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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Francescomaria Tedesco In the interview that follows, Timothy Brennan argues that intellectual history is a dimension missing from most cultural theory. He suggests that this weakens theory, since intellectual history is not simply the frame for arguments but part of the substance of statements. He...
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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 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . Wolfe Cary . “ From Dead Meat to Glow in the Dark Bunnies: Seeing ‘the Animal Question’ in Contemporary Art .” Parallax 12.1 ( 2006 ): 95 - 109 . Robert McKay Animal Ethics and Literary Criticism (on Jacques Derrida’s The Animal That Therefore I Am [New York: Fordham UP...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 15.
Published: 01 November 2018
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sara Henning © 2016 Sara Henning 2016 Sara Henning The Cells That Bind Us When our calico Manx tests the limits of her world from the basket laced with towels, my mother says she’s queening. I watch her lick her vulva in the laundry room near the water heater, amniotic sac enclos...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
...: I am interested in the way in which “cultural studies” has come to be demonized as the other side of a proper scholarship that fantasizes about a return to respectable normative disciplinarity and in the way in which what Lacan theorizes and performs in this seminar—the work of what he calls...
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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 2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Stephen A. Nelson Although it has been nearly ten years since the Hurricane Katrina disaster, many misconceptions (myths) still surround the events that took place. Among these myths are that levees failed the day after Katrina made landfall, that the failed levees were on the Mississippi River...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that objects interact with one another in their own hidden ways, that objects are mysteriously indifferent to the human world, and that human subjectivity itself is just another object. Such a view is described as “posthuman” and is often called “flat ontology” (after Manuel DeLanda). The problem...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Calina Ciobanu This article argues that Margaret Atwood’s postapocalyptic MaddAddam trilogy, composed of the novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood , and MaddAddam , imagines how humankind might come to reconstitute itself at the end of the Anthropocene—that is, once it has decimated the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Charlotte A. Kunkel; Sheila Radford-Hill Scholars often debate the history of academic freedom, including efforts across the political spectrum to redefine its policies and practices. One fact that is sometimes overlooked in these debates is that students' educational experiences a re regularly and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera Candidates from mid- and low-tier universities are not hired at top universities because they are not interviewed. The data in this article demonstrate that professors appointed to positions in the top tiers of US News and World Report and National Research Council rankings...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Arguably, it is only with the onset of modern politics in the West, from the French Revolution onward, that this conceit has been partially undermined and that violence and terror have become central to theoretical discussions. But even in these discussions, violence is presented as accidental or...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of literature — the side of Socrates least likely to appear in contemporary apologies for the humanities — to bear upon his paradigmatic contribution to the genre of apology. Beginning by remarking the violence of Socrates’s claim that “the unexamined life is not worth living” (the most often quoted...
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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 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 (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
... movements get founded was precisely the one I had raised in my book, and it returns in altered form here). On the one hand, we have a Marxist analysis that explains such cultural phenomena as critical movements through reference to their economic base (the corporate university and the logic of late...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a religion of the state. But did Christian communism actually exist in earliest, first-, or even second-century Christianity? The evidence is exceedingly slender if not nonexistent. And so I take a dialectical line, arguing that the probable nonexistence of early Christian communism is precisely the...
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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...