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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Colin Jager Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Crossing the Line Blasphemy, Time, and Anonymity colin jager According to anthropologists and sociologists, the sacred depends upon boundaries. “Things set apart and forbidden” is how Émile Durkheim defi ned the sacred in The...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 December 2017
... track. So I say thank you to the editors of Qui Parle , to Simone, for rousing me from an overdrawn account of guarded lament. There are times when we all need our Claudius factor—the sensible portion of a Shakespearean dose to knock us out of grief, ringing the bell to stir us into action. There...
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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 (2018) 27 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Cesare Casarino Abstract This essay investigates the absent presence of Baruch Spinoza’s thought in Gilles Deleuze’s Cinema 1: The Movement-Image and Cinema 2: The Time-Image and argues that the concept of expression—as articulated by Deleuze in his study on Spinoza, Expressionism in Philosophy...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 107–151.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Scott Ferguson Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 The Face of Time between Haeckel and Bergson; or, Toward an Ethics of Impure Vision scott ferguson Here as there, pure absolute Being cannot do without the organ of its visibility, the medium by means of which it not only...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 127–143.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Anselm Haverkamp Copyright © 2000 Qui Parle 2000 MASS TIMES ACCELERATION: RHETORIC AS THE META-PHYSICS OF THE AESTHETIC Anselm Haverkamp Materiae vis insita est potentia resistendi (The force residing within matter is the power of...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Lauren Berlant; Jordan Greenwald Copyright © 2012 Qui Parle 2012 Aff ect in the End Times A Conversation with Lauren Berlant lauren berlant and jordan greenwald Lauren Berlant, George M. Pullman Professor of English at the University of Chicago, is renowned for her work on...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Thomas Nail Abstract We live in an age of movement. More than at any other time in history, people and things move longer distances, more frequently, and faster than ever before. If being is increasingly defined by the historical primacy of motion today yet existing ontologies are not, then we need...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... conceptions of history, time, and religious practice. This story of temporality is staked on the question of “influence,” which has a genealogy that includes not just colonial, missionary, liberal politics but also contemporary legal-political questions about foreign influence on democracy and sovereignty...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ryan Crawford Abstract This essay takes the last pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time at its word: at the moment the narrator achieves a definitive conception of the work he intends to write, he sees society composed, not of people of flesh and blood, but of monsters fit for a museum of...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 423–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Serguei Alex. Oushakine The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 unleashed a new wave of decolonization, and throughout the 1990s, the newly independent states spent a lot of time and effort articulating their visions of sovereignty. Unlike neighboring Lithuania, which could turn its brief...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... connect Black identities across space and time. The majority of the essay focuses on close readings of two contemporary novels on diasporic pasts, presents, and futures, Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing (2016) and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu (2018), to contrast “vertical” and “horizontal” epistemologies...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Hartman’s Lose Your Mother , the article suggests that exhaustions of representation manifested in the turn to black theories of the subatomic reveal an absolute nonrecuperability of time-as-history. The argument unfolds through an impossible historicization of racial blackness that engages the figure of...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
... sequentially followed will deliver a fair verdict, if not justice, Kafka’s reordering of space and time exposes a world in which the allegation becomes punishment and the expected release becomes the renewal of detention itself. The relation between fictional and legal sequence proves salient for understanding...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 343–372.
Published: 01 December 2020
... strike. At the same time, the film develops an extended representation of the labor of the prison workers who beat, humiliate, care for, and counsel the prisoners throughout the protests. By combining and reworking the genres of labor film, prison film, and Irish Troubles film, Hunger imagines the prison...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
... over time so that policies of security premised on free circulation gradually give way to discipline and legal sovereignty that block, filter, and segregate immigrants. Alongside this movement toward territorial enclosure, the discursive construction of the immigrant changes fundamentally...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Abstract The all-too-common refrain “I can’t breathe,” in response to obscene incidents of police brutality and the murder of Black people in America, has haunted us through this time where breath is not only dangerous and necessary but also, in this nation, hyperpoliticized at a number of flash...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Daryl Maude Copyright © 2021 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2021 Breath holds time. In a short set of passages on spring from 1934, the Japanese novelist and film critic Osaki Midori (1896–1971), who had suffered a breakdown and left Tokyo for her native Tottori Prefecture two years before...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 149–169.
Published: 01 December 2009
... scene is a scene of play. Whether as philosophers or psychoanalysts, when we think of play we usually start with the image of a child playing. The child plays with something. That is my topic, play and the thing. Or rather play, the thing, and time. I take this topic from Heraclitus...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... their dramatic ton- al diff erences, the two works are in fact tied together by more than an apparent accident of timing—among other things, by a shared avant-gardist inheritance, via Debord in particular, to which we will return below. For now, suffi ce it to note that both give voice to a...