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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
... existentialism of institutions—which­ is to say, a commit- ment to the necessity of institutions in making and maintaining a “meaning of life.” What separates such a project from a more ordinary commitment to institutions—­what separates existentialism from institutionalism—is­ the profound philosophic...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Allen Chun Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 57 of 237 The Institutional Unconscious; or, The Prison House of Academia Allen Chun...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for foreign undergraduate student “consumers.” The two processes are transforming the university, with pressures to shift the context of higher education from the national to the global that have important institutional and educational consequences. Cultural globalization and the emergence of a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
... differing domains: the family as a social institution and the family as a process of individual experiences, that is, the lived experience of family life. While the individualization of the family institution is mostly reflected in the weakening of the bonds between the family and the larger kinship...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., and how to transpose the evental logics of history into a means whereby change within the territory of the United States can be linked with transnational democratic possibilities. By impersonating a transnational institution that does not exist anywhere else on this planet, Obama has as one of his...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Li Huibin; Arif Dirlik The influential marketing analyst Peter Drucker's idea of post-capitalism has attracted considerable attention in recent years in the People's Republic of China. One of its proponents is Professor Li Huibin of the Contemporary Marxism Institute of the Central Compilation and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... systematically fails to translate non-English works into English, I argue that critiques of the whole literary field, based on the close reading of individual texts, overlook the systemic and institutional grounds of American unworldliness. David Foster Wallace’s 2004 novella, “The Suffering Channel,” offers...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as a particularly compelling site to explore the sociological underpinnings of art. It is in this movement that many of our ideas of the “autonomy of art” and the “genius” of the artist emerged, and scholars such as Lawrence Rainey have produced excellent, archive-driven accounts of the institutions...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... importance of this documentation is as a reflection of committed undertaking; it is a message addressed to the various leaders and institutions of civil society in this generation, but especially to those of future generations. Its readers will discern aspects of the new picture being drawn by the Tunisian...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar What exactly was invented when the language department of Bhakka was formally instituted at Fort William College in 1801 and Lallu Jee Lal was selected as the first Braj Bhakka scholar? Hindi polemicists celebrate Pundit Lallu Jee Lal’s invention of a Hindi purified of Yavani...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., historical process of the erasure of history itself, culminating in a disruption or blockage of critical thinking, in which particular fictions (the “war on terror,” for example), through repeated and widespread use in our major institutions (schools, media, government, and political parties), substitute...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... constitutes the discourses, ideologies, and institutions that produce and consolidate the metaphysics of imperialism. Drawing on Martin Heidegger and the poststructuralists, Spanos’s work demonstrates that metaphysics, far from being inconsequential, is the discursive and political reproduction of a certain...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
... marginality takes various forms, institutional and intellectual, including reports on the state of the field, the curricula of departments and programs of comparative literature, and recent research that promulgates a discourse of “untranslatability” among comparatists. A key factor in this questionable...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., producing exhibitions such as Amateurs , organized by Ralph Rugoff at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, or Enthusiasts , organized by Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandoska at Chelsea College, London, or the installation by Michel Gondry at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. This new epoch opens up a...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 155–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...—the field of aesthetics. This essay considers Harun Farocki's installation Serious Games as an index into the emergence of a newfangled military aesthetic regime. Charting the institutional collaborations between the military and the creative industries in the twenty-first century, the essay examines...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Manuel DeLanda The subject of this essay is the authority structure of institutional organizations. Authority has two aspects: its legitimacy and its enforcement. Max Weber gave us the means to think about the practices involved in the legitimation of authority, while Michel Foucault provided us...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultural values. Out of this encounter was to issue the learning community, an individuated collectivity of study emancipated from the hierarchies and power relations characteristic of traditional academic institutions. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Walter Benjamin Gustav Wyneken...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Antonia Birnbaum What is studying in its difference from institutions? Benjamin took up the problem of studying with all the energy of his student dissatisfaction. In one of his early texts he investigates the “life of students” under the aspect of a historical concept in which history appears to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Benjamin’s earlier writings on education with an eye toward uncovering their radical messianic potential. Against the manifestations of the “mythic violence” inherent in the institutions of law, education answers with a bloodless pedagogical violence. If not itself divine, educative power works in tandem...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., the USS Zumwalt , and the nonprofit Planetary Skin Institute—this essay explores the geopolitical and philosophical stakes of these systems and their intended and unintended consequences. The essay argues that autonomous remote sensing systems configure a specific kind of self/ autos within a munus...