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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 (2007) 16 (2): 151–154.
Published: 01 December 2007
...., Jonathan Murphy and Jean Khalfa, trans. (New York: Routledge, 2007). David Frankfurter, Evil Incarnate: Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Satanic Abuse in History (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006). Margret Grebowicz, ed., Gender...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Hobbes as a Radical Democrat (2007) and Love Is a Sweet Chain: Desire, Autonomy and Friendship in Liberal Political Theory (2001). He is also Contributors 281 the author of two forthcoming books, Textual Conspiracies: Walter Ben- jamin...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 December 2015
... at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently completing a book titled The Conspiracy of Capital. His work has been published in Radical History Review, Gawker.com, and the Independent (UK). jason de stefano is a graduate student in English at the Univer- sity of California, Berkeley...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to and with machines? Do we believe in them, perhaps as monsters awakening within us? Are they new logics coming to life? Might they be our friends or perhaps better yet, our coconspirators, per Stefano Harney, in the conspiracy without a plot that is reality? 23 Laconically, what I’m asking after is, given...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that defy the assumptive principles of common sense or reasoning. In some traditions, the spirit world has long been connected to political resistance: of the Haitian Revolution, C. L. R. James wrote that “voodoo [ sic ] was the medium of the conspiracy.” 1 This special issue considers...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 145–176.
Published: 01 June 2000
... is a conspiracy waged against gay men and other minorities both engages the persecutory logic of paranoia and rehearses the demand for accountability that "freezes the frame" of a more phantasmatic understanding of agency. This is not to say that government or medical...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... divinity is a long-stand- ing issue in Kafka studies. On this issue, see, for example, Richard Sheppard, On Kafka’s Castle: A Study (London: Croom Helm, 1973). 25. Franz Kafka, The Castle (New York: Schocken, 1998), 106. 26. I make this argument in Textual Conspiracies...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
... ideology critique begun to sound like conspiracy theories; it has also fueled them. The shift from matters of fact to matters of concern seems obvious: the former have been debunked, exposed, proved to be constructs; the latter are those we need “to protect and to care” about. 11 The critical...
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 June 2024
..., and conspiracy theories that pervade newsfeeds and reverberate in algorithmically confined echo chambers. The “post-truth” situation has thus underscored the ambivalence and political promiscuity of rumors, legends, and other forms of doxa . Rarely was the dangerous potential of unverified information more...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 December 2021
... a different real. I can’t help but plan conspiracies with D. Because that’s what we’re doing, what we’ve been doing: trying to peek through into ourselves as refusals of the binary unfloors so many people. It is not whimsical, as some might castigate nonbinary genders—a passing fad all the rage...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... narrative perspectives. Of these, seven follow characters who live in or around the MetLife building: taking on the stories of Mutt and Jeff, two programmers kidnapped as collateral in a larger conspiracy; Inspector Gen, a tired policewoman with close connections to the intertidal underground; Franklin...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 251–269.
Published: 01 June 2011
... announced his intention to convene a grand jury to consider felony charges of “conspiracy” against the eleven students.9 According to the university’s “time, place, and Terada: Free Speech, Disruption, and Student Protest 257 manner” restrictions on speech, the Irvine 11...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 399–419.
Published: 01 December 2021
... constructivist enterprise. Rather than a comforting means of cohering reality by placing the subject at the center of an elaborate conspiracy, the parasite actively perturbs reality, prompting players to encounter contingencies as opportunities for creativity. To crib from Donna Haraway, the problem-making...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the Constitution and government of the United States as a most foul and bloody conspiracy against the rights of three millions of enslaved and imbruted men," Douglass concludes, "for such is the conviction of our conscience in respect to both the Constitution and the government...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 59–83.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 80 qui parle spring/summer 2009 vol.17, no.2 Notes 1. See Jesús Martín Barbero, Procesos de comunicación y matrices de cultura (México: Ediciones Gustavo Gili, 1987), 151–52. 2. See, for example, Tim Melley, Empire of Conspiracy: The Culture...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 369–394.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., all manner of conspiracy theorist, fanatical about individual liberty and the solidity of the self, are only able to fathom “imaginary crises—of the nation, the family, etc.—and not real crisis.” 52 Confronted by perpetual ecological and epidemic catastrophe, panic itself obscures the real causes...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that target the melanin in Black skin to murder and claim Senegal for themselves. The narrator recounts: “The Elimination began after a moment of relative peace, after the French had won the trust if their hosts. The Senegalese newspapers that issued warnings were dismissed as conspiracy rags, rabble-rousers...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2003
...," "cheating," and "conspiracy;" the relation of the body to objects in everyday life is governed by concepts and social constructs that cover over the severe and terrifying relation between human beings and objects." By contrast, butoh and the movements...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with conspiracy.63 Tera- da observes that restrictions on content tend to be dropped from regulations on speech. Thus, the state can express a “commitment” to free speech while still policing individual speech acts under the aegis of civility: say anything you like so long as you do so...