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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
... indicates that his critique of Grant rests upon a diagnosis of a shift in the temporality of politics following the US Civil War. Taking Grant as exemplary of this more thoroughgoing historical transformation, Adams examines the intertwining within the administration of two seemingly contrary...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... history, especially his interrogations of human temporality in the 1930s. Miki's idea of the binary of genzai (the present) and gendai (the modern) that he developed during wartime resembles the duality of everyday experience in the postearthquake nuclear crisis of the current century. Simultaneously...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... mechanisms of the nation-state. Surprisingly, postcolonial scholarship has not paid enough attention to Spanos. This article hopes to address this resounding silence by arguing that Spanos’s historical approach to the genealogy of Western imperialism proves useful in retrieving fragmentary temporalities that...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Bruce Robbins Duke University Press 2005 Temporizing: Time and Politics in the Humanities and Human Rights Bruce Robbins In her recent book Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emo- tions, Martha Nussbaum offers the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Soyica Diggs Colbert “‘When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’: The Future of the Human in Suzan-Lori Parks’s The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World ” puts thing theory in conversation with theorizations of temporality, claiming that things rupture the subject/object binary by dislocating...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 19–21.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Anne Allison; Harry Harootunian; Christopher T. Nelson The essays collected in this dossier focus on the diverse ways that temporalization is rescued, remade, or renounced in the crises and catastrophes that have transformed everyday life in contemporary Japan. As a rhythmanalysis of both crisis...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Ben Lerner It is a commonplace that John Ashbery's poetry is, in some important sense, “about time,” but we lack an account of the specific experience of temporality it enables. Part of the bizarre power of Ashbery's best poetry is that it seems to narrate what it is like to read Ashbery's best...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... novel and the film call for practices of reading and spectatorship that would be attentive to subjective and temporal fractures within the putatively unified global present. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 This essay draws on research conducted at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a global economic power with Deng’s “socialism with Chinese characteristics.” Specifically, it lays out how Vogel celebrates Deng’s role as “the general manager” of China’s post-1978 “opening” and in so doing defines the temporal relation between China’s modernity and global capitalist modernity...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Rob Wilson This essay focuses on US/China interactions, uncanny temporalities, and Pacific Rim discrepancies resonating through popular culture and belief systems as embodied in Bob Dylan’s conversion-drenched poetics (aligned to social beatitude) and protest politics (aligned to critique and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... modernity” renounce the most fundamental assumptions of modernity as we have known it—from universalism, democracy, human rights, secularism, equal rights for all regardless of race, class, gender, religious affinity, and so on, all the way to its temporalities and spatialities—as Eurocentric impositions on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the significance of historical reality. The possibility of recognizing the image of the past further depends on being attuned to a peculiar temporality, a movement within the medium of memory in which the meaning of the past is realized in the present. Finally, as I argue, the past emerges in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
... consequences, and seeks to consider, through an examination of ways in which the energies of the period were transformed, a new way of approaching the temporal politics of the period. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Thanks to Antonis Balasopoulos, Alberto Toscano, Lin Chun, Gail Hershatter, Wang...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Eric Savoy According to Derrida, there is something perverse about the archive. Usually understood in a positive sense as the site of cultural transmission, and as the temporal pivot between historical traces and the intellectual work to come in an ideal futurity, the archive contains an auto...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... elaborate the transformative energies of what California still stands for as worlding edge-space, as a temporal promise of social transformation and popular-cultural redemption not quite over. In bleaker plot strands, we witness an American vernacular revolution of pop-carnivalesque energies being...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2019) 46 (3): 121–152.
Published: 01 August 2019
... constituencies. Crucial to its realization was the reimagination of the past and the present’s relationship to it. This essay explores the reasons late Qing intellectuals felt it necessary to rename the country, the inspiration they drew upon, and the spatial and temporal presuppositions of the new idea of China...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2019) 46 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2019
... temporal, border-crossing, translational, field-reframing, and revisionary senses. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Japan area studies Asia national...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
... study, and I want to show how Benjamin’s program to grasp student life metaphysically involves a fundamental connection between the practice of study and a discontinuous concept of time. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 university temporality study youth criticism References...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... overwhelming interest in tracking what moves between discrete spatial boundaries and across them. By the same token, I would like to address the question of temporality and the consequences of its recession from social and histori- cal analysis and perhaps suggest possible ways for a reunion with its...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... consequences of this temporal-metaphysical structure in a fault or fracturing of the I, produced by time, correlated to a passivity in the self, as the phenomenal object of the I’s self-knowledge. To sum up the con- clusion of this complex argument from the standpoint of time: in the Tran- scendental...