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positions (2018) 26 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
... critical reception of Jan de Groot’s Universism , which provides him with the nucleus of his later essay “Doctrine of the Similar.” The essay concludes with an analysis of Benjamin’s 1934 essay on Kafka, in which he sketches the outlines of a revised “universism” that gains historical density insofar...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 February 2017
... within global cultures of cinema, thus invoking and molding the contemplative viewer; politically, these films mark the earliest attempts to conceive the region's relation to modernity through the grids of imagining the urban. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 urban space...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Xiaobing Tang Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References Appadurai , Arjun . 1990 . “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy”. Public Culture: Bulletin of the Center for Transnational Cultural Studies 2 , no. 2 ( Spring ): 1 -24. Appiah...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reflexive digitization. The university plays an especially important role as an institutional anchor for practicing reflexive digitization. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 digitization university reflexive modernization digital artifact Reflexive Digitization and the Role...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Liberal Islam Network 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Laurie Sears Declaration of Universal Humanity Liberal Islam Network All the statements and official documents from the U.S. government about the plan to attack Iraq...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Immanuel Kant's political philosophy and theory of subjectivity and argues that he unwittingly moved toward a view that he explicitly rejected, Hegelian cultural universality. Miki attempted to justify Japanese imperialism through a logic of cultural mediation by which the cultures of East Asia were...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 569–599.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Fabio Lanza This essay questions how we can interrogate the emergence of politics, specifically student politics, without reducing it to the manifestation of an established social category (in this case “students”). By examining the case of Beijing University during the May Fourth movement...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2018
... : 207 – 26 . Clark Andy . 2000 . Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science . New York : Oxford University Press . Dawson Michael R.W. Medler David A. 2010 . “Cued Recall .” In Dictionary of Cognitive Science , January . www.bcp.psych.ualberta.ca...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... the rhetorical strategies and lack of epistemological confidence that characterized his journalistic writings of 1935-40. Prior to Principles of Thought for a New Japan , Miki used a rhetorical strategy of conditionals arguing that unless new principles of universal validity were created, it would be impossible...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
... figured as a mirror of the nation, either as continuing from the impulses of the nation or as a response to it. Contra this, it proposes that “region” should be understood as being formed simultaneously within and without the structuring of the nation. Even while the horizon of universality provided...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 109–131.
Published: 01 February 2011
... for a productivist extermination of communism in the north, Ch'oe increasingly sought to overcome the division of the peninsula by questioning a continuing Euro-America-centric global modernity, the East/West binary, and the continuing effects of Japanese colonialism. Ch'oe's naturalizing of a regime of universal...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 373–383.
Published: 01 February 2012
... University in November of 2001 and the February 2001 screening of Andrew Cheng's Shanghai Panic (2001). Both events mark the moment when queer cultural activists began organizing their own events and establishing their singular film culture. What is unique about this period in Chinese cultural history...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Teresa Kuan A certain kind of news story appears in the Chinese media every so often: a junior middle school student hung herself, a university student threw sulfuric acid at some zoo animals, a biotechnology student murdered his classmates. These media stories are extreme and sensational indeed...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand The four essays presented in this special section emerged from a conference originally conceived by Miriam Silverberg and organized at the University of California, Los Angeles in collaboration with Mariko Tamanoi in 2007. Each essay takes up some aspect of life in the Japanese colonial...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
... that open up the conceptual and practical problems of imperial nationalism, Marxist historicism, and universality. The first part discusses Sŏ's early work on the contradictory character of the intellect under capitalism and his idealization of the laboring human. The second part addresses Sŏ's so-called...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... universal standard of modern beauty. Despite all the hype about the apparent disparity in meaning attributed to the different parts of the female body, however, I argue that the foot fetish and the hand fetish are related to each other by a hidden continuity or affinity. Women's elegant and dainty hands...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... their local moral universe. These negotiations are an instance when the legitimacy of the local government comes under scrutiny and tensions among villagers as well as between villagers and the local state come to the fore. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Grassroots Perspectives...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2015
...), which by 2006 had formed close relationships with major commercial forums championing anti-Japanese nationalism as a populist strategy, and (b) the generation of Chinese born after 1980 ( 80 hou ) and their identity politics, illustrated by a discussion on those who are university students in Hong Kong...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 481–512.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the individual and the nation. Many South Korean painters from this period turned to the idea of materiality, the amplification or replication of soil, rice, and earthenware on painted surfaces, as a means to create a visual culture that was bound to a unique Koreanness while simultaneously emerging as universal...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-controlled versus independent media also complicate universalizing theoretical claims. Zhang's film offers a unique illustration of recent developments by tracing the ways “Mao” has changed in meanings and affective responses since marketization. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...