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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ananda Abeysekara Abstract Critiques of the concept of “Protestant Buddhism” claim to tell a different story about the relation between religion and modernity (“Protestantism”) in South Asia. They seek to reconstruct the temporal relation between the past and the present, contesting postcolonial...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., not in a messianic mode but in the temporal mode of biopolitical bare life? What is the temporal structure of precarious life? Furthermore, how does this Ashkenazi figural tradition of animal-headed Jews point to forms of resistance to the biopolitics of medieval Christendom? How is messianic theory now...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 383–422.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Helga Tawil-Souri Taking the checkpoint as anthropological site and as a symbol from which to analyze the relationship to time and communication, this article shows how Palestinian temporality is distorted. A detailed description of the temporality engendered in the spaces of the checkpoint—through...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Basit Kareem Iqbal In this interview, completed in November 2016, the anthropologist Talal Asad (b. 1933) reviews methodological and theoretical questions that continue to animate his work. The conversation is framed by his concept of tradition and touches on themes of temporality and sovereignty...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to courts for review and release. Kafka’s Trial , which brought this kind of legal nightmare into focus, proves relevant for understanding the temporal sequence by which the expectation of justice through law is confounded and negated. Over and against the expectation that a set of legal procedures...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., and unsynchronized temporalities. In the Castle of My Skin recounts the process of what Ngūgī wa Thiong’o calls a colonization of the mind, of black people’s alienation from themselves, their culture, and their own race, but it does so to introduce the potential for change at a future point in time...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of Blackness exists. These para-worlds, the essay contends, are paranormal because they function as parallel, ancillary, and barricading structures that reveal the spatial and temporal continuums that order the world. Viewing the norm as the world-constituting structures instantiated in 1492, the essay...
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 125–158.
Published: 01 June 2024
... (wood and wire), used to explore archives of excess and mess; plastics, used to speak about the temporality of diaspora; and discarded food containers (SPAM cans and sauce mixes), used to theorize the politics of the brown body. These objects, like the brown subjects that signify them, are testaments...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 301–339.
Published: 01 December 2023
... on the temporal dimensions of serialization in analog and digital media, for it is in terms of temporality (including parameters of frequency, velocity, and directionality) that the greatest upheaval in seriality and its ordering of the world occurs. How, then, is seriality implicated in the social...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 91–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that follows. Building on Stuart Hall's observations that Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks "anticipates poststructuralism in a startling way,"8 I argue here that it is precisely the temporal structure of anticipation laid bare in Black Skin, White Masks that opens...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., the Metropolis 173 this new reality as they perpetuate feelings of an accelerated time or confi ned space in the reading process. Miniatures, we are invited to think, not only capture the restructuring of temporal and spatial per- ception but contribute in their presence to a new experiential mode...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
... distribution of human beings and forms of life. The poetic opposition of two ways of linking events in a horizontal connection itself rested on a vertical division of temporalities, a hierarchy separating two forms of life and two categories of human beings. The temporality of the causal connection...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 197–225.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., which has put a stop to every arrival" (WD, 1). In the opening pages of Blanchot's text, which guide his later meditations, the disaster takes on historico-temporal dimensions: It is that which is yet to come, and which, in coming, can never arrive. That is to say...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 149–169.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and of retreating from the sunlight. . . . This agonistic play . . . designates the intrinsic motility of the One. . . . The temporal- ity of presencing-absencing, understood as a play, means that the One founds nothing. It is “without why,” “only play.” (BA, 178–79...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2018
... here to note that in this final chapter Deleuze engages and probes the question of temporality in Spinoza more substantively than in any other part of Expressionism in Philosophy , and that this fact constitutes a symptom of the type of impasse reached here. Deleuze, in other words, scrutinizes...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 293–335.
Published: 01 December 2021
... indexical image lies in the way it reconfigures the ontology of historical events by integrating the time of their legibility into their phenomenality, then what consequences might this transformation of the temporality of historical beings entail for our understanding of Benjamin’s critique of Heidegger...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
... will return). Nevertheless, he argues that current debates on world literature have both undertheorized the world and missed the signifi cant force of temporalization as a process that “constitutes the openness of a world” and serves as a “normative resource for disrupting and resisting...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 13–28.
Published: 01 June 2001
... liver oil and bludgeon] were (and still are) part of fascist folklore. The question of time and temporality is posed some- what less explicitly, though no less insistently. Several shots show us a large wall calendar, '30s style, with an October date easily legible...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 329–338.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... On this “out-of-joint” temporality, see the first section of Deleuze, “On Four Poetic Formulas,” which draws on Hamlet’s saying, “The time is out of joint” (vii–viii). 5. Nancy, Creation of the World , 65 . 4. Derrida, For Strasbourg , 60 . 3. Nancy, Creation of the World , 49...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... stabilization of present conditions, spells exposure to unprec- edented, diffi cult-to- measure, and oft en temporally and spatially un- containable types of harm. Somewhat arbitrarily, one could also cite the work of thinkers such as Adorno and Horkheimer, Anthony Gid- dens, Philip Fisher, Barbara Adam...