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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 (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... owners but rather upon tenuous control over the commons and creativity of the multitude. Examining the concept of general intellect through a comparison of the readings of such writers as Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Paulo Virno, Nick Dyer-Witheford, and Greg de Peuter with Marx's theorization of the...
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the minnesota review (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 (2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jennifer Duprey; Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo In a way, the Western tradition of political theorizing has been defined, with very few exceptions (say, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels or Niccolò Machiavelli), by a strategy of disavowal in dealing with the pervasiveness of violence in political life...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... longue durée . The resulting history helps to clarify how and why cosmopolitanism, conceived and theorized in opposition to political boundaries, has come to conceive religion—religious practices, convictions, and communities—as its theopolitical limit while becoming increasingly compatible with...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... theorization of the Anthropocene. Nicole M. Merola Materializing a Geotraumatic and Melancholy Anthropocene Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods In “Deconstruction in the Anthropocene,” Timothy Clark notes that, for humanities scholars, the term Anthropocene names a capacious con...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Drew Barrymore film 50 First Dates (2004) as an example of the utopian film genre that Stanley Cavell identifies as “the comedy of remarriage.” It further draws upon the insights of Alain Badiou to theorize a larger schema of related practices that I name the “evental genres” before exploring in some...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 180–188.
Published: 01 May 2009
... were not resisting something, we believed, then you were not theorizing. Theoryis resistance. Over twenty years later, the ghost of Paul de Man continues to haunt me still. For years his remarkable essay on “The Resistance to Theory” was my credo. De Man’s great insight was to see that...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 207–208.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Why It Makes Us Feel So Strange. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. Brzyski, Anna, ed. Partisan Canons. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. Clough, Patricia Ticineto, with Jean Halley, eds. The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. Cooke, Miriam. Dissident Syria: Making...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
... reading (Best and Marcus 2009) and reparative reading (Sedg- wick 2002), the affective turn has similarly wrestled with questions about method.1 Recent work on form and feeling in literature, art, and film is concerned with developing a methodology for theorizing how formal features of a work...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
... category called "service." And yet, as Michelle Masse argued in a 2004 MLA talk, "Over Ten Thousand Served," service is rarely theorized as a key component of the university's political economy, even in progressive, cultural studies of higher education. Cary Nelson's work on academic capitalism...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 153–158.
Published: 01 November 2006
... considers intersections of law and literature before and after the Civil War with a focus on the early formation of abstract concepts of property developed through legal theorizations of slavery, particularly through the jurisprudence pertaining to the “fugitive” slave...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
...] that you and Louise Tilly used history to complicate feminist political theorizing. Could you talk a little bit about that? Scott  Sure. It was the question about women’s work initially. We were both social historians and there was a lot of talk among feminists about how work made you...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 80–82.
Published: 01 May 2013
... talk about gender, class, and race in graduate seminars and at academic conferences. But then, like with everything else, people got down to business, and things in the 1980s took a turn that today seems predictable. Some took to “theorizing” texts. Others “deconstructed” disciplinary para...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... focused on the idea of the world and worldliness.1 The latter term, conceived as an ethical and political imperative, has guided the rise of the new cosmo- politanism, as influentially theorized by Bruce Robbins (1999), which balances commitment to a larger world with the inescapable onto- logical...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
... History of Sexuality. Translated by Hurley Robert . New York : Vintage . Haraway Donna . 1992 . “ Ecce Homo, Ain’t (Ar’n’t) I a Woman, and Inappropriate/d Others: The Human in a Post-Humanist Landscape .” In Feminists Theorize the Political , edited by Butler Judith Scott Joan...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 148–152.
Published: 01 May 2012
... at Rutgers University. Her areas of expertise are nineteenth- to twenty-first-century Iberian studies (mainly Spanish, Catalan, and Galician literatures and cul- tures) and theorizations of transatlantic studies. Her recent work has been located at the intersection of the tradition of...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 57–60.
Published: 01 May 2016
... theorize a larger schema of related utopian practices that I name the “evental genres” before exploring in some detail how the deep fidelity practiced by the central couple in the film —​most powerfully on display in its unex- pected climax —​develops a concrete figure of the day-by-day labors...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mass accumulation, factory accumulation and the like” (Negri 2008, 64). Immaterial labor is said to have become a problem for capital in that it cannot be contained within the boundar- ies of what Marx theorized as the “working day,” or the difference between surplus and necessary labor-time...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of reading, it is clear that diffractions are also sudden owing to their seldomness. This becomes clear in the following fragment of Henri Bergson, the philosopher with whom I have been theorizing and practicing diffractive reading since the early 2010s and continuing to the present: “Not...