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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mounir Saidani We cannot yet know what the outcome will be of the Tunisian Revolution. Its beginning, on December 17, 2010, with Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation, gave birth to a genuine process of jumps, jerks, pauses, stops, starts, restarts, and waves of highs and lows. The resulting dialectic...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . Woeser Tsering . 2011 . “ Who Are the Real ‘Orientalists’? ” Translated by High Peaks Pure Earth . Posted on June 9 , 2011 . http://highpeakspureearth.com/2011/who-are-the-real-orientalists-by-woeser/ . Woeser Tsering . 2016 . Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations against Chinese Rule...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... public humiliation by local authorities. He eventually died from this act of self- immolation, and since then, four more suicides have occurred, using different means—for instance, twenty- three- year- old Hidouri Alaa, an unemployed college graduate, climbed an electric power pylon, killing...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... December 17, 2010, in Sidi Bouzid, outside the headquarters of the town hall, which was a prominent symbol of state power and social exclusion, Mohamed Bouazizi entered into the history and memory of his city, region, country, and the world. With his act of self-immolation by fire, this brave man...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
... projects. The felt stigmata of derivativeness, the longing to overcome the ‘‘mirage’’ of Europe, expressed itself in a self-understood anticolonial epistemology that privileged acts of conceptual innovation over those of appropriation. Within the term of this schema, the index of autonomy was the...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the fact that the Turkish establishment in Anatolian terri- tory after World War I was mainly a result of pragmatic considerations. And regardless of Turkish national founders’ National Pact granting self-determination­ to the diverse ethnic/ religious peoples within the previous Ottoman Empire...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution, a process, with no political leadership or ideological framework, even without a clearly defined social force. From a spark in the real as well as figurative senses—the self- immolation of the young Mohamed Boua- zizi, commemorated by Awlad Ahmed in the poem “Butterfly,” which I ana...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... liberation may have temporarily withdrawn to the individual sphere” (MM, 18). Spanos, on the other hand, was in 1943 the eighteen-year-­ ­old son of a family of Greek immigrants living in New Hampshire. While Adorno fled a selfimmolating European war, Spanos was thrown toward it in the most...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
... health than by his appar- ently self-immolating spiritual replication of Oedipus at Colonus.17 Adorno’s moving and genuinely radical version of Beethoven’s final subjectivity de- subjectivizes the final compositions: “studies of the very late Beethoven seldom fail to make reference to...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
... itself seems impervious to theoretical enterprise. What, after all, is there to theorize? An archive survives or it doesn’t; if it does, then its uses are self- evident,2 and if it doesn’t, then somebody or something destroyed it, and that is a tragedy. I would like to amplify the...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...