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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2001
...MARY POOVEY 2001 mary poovey is Professor of English and Director of the Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge at New York University. Her most recent book is A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Science of Wealth and Society (University of...
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Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 4 Jackson Pollock, Mural , 1943–44 University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City. © 2009 Pollock- Krasner Foundation/Artist’s Rights Society Figure 4. Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943–44. / University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City. © 2009 Pollock- Krasner Foundation/Artist’s Rights More
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2004
...JOAN WALLACH SCOTT Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2004 joan wallach scott is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author, most recently,of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Madhavi Menon This essay argues that the politics of partition encourages an ever specialized particularism that also undergirds identity politics. In such a world of particulars, we become what our identities proclaim us to be. While accepting that differences exist, universalism interrupts the...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jennifer Doyle In 2014, Amanda Thomashow filed a complaint against Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. In its report describing the ensuing investigation, the university cleared Nassar of wrongdoing. A few years later, Nassar was sent to prison for abusing hundreds of girls and women. This...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Simon Critchley This article considers the state of the humanities, particularly in disciplines like philosophy, in light of the institutional structure of the university. Arguing that the bureaucratization of the contemporary university is thwarting learning and thinking, the author suggests that...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Astrid Schrader Physics has a long history of employing demons as thought experiments in order to probe the limits of human knowledge. Maxwell’s demon is such a thought experiment: a molecule-sorting demon invented in 1878 by James Clerk Maxwell in order to con/test the universal validity of the...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sex as crime, the confessional risks and rewards of “testimony,” the sadomasochism of Catharine MacKinnon’s influential work, and the political necessity of refusing visibility and speech as the ascribed priorities for black feminist sexual freedom. The final thematic foregrounds the university and...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., “hospitality” appears as a way to question universalizing feminist proposals and their capacity to disrupt domestic and national orders. These “promises” are first addressed in a general way before being more precisely considered through the lens of the French “republican” model of politics and science...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
... array of performatively accreted social subjects. It is a historical novelty. This essay universalizes a case rooted in Chinese- and Japanese-language archives and historical specificities, particularly the international advertising ephemera that presents a multiple (Badiou’s language for a set or...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the Game Changer Chicago ( gcc ) Design Lab that Jagoda cofounded with University of Chicago doctor and health researcher Melissa Gilliam. The essay explores the ways that the gcc Design Lab’s transdisciplinary and narrative-based alternate reality game project, The Source , intervenes in the...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Acropolis” (1936), provides the point of departure for exploring Freud’s analysis of the oceanic feeling and the ideal of universal love championed by Rolland, as well as the quite different kind of love advocated by Freud. Other themes germane to the late work of Freud are also explored, including the...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 173–188.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Marianne Hirsch In this essay, based on a talk given at the Pembroke Center at Brown University, the author imagines a course in 2027 based on the Feminist Theory Archives. Exploring what the archive transmits about a specific moment of feminist theory, born of second-wave feminism, and what it...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Figure 4 Jackson Pollock, Mural , 1943–44 University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City. © 2009 Pollock- Krasner Foundation/Artist’s Rights Society Figure 4. Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943–44. / University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City. © 2009 Pollock- Krasner Foundation/Artist’s Rights...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
... section shows, however, man goes too far, enveloping himself in fantasies that maladaptively deny the incompletion of human existence. Man would do better, Irigaray argues, to grant the universe its living sense of becoming. The final section reads Odysseus and Penelope’s reunion in Homer’s Odyssey to...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... freedom is to be secured. This exploration of institutional feminism’s imbrications with affirmative consent focuses on the space of the university precisely because it is the location of an emphatic amplification of affirmative consent as the paradigmatic form of ethical, legal, and Left political sex...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Peggy Kamuf The bad object of this essay is reading. It assembles fragments of an abandoned project that would have posed the delirious thesis of universal reading disorder. There are four fragments, which analyze scenes of the other reading from Augustine, Rousseau, Flaubert, and Blanchot. They...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
... authors see it emerging in Jacobean tragedy whenever something happens to the body of the legitimate monarch and poses a threat to culture itself, endangering kinship along with the metaphysics of kingship. In Hobbes's Leviathan , sovereignty is no longer immanent in nature and the order of the universe...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and becoming. Suggesting that we reflect back on Deleuze as a reader and writer in order to critically engage with our own readerly and writerly relationships to reading, writing, masochism, and identity, this article argues—against a universal notion of impersonality—that fusing reading, writing, and...
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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...