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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 June 2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... transatlantic slavery together with that of colonialism and globalization to make a statement about African identities, both in the past and in the present. Hazoumè’s artwork provides a visualization of Hall’s mobile model of “diaspora,” with its shifting perspectives, geographically dispersed centers, and...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... wrote Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America. And I want to say a little bit about how meaningful the book is to me as a black grad- uate student — a so-called aspiring academic — and as someone caught in the machine but not of it. Because in...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... among African American leadership, at least prior to 1967. While many scholars have addressed the historical logic to this apparent paradox, roundtable participant Robin D. G. Kelley argues, “we need to know more and engage these questions at a much deeper level . . . [that] grasps how slavery...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Brooklyn: Nightboat Books, 2010. Jackson, Cassandra. Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body. New York: Routledge, 2011. Kadish, Doris Y., and Françoise Massardier-Kenney. Translating Slavery. Vol. 2, “Ourika” and Its Progeny. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2011) 20 (1): 305.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-Kenney. Translating Slavery. Vol. 2, Ourika and Its Progeny. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2010. Kamuf, Peggy. To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derrida. Edinburgh: Ed- inburgh University Press, 2010. Kameen, Paul. Re-reading Poets: The Life of the Author. Pittsburgh: Uni...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 95–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... rmation of that humanity now look like two sterile sides of the same coin. Achille Mbembé, On the Postcolony (2001) Slavery and colonialism not only catalyzed the conscription of black people into hegemonically imperialist and racialized conceptions of “modernity” and “universal humanity...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2014) 22 (2): 187–188.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Auxier, Randall E., and Lewis Edwin Hahn, eds. The Philosophy of Ar- thur C. Danto. Chicago: Open Court, 2013. Cecchetto, David. Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Copeland, Huey. Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 December 2003
... entitled Bound to Appear: Site, Subjection, and the Disfiguration of Slavery in American Art. SAIDIYA V. HARTMAN is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2019) 28 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 June 2019
... protracted colonial regime that subsisted on slavery and the subjugation of indigenous peoples has produced a miscegenated and pluriethnic Brazilian social body marked by sharp fragmentations and inequalities. The social body is always on the hunt for collective identity, or at least for a stable bond that...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 253–254.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cot- ton Kingdom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. Lem, Stanislaw. Summa Technoligae. Trans. Joanna Zylinska. Ann Ar- bor: University of Michigan Press, 2013. Lloyd, David. Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2006) 16 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the Light: Slavery and the French Enlightenment (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006). David Scott and Charles Hirschkind, eds., Powers of the Secular Modem: Talal Asad and His Interlocutors (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2006). Jonathan Sheehan, The...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 263–278.
Published: 01 December 2016
... than race” (hv, 72–73). This recalibration calls for the replacement of ex- emplifi cation with a relational method that instead tracks biopolitics across colonialism, racial slavery, and indigenous genocide.7 By un- dermining the theories and methods of Foucault and Agamben...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... rhetoric for their own ends. When confronted with international protest over the enslavement of an estimated 15,000 largely Dinka people as part of that country's ongoing civil war, the Sudanese government denied the existence of slavery, instead fault- ing ancient tribal practices of the Dinka and...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2004) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2004
... but an object of sense — mere flesh. . Negroes are enslaved by Europeans and sold to America. Bad as this may be, their lot in their own land is even worse, since there a slavery quite as absolute exists; for it is the essential principle of...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Slave Narratives after Slavery . William Wells Brown, the fugitive slave, abolitionist, performer, best-selling writer and author of Clotel, or the President’s Daughter , wrote a memoir called My Southern Home; or, The South and Its People . It was published in 1880, nearly forty-six years after he...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
... domination over world affairs, and, especially, his exploitation of natural resources around the globe.4 This, of course, also involved his exploitation of oth- er men. Slavery as a natural form of civilization and the dangers of miscegenation (race-mixing) were topics high on the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
... humans and reducing them to the bare life of slavery. In his hasty move to the last day, the messianic register, Agamben misses the day before the last day—the creative example of how medieval Ashkenazi communities subjected to bare life by Christian sovereignty could form both political and figural...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2010) 18 (2): 3–27.
Published: 01 December 2010
... practices generated and were in fact contemporaneous with the capitalist modernity ordinarily thought to follow them. As he explains, 6 qui parle spring/summer 2010 vol.18, no.2 [f]rom the Eurocentric point of view, reciprocity, slavery, and in- dependent commodity production are...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... apparatus of necropolitical control that traverses time (slavery, the convict- lease system, Jim Crow, and the early ghetto) and space (the prison, schools, welfare, and the hyper-ghetto) to manage and contain populations rendered surplus or disposable to the racial state and (neoliberal) capital...