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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 103–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Jeffrey J. Williams Class Matters: An Interview with Adolph Reed, Jr. Hie mid-1990s saw a number of celebrations of the public intellectual, notably of black intellectuals like Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Cornel West...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 68–91.
Published: 01 November 2018
... – 45 . Butler Judith . 2010 . “ Precarious Life, Grievable Life .” In Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? , 1 – 32 . London : Verso . Butler Judith Athanasiou Athena . 2013 . “ The Logic of Dispossession and the Matter of the Human ,” In Dispossession: The Performative...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of these. In the words of Karen Barad, this turn inquired as to why meaning, history, and truth are assigned to language only, whereas the movements of materiality are given less prominence: “How did language come to be more trustworthy than matter? Why are language and culture granted their own agency and historicity...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jennifer Cotter New materialism claims to offer a postanthropocentric advance over historical materialism by displacing human labor with the “vital agency” of all matter: from humans to objects and machines. By equating people with the objects they produce and positing the autopoiesis of things...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview, Jane Bennett discusses her highly influential notion of vibrant matter, which is her term for the idea that the locus of agency is always a human/nonhuman assemblage. In other words, there is an impetus to action in humans and animals, but the impetuses of “things...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2018
... pointless directionless tautology, I suggest, by projecting an interminable imperative to upward movement or climbing. Acts of overcoming embed themselves in matter and across time by the radical vertical orientation of over in super-, hyper - and summit : what Nietzsche calls “the longest hour” of the sun...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
....’” European Journal of Women's Studies 15 , no. 1 : 23 – 39 . Barad Karen . 1998 . “Getting Real: Technoscientific Practices and the Materialization of Reality.” Differences 10 , no. 2 : 87 – 128 . ———. 2003 . “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . . . materiality for granted, or we assume that there is little of interest to say about it” (2010, 1). Information’s materiality tends to be taken for granted or assumed to be of little interest. Coole and Frost present a paradox in thinking about matter, noting how as soon as we do think about it, “we...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in March 2014 at the ACLA Annual Conference at New York University. The essay, and my work on diffractive read- ing, was further developed in close collaboration with participants in the COST Action IS1307, New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on “How Matter Comes to Matter...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 47–58.
Published: 01 May 2017
... —​the disturbing co-incidence of information and energy, of code and matter, that we witness in electro-technics and informatics. The novel manners of measuring chance are physical measures of a substantial kind of contingency that are physical in the sense that they afford, within certain bounds...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Utopias: Speculative Life and the Music of Other Worlds . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Jackson Zakiyyah Iman . 2020 . Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World . New York : New York University Press . King Tiffany Lethabo . 2019 . The Black Shoals...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . 2010 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . –––. 2012 . “ Systems and Things: A Response to Graham Harman and Timothy Morton .” New Literary History 43 : 225 – 33 . Brown Bill . 2001 . “ Thing Theory .” Critical Inquiry 28 : 1...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 18–19.
Published: 01 November 2014
... thing on Earth, honestly, but I know it’s not true. I read aluminum heated to 3.6 million degrees Fahrenheit by x-ray laser is the hottest piece of matter on Earth. I’m good with that. Matter is decaying anyway. Back in 1980, Woody Allen talked waste. He said, Matter...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 102–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and Freedom . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . Da Silva Denise Ferreira . 2017 . “ 1 (life) ÷ 0 (blackness) = ∞ – ∞ or ∞/∞: On Matter beyond the Equation of Value .” e-flux 79 . www.e-flux.com/journal/79/94686/1-life-0-blackness-or-on-matter-beyond-the-equation-of-value...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rob Wilkie © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Bennett Jane . 2010 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . Steyerl Hito . 2012 . The Wretched of the Screen . Berlin : Sternberg . Yancy George Butler Judith . 2015 . “What's Wrong with ‘All Lives Matter’?” New York Times , January 12 , Opinion section , opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/12/whats-wrong-with-all-lives-matter...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 254–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., burn out, grow lazy or cynical, hide behind a reputation. In the world of Free 255 Word, no matter what befell one, what mattered was to continue to communicate, write, publish, lecture, deliver, and stay current with world events...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to the intellectual world. Certainly there was the expectation that, as a graduate student, one would be successful as a published scholar and go into teaching; but no one talked of a specific tailoring of interests or studies for the job market. Other things mattered more: showing that one was smart...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 71–93.
Published: 01 November 2007
... careful avoidance, of historical contextual matters as relevant to the understanding of a poem, and even more with their theoretical shortcomings. Their analysis of poetry was basically on the verbal level, and focused on such matters as the use of metaphor, instead of taking a literary...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and exterior —​that its status as tenor, as literal matter, is so difficult to represent. Air so fruitfully figures forth absent causality that we are left bereft of resources for figuring the atmosphere as history’s absent cause. And this is the decisive symbolic imperative we face today: of knowing...