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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reenacted performance could be said to be the same. Taking fidelity not as an objective measure of sameness but rather as a mediation between machinery and people, the author finds in the discourse around the re-enacting piano echoes of the nineteenth-century scientific “mechanical objectivity” identified...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Joan Copjec This paper is the first part of a two-part attempt to distinguish that repetition that founds a behaviorist notion of habit from another, obscure mechanism of repetition. The argument moves from the discussion of an eleventh-century thought experiment, devised by the Muslim mystic...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... differentiation of state capitalism as the era of ideology and market capitalism as the era of commodity fetishism, this new theory argues that biopolitical mechanisms are organized around the transhistorical prohibition of self-referentiality—a prohibition that constitutes the very precondition for any society...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Patrick Jagoda This essay approaches games and gamification as a major problematic of the still emerging digital humanities. Games—through their mechanics, procedurality, navigable worlds, and multimedia interactions—call for new literacies that exceed traditional reading and writing skills...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., enables us to see the démodé as a mechanism that makes possible the radical dispossession of time. Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. emily...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
... measurements in relation to an increase of entropy and the irreversibility of measurements. Opening up ambiguities in Szilard’s account of measurement and memory and comparing it to quantum mechanical experiments (the quantum erasure effect), the author reads both through Karen Barad’s onto-epistemological...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... notions of identification and performativity that are highlighted in very specific ways by political theater, especially the Brechtian version? Balibar reminds us that for Althusser, the mechanism of subjectivation ( assujettissement : a term that includes both subjection and subject-formation) reproduces...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 313–314.
Published: 01 December 2011
... MP3s.” 22.2/3: 140–67. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. “Archiving the Otherwise: Postcolonial Digital Archives.” 22.1: 146–71. Seaver, Nick. “‘This Is Not a Copy’: Mechanical Fidelity and the Reenacting Piano...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
... dependent character of causality under natural laws by counterposing the former with pejorative images and analogies of mechanical objects and their technical construction such as the turnspit, the automaton, the clockwork machine, and...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Otolaryngology 3 ( 1926 ): 121 – 35 . Geldard Frank . “ Some Neglected Possibilities of Communication .” Science 131 ( May 1960 ): 1583 – 88 . Giedion Siegfried . Mechanization Takes Command . New York : Norton , 1969 . Hall G. Stanley . “ Laura Bridgman .” Mind 4...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
... “performative” gesture allowing for a “subject” to become located, as interpellating interpellator, within the ideological mechanism itself in order to reveal its coherence and insecurity. This is, Althusser seems to suggest, something made possible not by art in general , as an institution or a cultural...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Darwin’s Garden: Down House and the Origins of Species . London : Constable and Robinson , 2008 . Braam J . “ In Touch: Plant Responses to Mechanical Stimuli .” New Phytologist 165.2 ( 2005 ): 373 – 89 . Bradshaw Elizabeth . “ Comparative Labellum Micromorphology of the Sexually...
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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Modernism with Benjamin Friedlander. Recent essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetics Journal, Aerial , and Qui Parle and in the collections The Mechanics of the Mirage: Postwar American Poetry and Telling It Slant: Avant-Garde Poetries of the 1990s . duBois, Page. “`An Especially Peculiar...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Literature . 1946 . Trans. Trask W. R. . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2003 . Benjamin Walter . “ The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction .” 1936 . Illuminations . Ed. Arendt Hannah . Trans. Zohn Harry . New York : Schocken , 1969 . 217 – 51 . Chion...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 106–133.
Published: 01 September 2003
... critique is most evident in his account of the dual nature of ideological systems. For him, a “r uling” ideology is never simply a mechanism of dis- simulation, control, and trickery, but is also a kind of apology: “[I ]deology is...
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differences (1 December 2004) 15 (3): 123–156.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Cultural Studies 15:3 124 Visions of Anatomy [E]ven such apparently obvious pieces of mechanical realism proved to be fraught with social frissons...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 6–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... “sadist” Kant and a “Kantian” Sade? Adorno finds in the cruel perfection of the moral law the essential mechanism of the dialectic of enlightenment: reason consummates and consumes itself in its regression to barbarous unreason...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 276–299.
Published: 01 December 2011
... bring noise back as noise. As part of this, or rather as its mechanism, sound—and as Jonathan Sterne has shown us, hearing—has become less “increasingly metaphorical” than “increasingly technological,” a rather different change of...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 53–75.
Published: 01 September 1999
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . ____. “Revolutions That As Yet Have No Model: Derrida's`Limited Inc.'” The Spivak Reader . Ed. Donna Landry and Gerald MacLean. New York: Routledge, 1996 . Turing, Alan. Collected Works: Mechanical Intelligence . Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1992 . ____. “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.” Mind 236...