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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Elizabeth Adan; Benjamin Bateman This introduction to the special focus section, “Emergent Precarities and Lateral Aesthetics,” takes the recent work of Lauren Berlant and Judith Butler as its point of departure to map the parameters of lateral agency and precarity as a means of exploring what...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 180–188.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Philip Armstrong Taking its point of departure from the etymological relation between precarity and prayer as well as from Jean-Luc Nancy's writings on “prayer demythified,” the essay seeks to reconfigure problems of dependency, vulnerability, and abandonment in the discourse of precarity...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
... contemporary lyric subjectivity in which the lyric's “I” emerges from and is shaped by the collective immiseration of neoliberal globalization. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 lyric globalization ethics precarity Works Cited Abrams M. H. Harpham Geoffrey Galt . 2011 . A Glossary of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the pleasure of proximate dependence. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 Emily Dickinson ballad meter Erfahrung Erlebnis precarity nonaccumulation Works Cited Attridge Derek . 1982 . The Rhythms of English Poetry . New York : Routledge . Benjamin Walter . 1968...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
... notes through the very act of carbonizing them, Tapia’s piece glimpses a new aesthetics (or anti- aesthetics) of precarity, or of the precariat, that redeploys strategies such as sabotage to intervene in the material practices of accounting and accountability that undergird forms of exploitation...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 101–122.
Published: 01 May 2009
... about work. 114 the minnesota review Bousquet It used to be that people thought of higher education as an escape from vicissitudes and an escape from certain kinds of precarity formerly associated not even with working-class but...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 170–179.
Published: 01 November 2015
... engagement with social structures such as precarity often results in vague reflection or, worse, the reproduction of the very relations and structures that deter- mine precarious existence in the first place.2 Among the most troubling manners in which participatory work can take on the structure of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 131–136.
Published: 01 May 2009
... do engaged, solidaristic work for the current crisis, the spreading precarities, and the insecuritization of all labor contexts. What world are we teaching people for, reaching toward, trying to describe or make?3 What is the relation between the fantasy of knowledge as a good in...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... may not fit their experience of grad school. But rather than deny our precarity, we should value the solidarity, collectivity, and capacity for tactical alliance of the pack, over and against the domesticated individuation of the teacher’s pet. Pack consciousness...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 153–161.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the audiences at the 2013 Public Poetics conference in Mon- treal, Quebec, and the 2014 Emergent Precarities Symposium in Los Angeles, 160 the minnesota review California, where parts of this work were presented, as well as the organizers at Concordia University, Mount Allison University...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... he [or she] can only obtain through an enormous effort and with spasmodic interruptions” (Marx 1975, 324). The situation of precarity is one that has characterized the capitalist history, except for rare exceptions, and those exceptions— notably, the postwar welfare states—are steadily being...