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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a second axis of “difference and rupture.” The two axes are not opposed to each other as in a binary logic but interact in a relationship he characterizes as “dialogic” ( ci , 226). Copyright © 2018 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2018 Stuart Hall Romuald Hazoumè African modernity Caribbean...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as they are constituted—this is perhaps phenomenology’s most valuable contribution to the history of thought; one cannot simply abstract the constitutive relationship between blackness and race from historical investigations of African slavery.) When alluding to time that precedes the modern consolidation of a concept...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... formulations of development reinforce racial demar- cation through their methodological partition of economic and political history. Either modernity is explicitly defined as something external to African society, or Africa has failed to modernize due to some isolated...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of power and domination were also at the core of the thematic concerns of early modern African writers. However, what has changed since the colonial structure and its afterlives described so poignantly by writers like Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and Ama Ata Aidoo is that in the world Arimah fashions...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 1–49.
Published: 01 December 2005
... respects my book endeavors to think with and against Fanon. In regards, thus, to the politics of life in the African archives of modernity, the questions can be formulated in the following way: In a context where everything is likely to come in contact...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of Indian piaches (physicians, astrologers, and necromancers); yerbateros and herbolarios (herbalists); mohánes (Afro-descendant and African ritual specialists from Angola, Congo, Cacheu, Biafada, the Gambia Delta); and mulatto healers from a variety of Caribbean locales ( ec , 65), highlighting...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 June 2017
... religion travels, usually through immigration or media technologies under the “new” accelerations of globalization—rarely dialogues with literature on historical diasporizations of African religions. Beliso–De Jesús bridges the gap between African diasporic religion and transnational religion by showing...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 89–124.
Published: 01 June 2015
...- an missionaries and African converts was fueled by collective excite- ment over the scientifi c, existential, and technical possibilities that might follow from the Modern Constitution.48 Elites of many former colonized countries understood that science and technology would play a crucial role in improving...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Negritude and Iqbal’s modernist Islamic thought by presenting briefly Bergson’s other philosophy, then Senghor’s philosophy of Africanity, and fi- nally, in its third part, Iqbal’s project of a “reconstruction of the religious thought of Islam.” Parts two and three I have...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Union's capability to emancipate the Africans it had enslaved. For the first ten years of his public career in the anti-slavery movement, Douglass was a practitioner of William Lloyd Garrison's anti-slavery philosophy, a philosophy which argued that the American Union was tragically flawed...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in the theater of political struggle rather than display (“SL,” 489). Both Cheng and Thompson set their readings against the backdrop of the commodifi ed African body. Eclipsed in the trajectory from the slave market to modern- ist shine and hip-hop bling is the shine of the political...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 215–248.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., The Sublime Object of Ideology (London: Verso, 1989), 31. 13. See my Haunted Life: Visual Culture and Black Modernity (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007), for an extensive analysis of this belatedness. 14. Frantz Fanon, Toward the African...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... was the condition of possibility for modern liberalism (ifc, 7). Lowe indeed argues that the “destructive subjuga- tion of Native people to confi scate their land created the conditions in which European mercantile powers imported African slaves to es- tablish plantation economies,” and both, in conjunction...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ( 1998 ): 291 – 325 . Brown Jacqueline Nassy . Dropping Anchor, Setting Sail: Geographies of Race in Black Liverpool . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2005 . Campt Tina M. Image Matters: Archive, Photography, and the African Diaspora in Europe . Durham, NC : Duke...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anna Feuerstein Abstract This essay analyzes two late Victorian texts by white women colonists in South Africa—F. Clinton Parry’s children’s book African Pets (1880) and Annie Martin’s memoir Home Life on an Ostrich Farm (1890)—to nuance understandings of animality as racialization. By reading...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., including comics. Chronicling seven “real” individuals’ journeys through hurri- cane and fl ood, A.D. highlights the diversity, connectivity, and seg- regation of a modern city, suggesting the distinct odds of survival for an unemployed African American woman (Denise), an Iranian...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., and Their Social Worlds . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2016 . Jaji Tsitsi Ella . Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 . Jensen Kimberly , and Kuhlman Erika A. Women and Transnational Activism...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., polygenesis proposed that African man and European man are different animals altogether. Several political conclusions easily fl ow from the academic proj- ect of proving polygenesis. In a nutshell, however, it made a scien- tifi c case for the white man’s burden, his domination over...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 373–389.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jishnu Guha-Majumdar A review of Bénédicte Boisseron , Afro-Dog: Blackness and the Animal Question ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 ); Lindgren Johnson , Race Matters, Animal Matters: Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840–1930 ( New York : Routledge...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- ience of creativity in wartime. Currently, she is a fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. takashi minatomichi is professor of philosophy at Konan University. He is the author of several books, including Levinas: An Extraordinary Thought. He has also...