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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 140–159.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Zrinka Stahuljak Copyright © 2013 University of Illinois Press 2013 History as a Medical Category: Heredity, Positivism, and the Study ofthe Past in Nineteenth-Century France Zrinka Stahuijak If history is notof greater service to medicine, thatis notthe fault of history, butitis the faultof...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 80–105.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Alex Trimble Young Abstract The article explores contemporary debates regarding the representation of Indigenous resistance in the field of settler colonial studies by putting the work of Australian theorist Patrick Wolfe into conversation with the political allegories articulated in two...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 283–297.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Micheal A. Rumore Abstract The burgeoning field of Indian Ocean studies has emerged as a repository of universalist political aspirations, often inspired by the Non-Aligned imagination of the Third World era. In particular, the notion of Indian Ocean “cosmopolitanism,” as both an object of desire...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Ian Baucom The Human Shore: Postcolonial Studies in an Age ofNatural Science Ian Baucom In the Winter 2009 issue of Critical Inquiry, Dipesh Chakrabarty published an essay entitled "The Climate ofHistory: Four Theses: Widely known as one ofthe leading postcolonial theorists ofhis generation...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., the state also has to present the problems in need of being solved. This study focuses on how the problem of intolerance is represented in governmental policies. The study positions tolerance as a symptomatic politics of regulation of the self as well as minorities. In a detailed study of an exhibition...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 241–269.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Philip Balboni; Henry Clements Abstract This article seeks to clarify how scholarship in postcolonial studies and new ontology (the “ontological turn”) has construed the problem of modernity as a problem of translation. Drawing on resources from the field of secular studies, it suggests...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 April 2022
... he introduces the narrative genre of the case study. The first part of this article examines Freud’s implicit proposition that psychoanalysis is a complex articulation of history in that symptoms are noted and inscribed as consequential, present indicators of causal instincts ( Triebe ) that have...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 122–128.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that I would return, as best my own memory served, to the site/cite of my first, disruptive encounter with his work: the massive collected proceedings of the conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign published in 1992 under the title Cultural Studies . Hall observes in that piece...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (2): 141–165.
Published: 01 October 2023
... in the language of sovereignty should expand the meaning of this term rather than reducing Indigenous articulations to liberal, capitalist, settler-colonial ideological confines. Conventional thinking in higher education studies typically reads internationalization as the “strategies by which colleges...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (2): 146–154.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and archive meet. A similar reading ofarchival loss, paucity and erasure even animates scholarship that challenges the foundationalism ofAtlantic slavery as the "origin-story" for the African diaspora.2 Ifabsence is the archival norm for Atlantic studies, it is clear that histories of slavery in South Asia...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 152–156.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the contrary—and ultimately led him to reject, ironically, a lot of the cultural studies of popular music that took inspiration from his work. In a 2008 interview with Colin McCabe, he said as much. Jazz, for him, was essentially black classical music: “Of course I loved the sophistication of it. I loved its...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 194–218.
Published: 01 October 2011
... innate in the brain that wants you to take drugs:'3 Addiction was considered both an interesting phenomenon sui generis, and a model for mental illness. Centrally active drugs were studied for what they revealed of the molecular, neuronal, and, ultimately, subcel­ lular workings ofboth"normal...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... In retrospect, the anti-Orientalism discourse had decisively changed its pitch by 2007, though one can discern its historical antecedents as early as 2003. In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Select Education that was investigating "questions of bias" in federally funded area studies programs, Stanley...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2024
... ( Wayward Reproductions , “Gendering,” Afterlife , “Reproducing Racial Capitalism,” “Slave Episteme,” “Ungendering” ) have each advanced elsewhere about the importance of studying reproduction in both slavery ( Morgan, Laboring Women ) and in the subsequent decades that constitute its afterlife...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 187–207.
Published: 01 October 2020
... these minority dialects, then even ordinary features of these languages are interpreted as extraordinary. Similarly Olaf Günther, an anthropologist who studies the Mugat Gypsies in northern Afghanistan, has documented important Mugati vocabulary as evidence of their so-called argot. After presenting a list...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Saling, examines two ofFreud's earliest texts and argues that the youngFreud's critique of then-contemporary aphasia theories allies him with Hughlings Jackson in such a way as to make him a precursor to Alexander Luria and "modern dynamic neuropsychology:'6 Solms's second book, Clinical Studies in Neuro...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 1.
Published: 01 April 2021
... literary and cultural studies. She nonetheless worked with history; indeed all of her books are histories—critical studies of American cultural politics that have transformed the fields of American studies and US history. Her books, The Social Construction of American Realism (1988), Cultures of United...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 April 2023
... for the study of periods, focusing on those deemed periods of crises that triggered suspension—I want to simultaneously destabilize and complicate the notion of crisis as an organizing principle and a unit of historical analysis and, by the same token, address another question raised by the editors...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 April 2020
... rurality Liviu Rebreanu Textbook knowledge of postcolonial theory typically posits the emergence of postcolonialism as both a descriptive term and an academic field of study as occurring in parallel to the creation of the Third World at the end of World War II. Chronologically as well as logically...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 253–278.
Published: 01 October 2021
... 87 , no. 2 ( 1997 ): 183 – 95 . doi.org/10.1111/j.1478–1913.1997.tb03293.x . Asad Talal . On Suicide Bombing . New York : Columbia University Press , 2007 . Asad Talal . “ The Idea of an Anthropology of Islam .” Occasional Paper Series, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies...