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Published: 01 June 2018
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... precisely the dynamics of power relationships in which what takes place is not an exchange of two things that can individually be labeled a “culture” (whatever that would mean) but the acquisition of distinct abilities, dispositions, and sensibilities in an encounter of authority. Consider the Thai monks...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael Lucey This article uses the writings of Erving Goffman, M. M. Bakhtin, and Edward Sapir to pose some questions about what is happening when spoken language is produced. In particular, it looks at certain complexities of the partial roles of “animator,” “author,” and “principal,” into which...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Marquis Bey Abstract This essay attempts to imagine what nonbinary gender might be through an autotheoretical and imaginative email exchange between the author, as “X,” and the author’s gender as nonbinary. Indeed, theorized conversationally throughout are the difficulties and potentialities...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jessica Ruffin; Simone Stirner Abstract In this experimental essay authors and friends Jessica Ruffin and Simone Stirner explore the question of friendship through a dialogic exchange, engaging with friendship as a theoretical concept alongside their own personal histories and relationships. Emails...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 95–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
...William S. Allen Abstract Blanchot’s readings of Lautréamont are among the most important writings on this challenging author, and they are also crucial for the development of his own thinking, but they have never been discussed in depth. This essay surveys the whole range of Blanchot’s writings...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... than metaphorize, the theoretical stakes of current immune theory. As a counterargument to dominant theorizations of immunity that pathologize or metaphorize the autoimmune bodily experience, the article forwards a more spacious, material, and affirmative theorization of the body. As the author...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
....” It elaborates the philosophical and anthropological implications of a rigorous notion of form of life through Asad’s concept of tradition and Martin Heidegger’s rereading of Aristotle’s physis . Interrupting this theoretical argument, a scene from the author’s ethnographic fieldwork with Orthodox Christian...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jack W. Chen Abstract This essay takes the example of a poem composed by a ghost in the Tang dynasty—one of many preserved in literary anthologies and treated as actually having been authored by the dead—as an entry point to ask broader questions of ghostly haunting and poetic presence. What...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Brandon S. Callender Abstract Beginning with James Baldwin’s critique of The Exorcist in The Devil Finds Work (1976) and ending with campy allusions to the film in the works of three contemporary black gay authors, this article argues that the aesthetics of possession helps articulate queer forms...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 387–401.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Phillip Warnell; Jean-Luc Nancy Abstract This is a creative dialogue between artist-filmmaker Phillip Warnell and author-philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy. It explores, among other things, their film, text, and research collaborations spanning more than a decade. Copyright © 2022 Editorial Board, Qui...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 189–229.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Liron Mor Abstract This essay explores visual reading and its colonial aspects by analyzing the novel Ze ʿ im ha-panim elenu ( The One Facing Us , 1995), by Ronit Matalon, an Israeli Jewish author of Egyptian descent. In this novel Matalon displaces the dramas of Mizrahi Jews (Jews originating from...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 159–188.
Published: 01 December 2022
... from systems of representation and authority that deny, or lose sight of, their historicity, provisionality, and capacity for being otherwise. Such “system[s] of exclusions” and “agent[s] of closure” might be variously composed, but for Said they could all be characterized as “religious” insofar...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 Contributors paola bacchetta is associate professor of gender and women’s stud- ies at the University of California, Berkeley, the author of Gender in the Hindu Nation: RSS Women as Ideologists (New Delhi: Women Unlim- ited, 2003), and co-editor...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 June 2006
... "Thinking at the Limit: The Logic of Liberal Reform and Radical Politics in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Britain." MIKKEL BORCH-JACOBSEN is a philosopher and professor in the Departments of French and Comparative Literature at the Uni- versity of Washington. He is the author of several...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to undergo the humiliation of having those expectations disappointed, even mocked, by the author. Nickolas Pappas speaks of “the Nietzsche disappointment” that the reader experiences over the course of his texts.8 There is a rhythm to his work wherein he has moments of high...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity; and Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam. alan bass is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City, and on the graduate philosophy faculty of the New School for Social Research. He is the author...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 June 2008
... is an alumnus of l’École Normale Superieure (Paris) and obtained his PhD in philosophy at the Sorbonne. His research bears on algebraic logic, the history of philosophy, Islamic philosophy, and African philosophy. He is the author of Boole, l’oiseau de nuit en plein jour, a French translation...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to the ear it is the orig- inal tune as conceived by the author which is heard. These musical tones are not a copy which appeals to the eye. In no sense can musical sounds which reach us through the sense of hearing be said to be copies...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is the author of The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations (2009); The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation (2007); 222 qui parle fall/winter 2010 vol.19, no.1 Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language (2005); and Fortune’s Faces: The Roman de la Rose and the Poetics...