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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Hortense J. Spillers Inauguration Day 2001 Hortense J. Spillers Saturday, 20 January, was a day from hell, and if you are among the fifty million or so American voters, as I am, who think of the past election season as a bad dream (from...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Hortense J. Spillers Duke University Press 2003 ‘‘The Little Man at Chehaw Station’’ Today Hortense J. Spillers It would not be an exaggeration to say that I have known something about the ‘‘little man at Chehaw Station’’ virtually...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 3–32.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Hortense Spillers “Destiny’s Child: Obama and Election ’08” interrogates the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States as a historically ordained event. This essay not only addresses the question of whether we might plausibly read it as the fulfillment of telos but also...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 21–34.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Hortense J. Spillers Duke University Press 2006 ‘‘Democracy in America Notes of a Native Daughter Two Centuries On Hortense J. Spillers I would bet that America’s Democratic National Committee carried out some very sustained soul...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Christopher Connery; Hortense J. Spillers © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. We would like to thank Paul Bové and the editors of boundary 2 for their encouragement...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 149–182.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Hortense J. Spillers This essay looks at aspects of new southern culture against the backdrop of the 2007 Supreme Court ruling on school desegregation and its impact on our understanding of the sixties. Incorporating two book reviews, the essay argues that the “long” perspective on the period of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Hortense Spillers © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Discomforts Some things rest uneasy on the mind: In a pinch, how prepared would I be, for instance, to live by the protocols of nonviolence? And if you extirpate the pinch, how would a commitment to such principles alter my...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
... President Obama. His historic ascendency to the White House created ripples and then waves of different political feelings in the United States and the world. As Hortense Spillers puts it in her contribution to this issue, this ascen- dency was a moment in which “the beginning marks the end and the...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 295–297.
Published: 01 February 2002
... Austin, Texas. In addition to his work on American music, he is completing a book-length analysis of the structures of feeling produced in a business culture as they are revealed in greeting cards. Hortense Spillers is the F. J. Whiton Professor of English at Cornell University. She has recently...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Studies at Ohio State University. His new book, A Token of My Affec- tion: A Cultural History of American Greeting Cards, is forthcoming. He is beginning an investigation of the sonic strategies of abstraction and embodiment in the music of Yoko Ono. Hortense Spillers is the Frederic J. Whiton...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 267–269.
Published: 01 February 2004
... University Press, 2003. Shumway, David R. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy, and the Marriage Crisis.New York: New York University Press, 2003. Spillers, Hortense J. Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. Strachey, Lytton. Eminent...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2012
... causa by the Faculty of Languages at Sweden’s Uppsala University. Hortense Spillers is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in English at Vander- bilt University and is the author of a collection of essays, Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture (2003). She is at...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 229–231.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Shakespeares (2001). Hortense Spillers is currently at work on a new project, ‘‘The Idea of Black Cul- ture Her recent essays have appeared in diacritics, Mississippi Quarterly, Critical Quarterly, and the Faulkner Journal of Japan. During the winter semester of aca- demic year 2006–2007, she will join the...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Conversational Poetry (poesia conversacional) in the 1960s and 1970s. Retamar has taught at, among other institutions, Yale, Columbia, and the University of Havana, and he has served as a cultural representative of the Cuban government in a variety of capacities. Hortense Spillers holds the...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 139–168.
Published: 01 August 2005
... magazine. In this correspondence, he urged the NAACP and ‘‘all the organizations who would compel immediate and unconditional integration’’ to ‘‘Go slow now. Stop for a time, for a moment 2 As one might expect, such a seemingly con- Thanks, as usual, are more than due to Hortense Spillers. 1...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of California, Santa Cruz. She is a lecturer at Ohlone College and is currently working on a novel. Hortense Spillers lives in Nashville, where she teaches courses in literature and writing at Vanderbilt University. She holds the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in English and is currently at...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 249–286.
Published: 01 August 2000
... University Law Center, I thank Austin Sarat, Ken Mack, and Brooks Thomas. This essay was also presented on 28 January 2000 as part of ‘‘A ‘National Treasury of Rhe- torical Wealth’: A Symposium on the Work of Hortense Spillers sponsored by the Center for the Study of Black Literature and Culture at the...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 97–114.
Published: 01 May 2003
... humanities project since the 1960s, then the coming to the fore of ‘‘minority discourses’’ stands as the other major shift in this context. Although some scholars, for example, Hortense J. Spillers and Sylvia Wynter, have thought these two developments together fruitfully, usually they are perceived as...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... relationship between people and their bodily objects. Especially given the name of the central figure, which Hortense Spillers might call a “signifying property plus,” Parks reconfigures the mind/body split toward a dubious purpose.² Instead of laying his body bare through language affirmed in...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... aspirations the desire to become the institution of transnational democracy that otherwise has not materialized. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Obama’s Rifts Donald E. Pease This morning, Hortense Spillers delivered an eloquently...