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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Imre Szeman Does it make sense to speak of a global cultural studies? This review essay examines the apparent critical aversion to such a category by exploring the approaches taken by two books that consider the state of cultural studies in the global era. Ackbar Abbas and John Nguyet Erni's...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... . “The Feminization of Globalization.” Cultural Critique 63 . 1 ( 2006 ): 1 - 32 . Ramazani Jahan . “Black British Poetry and the Translocal.” A Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century English Poetry . Ed. Corcoran Neil . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2007 . 200 - 14...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Rita Raley This essay first considers global English in relation to the contemporary sociotechnological milieu. It examines machine translation applications, particularly Google Translate, and suggests that they globalize English in their de facto articulation of it as a normative default. Even, or...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Emily Brown Coolidge Toker There are at least two visions of the global use of English. Globalized English refers to a homogeneous, homogenizing, and standardized linguistic model derived from one or more of the historically anglophone countries and imposed on students and professionals learning or...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: Stanford UP, 2004]; Ravinder Kaur Sidhu, Universities and Globalization: To Market, To Market [Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2006]; Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades, Academic Capitalism and the New Economy: Markets, State and Higher Education [Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004]; and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Walt Hunter This essay considers how poems and lyrical prose by J. H. Prynne, Kofi Awoonor, and Natasha Trethewey examine the conditions of possibility for a global subject in the light of finality: that which may no longer be prevented nor undone. Revising the tradition of the locodescriptive...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Wang Ning The issue of modernity with regard to the function of translation has been one of the most cutting-edge theoretical topics in both Chinese and international contexts, especially in dealing with globalization and world literature. As we know, modernity functioned both politically and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Madigan Haley The novel has become a crucial interpretive site for global literary studies owing to its status as arguably the first, and most persistent, world genre. This essay marks a critical turn that coalesces around the problem of how to imagine the novel at the world scale. Recent...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... sensationalism, a carnivalesque dinner party of festivity enjoyed by academics, media practitioners, and other cultural workers — the “discourse owners” of China’s global “cultural soft power” or “discourse power,” to use the new buzzwords. Missing, however, are well-grounded and seriously thought-out responses...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... nationalism. To travel smoothly among the flows of global culture and public reason, one need not abandon the nation, but one must, in the dominant account, be willing to shed the parochial trappings of religion—or at least relegate such attachments to one's private life. In a time of Twitter revolutions and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... produced a new kind of connection across the arts, and a new sense of global contemporaneity has emerged in which the center is much more difficult to locate. As to contemporary Chinese art in general, he perceives a “great leap,” in which much exciting, innovative work is being done. While recognizing the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... fundamental human transformations of the planetary surface on a global scale. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014 Works Cited Alberts Paul . 2011 . “ Responsibility Towards Life in the Early Anthropocene .” Angelaki 16 ( 4 ): 5 – 17 . Beer Gilian . (1983) 2000 : Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sabotage in the context of global struggles against debt under neoliberalism, this essay argues that Tapia's piece draws our attention to the politics of accounting and accountability in contemporary life while offering an alternative model based on solidarity. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 debt...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 149–159.
Published: 01 November 2016
... relations of their class content by making social transformation into an affective and spontaneous action. In this sense, Jameson's celebrated reading of Wal-Mart is indicative of the general reading of global capitalism on the “radical” Left today, which spiritualizes Marx's materialist dialectic by...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... famous categorical inventions: the political unconscious, transcoding, and cognitive mapping. Discussing the global situation today, he suggests that because of its location on the outside, a Third World power such as Brazil enjoys an epistemological advantage over the United States, which rarely thinks...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... overcome the problems in such useful and indispensable textbooks and anthologies. The article asks whether Arabic writing in English can be given no more and no less than the level of attention other Englishes enjoy in our global village today. © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Works Cited Abu-Jaber...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 146.
Published: 01 May 2017
... specific books. For examples, check the review essays in this or recent past issues. —​Janell Watson, Editor Ganguly, Debjani. 2016. This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Manning, Erin. 2016. The Minor Gesture. Durham, NC: Duke...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2008
... felt bright and still. I had finished a summer of intense work on my manuscript, Neoliberalism and the Global Lyric, and I was feeling good about my prospects for promotion. It’s not easy being a tenured radical. I have deans to appease and undergraduates to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 159.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Global Crisis. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Doyle, Jennifer. 2013. Hold It against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Dussel, Enrique D. 2013. Ethics of Liberation in the Age of Globalization and Exclusion. Translated by Alejandro A...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 97–100.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Introduction China and the Humanities Today This special-focus section of minnesota review issue 79 is devoted to the peculiar place that China has come to occupy in the global humanities, especially in relation to the United States and Western Europe. American universities imported the...