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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 11–12.
Published: 01 May 2018
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 118–131.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of methods, frameworks, and feedback systems in which projects emerge out of process and evolve from within communities and with people, rather than being made for or about them. Co-creation, we contend, offers a hands-on heuristic to explore the expressive capacities and possible forms of agency in systems...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the plantation machine and the systemic disarticulation of lifeworlds that marked the onset of racial capitalism and an epochal transformation of the earth identifiable as the Plantationocene. Copyright © 2019 Virginia Tech 2019 performance commons Plantationocene Caribbean Boston Tea Party...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Sophia A. McClennen; Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock The violence that surrounded the 2016 Standing Rock protests was clearly a sign of a militarized police state protecting profit over people, but it was also a reminder of a long legacy of systemic racism toward the first peoples...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... distinction, these four critics reveal the universalism and collectivity out of which the lyric voice is constructed. I argue that the New Lyric Studies, widely construed to include these critics, brings poetry in line with the social poetics, world systems, and democratic inclusivity that figure prominently...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... as a world-making activity. Beginning with the first of these approaches, the essay identifies a renewed interest in world-systems theory and Immanuel Wallerstein’s thought, in part as a corrective to theories of alternative modernities. It then looks at recent books by Jon Hegglund, John Marx, and Elizabeth...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tobias Menely Considering examples from Benjamin, Marx, and Hobbes, “Anthropocene Air” reflects on the conceptual difficulty that the atmosphere, the Earth’s gaseous envelope, poses for a materialist account of history. Against the backdrop of the systemic condition definitive of the Anthropocene...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... systems. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014 Works Cited Aravamudan Srinivas . 2013 . “ The Catachronism of Climate Change .” diacritics 41 ( 3 ): 6 – 30 . Baucom Ian . 2012 . “ The Human Shore: Postcolonial Studies in an Age of Natural Science .” History of the Present 2 ( 1...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Joshua Schuster This essay rereads Maurice Blanchot’s The Writing of the Disaster as a guide for the age of the Anthropocene. I consolidate a series of theses from the book that brings out the systemic ecological thought implicit in Blanchot. The essay discusses both the terms of disaster...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... is that the discourse of global English needs to expand well beyond disciplinary and curricular concerns to consider English as the literal and metaphoric operating system for a social matrix that is at once networked and informational. If the discourse of global English is to have any critical purchase, in other words...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by narrative literature. Focusing on Orhan Pamuk's novel Snow , I analyze the ways in which worldly faith and parochial secularity unravel the religious/cosmopolitan agon. As Pamuk's novel underscores, because the most prominent boundaries of the modern world system are not territorial or political...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 84–99.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., metacreativity, and ludic creativity, it also cautions against the co-optation of creativity and metacreativity by apparatuses or cybernetic systems. It argues for the rejuvenation of self and world alike and calls for a minor sensibility (in a Deleuzean sense), a collective ethical awakening, and a shift toward...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and Geoenvironmental Engineering 134 : 681 – 91 . ILIT (Independent Levee Investigation Team) . 2006 . Investigation of the New Orleans Flood Protection Systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, Final Report, July 31, 2006 , www.ce.berkeley.edu/~new_orleans/ . IPET (Interagency Performance...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... they come from the lips of those trapped inside this food system. While Food, Inc. began as a film about food, Kenner has remarked, it quickly “became a film about unchecked corporate power.” This resulted largely from entrenched industry resistance encountered during...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Valparaiso in a white van that served as a mobile gallery. Tapia’s act gives form to the cascading crisis of legitimacy within the Chilean system of higher education, sparked since 2011 by ongoing student uprisings against what arguably had been the global paragon of neoliberal university systems...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and it simultaneously explores how the reader's mind can keep up with and make sense of those progressions through its own complex mechanisms for guessing at connectivity. As the novel's central character (also named) Richard Powers uses increasingly sophisticated machines to develop systems to understand how...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., paradoxically, it is the only source of value in the universe. It is similar to the way in which the portrait painter is not a portrait that he or she paints, even in the case of self-portraiture. Hence, while on one side, capitalism is a “humanistic” system, for what it values can be created only...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 100–117.
Published: 01 May 2023
... tuning the technical, managerial, and systemic properties of the alternative currency is vital to its (future) success. By ethnographically tracing the genealogy of currency experiments by three key organizations in the field of alternative finance, I aim to emphasize how their zealous focus on doing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., the institution most associated with the expansion of the American middle class. As a result of the GI Bill and other public programs aimed at increasing access to the expanding higher education system, college enrollments increased by five fold in the three decades after the war (Williams, “Post-Welfare...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . ———. 1991 . Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . ———. 1992 . The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System . Bloomington...