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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Poulomi Saha Abstract This essay takes up conspiracy as a discursive, political, and philosophical concept. By tracing the ideological and textual kinship between anticolonialism in India and Ireland and radicalism in the United States, it illuminates transcolonial circuits of a curiously shared...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 423–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
... experience of interwar independence into a paradigmatic model of the postcolonial and postsocialist state, Belarus had to produce its narratives of political independence from scratch. This essay looks closely at the so-called National Rebirth, a vibrant intellectual attempt to elaborate an anticolonial view...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 2013
... anticolonial, and often socialist, struggles for collective self- determination lose their emancipatory promise. “The romance of third- world revolu- tion,” Moyn writes, “and, where necessary, guerrilla warfare, pro- vides the starkest counterpoint to later human- rights activism...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 213–217.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., each essay contributes to an expanding critical horizon of studies on race and diaspora and on the entangled histories of slavery, indentured servitude, and anticolonial resistance. In her book Physics of Blackness Michelle M. Wright questions the linear space-time of scholarship in critical race...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the 1970s, where the disillusionment with anticolonialism and commu- nism led to the need for an alternative universalism— namely, the moral utopia of human rights that transcended the contaminated politics of state regimes. As I understand it, one of the main aims of this true history of...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... around South Africa, of which I nevertheless do make recurrent mention). More broadly, my insistence on the centrality of self- determination to anticolonialism risks neglecting that with- out the work of the new states in the early Cold War on human rights—at the very least...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... narratives of progress and individual freedom that mediate and resolve the contradictions of liberalism—along with the colonial state archives from which it has been traditionally separated, and the anticolonial intellectual tra- ditions frequently considered alongside the...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the cause of anticolonialism and thus “still prioritized the triumph of sovereignty— linked to subaltern internationalism, and thus abrogable only in an antiracist cause” (LU, 100). Moyn focuses here on the fact that each of the covenants begins by assert- ing the “right to self-determination...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . joyfulmilitancy.com/2017/12/11/friendship-as-a-root-of-freedom . Gandhi Leela . Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the Politics of Friendship . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . Weston Kath . Families We Choose: Lesbians, Gays, Kinship . New...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... specific moment of antiracism contingent on the memory of colonialism and identification with anticolonial struggles overseas, the usage of black for Afro-Asian unity did not last beyond the mid-eighties, particularly as the cultural identities of South Asian immigrants began to change. 7 However, the...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... resist the conversion of the Indians into degraded citi- zens played an important role in the formation of the modern eth- nic movement in the Aymara region in the 1970s and 1980s. This “long memory” of anticolonial and antiliberal resistance and juridical debate has shaped the...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 3–27.
Published: 01 December 2010
... socioeconomic material change on a planetary level. Each of these anticolonial thinkers (and their cor- responding fi elds of academic scholarship) is weary of being con- sumed under the sign of multiculturalism or “world literatures.” These disciplines’ discourse of diversity is unequipped for teaching...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 235–247.
Published: 01 June 2013
... approach to “archival research” and law. By asking “What is the relationship between modern law and the human, and what was the colonial career of this relationship?” (JH, 1), Esmeir challenges anticolonial theory’s claim that coloni- zation’s greatest harm is its dehumanization of colonial...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 573–586.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to save “brown women,” in Gayatri Spivak’s words, from “brown men.” Millet represents a form of self-serving “solidarity” uninterested in recognizing the intricate assemblages of revolutionary politics, religious sensibility, and anticolonial conviction within which women’s issues were articulated...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
... philosophical proposition. His insistence on the End of the World as the only thing worth beginning has served as a clarion call for decolonization, both in the historical instance of mid-twentieth-century anticolonial movements (Césaire was a widely read figure whose influence across the Black Atlantic in...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 147–192.
Published: 01 December 2010
... persistent self-refl exive research method and activist project of intersubjectivity insofar as your work dispels binary conceptions of a “right” and “left.” You teach us that conservative women’s social movements can be anticapitalist, anticolonial, and antipatriarchal and can, in form, appear...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 373–389.
Published: 01 December 2019
... relationship that carries an anticolonial, antihegemonic, and anti-anthropocentric resistance” ( ad , 107). Commensalism ( com , “sharing”; mensa , “table”) denotes a relationship where two entities mutually benefit without adversely affecting each other, even if the benefit is not reciprocal. Liminally...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Davide . Humanitarian Photography . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . Foucault Michel . “ The Subject and Power .” Critical Inquiry 8 , no. 4 ( 1982 ): 777 – 95 . Gandhi Leela . Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... anticolonial and antiracist movements and fueled the further ex- pansion of US global hegemony after World War II.6 Melamed ob- serves that racial liberalism employs a paradigm of race as culture, which in its neoliberal revision increasingly displaces racial refer- ence altogether, addressing racial...