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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 215–225.
Published: 01 January 2019
...—how we confront or react to a hostile world—relates to its internal life, what we are able to create together. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 occupation Afropessimism placeholder politics black radicalism collective References Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (3): 433–444.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., or analgesia.2 Perhaps it’s political depression.3 Perhaps it’s that there is no emotional habitus for being queer and that building a world for it, being collaborative, is a lot harder than not bothering. Plus...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 235–242.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lauren Berlant “Opulism” describes the explosion within popular politics set off by the sensationalism of Barack Obama's ascent to election. Working from Ernesto Laclau's and Slavoj Žižek's antithetical readings of the meaning and value of populism, and working with the legacy of Stuart Hall's...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 April 2012
... France, during the last months of his life, Michel Fou cault celebrated the practices of the ancient cyn ics as a model of philosophical and political life. He anachronistically characterized...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (3): 501–510.
Published: 01 July 2007
... “nonsexual” to the sexual. In seeking to understand the status of Lucretius (as a kind of placeholder for some strands of materialist thought) in the early modern imaginary, I also aim to explore some of the ways in which the later vol- umes of Foucault’s project in the history of sexuality might...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 355–375.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Marieke de Goede This article examines the trial of former Goldman Sachs employee Fabrice Tourre, who was held liable for securities fraud in 2013, and asks what it tells us about postcrisis understanding of politics and critique. What does it mean to hold Tourre individually liable amid...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 605–614.
Published: 01 July 2020
... by the mismatch between the nation as a place of citizen power and the need to oppose global capital and the exploitation it depends on, the political corruption it has fostered, and the cli- mate change it has produced. In this context, I really feel the power of your description of distinct moments of clearly...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 647–662.
Published: 01 October 2007
.... But in the most generalized and symptomatic way, anti-Americanism is simply a placeholder for a political solution whose emergence is presently impossible. In the meantime, it is the economic les- sons of the current anticapitalisms that are most pedagogically productive. This is because they articulate...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 747–759.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Return .” Yale French Studies 88 : 165 – 82 . Garo Isabelle . 2011 . Foucault, Deleuze, Althusser and Marx: la politique dans la philosophie . Paris : Demopolis . Jameson Fredric . 1981 . The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the inequal- ities of distribution and use of resources so much magnified by industrial modernity? Local, political histories of human difference “as an effect of power” are inadequate to answer these questions (221), and a broad “species thinking” broaching the “boundary parameters of human existence...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 641–655.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Louis Jr. 1987 . “ ’What’s Love Got to Do with It?’: Critical Theory, Integrity, and the Black Idiom .” New Literary History 18 , no. 2 : 345 – 62 . doi:10.2307/468733 . hooks bell . 1995 . “ Loving Blackness as Political Resistance .” In Killing Rage: Ending Racism , 146 – 62...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
... constructed by the vigilant post-9/11 Benthamite eye of the government can never again let down their guard. Indeed, each vigilant subject literally and figuratively invoked by the plan gives way to the simulacrum of a subject, a virtual placeholder of subjec- tivity in the French war on terror...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 609–623.
Published: 01 July 2002
... quota- tion from 620 Georg Stanitzek Hans-Georg Gadamer, ‘‘Culture and Media in Cultural Political Interventions in the Unﬁn- ished Project of Enlightenment, ed. Axel Honneth, trans. Barbara Fultner (Cambridge: MIT Press, quotation from (Article originally appeared...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (3): 599–613.
Published: 01 July 2007
... with the generic expectations of a gay politics that teaches us to come out and to begin our sentences with “As a lesbian” or “As a gay man,” he is also a very good student of queer studies and of Indian studies, each of which suggests that naming ourselves and standing alone in our personal...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2007
... not only of the question of aesthetic and political representation, but also of poetic force and social emergence. An exemplary instance of this rela- tionship appeared with the publication of “Appeal to Some Intellectuals,” a poem by the bilingual (Quechua-Spanish) and bicultural Peruvian...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 257–273.
Published: 01 April 2017
... obliquely. These answers end up duplicating what Jason W. Moore refers to as Cartesian dualism, placing humanity on the side of either nature or society. What the Anthropocene demands is a political anthropology that posits humanity as the intersection of nature and history. It is for this reason that Paolo...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and sovereign act—indeed, that it locates the problem of the political precisely in the aporetic character of that relation. Further, the piece suggests that the aesthetic emerges as a self-conscious and autonomous form, not, as Schmitt would have it, as a depoliticizing feature of liberalism, but specifically...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 713–734.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a broader theoretical precision of the use of this seemingly obvious term strategy.3 Often deployed in debates around the politics of postcolonial studies, this term was often treated as a kind of placeholder suspended between the Marxian critique of postcolonialism for its descent into simple platitudes...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 755–775.
Published: 01 October 2022
...? Why is it necessary to struggle against an enemy that does not exist? Does Foucault understand this in the sense of being composed by multiple facets, as in Aristotle? Certainly, the Oedipus of 1973, supposed not to exist, was a placeholder for what Foucault believed existed: the psychiatric power...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (2): 291–324.
Published: 01 April 2007
...” is in fact the evocative way in which Maurice Blanchot describes his friendship with Michel Foucault, in a text whose analysis forms the culminating argument of Derrida’s Politics of Friendship. “In bearing witness to a work demanding study (unprejudiced reading) rather than praise,” Blanchot says...