontal heterarchical differentiation with the commuter network and mobile phones. The basic goal is twofold: to consider the lived experience of these two infrastructural...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
... how he came to be associated with the New Americanists, his project of a new literary history, the changes in his own writing, and his involvement with the journal boundary 2 . Arac also reflects on his teaching and his directorship of the Humanities Center at the University of Pittsburgh. The...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Simon During Precarity is a double condition. On the one hand, it denotes a socioeconomic position of insecurity and poverty, often particularly associated with statelessness. On the other, as is here argued, it denotes an anthropological or existential condition, one for which human beings are...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 155–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anders Engberg-Pedersen In the twenty-first century, warfare has increasingly become pervaded by fictions. Using carefully crafted virtual worlds to train, prepare, and process military engagements, the US military has co-opted and militarized a field that one does not usually associate with war...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Charles; Howard Eiland Although it is well known that Walter Benjamin played a leading role in the antebellum German Youth Movement, withdrawing from the presidency of the Berlin Independent Students Association and from other reformist activities only with the onset of World War I...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... “cleaving to the true path” as having an affective force that tends toward the magisterial and the prescriptive. The essay explores, in this context, the dangers associated with anticipating “the true path” discursively structured around the figure of the selfless, exemplary human. © 2010 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 19–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Arif Dirlik Now that revolution is, on the one hand, associated with the failure of the twentieth-century socialist revolutions and, on the other hand, embraced as a marketing slogan by the “dynamic” sectors of capitalism, what is the efficacy of revolution? What form of Marxism is most adequate...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 63–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... rampant subjectivity, exercising total domination over materials, but equally of rampant essences that mold or mock the ego. It is associated no less with heightened subjective expression than it is with the opposite: depersonalization, objectivity, ontology. The essay attempts to theorize this seeming...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
... thinking about the emergency and map it out in relation to those other thinkers. Second, it is important from an external perspective, when one is thinking about the politics of art and its association with exceptionalism. References Agamben Giorgio . 2005 . State of Exception . Translated by...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 199–225.
Published: 01 May 2020
... ideological divide between the Soviet aligned and nonaligned nations, I render visible the relationship between two genealogies of anti-imperial thinking born from the nonaligned Bandung and the lesser known Soviet affiliate, the Afro-Asian Writers’ Association. In this way, I argue that the Global South is...