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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Daniel T. O'Hara The Spirit Medium: Yeats, Quantum Visions, and Recent Lacanian Studies Daniel T. O’Hara Introduction: Working Assumptions My work has taken a strange yet not unexpected turn. As the title of this...
boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 77–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Antonio Eligio Fernández (Tonel) Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Kenya Dworkin 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 81 of 265 The Island, the Map, the Travelers: Notes on Recent Developments in Cuban Art...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... trend are discussed by analyzing two key case studies. The first concerns the view of the Roman Catholic Church with regard to the Darwinian theory of evolution (which, surprisingly, seems now less accepted than it used to be in the recent past, in favor of views clearly at odds with the scientific...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... reading of his poem “Nightmare Bush'it Whirl” as a corrective to recent trends in neopragmatist approaches to Baraka studies. As a recording, “Nightmare” interpolates Stevie Wonder's “All I Do” and conflates romantic longing with a catalog of various defeats and anticipated victories in the international...
boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ya-Chung Chuang This essay examines the recent crisis of democracy in Taiwan. The Sunflower Movement and its enduring dynamism have successfully mobilized Taiwanese voters to rethink an urgent situation with regard to the “PRC effect,” which, related to an economic and political assertion of...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
... point a recent biography of Cézanne by Alex Danchev and the same author's recent edition of the artist's letters. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Paul Cézanne postimpressionism impressionism French painting Alex Danchev Cézanne: Figuring Truth in Painting...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... security society in general. In recent years, Spanos has emphasized the importance of Giorgio Agamben’s meditations on the “state of exception,” particularly in relation to the suspension of the political (in Jacques Rancière’s sense of the term) after 9/11. Emphasizing Agamben’s Heideggerian lineage has...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Ana María Ochoa Gautier This essay is a critique of the notions of nature and culture, as operationalized by the recently named field ecomusicology. While fields such as anthropology and history have questioned the idea of nature, ecomusicology, on the contrary, has explored its significance...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... review essay of Badiou's recent collection, The Age of the Poets , I will scrutinize Badiou's readings of literature, and in particular his readings of Wallace Stevens, in order to pose a series of more general, interlinked questions. First, what are the strengths and limitations of recent Continental...
boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Jap-Nanak Makkar This review essay compares two early and two recent texts by N. Katherine Hayles and Mark B. N. Hansen. Considering their recent work in the context of Ruth Leys’s critique of the turn to affect, I argue that Hayles and Hansen use neuroscientific conclusions on a “missing half...
boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 181–198.
Published: 01 November 2020
... purportedly a-or anti-political institutions such as the humanitarian apparatus, the essay mobilizes her conclusions to consider the recent history of the refugee crisis in Europe. It argues that humanitarianism offers a valuable optic through which to understand present politics at two levels. The turn to...
boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Dimitris Krallis The debate on blasphemy generated by the publication of the Muhammad cartoons and the attendant conversation on the posited injury experienced by the offended religious subject has recently touched the world of Byzantium. The present essay takes on an elegant recent postsecularist...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams Jeffrey Williams interviews the British critic and intellectual historian Stefan Collini about his career as well as his criticism of recent policy shifts in British higher education. Collini discusses the development of his work from more academic histories of British social...
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
... recent years, Chinese policy makers have again used the Confucius label as part of their “charm offensive” to win friends and influence in the world. This essay traces the major interpretations of Confucius and the social manifestations of those evaluations in the twentieth century, culminating in the...
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... understanding how it became so central to defining Hinduism itself. Although tolerance is offered as a constitutive or perennial aspect of Hinduism's religious tradition, its prominence in Hinduism's self-description is actually of recent vintage. In the independent Indian nation-state, the dominance of...
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Christi Ann Merrill This essay offers a response—part plea, part protest—to recent events in Pakistan, looking to Agha Shahid Ali's lyrical translation of an Urdu poem by Faiz Ahmed Faiz that asks compellingly, “Friends, what will happen now?” Faiz in his day ignored Eisenhower's empty talk of...
boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 127–143.
Published: 01 May 2017
... a tension between music as an emergent social practice and music as means for controlling social practice. Jonathan Sterne's recent book, MP3: The Meaning of a Format , explores the subject of digital audio formats in general and the MP3 in particular. This essay problematizes Sterne's ideas of...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Arne DeBoever This review essay critically assesses Peter Sloterdijk’s book Rage and Time (2006), starting from his more recent book on the welfare state, Die nehmende Hand und die gebende Seite (2010). Both of these texts are part of a by now extensive body of work—rooted in the thought of...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Brooke Holmes Bonnie Honig’s recently published book, Antigone, Interrupted , is a significant new contribution to ongoing debates in philosophy, political theory, and literary studies about the reception of Sophocles’s Antigone . This review analyzes the strengths of Honig’s readings, the theory...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...