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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 February 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 (1 May 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 (1 February 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 (1 August 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 (1 February 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 (1 August 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 (1 February 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 (1 May 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 (1 August 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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reconcile the universalist goals that are the legacies of Euromodernity to radical thinking with the demands of cultural voices emanating from newly empowered societies that make their own claims on modernity, especially when contradictions between the two seem irreconcilable. Some claims to “alternative...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Toshio Ochi In order to make sense of the organization of postwar Japanese politics, it is crucial to engage the social movements that were mobilized after the Tōhoku earthquake in 2011. Following the catastrophe, many problems within Japanese social structure became apparent. At the same time, the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... make sense of the sacrifices that a nation demands of its subjects. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 violence sacrifice Japan memory representation Listening to the Bones: The Rhythms of Sacrifice in Contemporary Japan Christopher T...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... communities that have unraveled in the wake of the long recession. Female photographers, however, rejected this interpretation. Building on this tension, I make two arguments in the essay. First, I claim that critics projected onto women's photography their own nostalgia for the economic high-growth era...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... philosophy dating from the origins of the written graphemes that make up the hanzi , or written medium. Always ill, always fleeing, the polylingual and cosmopolitan Qu, who died at age thirty-six, left behind a vast archive of unfinished work and fresh, complex ideas about the real, the social, the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... reality or to abandon one in favor of the other are complicated in the remaining ones. Overall, the interview suggests that Virilio himself must be considered as a vector whose concepts are always already in motion, indeed as one who may seem to be making a definitive statement at one moment, but who...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... addresses, is complex and worth tracking, not from 1912 but from 1910, with the transitional Bilboquet , in which the very nature of art-making is interrogated. Nothing less than the nature of art and the love of art are at the heart of this adventure. Following Duchamp's path from Bilboquet onward yields...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Dawn Lundy Martin Being black is an impossible location for selfhood. In social space, the black body has to negotiate what's being “imposed” and “recognized” in the encounter with an other, which makes for an inevitable slippage between perception and projection. It itches in this gap. But this...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 15–32.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Bruce Robbins War photography, a pervasive aspect of the militarization of everyday life, seems to work on the commonsensical premise that the world needs to know in order to be able to make proper decisions, in order to act. But what happens when war photographs age, when the events they recorded...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... they, too, are becoming increasingly bound to precariousness under neoliberalism. These new models will have a stronger sense of cultural and aesthetic autonomy than the older leftist models that have dominated the humanities since the 1960s. The essay makes this argument in three stages: first by...