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Experiments in ExileC. L. R. James, Helio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness

Experiments in Exile: C. L. R. James, Helio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness

Laura Harris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279784
eISBN:
9780823281480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279784.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Comparing the radical aesthetic and social experiments undertaken by two exile intellectuals, James and Oiticica, Harris chart a desire in their work to formulate alternative theories of citizenship, ... More

Trauma and TranscendenceSuffering and the Limits of Theory

Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Eric Boynton and Peter Capretto (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Within the humanities, specifically in the past decade, trauma theory has become a robust site of interdisciplinary work. Trauma resonates with scholars in and across disciplines and has become a ... More

GoodsAdvertising, Urban Space, and the Moral Law of the Image

Goods: Advertising, Urban Space, and the Moral Law of the Image

Emanuele Coccia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280223
eISBN:
9780823281565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280223.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Objects are all around us—and images of objects, advertisements for objects. Things are no longer merely purely physical or economic entities: within the visual economy of advertising, they are ... More

Deconstructing the Death PenaltyDerrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism

Deconstructing the Death Penalty: Derrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism

Kelly Oliver and Stephanie Straub (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280100
eISBN:
9780823281541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280100.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume represents the first collection of essays devoted exclusively to Jacques Derrida's Death Penalty Seminars, conducted from 1999 to 2001. The volume includes essays from a range of scholars ... More

Inner AnimalitiesTheology and the End of the Human

Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Eric Daryl Meyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Inner Animalities analyses the human-animal distinction as a discursive theme running ubiquitously through Christian theological anthropology. Arguing that historically pervasive disavowals of human ... More

The Postcolonial ContemporaryPolitical Imaginaries for the Global Present

The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume invokes the “postcolonial contemporary” in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether ... More

Reified LifeSpeculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

J. Paul Narkunas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition addresses the most pressing political question of the 21st century: what forms of life are free and what forms are perceived legally and ... More

Contested LoyaltyDebates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Robert M. Sandow (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279753
eISBN:
9780823281503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279753.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This collection of ten essays explores the contested meanings of patriotismin the Civil War North. The words “loyalty” and “duty” vibrated across Northern society but what did they mean? How were ... More

Freud and MonotheismMoses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Gilad Sharvit and Karen S. Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823280025
eISBN:
9780823281626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280025.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion brings together fundamental new contributions to discourses on Freud and Moses, as well as new research on the intersections of ... More

The Mediated MindAffect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

Susan Zieger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279821
eISBN:
9780823281589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The latter half of the nineteenth century witnessed a mass media revolution in the widespread explosion of print; this book shows how the habits of consuming printed ephemera are still with us, even ... More

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