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Qui Parle (1 December 2017) 26 (2): 519–532.
Published: 01 December 2017
...; that which can only be seen but not heard, that hides aurally from us but still leaves its mark, perhaps always marks me. Keeping in mind that dashes quite possibly dash us too, break us apart. Like rocks. Though it might just be one’s own fault: for, who ever heard of drinking brandy on the rocks...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2011) 20 (1): 109–116.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 Why We Need the 16,772nd Book on Shakespeare geoffrey galt harpham Higher education is affl icted by so many threats that it might seem pointless to try to improve the situation by removing just one. But the one I have in mind...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2018) 27 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 December 2018
... friendship intro. i imagine some of it might end up cut, but i don’t want to just let myself go on and was thinking it might be nice to work with questions. If you’re anti, we can think of another way to start. I’m especially wondering if we want a more “academic” start or . . . if we want to wait until we...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2017) 26 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that mind. Copyright © 2018 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2018 talk Marcel Proust sociolinguistics Where do the things we say come from, and who actually says them? In his endlessly fascinating 1979 essay, “Footing,” Erving Goffman suggested that we might do well to break down the commonplace notion...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2007) 16 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2007
... copulate and crawl like a panting desert. My language is a lost caravan. An oasis might wake up every now and then. The storm might rest a bit, but death writes relentlessly and I must read it. ...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2010) 19 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Daniel Heller-Roazen Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 Into the Forge daniel heller-roazen Pythagoras knew not to trust his ears. Sage and scientist, he un- derstood that such organs of perception might well reveal the truth. But he was also aware that they might lead him into error...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2007) 16 (2): 133–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... media might begin by examining their capacity to secure hegemony by amplifying con- sensus, and to propagate 'disciplinary norms through the coordina- tion of center and periphery. Ultimately, though, the effectiveness of such analysis would depend on its ability to...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2001) 13 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of Symbolic Economies, I will seek to examine to what extent the matrilineal family, "far from constituting a historical alternative with respect to patriarchal society. . . is its beginning; it already provides the contour, the mold and the pleat— we might say the matrix...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 263–278.
Published: 01 December 2016
... materiality of race. They ask: What worlds may be glimpsed when the human is lashed, dismembered, or networked with nonhuman forces? Can the human be imagined apart from an aspiration toward repair? What might the human become if it is not treated as an organism or a species but as...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 299–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... publics might be transformed were 304 qui parle spring/summer 2011 vol.19, no.2 nonhumans more explicitly recognized as a part of democratic practices. She points to the role of language in developing publics to suggest that a task for political ecology is recognizing the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2015) 23 (2): 55–87.
Published: 01 December 2015
... might also cut another way: in the virtual atmosphere of shared estrangement, the destructive ego might be humbled if not humiliated, unknown selves and unusual intima- cies born, and respect for the inviolable alterity of the other learned. Furthermore, in the age of hyper- communication there...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 137–142.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Huey Copeland Copyright © 2003 Qui Parle 2003 BEING IN THE PICTURE: HANK WILLIS THOMAS' FRAMES SERIES Huey Copeland [Fig. 1] The woman captured in Hank Willis Thomas' Indecisive Moment does not look pleased, and in further characterizing her attitude, we might say...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 145–176.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the epidemic (31, 92).3 The mutual embeddedness of these domains has made it virtually impossible to separate out any clear notion of what we might call the material reality of AIDS. Indeed, it may be that any "reality" of AIDS prior to signification is finally...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 24 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in the Western imagination, sometimes as a hum- bling reminder of our limits, sometimes in hopes that reversing the reputation damage done by humanist thought might save animals from even rougher treatment in the slaughterhouse. In a methodological echo of the contingent...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2014) 22 (2): 123–145.
Published: 01 December 2014
... naked human body, say, Nancy returns to what we might think of as the line between determinate fi gures and a dimension that these fi gures imply, but by which they are by defi nition exceeded. Always attentive to the singular idiom of the phenomenon in question, Nancy situates the objects of his...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2015) 24 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 June 2015
... overshadowing the reader’s encounter with Thoughts and Things. The memory or infl uence of Bersani’s previous, pathbreaking ac- counts of sexuality, relationality, and culture might make these new texts appear to be merely familiar, variations on the critic’s favorite themes. At the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., digests us completely. It leaves the reader in a space of destabilization, one of “[d]iscomfort, unease, dizziness” to be sure, and one in which the “twisted braids of affects and thoughts” might never be fully unraveled from one another.2 But if Benedetto’s work can be understood...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2009) 18 (1): 91–96.
Published: 01 June 2009
... catastrophes of the last centuries could really then be understood and a future in which they are no longer in place reached. But what we can nonetheless only dimly see is how thought might be reconceived. Just what, we struggle to ask, must it transform into if it is to understand the profound...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 259–274.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to work with (rather than against) the powerful fl ux of life, gardeners might have to part ways with ecology, which encloses itself in a “vacuum of native plant groups,” a thought developed at further length in his short book Éloge des vagabondes (30).4 Éloge des...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 199–231.
Published: 01 June 2018
...-determination and autonomy the installation’s title is cast in a new valence. Autonomy, indicating a certain independence or freedom from the surveillance of public activity, is made synonymous with privacy as stable and universally accessible within the exhibition space. One might argue, as do the curators...