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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Yumna Siddiqi; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair In his novels Cockroach and Carnival , Rawi Hage explores the varied experiences of postcolonial migrants to the northern city. His protagonists are antiheroes, hustlers who reject the demands of good immigrant citizenship. Theorists...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 3.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sarah Carson © 2015 Sarah Carson 2015 Sarah Carson What We Do in Vehicle City We live in a world now where anything can happen, in a town too big for just one sister city, street corners so full of possibilities boys spin in circles; their fathers decided this place was not enough...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 83–91.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Graham Owen Though the flooding of New Orleans was the result of shoddy construction of the city’s levees, the city’s recovery was to be not through enlightened government initiative but by frontier self-reliance, “personal responsibility.” Returning inhabitants, like pioneers, were to homestead...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mark B. Feldman Mark B. Feldman Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Animals in New York City On top of the cantilevered entrance to Marcel Breuer’s Whitney Museum of American Art, an elegant modernist box, rests an unruly eagle’s nest (Fig. 1). Made of interlocking sticks...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Horam Kim © 2017 Horam Kim 2017 Horam Kim Turtlenecks and Tank Tops in the Heart of Kansas City Nobody knows how Mr. O’Brien fell off his roof and broke his leg. Nobody was there to see it happen. He blamed it all on account of an arrowhead stuck in the gutters. The way he told...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 92–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jennie Lightweis-Goff Within days of the breach of the levees in New Orleans, a second man-made disaster—the “recovery” efforts—began to transform the city’s institutions, leaving many urban partisans afraid that New Orleans would be rebuilt along the model of other, more expensive, less habitable...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Marguerite Nguyen This article weaves together interviews, cultural studies scholarship, and a personal experience of New Orleans to interpret narratives of Vietnamese Americans in the city pre- and post-Katrina. New Orleans is home to one of the densest concentrations of Vietnamese Americans...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Mazzolini Comparing the coverage of three recent drug epidemics, the author argues that representations of drug users and producers indicate crises regarding the location of power. Crack in the 1980s and 1990s was seen to exist among users run amok in abandoned inner cities...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the context of Italian colonialism in the Horn of Africa. She discusses what it means to claim the city of Rome as one’s own as a black Italian, and places stories of flight and belonging in a global and historical context. This interview was conducted over WhatsApp, transcribed, and translated into English...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., that the “corrupt” Orleans Levee Board was responsible for the failed levees, that Katrina was such a large storm that it overwhelmed New Orleans, and that New Orleans is a city below sea level. These myths are thought to persist for reasons that include incomplete information, lack of knowledge, and political...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in the streets of the city. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 jazz slavery memory diaspora New Orleans Works Cited Brothers Thomas . 2006 . Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans. New York : Norton . Campanella Richard . 2013 . “ Gentrification and Its Discontents .” NewGeography.com...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... on secularism. Scott was trained as a social historian of France, and her first book was The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City . With Louise Tilly she authored Women, Work, and Family . As founding director of Brown University's Pembroke Center...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Argument in Higher Ed Without Spending One Red Cent DATE: March 1, 2005 I have been examining the case of the City University of New York (CUNY), which has finally begun to restratify by putting into place reforms we and our neoliberal allies have advocated for so long. (See the list...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 119–132.
Published: 01 November 2010
... . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2000 . Harvey David . “ The Right to the City .” New Left Review 53 ( September/October 2008 ): 23 - 40 . The Invisible Committee . The Coming Insurrection . Los Angeles : Semiotext[e] , 2009 . Lefebvre Henri . Droit à la ville . Paris...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and emergency rescues from rooftops were not the only impact Katrina had —it​ altered fundamen- tal social contracts in cities such as New Orleans, from public educa- tion to public housing. It also awakened a new activism focused on issues ranging from calls for better levee protection to addressing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 256–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in an Authorless World.” Times Literary Supplement 17 Jan. 1992 : 7 . Dana Robert , ed. A Community of Writers: Paul Engle and the Iowa Writers' Workshop . Iowa City : U of Iowa P , 1999 . “Eggheads in the Tall Corn.” Newsweek 28 Dec. 1959 : 65 . Engle Paul . Curriculum...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the city dweller’s feet—sewer systems, railway tunnels, then subways—along with a multiplication of new angles of vision (like the commuter’s view from elevated railways) and new zones of artificial illumination (like railway stations and covered shopping arcades, ancestors of today’s...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 115–137.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Jeffrey J. Williams The Geography of Accumulation: An Interview with David Harvey Geography is not just about maps. David Harvey has shown us the way that capitalism makes and remakes the spaces—especially the cities—we live...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . 2009 . Review of Frozen River . Guardian , July 19 . www.theguardian.com/film/2009/jul/19/frozen-river-philip-french-review . “ Frozen River (2008): Awards .” 2008 . IMDb , www.imdb.com/title/tt0978759/awards . Frozen River , 2009 . Directed by Hunt Courtney . Culver City...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 54–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... saw that I was not scared of him, and then he would not hold my gaze any longer, though he continued his torrent of remarks until I got off the train. Ever since I moved to this city, anti-Semites and Chabadniks alike have often supposed that I am a Jew. Token I took a trip to a large...