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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
... technologically mediated scientific explorations of “knowing” as well as of consciousness and its cosmic metascape. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Biography as Erasure: Louis Armstrong’s Radical Light Jim Merod Armstrong...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
... other languages. Only a few internees had a Moscow experience and read or quoted Lenin in Russian. This essay presents the camps as a moment of radical translation. It was the crucial presumption of this translation that there could be nobody but Lenin for the people in the camps—or perhaps, to put it a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
... within the framework of the “traditions of the oppressed.” Working through the question of the human as a distinctive figure that emerges from the radical anticolonial and the radical black intellectual tradition, the essay makes the point that freedom is a set of creative human practices which are...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Arif Dirlik This discussion elaborates on Susan Buck-Morss's critique of the political thought of the Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, in her essay, “Democracy: An Unfinished Project.” Buck-Morss's critique provides occasion for reflecting on a challenge that faces radical criticism: how to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Jeremy Matthew Glick This essay examines Amiri Baraka's improvisatory, always changing commitment to literary and performative formal innovation in the service of his radical politics. It charts the coupling of romantic longing with radical political prescription in Baraka's career and suggests a...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... anthropological-materialist concepts of gesture, practice, and mimesis, the essay concludes that, rather than developing completely new pedagogical concepts or setting new utopian goals, Benjamin radicalizes the impoverished life conditions of capitalist modernity and reduces pedagogy to a mimetic practice, which...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., whereby events as disparate as the Chinese Cultural Revolution and the rise of the U.S. counterculture were linked through their contemporaneity, through the shared global situation to which all uprisings were responses, and through the extraparty character of radical politics in the realm of the every...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Balázs Trencsényi The essay gives an overview of the rise of radical neoconservative discourses in East Central Europe in the wake of the seemingly successful completion of the transition agenda, culminating in NATO and EU accession. It describes the main directions of criticism aiming at the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... revolution and the emergence of world literature, and situates a number of studies in the dossier as concerned with this link. Finally, it presents Erich Auerbach and Edward Said as contributors to a potential radicalization of the philology of world literature, replacing its organicist-nationalist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... bodying forth a structure of feeling and a spatiotemporal imaginary first, and cathecting language name to the signified of language much afterward. Thus we can more usefully read Premsagar ’s Hindi as a site of language invention where radically different concepts of the vernacular remain in uneasy...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the rapidly adapting strategies of imperial geopolitics and ideology. While many writers of the Arab nahda imagined an Arab historical subject awakening to a past defined in terms of the kind of authenticity defined by Orientalist scholarship, al-Shidyaq’s novel Al-Sāq ‘alā al-Sāq radicalizes both...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Michael Clark Although they came from strikingly different backgrounds, both William V. Spanos and Theodor W. Adorno were radically transformed by the historical circumstances of World War II. Both recounted those experiences in memoirs that questioned the degeneration of rationality and the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... present Spanos’s seminal work as a polemos . Indeed, more than the production of a corpus of historical or sociological knowledge, what defines his work is his radical confrontation with facticity, that is to say, with the quotidian determinations of being as historical agency. Polemos is a term crucial...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... spectacles that unhinge both the beautiful and the sublime from their respective categorical and noncategorical conceptualizations. This contradictory unhinged space is an asphyxiating existence that replaces the possibility of radical transcendence with increasing and supposedly natural cascading forms of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
... psychoanalytic and anthropological theory, we begin to outline the contours of an experimental music practice that affirms music's fundamental ambiguity and radical nonpartisanship. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 civility Étienne Balibar experimental music negative aesthetics otherwise...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Özge Serin Through a consideration of Turkish Marxist intellectual Hikmet Kıvılcımlı's (1902–71) translation of Wage Labor and Capital , this essay examines the relation between conceptual translation and language in the historical conjuncture of the Kemalist revolution that brought about a radical...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
... is compelled by discomfort, by pain, and by radical self-creation. “A Black Poetics” also proposes that that fragile space on the other side of mastery—the space where we are least comfortable, least familiar—is what racializes the creative process. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 black...
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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 May 2018) 45 (2): 187–202.
Published: 01 May 2018
... theory will be similarly transformed, thereby pointing the way to a radically new manner of pedagogical communication. By way of conclusion, Benjamin’s line of thinking is applied to recent debates on the use of online learning within the contemporary academy. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Scott’s work and calls for replacing history with “postempiricism,” a possibility he locates in literature. A third contributor, Ananda Abeysekara, proposes a radically dehistoricized present that is forged through the Nietzschean notion of “active forgetting.” In rejecting the legacies of British...