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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 95–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Zakiyyah Iman Jackson Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Losing Manhood Animality and Plasticity in the (Neo)Slave Narrative zakiyyah iman jackson You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man. Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... inclusion. Since his “diaspora aesthetics” is based on black British films, photography, and visual art, this reassessment of his work concludes with a consideration of the Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumè’s La Bouche du Roi . This room-size multimedia slave ship installation brings a history of...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... problem of craft- ing a narrative for the slave as subject, and in terms of positionali- ty, asking, "Who does that narrative enable?" That's where the whole issue of empathic identification is central for me. Because it just seems that every attempt to emplot the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Kelvin C. Black Copyright © 2006 Qui Parle 2006 FREDERICK DOUGLASS' DIFFERING OPINIONS ON THE PRO-SLAVERY CHARACTER OF THE AMERICAN UNION Kelvin C. Black Preface Frederick Douglass, man of letters, abolitionist, and former slave, did not initially believe in the American...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... slave trade in 1807 and 1834 as “equally pragmatic” attempts to both stave off po- tential Black revolution and address the relative infl exibility of slave labor within colonial mercantilism vis- à- vis the sugar economy (ifc, 23). During this period, the category of “freedom” was key to the for...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in “Brer Possum and the Snake,” we learn: “Brer Possum is one of the nicest animals you’ll ever want to meet.” He’d give “you the fur off his back.” 3 These stories told by a kindly ex-slave were part of the African American folk tradition. One of Zora Neale Hurston’s earliest published stories...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Burton promises a new world in the tropics, but the slaves seem to get in his way. His imperial puzzle, then, involves the hoary intersection of race and class: if Brazil could help alleviate social class pressures at home, how to manage racial anxiety abroad? His answer will turn directly to...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2015) 23 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649– 1849. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. Dunn, Richard S. A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. Flusser, Vilém. On Doubt. Minneapolis: University...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2009) 18 (1): 111–180.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Empire during the stage of the consolidation of the structure of slave-based domination and an oligarchy marked by tragic inequalities, which awoke an immense clamor among the growing majority of oppressed and exploited masses, who were reduced to withstanding indescribable...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2005) 15 (2): 1–49.
Published: 01 December 2005
... begin to consider deeply the political and ethical ramifications of what it is to have been, and to still be, a slave or to have been once named a native. A student of the black radical tradition, Cedric J. Robinson admits that some aspect of black life and...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2014) 23 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. Rogers Hummel, Jeffrey. Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War. Chicago: Open Court, 2014. Rosanvallon, Pierre. The Society of Equals. Trans. Arthur...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 24 (2): 151–160.
Published: 01 December 2016
... workplace aft er a long history of slave toil, “cottage industries,” and the sexual division of labor— introduces certain changes, such as the production of the worker along with a generally intangible product, into the modernist view articulated by Le Corbusier. Having said that...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... limns the possibilities of an ethics outside the anti- black biopolitical framework governing the intelligibility of 12 qui parle fall/winter 2016 vol. 25, nos. 1–2 the category of the human. Reading Beloved within the genre of the “(neo)slave narrative,” Jackson’s provocative...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 179–206.
Published: 01 December 2016
... slave’s inhabitation of the earth precedes and exceeds any prior relation to land— landlessness. And selfl essness is the correlate. No ground for identity, no ground to stand (on). Jared Sexton, “The Vel of Slavery: Tracking the Figure of the Unsovereign”2 The Field of the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2017) 26 (2): 535–552.
Published: 01 December 2017
... associations, but that project presumes prior separations of these racial categories. In contrast, other racial systems, such as the interconnected racialization of Asian slaves and indigenous peoples in colonial Mexico, lack the clear delineations Chambers-Letson presumes. 10 Therefore, when Chambers...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2014) 22 (2): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., White 6500K No.1S, and Ultra Blue No.122, 8 mm glass tube, back-painted, electronic transformer and cable and framework. Wall or window mounted. Courtesy of the artist. Fig. 3. Claire Fontaine, Jeton (Slaves of slaves), 2013. One thousand jetons for supermarket trolleys— presented on a table...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 53–62.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that the essays collected here begin: with the notion derived from Fanon, of the impossibility of representing race, either for the slave or the master, outside of an entrenched visual schema predicated on the fungi- bil ity of the black body. That this reckoning...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2006) 16 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 June 2006
... master Greco- Abrahamic discursive forms to gain political status by proving their thorough conversion. We can also envision a mastery of European forms, which, like the Hegelian master/slave dialectic, would set new models for the dominant culture, but we must also recall...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Fourteenth Amendment was framed to give citizenship to African American former slaves (excluding Native Americans), we could understand this non-extension as racializing Filipino nationality against the de- fi ning “cases” of both (indeed we could say Filipino is racialized as not black, and like...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2010) 18 (2): 215–248.
Published: 01 December 2010
... what it means to be human. This is why, fi nally, recognition is invariably a relation of domination or dependence. How one rec- ognizes or refuses to be recognized will determine whether you are a master or a slave. It is this ontology that Fanon suggests is rendered unrealizable in colonial...