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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Abstract This essay offers a meditation on how the idea of being human as praxis, as developed by Sylvia Wynter and Katherine McKittrick, applies to a melting planet. What is the intersubjectivity demanded by (and causing) the deadly heating of the ocean, and how is it informed...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Parisa Vaziri Abstract This article attempts to address the contemporary turn to astrophysics lexicons in Black feminism by bringing together scholarship on Indian Ocean slavery and Black studies. Through an experimental reading of encounter with Indian Ocean and African slavery in Saidiya...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 213–217.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of Indian Ocean slavery, particularly to the failures of translation and historiography to address blackness in the Indian Ocean context. Where Vaziri considers the points of contact between Atlantic and Indian Ocean forms of slavery, Vilashini Cooppan wrestles with the legacy of Indian migrants...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Additionally, Gómez’s generative scholarship opens avenues for future work on the connections across the Atlantic world and the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean ecumene—an important step toward global histories of science that explore knowledge production in transregional contexts. Anna Winterbottom’s...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 June 2023
... deal explicitly with oceanic themes. We begin with Sekula, whose work Filippo Menozzi also takes up in his contribution to the issue. At the beginning of Fish Story , his seminal 1995 account of the impact of containerization and financialization on the global political economy of shipping, Sekula...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... robotic camer- as on the ocean fl oor mimetically doubled the unremitting fl ow of oil from the broken well, momentarily breaking through the insula- tion of deep- sea time from human time.12 According to Farbman, the viewer of the livestream was protected from what was happening on the ocean fl oor...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
...—it still can’t be seen or felt, the argument goes, at least not in the continental United States. Yet for decades, the Gulf Coast has been sinking, quite visibly manifesting a dramatic change in climate and geologi- cal structure. What was marsh is now open ocean—to the tune of twenty-fi ve...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 45–74.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as the apprehension of the “ineff able” within the perceptible, where the former exposes the latter as inade- quate to the task of representing it.30 It is this sublime— this presen- tation of what eludes representation—that the fi lm evokes in the re- peatedly interpolated shots of the swirling ocean...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 291–307.
Published: 01 December 2010
... nourishment from the water, for water is fi rst just as bitter as the land: death without the body as wreckage or remainder. For Glissant, then, trauma is to be written beginning with the tortured a-geography (what cannot be mapped but is still landscape and place) of the ocean...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 275–297.
Published: 01 December 2011
... is made of more than what has been preserved. There are cities of concrete, oceans of oil, fi elds of nitrates, and a whole series of nameless, biological interstices: the abandoned areas. Ur- ban, suburban, rural, maritime, coastal. We fi nd them everywhere. The term “fallow...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- marines rust along the ocean fl oor. As fl our emerges from mills and blocks of limestone are compressed by earthquakes, gigantic mushrooms spread in the Michigan forest. While human philos- ophers bludgeon each other over the very possibility of “access” 170 qui parle spring/summer 2011...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
... or journalistic account, Raux opts for a kind of amateur poetics of the disaster in a pseudo-Blanchotian vein. His three entries, which include evocative headings such as “Ocean,” “Phantom,” “Creation,” “Odors,” and “Time,” montage together fragments of offi cial governmental reports...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 17–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...- hardened skeletons are a heritage from the calcium- rich ocean of Cambrian time. Even the protoplasm that streams within each cell of our bodies has the chemical structure impressed upon all living matter when the fi rst simple creatures were brought forth in the ancient sea. And as life...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the arc of the Indian Ocean to East Africa, in the anchoring and shaping of that transnational skein of networks composing the Muslim diaspora of the Hadrami— Arabs from Hadramwt, Yemen— that Engseng Ho shows constituted itself over centuries as a potential rival empire...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of adaptations, which—from the perspective of Earth—is more than any living thing could handle. This perception produces earthlings’ lack of trust, as well as understanding of the life they in fact find on Solaris once they start investigating. Solaris is populated by a sole inhabitant—a sentient ocean...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 199–221.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Second, the discovery of asylum art empowered the search for art in primitive or tribal works—African and Oceanic artifacts and ritual objects hitherto kept in ethnographic museums, prehistoric and aboriginal rock and cave paintings—then among uneducated or naive painters...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... colored ocean of poverty. Images of cattle and the ocean, ele- ments of a traditional Senegalese landscape resisting the present's clamor, punctuate the film, yet both have been marked by techno- logical change. The most striking device is the film's use of sound. African music...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 107–151.
Published: 01 June 2010
... recursions across vast spatiotemporal scales. As in his well-known monographs on radiolaria—unicellular sea creatures who generate intricate and wildly diverse skeletal patterns out of silica from the ocean fl oor—his pictures often took the form of serial arrange- ments...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 121–158.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to the expansion of so-called ‘dead zones.’ Dead zones are oxygen-depleted zones in the ocean. When massive amounts of algae can no longer be consumed by predators, their bodies sink to the bottom of the ocean, where bac- teria work on their decomposition. The bacteria...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 June 2012
... thee a song that when thou must indeed come, come unfalteringly. Approach strong deliveress, When it is so, when thou hast taken them I joyously sing the dead, Lost in the loving fl oating ocean of thee, Laved in the fl ood...