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Bestiarium JudaicumUnnatural Histories of the Jews

Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Jay Geller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Given the vast inventory of verbal and visual images of nonhuman animals (pigs, dogs, vermin, rodents, apes, etc.) disseminated for millennia to debase and bestialize Jews (the Bestiarium Judaicum), ... More

DisappointmentToward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Jarrett Zigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278237
eISBN:
9780823280650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For many today politics is characterized above all else by disappointment. Inspired by years of ethnographic research with the global anti-drug war movement, Disappointment addresses this ... More

ExpectationPhilosophy, Literature

Expectation: Philosophy, Literature

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277599
eISBN:
9780823280599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277599.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book is a major volume of the author's writings on literature, written across three decades but, for the most part, previously unavailable in English. More substantial than literary criticism, ... More

Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Born out of mid-century social movements, Civil Rights Era formations, and anti-war protests, Asian American studies is now an established field of transnational inquiry, diasporic engagement, and ... More

The Forgiveness to ComeThe Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

The Forgiveness to Come: The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

Peter Banki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278640
eISBN:
9780823280476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book addresses the difficulties posed by the Holocaust for a thinking of forgiveness inherited from the Abrahamic (i.e., monotheistic) tradition. As a way to approach these difficulties, it ... More

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost ObjectsFractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Lana Lin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects examines the vulnerabilities of the human body, in particular how cancer disrupts feelings of bodily integrity and agency. Employing psychoanalytic and literary ... More

Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Dalia Judovitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Celebrated due to the aura of mystery attached to his rediscovered works in the twentieth century, Georges de La Tour’s paintings continue to be an object of scholarly interest and public ... More

The Global South Atlantic

The Global South Atlantic

Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies that followed postcolonial and Third World studies in pursuing new frameworks and methods for examining South-South ... More

God, Hierarchy, and PowerOrthodox Theologies of Authority from Byzantium

God, Hierarchy, and Power: Orthodox Theologies of Authority from Byzantium

Ashley M. Purpura

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278374
eISBN:
9780823280612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278374.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What are the religious justifications for the historical development and maintenance of hierarchy as the model of ecclesiastical organization in Orthodox Christianity? Beginning with its Christian ... More

Google MeOne-Click Democracy

Google Me: One-Click Democracy

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278060
eISBN:
9780823280506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

In this witty and openly polemical critique of Google, Barbara Cassin looks at Google’s claims to organize knowledge, and its alleged ethical basis, through a reading of its two founding principles: ... More

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