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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jenny Sharpe Abstract This article revisits Stuart Hall’s writing on “diaspora” to highlight its potential for future work on the topic. Although Hall has been faulted for excluding modern Africa, his historical and geographic approach to black cultural identities introduces the possibility...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and connect Black identities across space and time. The majority of the essay focuses on close readings of two contemporary novels on diasporic pasts, presents, and futures, Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing (2016) and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu (2018), to contrast “vertical” and “horizontal” epistemologies...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 December 2019
... experience, and inherited memory of diasporic identity, here given shape through critical memoir. Connective tissue models an approach to a comparative memory studies animated by entanglement rather than competitive hierarchization of the events of racialized historical violence. 7. Joseph, “Old Routes...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 367–386.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in an unfulfilled past and a home to which a community based on shared positions, not identity, can return. The argument is based on an exegetical approach to an ur-document in transnational post-Yugoslav literature, Ugrešić’s 1997 novel The Museum of Unconditional Surrender , as well as on a key distinction...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 109–142.
Published: 01 June 2022
... by the specific arrangement of atoms in its molecular architecture. Like a hammer that is a mirror, the prion compresses and folds surrounding proteins, making its environment identical to itself. This essay studies how information exchange occurs for the prion for the purpose of arguing for a philosophy...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 339–344.
Published: 01 December 2022
... laws of thought identity Martin Heidegger The corpus of Jean-Luc Nancy opens deconstruction onto a world where the games of “returns” to “origins” will no longer have their place. It is not the space of paradoxes of the kind such as distantia terminorum that we will find. 1 Instead, he...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 161–172.
Published: 01 June 2015
... ways, organized in three sections each comprised of two chapters. In the fi rst section, “Theory,” the medieval names something philosophically post- classical: Cole’s Hegel thinks through a formal or logical dialectic of identity and diff erence inherited neither from Plato...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 June 2019
... within form, allowing it to have the self-affirming goal of merely being itself, free from the logic of utility. At that juncture drawing also becomes the search for a kind of identity that emerges one moment and comes undone the next, for it is an identity assembled in the shadows of postcolonial...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
...? The sense shared by Hall that what is at stake here is not identity but rather the ways in which it might be thought or represented seems to find confirmation in the word innocence , which suggests that any theory of blackness must begin by innocenting itself of any belief that it could ever essentially...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 553–572.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that are very different in terms of geography, occupation, and institutional power but that share an aggrieved racial identity and a resentment rooted in the idea that they are being “left behind.” The benefits of the authors’ approach is that it combines behavioral analysis of individual attitudes...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 39–62.
Published: 01 June 2004
... are that the thing in itself has to appearance and how they make the thing in itself knowable. In doing so, the paper will draw attention to Schopenhauer's own form of identity philosophy, which asserts both the identity of what is partially different and the existence of differences between what is also...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 171–196.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the society of the time, but above all with the very psychic phenomena it seeks to interpret. Freud’s interpretative and explanatory discourse cannot, then, be composed of a transparent language, which would as- sume a transcendent point of view and would be founded on identity and on the repetition...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 121–158.
Published: 01 December 2011
... notion of identity or even a fi xed spacing. Indeed, what is the nature of difference if differ- entiating doesn’t happen in space and time but in the making of spacetimemattering?11 What strange causality is operative in per- Barad: Nature’s Queer...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 123–145.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Community, it is not held in common, as the foundation of a collective identity or the goal of a collective project.10 This gesture of appropriation—most starkly exemplifi ed in what Nancy presents in this work as the murder- ous totalitarian fi gure of the community as self- suffi...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to be affected by such discourses, must it- self be transformed—here, by allowing for an identity or subject that experiences itself as being at once both itself and its others, and which thus surpasses the seemingly insurmountable division between reason and its underside. Read it all...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 285–300.
Published: 01 June 2023
... internet quip—that one’s gender identity may be an attack helicopter—into an engrossing tale of a woman physically and mentally transformed into a multimillion-dollar piece of military hardware capable of providing close air support to ground troops and delivering antitank and antiair missiles. Fall’s...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 December 2021
... is unspecific nonrecognition. Until soon, X X < x@undisclosedlocation.[dis]org > Sat Feb. 22, 2020 4:03PM To me To Whom It May Concern: I really didn’t feel like writing you today, again . . . There are many, many reservations and questions folks have of nonbinary (non)gender (non)identity...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 143–155.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the photographer and a hallucinatory fi xity of the eye of the dancer. But even this identity remains insuffi cient. Let’s displace it, then, and with it the center of gravity of art, of this universal element— always abstract and too broad to be capable of explaining aesthetic affect...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 55–87.
Published: 01 December 2015
... about the gay community that mainstream lgbt political lobbies aim to suppress. For one, the social institutions of marriage and military, along with the deadened concept of sexual identity that grounds them, cannot harness unruly desires or squelch socially unacceptable beliefs...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 183–212.
Published: 01 June 2014
... a positive intensifi cation of the spiritual via its signifi cation by some- thing sub/non- spiritual, cosmic pessimism represents a reverse in- tensifi cation of the intellectual. Cosmic pessimism is a negative in- tensifi cation that discloses the inferior reality and non- identity...