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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... from previous right-wing ideologies. More generally, the three contradictions presented here are proposed as explanations for understanding the mainstreaming of the alt-right in contemporary politics and culture. References Anderson Perry . 1998 . The Origins of Postmodernity . New York...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and continuously—something must at least present itself. In response to the scientistic positivism advocated in particular by Carnap, the thinking of Martin Heidegger is devoted to this question—the question of givenness [ la donation ], of the opening, the “clearing.” But, before him, this is the question...
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 5 Mannahatta VR (work in progress), November 2016, screenshot of virtual reality experience in the HTC Vive headset. This is a virtual reality experience created with Highway 101, ETC, to bring together the past and present of one block of Broadway, developed through consultation More
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings, undermining...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Higgins This article looks at the development and utility of celebrity among high-profile political interviewers. Offering the revised description “public inquisitor,” the article presents an overview of the rise of the political interviewer as a celebrity form of the “tribune of the people...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler; Geoffrey Winthrop-Young The essay presents a reading of three war-related texts: Friedrich Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell , Heinrich von Kleist’s The Battle of Hermann , and Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow . Written against the background of the Revolutionary Wars and the Prussian...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2020
... presents the readers with a case study of General Viktor Zolotov’s challenge of the leader of the liberal opposition Aleksei Naval′nyi to a duel in September 2018. Seen through an analytical lens, this seemingly absurd speech act and its reception reveal the extremes in the spectrum spanning from the ideal...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., there is a locally distinctive aspect that merits attention. Istanbul is a city that was conquered by the Ottomans in 1453, and the discourse of conquest has remained significant within the urban imaginary. And at the present time, it is being mobilized by the state and its cultural ministry, in the cause...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in the presentation of film, installation and interactive work at festivals, in galleries and online. In this case the fieldwork, into the inevitably political realm of nuclear submarines, led to a series of uneasy situations. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 There are two locations in the British Isles...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
... computer games have to this agon of the everyday. Perhaps computer games present the ethos of the digital world in its pure form, as a place where the “playing field” really is level, where the rules really seem to be fair. Perhaps the computer game is the almost-utopian double to a world made over...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk first presented the following text as his inaugural lecture for the Chaire Emmanuel Levinas, March 4, 2005 at the University of Strasbourg. To a certain extent, it bears homage to that great thinker of the complex Other. However, other than taking a political...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... between some intellectual assumptions in the mode of presentation chosen by Sharr and the provocation of Heidegger’s thinking. The challenge of Heidegger’s thinking is to resist the mode of a biographical survey, a challenge focused above all in his elusive concept of the “earth.” This uncanny...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in which the actual is capable of action only if it can convert its actuality into virtuality, that is to free itself for a future other than its actual present. Critical to this political project is work at the aesthetic level of media and communications technologies. The most curious aspect...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of education conducive to the expansion of democratic social relations. The author argues that the struggle for critical public education could not be more necessary and worthwhile at the present moment. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Public education is under siege like at no other time in American...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... – that prevent the death of either one – present a conflict that is of, against, within, and eluding the grasp of the dominant order in a continuous play of antagonism, destruction, mixture, tension, translation, and fissure. Contemporary international terrorism is produced through, furthers, attacks...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the respective approaches are insufficient to elucidate the genuinely radical possibilities we may harbor for the Internet. The case study of “hypertextual databases” or “wikis” is used, both to contextualize the limitations of the above arguments and to present a more radical overture for thinking about network...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., it cannot be examined from a social point of view. In my paper, I will first discuss the features indicating that concentration camp prisoners did indeed comprise societies, and will thereupon present in greater detail the evidence of such societies found in the empirical material. Through a detailed...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Matthew Flisfeder In the following, I argue against cognitivist film scholars, such as David Bordwell and Noël Carroll, for the relevance of Slavoj Žižek in the field of film criticism and theory. I argue that Žižek's work presents a wholly new mode of criticism which focuses on the ideological...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from found-objects, these archetypal structures are materialized as evidence of a cataclysmic past. This line of interpretation is explored specifically through the assemblage House/boat (1994), which construes the national present in terms of a historical aftermath. While the paper positions House...
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