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English Language Notes (1 September 2016) 54 (2): 167–174.
Published: 01 September 2016
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English Language Notes (1 March 2011) 49 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
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English Language Notes (1 December 2005) 43 (2): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 140–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... view of the sea as embodying British history entertained elsewhere in Eliot’s poetry of this period, but it continues to envision Britain as inherently caught up in the new vision it elaborates of oceanic history as an ongoing calamitous process that is nevertheless essential to historical thinking as...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... South and engage its troubled surfaces and lively depths. Thinking through the roiling and hostile, fecund, and unbounded nature of this ocean, the essay follows “the lives of whales” in novels by Witi Ihimaera and Zakes Mda. Sounding the ocean’s imaginative depths, these fictions offer illuminating...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sarah Pessin Abstract Thinking with the Christian mystery of kenosis (the self-emptying of God) in relation to divine motions of charity and love, this article sets out to recover a kenotic-mystical element in Greco-Judeo-Islamic Neoplatonisms. After rehearsing the postmetaphysical parameters of...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... contemplation, to be capable of theorizing or of thinking philosophically. That’s the Aristotelian background, broadly understood (and likely misunderstood), which Christianity picks up. In Christianity, even though people like Origen of Alexandria very early on use the distinction between action and...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 253–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... regard, we must also think about what kinds of texts help us understand the practices of the Mediterranean. The market manual described above is a viable text through which to analyze the religions of the Mediterranean, because it was written at the time of the Almoravid dynasty, which had its roots in...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 44–47.
Published: 01 October 2018
... presidential election. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 Junot Díaz anticipatory history Rafael Trujillo Black Lives Matter Latino, Latina, Latinx: the field has ineluctably shaped my thinking since the earliest stages of my career. As a graduate student, I learned...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... mystery of kenosis”—the concept of “the self-emptying of God”—by suggesting that she is thinking with kenosis. For Pessin, it appears, thinking with kenosis is not only a process she is attempting to understand but a description of the way she may go about understanding it. Untangling the complex concepts...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
... accommodated the spiritual needs of the merchant classes, creating an alternative to outward displays of poverty in both Muslim and Christian contexts. Godric of Finchale, for instance, lived “sixteen years as a merchant, and began to think of spending on charity, to God’s honor and service, the goods which he...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 5–7.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., transnationalism seemed to offer a significant and perhaps unprecedented degree of political, economic, and cultural agency to people of relatively modest means, who could thus escape some of the limitations two nation-states had separately placed on their lives. As it turned out, these new ways of thinking...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 25–27.
Published: 01 October 2018
... belonged in the country. It does not require a radical act of historical imagination to connect these stories: to wonder what has informed Haitians’ choices to migrate to the United States or the Dominican Republic, to think about the sliding-door consequences of opting for one over the other, and to...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that grounded visions of progressive social change. Thinking of these writers balancing their national and pan-American aspirations challenges our parochialism and shows how the desire to contain chicanidad in space and time is part of a larger story about partitioning the hemisphere. In Chicano...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 April 2019
... harbingers of aqueous thinking. “Hydro-eroticism” thus undertakes three central interventions: first, how aqueous locations become sites of queer community and punishment; second, how these sites register associations with the fluid female body; and third, how human and nonhuman intimacy—the erotic nuance of...
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English Language Notes (1 October 2018) 56 (2): 121–123.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of the Americas” courses during my class discussions. She has called them “the fashionable Anglo-American mea culpa that strives to think globally while controlling the terms, and language, of the debate.” 5 An alternative approach is to follow the trail created by the publication history of...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
... globe. 6 In addition, the concept of transcorporeality questions the guise of detached objectivity that science has long claimed and demands self-awareness of how we impact—and mediate—the very environments we study. The second strand of sea thinking to join with the sciences and humanities is...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 April 2019
... this sense oceanic studies seeks to move away from Western political demarcations of the globe when studying planetary relations, and toward other analytic dimensions for thinking about surfaces, depths, and the extraterritorial sphere of planetary resources and relations, all of which are suggested by...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2018) 56 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., as their simultaneous presence in the painting suggests, these polarities should not or cannot be so easily opposed. Scholarship often likes to think of mysticism as marginal, a form of speaking that arises in the ruins of tradition or from places that tradition would rather ignore and often actively...
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English Language Notes (1 April 2019) 57 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 April 2019
... amphibious aesthetics, littoral form, monsoon assemblages, heavy waters, hydropoetics, submarine aesthetics, transcorporeality, and sea ontologies—all concepts that push us closer to a material engagement with water. 9 Caribbean theorists have long furnished us with a tradition of thinking about the...