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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a 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...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 87–109.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Brendan Moran In his writings on Franz Kafka, Benjamin develops a conception of study. The conception of study pertains to an exercise that Benjamin observes in some characters from Kafka’s novels and stories. Benjamin also suggests that this exercise of study is enacted by Kafka’s works themselves...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 91–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... conceptions of humanity that are appositive to the anthropology of “Man” concomitant with capitalist modernity. boundary 2 47:2 (2020) DOI 10.1215/01903659- 8193257 © 2020 by Duke University Press Restless Flying, A Black Study of Revolutionary Humanism R.A. Judy La condition humaine, les projets de l homme...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 135–152.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Tommy Lott Duke University Press 2000 Du Bois and Locke on the Scientific Study of the Negro Tommy Lott The Souls of Black Folk has been canonized as Du Bois’s literary masterpiece. But, given all that it contains...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 73–101.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Donald E. Pease Duke University Press 2006 9/11: When Was ‘‘American Studies After the New Americanists Donald E. Pease Following the ruptural events that took place on September 11, 2001, the Bush administration invoked 9/11...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... expansion of postcolonial discourse to Europe’s own backyard needs to be matched by an expansion of research methods and objects. Postcolonial studies’ traditional commitment to theory and to textual analysis of literature and art cinema is beneficially complemented by engaging with popular media...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...), and thus should be anxious that it may actually reinforce the problem that it seeks to overcome. This article aims to propose a way of understanding and practicing CPT that resolves the field's anxieties about its ostensible obsession with origination, spatial differentiations, and area studies, which...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... University Press 2011 Translated by Zhang Yanping Unless otherwise noted, all translations are those of the translator of this essay, Zhang Yanping. Trans-­systemic Society and Regional ­ Perspective in Chinese Studies Wang Hui...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 89–115.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Chih-ming Wang In honor of the late Masao Miyoshi, whose work has opened a transpacific dimension in Asian American studies, this essay first explores the notion of asymmetry, which is seminal to his critical vision, to build an analytical framework for understanding and evaluating...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University press 2002 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...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Peter Osborne Duke University Press 2005 On Comparability: Kant and the Possibility of Comparative Studies Peter Osborne This essay reflects on some philosophical aspects of comparability in the hope of providing theoretical...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Mark Rifkin Duke University Press 2005 Representing the Cherokee Nation: Subaltern Studies and Native American Sovereignty Mark Rifkin In ‘‘American Indian Intellectualism and the New Indian Story Eliza...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
... come radically to decolonize the English department, not only at the level of curriculum but also in terms of its basic organizational structures to facilitate the study of anglophone literatures now planetary in reach? If so, how might this best be achieved in the British and American core countries...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Daniel Morgan The introduction to this special issue traces the interactions between the rise of media archaeology and the field of cinema and media studies. Arguing that media archaeology provided a necessary corrective around the question of media, I aim to show how its focus on historical...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of resistance or nationalist anti‐eurocentrism. Though their work is little known except to scholars in Slavic Studies, in the years following the Russian Revolution of 1917 Soviet Orientologists laid the foundations for the critique of Western Orientalism that would be introduced to the West many years later...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 173–187.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Mariah Min Abstract This essay argues that “medieval race”—which has been gaining a recent foothold in medieval studies—is counterproductive as a concept because it occludes the mobility of race. Mobility here refers to the way that race takes on multiple forms within the same historical moment...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Sierra Lomuto Abstract This essay outlines the current challenges facing medieval studies by focusing on the deployment of “medieval” as a category for knowledge production. It argues that as the field confronts white supremacist medievalism and pushes for a global turn, it exposes...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 107–121.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Adam Miyashiro Abstract Debates in medieval studies about race and the global Middle Ages parallel past debates in comparative literature. Both comparative literature and medieval studies struggle with their Eurocentric origins while simultaneously trying to negotiate a non-Eurocentric approach...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 123–144.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Shokoofeh Rajabzadeh Abstract This essay explores the politics of disciplinarity in medieval studies by revisiting the author's own graduate medieval studies program at the University of California, Berkeley. Along with another graduate student, the author advocated for a more flexible...