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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kathleen Biddick Kathleen Biddick questions the political-theological turn in contemporary political philosophy with its focus on efforts to “deconstruct Christianity.” She argues that the Christian institutional imaginary (inaugurated by Paul’s ekklesia and adumbrated by the medieval management of...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... tend to be from one small sector of PhD-granting institutions; the enormous preference for elite affiliation in these hiring competitions has stratified the discipline to the point that just 1 percent of faculty at top-ranked English departments are graduates from the so-called bottom 75 percent of PhD...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marc Kosciejew The document is one of the oldest material objects of all recorded civilizations, one upon which we are, in many ways, still dependent today. Documentation — that is, documents and their associated practices, institutions, and histories — plays an important role in helping to...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), plot (that hardly accretes), and agency (which is hardly efficacious) — this essay examines how contemporary accounts of economic and affective precarity theorize the subject's (compromised) relationship to choice. Turning attention to the institution of the zero-hour contract and to Michel Foucault's...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... , psychoanalysis proved useful in her analysis of the Muslim head-scarf controversies in French schools, and it plays an even more prominent role in her forthcoming book, The Fantasy of Feminist History . She recently led a seminar on secularism at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, where she is on the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... them in a more doubtful light, Brennan looks at various theoretical moments of the immediate past: for example, the “subaltern,” the “multitude,” and the post-human. He observes along the way that the humanities themselves, paradoxically, have become the institution devoted to showing the absurdity of...
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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 (2019) 2019 (93): 62–67.
Published: 01 November 2019
... economy, cultural heritage, affective attachments to property, the Anthropocene or Capitalocene, the legacy of communism, and the politics of institution building. Peter Hitchcock and Christian P. Haines Theses on the Commons The theses below are not meant as final words, even as they aspire to have more...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 141–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... (public) university through a lopsided double-pronged strategy: to work and struggle at once within and against the university as well as outside and beyond the university (where the outside and the beyond consist of alternative institutions for the production at once of common knowledge and of the...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... journey from Senegal to Italy and bears witness to the discrimination he faces there. Mademba’s testimony responds to duress , which Ann Stoler defines as the “colonial entailments” that shape contemporary spaces, institutions, and relations. Produced by a small Tuscan press, the memoir circulates via...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
... profoundly affected by how individual professors interpret their freedom to teach, conduct research, disseminate scholarship, speak in public on controversial issues, or criticize institutional policies and practices. Given that college professors use various definitions of academic freedom in their...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... institutions increasingly experience their right to grow intellectually as hijacked by the institution’s fixation with prestige and image. Faculty at teaching and service-intensive colleges and universities are experiencing extraordinary demands to keep...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., once a relatively open thoroughfare with myriad routes and waysides, has since developed into a network of superhighways reserved primarily for merchantable traffic at the wealthiest of institutions. Peirce’s city of philosophy, once the thriving core of academic aspiration, has lately assumed...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of many academics, especially in the humanities. Loosely Gramscian ideas of political struggle helped to turn the attention of many American intellectuals to civic and cultural institutions in the 1970s and 1980s, believing such institutions could be used to transform language...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Doran Larson © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Doran Larson The People vs. The People No institution expresses the relationship of the state to the sovereign people so graphically as the prison. In the prison the collective power that we relegate to civil employees, to ensure our...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Finkelstein observe, “One’s position in the institutional prestige hierarchy has tended to mirror quite faithfully the socioeconomic background of one’s family of origin” (65). As such, the high bar to professional entry and the long struggle associated with...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Women Reports: Institutional Housekeeping as ‘Women's Work .’” NWSAJournal 16.1 ( 2004 ): 194 - 206 . Bousquet Marc . “ The Twenty-Five Year Plan .” Reforming the Ph.D. MLA Convention . Marriott Hotel , Philadelphia . Dec. 2004 . Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 162–163.
Published: 01 November 2011
... examples, check “Surveying the Field” in this and past issues. —​Janell Watson, Editor Arac, Jonathan. 2010. Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel. New York: Fordham University Press. Bewes, Timothy. 2011. The Event of Postcolonial Shame. Princeton, NJ...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): i.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Editor's Note This issue is the first published from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. The editorial offices are customarily housed at the institution where the editor has an appointment, and so, following Jeffrey Williams's taking a position in the literary and cultural...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2008
... direct costs to home institutions for internet access and student housing. even including overseas transportation, the per capita investment in offshore education falls far short of current tuition levels, accruing to home institutions a handsome increase in revenue with absolutely...