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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Arif Dirlik Arif Dirlik 2005 The End of Colonialism? The Colonial Modern in the Making of Global Modernity Arif Dirlik Over the last decade, discourses of globalization and postcoloniality have...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and servitude, intentional continuity and unintentional deviation, as his starting point to perform a dialectical reversal at the heart of these oppositions. This critico-destructive move makes room for new pedagogical constructions beyond the confines of bourgeois pedagogy. Drawing on his later...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 121–152.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dirlik Arif . 2011a . “ Marxism and Social History .” In Transforming History: The Making of a Modern Academic Discipline in Twentieth-Century China , edited by Moloughney Brian Zarrow Peter , 375 – 401 . Hong Kong : Chinese University of...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
... paper was subsequently published in Anne-Emmanuelle Berger and Eleni Varikas, eds., Genre et Postcolonialité: Approches transnationales contemporaines (Paris: Editions des Archives Contemporaines, 2010), 215-27. The Biopolitics of Recognition: Making Female Subjects of Globalization...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... oriented to produce a visibility that discloses the set of metaphysical and material aspects related to contemporary intellectual practices, which makes it difficult to assign his work to any standard category (professional philosophy, postmodernism, poststructuralist criticism, etc.). In this essay, I...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Russ Castronovo By treating conservatism as a style of thought, this essay examines how a flair for abjuring the social contract, social welfare, socialism, indeed, society itself provides pleasure from the pain of violation and lost autonomy. The innovation of Ayn Rand’s writing is to make this...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Aamir R. Mufti This essay argues that the “postsecular” tendency in contemporary humanities and social sciences relies disproportionately on contemporary political Islam to make its case for a “return of religion.” Furthermore, postsecularism generates a highly misleading view of political Islam as...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... “transnational capitalist class” offer new opportunities in the search for “paying” customers. Financial pressures at home make transnationalization almost irresistibly attractive. These forces have triggered the global expansion of elite universities and the rush of public institutions, in particular, to make...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 165–168.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Nissim Calderon; Shir Alon W. G. Sebald is one of the most original and significant authors of the twentieth century, but these credentials only make The Rings of Saturn that much more disappointing. In his other novels, Sebald’s drift between landscapes and encyclopedic fragments emerged out of a...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 August 2008
... bear on Ang Lee's intentions in making this film as well as on the differences of style and approach between Ang Lee and Eileen Chang, on whose original story the film is based. The essay pays particular attention to Ang Lee's diasporic background as a Chinese filmmaker from Taiwan with a cultural...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Hinduism in a multireligious context could be checked only by making Indian “secularism” an aspect of, indeed dependent upon, Hindu tolerance. While Ashis Nandy has famously invoked tolerance as the preferred alternative to secularism in the Indian context, this essay argues that secularism in India has...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
... original, an approach that makes it difficult for us to take part in what Adorno once called “the dream of a world in which things would be different.” Shahid instead widens the circle of “friends” addressed in Faiz's Urdu and in the process renders creative interpretations of fidelity revolutionary in a...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... by what he referred to as the “hypocritical gentry.” In Wang's analysis, Lu Xun's notion of “superstition” emerges as the fount of popular imagination, the only real bulwark against an emerging scientism that was essentially but the latest means of social control and that threatened to make...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945. To...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the place of Gerede in its sense-making capacity. This potential of Gerede —one that is based on the covering/uncovering mode of Erschlossenheit and of truth as a-leitheia —draws out an implication of Sein und Zeit that in part runs counter to its explicit argument and to Heidegger's later work on...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... This essay makes clear how colonial activities, including employing anthropological knowledge as a tool of control, were often legitimized by the state and the intellectual as efforts of “nation building.” The legacy of Chinese colonialism of the frontier—as well as its continuing impact—is reflected...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
... poetry around the world from beginning to present. It argues that this particular reference work is a “postdigital” creation that makes use of the format of the print codex to suggest that its plethora of authors and entries, whatever their disagreements and failings, have been assembled into a global...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of conflict and appeasement highlights this as a process of making, unmaking, and remaking that is being driven by an intense ongoing struggle between emergent social forces and established political formations. We indeed find ourselves in the midst of “events and practices” warranting apprehension...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
... wayward paths of Greek modernity. It therefore presents a rare opportunity for a series of reconsiderations of the tension between the poetic and the political, whether the co-incidence between Philhellenism and Orientalism that makes possible the colonization of the Hellenic ideal or the incapacity of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Mark McGurl This essay examines David Foster Wallace as a “program” writer in various senses, including as a graduate of a creative writing program and participant in twelve-step recovery programs. It argues that what makes Wallace most distinctive in literary historical terms is his rejection of...