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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 139–161.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Richard Purcell If President Barack Obama crystallizes the intersection of postrace and postblack idealism, nothing has exposed the fraught relationship between the two than the shooting death of seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012. What Trayvon Martin’s death has brought to the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
...R. Radhakrishnan This essay is a genealogical appreciation of the theoretical legacy of the work of William Spanos as it has evolved from an early and ongoing commitment to the “de-structive hermeneutics” of Martin Heidegger toward Edward Said’s exilic politics of a contrapuntal secular humanism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... critical understanding of imperial reason and his particular adaptation of Martin Heidegger’s destructive hermeneutics to the historical narrative informing humanism, the modern university, and the profession, are among his main contributions to contemporary criticism. Each of his interventions has been...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Spanos: his experiences as an American POW during the Dresden firebombing, his introduction of Martin Heidegger’s destructive/projective hermeneutics into the American academy in the 1970s, and his translation of these personal and scholarly commitments into pedagogical theory and practice. After...
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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 2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
... negatives of poststructural ontology into a positive force for shaping ethical responsibility, with no positive term. Seeing Critchley’s problems sets off, by contrast, the importance of William V. Spanos’s work because he retained in his postmodernist thinking the importance of Martin Heidegger’s sense of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Alexander Gelley Martin Heidegger's denunciation of Gerede (idle talk) in §35 of Sein und Zeit is scathing: “Idle talk is constituted in this gossiping and passing the word along, a process by which its initial lack of grounds to stand on increases to complete groundlessness.” But how might this...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Rakim's writing and performance as an MC by referencing performance studies theoretical frameworks from Erving Goffman, Martin Heidegger, and African American cultural iconography. Morris emphasizes Austin's constructed dichotomy in the first half of How to Do Things and his more expansive framing later...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Allen Dunn Both Martin Heidegger and Theodor Adorno lament the disenchantment of the world that results from the secularization process, but both are loath to call for a return to mythic culture. They seek a postsecular source of value independent of both premodern myth and enlightened reason. As...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 7–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
...; from Germany’s coming to terms with its Nazi past to contemporary memory studies; from world literature and globalization to the humanities education today; from his intellectual debt to Martin Heidegger and Michel Foucault to his first exposure to the work of Theodor Adorno, and his relationship with...
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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 May 2014) 41 (2): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Dawn Lundy Martin © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Mandela’s Wholeness, Perhaps Infinite I recall almost nothing between the years of 1986 and 1990. Or, I recall only a few things that I recall very well. My first car was a white Datsun B-210­ with an END APARTHEID sticker...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Dawn Lundy Martin This dossier on race and innovation collects a diverse group of poets who engage the following questions in their work: Is there perhaps something about innovation or experimentation that gives race a new name, a new dimension? Is there room for black-hand sides, coon play, other...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 13–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Martin Hägglund This article presents a reading of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle as a whole, pursuing the existential stakes, philosophical implications, and transformative quality of the six-volume novel. My Struggle is read as a “secular confession,” which can be seen as a contemporary...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Linda Martín Alcoff This essay offers an analysis of Enrique Dussel’s Ethics of Liberation: In the Age of Globalization and Exclusion , a book that culminates Dussel’s lifework on developing a materialist ethics. Dussel’s critique of Eurocentric and Hegelian approaches to freedom is treated at some...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
... exceptionalism Martin Heidegger Anarchy References Agamben Giorgio . 2005 . State of Exception . Translated by Attell Kevin . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Badiou Alain . 2007 . The Century . Translated by Toscano Alberto . Cambridge : Polity...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 29–43.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Benjamin Martin, a South Carolinian veteran of the French and Indian War, as he con- fronts the difficult task of discovering how to transform his shame over the war crimes he committed during that campaign into the grounding motives for the acts of patriotism required for the successful execution of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Culture. New York: St. Martin’s, 1999. Cohen, Margaret. The Sentimental Education of the Novel. Princeton, N.J.: Prince- ton University Press, 1999. Cohen, Sande. Passive Nihilism: Cultural Historiography and the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell University Press, 2000. Algosaibi, Ghazi. Seven. Trans. from the Arabic by Basil Hatim and Gavin Watterson. Middle Eastern Fiction. New York: St. Martin’s, Saqi Books, 1999. Barlowe, Jamie. The Scarlet Mob of Scribblers: Rereading Hester Prynne. Carbon- dale and Edwardsville...