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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 June 2017
....” In the Anthropocene, which is now leading to a state of absolute nonknowledge while producing massively entropic biospherical effects, it is crucial to transform data architectures and the faculties of knowledge in ways that not only undo the reduction of knowledge to information but do so starting from...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 35–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Alan Weisman, author of The World without Us, a book that imagines what would happen to buildings and infrastructures if hu- man beings mysteriously vanished; or paleobiologists like Jan Zala- siewicz, well known for his work on the Anthropocene, who in The Earth aft er Us: What Legacy...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... avoid analyzing in any serious way the near-universal menacing grasp of capital, out of a seeming fear of reproducing the bad universalism of capital itself. This is the case even as she repeatedly, approvingly cites Jason Moore and Andreas Malm’s assertion that we drop the Anthropocene name in favor...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in relationality, in the aware- ness of one’s existence among beings that are not identical to one’s own, the Anthropocene makes tangible—on a planetary scale—the consequences of the unethical life engendered by Western human- ism. The reality of the human species’ status as a geological agent...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 December 2019
... in Secret , translated by Wills David . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 . Ekeberg Bjørn . Metaphysical Experiments: Physics and the Invention of the Universe . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2019 . Farrier David . Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Allen William S. Without End: Sade’s Critique of Reason . New York : Bloomsbury , 2018 . Aloi Giovanni . Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene . New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 . Amin Kadji . Disturbing Attachments: Genet...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 587–589.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017 . Grusin Richard , ed. Anthropocene Feminism . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2017 . Heller-Roazen Daniel . No One’s Ways: An Essay on Infinite Naming . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the Atlantic, it ultimately achieved planetary preeminence by military subjugation of the prosperous polities of China and Japan in the Asia-Pacific” ( CC , 3). Indeed, at the book’s outset, Driscoll stakes his primary intervention on relabeling the “Anthropocene,” a term meant to denote the overwhelming...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the Anthropocene, certain fundamental relations (between subject and object, between nature and history, between past, present, and future) must be rethought to account for both the eclipse of the human as well as nature’s ultimate survival. This essay seeks to develop a philosophical form that would approximate...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 369–394.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., the essay surveys the growing corpus of scholarship on the Anthropocene, and, in particular, of quarantine writing, to examine the viral nature of first-person accounts of the ecocatastrophic, revealing a perpetual subjunctivity resistant to the ontological prioritization of the actual over the virtual...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of inquiry: juxtaposing critical biographical work with varied reflections on critique itself, pairing a reading of technics and the Anthropocene with a personal narrative relating animals and social stigmatization, examining artworks (from the fifteenth century through the present), and gathering...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
... practices associated with the so-called Anthropocene, what we might call, after Eileen Crist, “the discourse of the Anthropocene.” 20 What I am investigating here is an adjacent problem, not about the inhumanism of generalizing the “Anthropos” but about the inhumanism integral to any humanism...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 121–155.
Published: 01 June 2018
... on mood and affect. One strand of thinking about the topic that I will leave aside here considers the question in terms of the Anthropocene and asks what is happening to the earth’s atmosphere in our current age of rapid climate change. See Menely , “Anthropocene Air”; Ford , “Aura in the Anthropocene...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
... It Means,” 166 . 39. Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks , 92 . 38. Karera, “Blackness and the Pitfalls of Anthropocene Ethics,” 51 . 37. Karera, “Blackness and the Pitfalls of Anthropocene Ethics,” 34 . 36. Borzutzky, “talk to me about translation,” 22 . 35...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 373–389.
Published: 01 December 2019
... is literature on the concept of the “plantationocene,” like Haraway, “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene.” 2. This is not to say that they are the only fields that offer helpful critiques, of course. 3. Wynter, “Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- cioeconomic practices and nonhuman environmental systems as an essential dimension of any historical analysis worthy of the name. But the advent of what climate scientists have recently begun to call the “anthropocene” involves an epochal transition from hu- manity understood as a “biological agent...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . Herrnstein Smith Barbara . Practicing Relativism in the Anthropocene . London : Open Humanities Press , 2018 . Jameson Fredric . The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 1981 . Jameson Fredric . Signatures...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 17–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with the natural world if we think of Rachel Carson’s primordial ocean; it is wholly another, however, to confront one’s union with the planet at the very moment where the world becomes more and more unlivable. I would be interested in your opinion on the Anthropocene: What does this term...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of capitalism by its unprecedented powers of total destruction and contamination has found many echoes in contemporary dis- course on the Anthropocene, with respect not to nuclear holocaust but to global climate change: witness Dipesh Chakrabarty in his es- say “The Climate of History: Four Theses...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 319–328.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the present as such. Terms such as Anthropocene , Nancy suggests, confidently affirm our current epoch as the time of “la substitution de l’homme aux forces naturelles” (the substitution of natural forces by man) and as the ambivalent triumph of human autonomy and mastery, but perhaps, at the same time...