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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 33–68.
Published: 01 December 2001
... ). michael lucey Sexuality, Politicization, May 1968: Situating Christiane Rochefort’s Printemps au parking Écrire est un des moyens de poser le Il va de soi que l’indétermination possible. provisoire des possibles est...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
... contemporary situation of the humanities. In particular, The Source ’s game design and play processes offer insight into four areas: 1) the relationship between the digital humanities and social justice; 2) the affordances of transmedia design as a research method in the humanities; 3) the importance of...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 93–135.
Published: 01 December 2017
... psychoanalytic. Contesting ahistorical accounts of imaginary plenitude underpinning theoretical rejections of identity, the essay insists on the need to see imaginary identitarianism and its symbolic and real consequences in terms of heuristic and situated “narcissistic wounds” that expose the profoundly unequal...
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differences (1 May 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 (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
... coupling, but through the audacious capacious black female one. And it is this construct of black female rightness, this relationality, that provides a framework for thinking about the many unconventional couplings in Toni Morrison’s Sula , as well as for situating outrageousness in Beyoncé’s Lemonade...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 59–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
... between language, interpretation, and desire, as well as their disconnects. The piece also questions the uninterpretable and asks, particularly with respect to psychosis: what does it mean to be situated somewhere outside of the bounds of interpretation? © 2014 by Brown University and differences : A...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Adriana Cavarero; Elisabetta Bertolino This interview with the Italian feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero situates Cavarero's thought among the philosophical positions of such thinkers as Jacques Derrida, Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, and Hannah Arendt...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
... conjunction of necessity and impossibility, distinct from previous forms of contradiction (antinomies in Kant and dialectical contradiction in Hegel) and therefore historically situated in relation to the tradition of metaphysics. He argues that the other two modal categories, possibility and contingency, are...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... cooking elevate signal processing to a kind of culturing process by which sound is readied for consumption by listeners through specialized technologies and techniques. The argument situates the spatialization of signal flow and the design of circuit topology within long-standing ideas about travel and...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2011
... which it cannot find the origin. This situation is taken as a sound laboratory, where the nature of the sound and the subjective attitudes it implies are closely scrutinized. From this vantage point, the article pursues an analysis of sound and proposes to place sound at the pivotal point of twelve...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... exchanges. As such, it asks what role the voice plays in the ongoing game of fort-da that underlies everyday human experience, and whether the ontological stakes change in different technological situations and environments. Paying particular attention to the gendered voice, this piece attempts to steer a...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lingzhen Wang The essay introduces Li Xiaojiang and her early works from the 1980s and 1990s in three steps. First, it closely situates Li and her works in both the general historical context of China’s transformation from the socialist to the postsocialist era and the most relevant intellectual...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Wendy Hui Kyong Chun; Lisa Marie Rhody Situating digital humanities within larger changes to university funding and structures, Chun and Rhody complicate rhetoric surrounding “the digital” as the bright future of the humanities and higher education. Chun confronts a general euphoria surrounding...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 26–45.
Published: 01 May 2014
... technocratic knowledge economy. But within that institutional situation, it has the capacity to tinker with the symbolic order of computing, such that it is not ultimately constrained by an agenda of efficiency, rationality, and optimization. Such an approach would contribute to the speculation of a less...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 54–81.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in its unfolding. One of the most fertile theses of Badiou’s philosophy of the event inverts this problem: “If there exists an event, its belonging to the situation of its site is undecidable from the standpoint of the...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 139–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Nancy Greenstein, Nate Goodman, Todd Haynes, Glenn Handler, Lee Katz The text presented here is situated somewhere between speech and writing. It is a modifi ed transcript of a seminar given by the Pembroke...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
... complex and vari- ous forms of the relationship between individual and society that existed in concrete social situations. An ambiguity characterizes Bourdieu’s formulation of habitus, evident most...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 67–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... water, which her husband, distracted and preoccupied as he is by his employment situation, takes a while to notice before helping her carry them home. In the next and crucial sequence, back in the apartment, it is Maria who, in the face of her husband’s helplessness and in a moment of acutely painful...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... characterizes those black matters, black socialities, black “situations,” black sexual sanctuaries—black lives that could never be fully known and thus could never be fully fungible. Black sex in the quiet functions as a reading practice, a mode of reading for black intimacies forged in the space of the...
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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): 1–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... themselves small subjects caught in larger systems of relations extending beyond their comprehension and control. Though this situation might be described as a relatively normal state of affairs for all late-twentieth-century subjects...