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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 153–169.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Kenneth W. Warren An Inevitable Drift? Oligarchy, Du Bois, and the Politics of Race between the Wars Kenneth W. Warren At a moment that can only be described as a crisis of faith, Matthew Towns, the hero of W. E. B. Du Bois’s novel...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Charles Lemert The Race of Time: Du Bois and Reconstruction Charles Lemert Dedicated with love to my firstborn, Matthew (1970–2000), who chose to leave the time of this life in the midst of my mediations on the time of race...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Susan Koshy Morphing Race into Ethnicity: Asian Americans and Critical Transformations of Whiteness Susan Koshy The meaning of Caucasian as at one time prevalent has been now practically exploded...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 21–32.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Kathryne V. Lindberg Depejorating ‘‘Uplift’’ and Re-centering Race Poetry: Lorenzo Thomas’s Extraordinary Measures Kathryne V. Lindberg This collection of essays positions and promotes the key terms of a Black poetic tradition...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 223–257.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Cary Wolfe Fathers, Lovers, and Friend Killers: Rearticulating Gender and Race via Species in Hemingway Cary Wolfe He did not move but his eye was alive and looked at David. He had very long eyelashes and his eye...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 139–168.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Michael Cobb Duke University Press 2005 Cursing Time: Race and Religious Rhetoric in Light in August Michael Cobb Time, the spaces of light and dark, had long since lost...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 215–225.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Margaret Drabble Duke University Press 2007 Writing for Peace: Peace and Difference; Gender, Race, and the Universal Narrative Margaret Drabble When writers are asked to address the subject of “writing for peace,” they assume...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 19–21.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Bhanu Kapil On Race and Innovation Dossier / Kapil 19 Bhanu Kapil [Race Drops for Ban] I wanted to write a novel but instead I wrote this. I wrote the organ sweets— the bread-­rich parts of the body before it’s opened then devoured. I wrote the middle...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 2 Sensual images run like a mill-race through Jekyll as he transforms into Hyde. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (dir. Rouben Mamoulian, 1931). More
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Stuart Elden The War of Races and the Constitution of the State: Foucault’s «Il faut défendre la société» and the Politics of Calculation Stuart Elden What is meant by the word constitution? If we take the standard phrase...
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boundary 2 (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 (2013) 40 (3): 139–161.
Published: 01 August 2013
... to the fore is what contemporary intellectuals are attempting to think when they think postblackness and, for that matter, postrace. What way of understanding race knowledge in our present does postblackness offer us, especially in a postrace era? The answer: both blindness and insight. Through a meditation...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., by comparing criminals with “lower races,” it established race as the governing principle for reading criminal bodies; and second, it developed a host of practices combining biology and statistics to decipher criminal/racial bodies. By the turn of the century, somapolitics gained exceptional popularity across...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 67–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and perform together as the Black Took Collective, practice what this article calls a poetics of thingification : a poetry that draws attention to language's capacity for reification in general and for racial objectification in particular. Drawing upon thing theory and recent scholarship on race and avant...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the revolutionary movements, particularly around questions of race, gender, and ethnicity, and sexual preference. But the very fact that these questions can be raised is due in part to the fact that the revolutionary movements put them centrally on the agenda of modern Latin American life. Rather than seeing...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of approaching Ellison’s posthumously published novel that takes seriously Ellison’s move away from the tropes and figures of race that concerned him in his previous work. I argue that Ellison’s novel speaks directly to our contemporary moment and what he already saw in 1982: the “potent and dangerous force...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
... diminishing his life, his art, or his legacy as an iconoclastic, genuinely transitional figure in the emergence of twentieth-century culture. His status as the first Global Citizen, representing his race and his country, is augmented by his anomalous “postracial” identity as a representative of human good...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Etienne Balibar Modern universalism, arising from the generalization of the “right to have rights” (or the access to citizenship for all), produces a paradoxical effect on the recognition and definition of anthropological differences, such as gender and sexuality, race and culture, normality...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as performative speech acts. At the site where language, race, and religion–the positive symptoms of decadence–are knotted together, Renan describes a political theology of the color line. The supposed “truths” about Oriental decadence became distributed among the objects of its study (“Orientals”) within...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of race, and in its idealization of community as a form of mutual indebtedness. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The Institution of Nothing: David Foster Wallace in the Program Mark McGurl It was all nothing and a man...