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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
... how the spatial orientation of bodies restricts exposure, causes uneven access to the world, and suppresses Nancean sense. Her account of disorientation illuminates how we could experience the world as ungrounded and susceptible to creation but struggles to explain what would enable the sharing...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Timothy Morton Here Comes Everything The Promise of Object-Oriented Ontology timothy morton Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s smell: the soil Is bare now, nor can foot...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... critique of abstraction in light of tashkīk , systematic ambiguity or modulation. The essay argues that Ṣadrā’s influence can make generative contributions to Deleuzean thought in terms of process realism, tashkīk as disjunctive synthesis, immanent causality, singularity, and an optimistic, world-oriented...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
... is not the inhumanism of generalizing the “Anthropos,” which has come under recent scrutiny, but the inhumanism integral to any humanism that imagines itself as teleologically or historically oriented—the inhumanism in humanism that subtends any imaginary of evolution or progress, because such a humanism must have...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 189–229.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... In this Barthesian tradition, the image is an empty land to be colonized, and Oriental subjects are racialized by being fetishistically associated with both authentic matter and theological aura. The second tradition, typified in the novel by the protagonist’s Egyptian mother, is a laborious collective practice...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the mind’s tri- umph over the weight of matter, Coyote continues to run midair, mechanically enacting what Graham Harman calls “a procedure no longer fl exibly adjusted to its surroundings.”1 Harman, whose object- oriented ontology (ooo) informs Timothy Morton’s work, argues that the kind of comedy...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 5–21.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of a blind spot—or sore spot—in ecocriticism from the start. Buell notes that “some strange Dodson: Eco/Critical Entanglements 7 disconnects obtain between ‘environmentally’-oriented work and other initiatives that at fi rst sight ought to seem more intimately allied...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 35–47.
Published: 01 June 2011
... that is different on precisely these two aspects. Here the idea of the university as an institution for “the teaching of existing knowledge and the passing on of directly usable knowledge” is re- placed by an orientation toward the discovery of new knowledge, both as the purpose of the university and as its...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 31–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... For example, fi gure 4 contains in the foreground a snake and the letters forming the word “orient”— short for “orientalism,” even if the end of the word has temporarily disappeared due to the revolving medium. We recognize the snake; wasn’t he the creature who seduced Eve into sin...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 June 2017
...—the world entered into a process of constant transformation. It entered the Anthropocene as the age of calculated exosomatization, oriented toward what will become permanent innovation (or what Joseph Schumpeter described as creative destruction). The need for psychic individuals and collective individuals...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 301–339.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of production and consumption (the apotheosis of which might be the image-oriented self-styling of the “influencer”). The new seriality, in short, is about the iterative negotiation of identities and differences that give our lives largely determinate—and ideally calculable—trajectories in relation...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 159–188.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the religious as that which is distinct from what we are capable of achieving or comprehending, the concept of that whose authority not only transcends but exists in radical separation from what Said, in Orientalism , called “the secular world . . . of history as made by human beings.” 4 Both concepts share...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... This is not necessarily a reactionary orientation, although it certainly can be one, as when the theorist idealizes the typical development of a given organism as the norm against which one can then distinguish between “healthy” and “pathological” features of social life. One sees this, for example, when the biologist...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
... tradition of Orientalism, Francesca Orsini’s “signifi cant geographies” approach emphasizing multilingualism and local perspectives, R. Radhakrishnan’s contention that world literature results from met- ropolitan desires for self- deprovincialization, Nirvana Tanoukhi’s ef- forts to rethink “the scale...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
... “authorities” or not) are oriented towards a coherent understanding or appreciation of a divine revelation and of the role of the messenger who made it available to mankind. In that sense the distinct concepts of “Islam” and “Muslim” are linked and conceptually inseparable. You are right to say that each leads...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
...,” Vancouver Sun , July 10, 1937. 38. “When East Meets West.” 39. “When East Meets West.” 40. Paisley, Glamour in the Pacific , 51 . For more on interwar Orientalism, see Yoshihara, Embracing the East ; Yu, Thinking Orientals ; and Kuo, East Is West and West Is East . 41...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 305.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Press, 2010. Iwamura, Jane Naomi. Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and Ameri- can Popular Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Jackson, Cassandra. Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body. New York: Routledge, 2011. Kadish, Doris Y., and Françoise Massardier...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 179–206.
Published: 01 December 2016
...? It is certainly the case that the critique of the secular, understood in its broadest or most inclusive sense, calls attention to the fact that the secular does not succeed in fulfi lling its claims. This failure of fulfi llment is oft en oriented around historical prognostication...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 573–586.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that it was Foucault’s Orientalism that led to his romantic idealization of the Iranian people and his blindness in the face of political Islam. While Ghamari-Tabrizi does not dismiss the fact that Foucault’s language evokes an air of romanticism, he leaves open the question of Orientalism 6 (a matter to be further...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 103–108.
Published: 01 December 2009
... orientation is no longer possible. In the 1990s, when Iraq was sealed by sanctions and its artists isolated in surreal conditions of material privation and dictatorial censorship, Iraqi artists reengaged the textual arts of the Abbasids 104 qui parle spring/summer 2009 vol.17, no.2...