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differences (2004) 15 (3): 95–122.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and Body Schema: An Interdisciplinary and Philosophical Study . Amsterdam: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1989 . gayle salamon The Bodily Ego and the Contested Domain of the Material Every body contains...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 47–87.
Published: 01 May 2006
... . Wolin, Richard. Walter Benjamin: An Aesthetic of Redemption . Berkeley: u of California p, 1994 . karyn ball The Longing for the Material It does appear that on many, many...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 134–172.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ada Smailbegović This essay aims to expand what constitutes processes of signification to include the recalcitrant, folded materialities of molecular interaction, suggesting that molecules may act as signs, in a biosemiotic sense, without spiriting away the embodiment of their situated, three...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 53–75.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... James A. Harrison. New York: AMSPress, 1965 . 193 –208. Todorov, Tzvetan. The Fantastic . Trans. Richard Howard. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1975 . DOROTHEA VON MÜCKE The Imaginary Materiality of Writing in Poe’s “Ligeia...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 85–113.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the Black Radical tradition, the author argues for the importance of connecting the analysis of ontological difference with the political critique of concrete historical and material conditions that structurally link what it means to be human to overlapping and mutually reinforcing technologies of capture...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of instinctive and passionate “savages” by redeploying the terrain of the instinctive onto collective forms of social organization. At the same time, European instincts were believed to achieve greater independence from the material stuff of daily life, being increasingly figured as outside of either social...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison. The re-enacting piano’s “mechanical fidelity” was developed in the laboratory and advertising copy as a conjunction of objectivity, materiality, and identity. Through a commingling of traits that had formerly been considered either human or mechanical, the re-enacting...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of information, compression, and feedback in twentieth-century communication engineering. Emerging from techniques of “the material voice” in deaf oral education, hearing gloves were increasingly applied to voice standardization and efficient transmission. Contrary to scholarship that emphasizes...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... writings. Offering a reading of Althusser’s theory of ideology from the perspective of aleatory materialism, the essay calls attention to the radical instability of structures and the role of struggle in social reproduction that is otherwise hidden from view. The author also extrapolates a new conception...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Denise Riley “The lapidary style” suggests a manner of writing that runs close to working a material—carving lettering into rock, cutting a gem into fine facets. Poised between the properties of the stone and of the jewel, this term holds the tensions of stone’s solidity and light’s refraction...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
... by the materiality of human uniqueness together with its necessary relationality and vulnerability. Sceptical of postmodern, poststructuralist, and deconstructive theories that share a refusal of ontology and an avoidance of metaphysical closure, Cavarero points out that such a refusal tends to think ontology...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 9–35.
Published: 01 December 2009
... measure to resist efforts to comprehend it. To begin to acknowledge the historical and material forms of the existence of violence is to confront the “tragic” dimension of the practice of politics. Just as this practice can never abandon itself to violence, so it can never altogether abandon violence...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
... intended as a critique of teleology. The question of individuation is thus referred to its ontological roots in the conflict between Aristotelian metaphysics (priority of act over power [ potentia ] and of final cause over efficient and material causes) and Spinozist metaphysics (power [ potentia...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... conjoins modes of cultural subjection to an absolute devaluation of life itself. This reading of the film foregrounds the arena of the mass commodification of material bodies, resituating the foundations of capitalism within the slave trade, in contexts ranging from the sale of human organs to prostitution...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 43–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Warren Montag In his commentary on what he calls Althusser’s dramaturgy, Étienne Balibar notes the importance of theater as a metaphor and in its literal, material existence as an organized space in which both visibility and invisibility are staged. This essay attempts to explore the importance...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... change the material conditions or the power relations between professional academics and the marginal subjects they study. The refusal of social scientific methods undermines queer scholars’ claims to interdisciplinarity. While queer studies has understood itself alternately as interdisciplinary...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 9–41.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., materially instantiated theory of biological change that is wholly their own. The research and writing of this paper was supported by grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation (Grant No. 7928) and the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (Award No. 0847853...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... or the creation of timelines and lifelines, these researchers want to help individuals achieve comprehensive memories, which they hope will lead to greater self-understanding and, ultimately, to greater self-management. In doing so, these memories are made to matter, they are made material, and as they are stored...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 90–110.
Published: 01 May 2011
... given in a case of attempted parent-child suicide by a Sikh immigrant. Rather than position the immigrant as the disorderly and strange bearer of archaic traditions, this article argues for greater recognition of the role of racism, state policies, and material concerns in shaping immigrants...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 May 2020
...—that do not necessarily “fit” with each other. In order to make this theoretical argument, the essay dwells on the figure of Kenneth Halliwell, the boyfriend and eventual murderer of the British playwright, Joe Orton. It examines archival materials in order to construct a microgenealogy of Halliwell...
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