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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 170.
Published: 01 January 2018
...H. R. Woudhuysen de Hamel Christopher , Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts ( London : Penguin , 2016 ), 640 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... critically about the uses of historical analogy in a politically charged setting. Presenting the voice of a student, William Simpson, “When History Meets Politics” highlights the importance of discussions that happen beyond the instructor’s hearing. Simpson’s account underscores the potentially...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 154–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Book ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 ), 677 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 reviews THE “HIGH-­BROW EFFECT” Postmodern Meets Premodern Poetry Belle Randall Robert Duncan, The H. D. Book...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Youval Rotman As a contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a four-hour meeting of an undergraduate seminar on historiography at Tel Aviv University. The students and instructor alike are enabled, by analyzing...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... modernism are still pursued and reimagined as timeless principles in the building of new housing communities, recycled and reconstituted to meet the dreams and desires of the public—a utopia that is both avant-garde and kitsch. Duke University Press 2008 Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William P. Caferro This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” describes the experience of teaching a single class meeting of the year-long Western Civilization survey course at Vanderbilt University. The essay examines both the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 464–483.
Published: 01 September 2015
...), and real or imagined meetings between surviving prisoners and their former torturers or interrogators. Through a close reading of journalist Jim Lehrer's novel The Special Prisoner (2000), this essay examines the ways in which international relations inflect an imagined encounter between a surviving...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... among indigenous actors. Although these processes are mostly absent from colonial or later sources, they should not remain foreign to ethnology, as the three empirical cases analyzed in this essay show. Methodologically, the essay asks why the regulatory image of Rousseau's small community, meeting face...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... popular and unsupported claim that the humanities have practical relevance and, instead, to offer ruminative descriptions of what happens when teachers and students meet to discuss texts and objects. She explains that the essays report in detail on five individual classes in five very different academic...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 83–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Frederick S. Paxton A contribution to a set of case studies, titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a course on the deep history of Italy developed for a “semester abroad” program in Perugia during the spring of 2016. It describes, in particular, two class meetings in the middle...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Adam Michnik This essay is a memorial tribute from one member of the Common Knowledge editorial board to another. Adam Michnik, a cofounder of the first dissident organization in East-Central Europe, writes about the details and the symbolic importance of his first meeting, in 1978 on Mt. Snĕžka...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Michael Schreyach Barnett Newman professed that a beholder's encounter with his paintings was like meeting another person for the first time. He believed the experience produced the conditions for apprehending an ethical relationship that would entail both the individual's achievement of his or her...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2006
... college president. The meeting was sponsored by Skidmore, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships Foundation, and the Fohs Foundation. This working group has now agreed on a set of recommendations for submission to the full advisory board and to Duke University Press. Our view is that the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 369.
Published: 01 August 2005
... gruff and shy, comes to meet her in person. By way of tribute, he offers the writer a bouquet of little roses that he picked for her, coated with frost. Common Knowledge 11:3...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 95–109.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Yearly Meeting epistle: “we exhort Friends to feel their minds abstracted The Reformation of American American of Reformation The...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 170.
Published: 01 January 2018
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 150–171.
Published: 01 January 2014
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 119.
Published: 01 January 2015
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 528.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 345.
Published: 01 April 2017
... distrust claims of paradox. But I also distrust claims of harmony, so this book meets me halfway. Further, any broad study of “Japan” recalls Ruth Benedict’s The Chrysanthemum and the Sword, which, as a study of national character that eventually was espoused by the people it depicted, goes against...