Cultural Critique

Cultural Critique
Editors: John Mowitt, Cesare Casarino, Simona Sawhney and Maggie Hennefeld
The path-breaking journal of cultural criticism.

Cultural Critique provides a forum for creative and provocative scholarship in the theoretical humanities and humanistic social sciences. Transnational in scope and transdisciplinary in orientation, the journal strives to spark and galvanize intellectual debates as well as to attract and foster critical investigations regarding any aspect of culture as it expresses itself in words, images, and sounds, across both time and space. The journal is especially keen to support scholarship that engages the ways in which cultural production, cultural practices, and cultural forms constitute and manifest the nexus between the aesthetic, the psychic, the economic, the political, and the ethical intended in their widest senses. While informed by the diverse traditions of historical materialism as well as by the numerous critiques of such traditions from various parts of the globe, the journal welcomes contributions based on a variety of theoretical-methodological paradigms.

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    Table of Contents, Volume 109

    Article
    What Remains: Beatitude in Spinoza and Deleuze by Annemarie Lawless
    Indissoluble Alterity: Masked Encounters/Encountering Masks by Nathan Doherty
    Education is the Humanitarian’s Burden: Development and Iranian Women’s Memoirs by Niyousha Bastani
    Circuits Through Inquiry: Plantation Economies and Diasporic Forms in Charles Chesnutt and V.S. Naipaul by Anna Thomas
    How the World Really Ends: Adorno on Working Through Catastrophes to Come by Michael Berlin
    Review Essay
    Moving Forward by Moving Back: On Some Recent Works by Giorgio Agamben Review by Adam Kotsko
    Book Review
    The Practice of Philosophy Within its Limits, Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology translated by Steven Miller Review by Jason Read
    Read. Ruminate. Repeat. Slow Philosophy: Reading Against the Institution by Michelle Boulous Walker Review by Lisa Disch
    War and Vision on New Terms, Archives of the Insensible. Of War, Photopolitics, and Dead Memory by Allen Feldman Review by Patricia Hayes
    Complete and Unabridged, American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street by Paula Rabinowitz Review by Michelle Lekas
    Death Drive and Ego Rigidity, Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism by Benjamin Fong Review by Fabio Vighi
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    Table of Contents, Volume 108

    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    Article
    War, Stimulation, and the Sacrificial Sublime by Vaheed Ramazani
    The Postman and the Tramp: Cynicism, Commitment, and the Aesthetics of Subaltern Futurity by Toral Jatin Gajarawala
    The Dream of the Royal Road: Psychoanalysis and the Post by Ross Truscott
    Queer Latent Images, Post-Loyalism, and the Cold War: The Case of an Early Sinophone Star, Bai Yun by Wai Siam Hee
    Gothic-Punk Utopia in Laura Oldfield Ford’s Savage Messiah by Samantha Morse
    Postcritique and the Form of the Question: Whose Critique Has Run Out of Steam? by Nathan Lee
    Book Review
    Endgames: The Cult of Death in America and Russia, The Celebration of Death in Contemporary Culture by Dina Khapaeva Review by Martin Jay
    We Have Nothing to Lose but Our Bodies: The Politics of Destruction in the BioSovereign Assemblage, Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons by Banu Bargu Review by Asli Calkivik
    Woke in the Wake, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe Review by Paul Youngquist
    Short Circuit, Queer Cinema in the World by Karl Schoonover and Rosalind Galt Review by Bishnupriya Ghosh
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    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    Article
    Between Post-Structuralism and Science: Who Gets to Define Disciplines and Their Boundaries? by Petar Ramadanovic
    Roberto Bolaño’s Moby Dick: Unflattering Formalism by Jason Berger
    Porosity and Its Discontents: Approaching Naples in Critical Theory by Ruth Glynn
    Should We Punch Nazis? Or, Grotesque Ethics & Ethical Grotesques: Brutalized Bodies, Evental Sites, and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds by Nemanja Protic
    The Humanity of the Car: Automobility, Agency, and Autonomy by Gordon M. Sayre
    Book Review
    The Ethical Stakes of Critique, The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales by Sean Meighoo Review by Rahul Govind
    Culture, Eurocentrism, and the Work of Ideology, Culture and Eurocentrism by Qadri Ismail Review by Sean Meighoo
    Archive and the Boundaries of “Institutional Polymorphism,” Army Film and the Avant-Garde: Cinema and Experiment in the Czechoslovak Military by Alice Lovejoy Review by Aleksandar Bošković
    Limits of the Trace, A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India by Sudhir Mahadevan Review by Moniak Biswas
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    Table of Contents, Volume 106

    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    Article
    Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Theory by Matthew Lampert
    On Militantism in Thought: A Formal Consideration of Badiou's Political Subject by Jan-Jasper Persijn
    Seriality and Sustainability in Breaking Bad by Allen MacDuffie
    “Pussy in a Can”: Containing Feminization and Disposability in The Wire by Kimberly Lamm
    Toward a History of the Medial Regime: Force, Representation, and the Female Body by Thomas Stubblefield
    Review Essay
    European Paradoxes of Humanness: Discussing Etienne Balibar’s Work on Europe by Michalis Bartsidis
    Book Review
    Artists of the New, Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art by Jane Blocker, review by Howard Eiland
    Slapstick Violence and the Female Comedian in Early Cinema, Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes by Maggie Hennefeld, review by Tom Gunning
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    Table of Contents, Volume 105

    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    Article
    The Stickiness of Instagram: Digital Labor and Post-Slavery Legacies in Kara Walker’s “A Subtlety” by Sarah Brophy
    Norman Rockwell’s Negro Problem by Bridget R. Cooks
    Blacking Out: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and the Historicity of Anti-Blackness by Sean O’Brien
    Air-Conditioned Socialism: The Atmospheres of War and Globalization in Lê Minh Khuê’s Fiction by Ben Tran
    Passages with Benjamin: Reading The Arcades Project by Wayne Stables
    Review Essay
    Molecular Revolution; or, What Can Philosophy Do in the Digital Present? by Anaïs Nony
    Book Review
    Queer as Subalterns, Queer Marxism in Two Chinas by Petrus Liu, reovew by Yün Peng
    The Spaces of Art, The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism by Hermann Kappelhoff, review by Marcia Landy
    The Perfect Imperfect: Democracy, Sovereignty, and the Ethics of Self-Ruination, The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900–1955 by Leela Gandhi, review by Udaya Kumar
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    Table of Contents, Volume 104

    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLE
    Shoot and Cry: Modernism, Realism, and the Iraq War Fiction of Kevin Powers and Justin Sirois by James Holston
    A Correction-Extraction Complex: Prison, Literature, and Abolition as an Interpretive Practice by Anoop Mirpuri
    A Passage to the Undercommons: Virtual Formation of Identity in Nikki S. Lee’s Self-Transformative Performance by Hyun Joo Lee
    Of New Calligraphy: Seamus Heaney, Planetarity, and Lyric’s Uncanny Space-Walk
    REVIEW ESSAY
    Living with Madness: Experimental Asylums in Poststructuralist France by Janell Watson
    BOOK REVIEW
    The Political, Cultural, and Ecological Challenges Posed by the Paris Commune, Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune by Kristin Ross, review by Eugene W. Holland
    The Feedback Loop of Torture, The Subject of Torture: Psychoanalysis and Biopolitics in Television and Film by Hilary Neroni, review by Eva Hudecova
    Long Live the Senses, Sound: An Acoulogical Treatise by Michel Chion, translator James A. Streintrager, review by Tim Hodgkinson
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    Intro
    Editorial Statement
    Article
    It’s 1968, All Over Again by John Carlos Rowe
    What use is Althusser? by Nancy Armstrong
    Was “1968” sublime? by Karyn Ball
    Let It Burn. (Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1968) by Cesare Casarino
    Remembering the Global ‘60s: A View from Eastern Europe by Marla Zubel
    The Prehistoric Left Wing At the End of the World: A Protest From Argentina’s Last Dictatorship by Cecily Marcus
    “Gucci Dans Les Rues” or May ‘68 as Political Kitsch by Andrea Gyenge
    Digital Graffiti Posters by Stephen Groening
    Nationalism, An Emancipatory Project? 1968 and After by Pamela McCallum
    Faire un mauvais coup. Non ou Oui? by Grant Farred
    1968, Now and Then: Black Lives, Black Bodies by Tom Haakenson
    Digital Redlining: the Nextdoor App & the Neighborhood of Make-Believe by Katie Lambright
    From the Assassinations of the 1960s to Stoneman Douglas: Guns, Violence, and White Masculinity in Crisis by Jessica Lee Mathiason
    Take No Interest by Jared Sexton
    Number Nine by John Mowitt
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    Table of Contents, Volume 102

    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLE
    Losing Melancholia: Between Object, Fidelity, and Theory by Astrid Lac
    Servile Life: Subjectivity, Biopolitics, and the Labor of the Dividual in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go by Roberto del Valle Alcala
    The Orientalized Phonograph: The Mechanical Recording of Oral Jewish Tradition by Ido Ramati
    Reconfiguring the Turkish Cultural Public Sphere by Michel Oren
    The Babel Fallacy: When Translation Does Not Matter by Joseph Allen
    REVIEW ESSAY
    Back to the Future: Kojin Karatani’s Conjectural World History of the 21st Century by J. B. Shank
    Decolonizing the Modern? Art and Postcolonial Modernism in Twentieth-Century Nigeria
    BOOK REVIEW
    In Praise of the Theater by Alain Badiou with Nicolas Truong by Michal Kobialka
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    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLE
    Waking from the Dream: The Arcades Project, Copia, and the American Consumer by Laura Morowitz
    Demanding the Angels’ Share: Intellectual Property, Emerging Religions, and the Spirit of the Work by Andrew Ventimiglia
    Adorno and Marcuse: Artistic Sublimation versus Ideological Sublimation by Tidhar Nir
    Transit Spaces and the Mobility Poor in Marilyn Dumont’s Vancouver Poems by Deena Rymhs
    The Star and the Revolution: Zizek, Kafka, and the Alchemy of Subtraction by Cory Stockwell
    REVIEW ESSAY
    Thinking with Cannibals by Parama Roy
    On Black Study and Political Theology by James Edward Ford III
    BOOK REVIEW
    “What’s a Heaven For?” The Political Force of Musical Beauty by Barry Shan, review by David R. Shumway
    “The Data Sensorium” Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason Since 1945 by Orit Halpern, review by Davide Panagia
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    Table of Contents, Volume 100

    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLE
    Pleasure for Pleasure’s Sake? On Pierre-Joseph Proudhon’s “Pornocracy” Today by Karyn Ball
    Selections from: Pornocracy, or Women in Modern Times by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    On Pornocracy by Stefan Mattessich
    Pornocratic Fantasy and the Contractarian Framing of Prostitution by Amy Swiffen
    Feminist Pornocracy? FEMEN and the Politics of Resistant Nudity by Dina Al-Kassim
    The Pornocratic Body in the Age of Networked Paranoia by Eyal Amiran
    Pornocracy’s Queer Circulations by Nat Hurley
    “There’s Plenty of Rapists Here”: “Rape Culture” and the Representation of Anene Booysen’s Rape in the International and South African Press by Helen Frost
    BOOK REVIEW
    Melodrama and its Political Legacy: Orgies of Feeling: Melodrama and the Politics of Freedom by Elisabeth R. Anker Review by Koel Banerjee
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    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLES
    Historioplastic Metafiction: Tarantino, Nolan, and the “Return to Hegel” by Joshua Toth
    American Dreams ft. David Lynch by Niels Niessen
    The Creaturely Modernism of Amos Tutuola by Matthew Omelsky
    Heidegger’s Metapolitics by Michael Meng and Jeff Love
    A Passion for Sameness: Leo Bersani’s Ontology of Narcissism: A Review of Leo Bersani, Thoughts and Things by Mikko Tuhkanen
    BOOK REVIEW
    Prising Open the Contradictions of Empire: A Review of C.L.R. James, The Life of Captain Cipriani: An Account of British Government in the West Indies by Andrew Smith
    “In Order to Live, the Other Must Die”: The Logic of Biopolitics in Waskar Ari’s Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals Review by Grant Farred
    Unraveling the Being of Materiality: A Review of Christopher Breu’s Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics by Antoine Traisnel
    Feminist Filmmaking and the Future of Global Film Politics: A Review of Patricia White, Women’s Cinema, World Cinema: Projecting Contemporary Feminisms Review by Maggie Hennefeld
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    Editorial Statement
    Reflections on Revolution and Socialism in Our Times by Rebecca Karl
    The Ambiguous Debt of Counter-revolution to Revolution: Reply to a Vigilant Melancholic by Soumyabrata Choudhoury
    Fidel and the Tricontinental Imagination by Aditya Nigam
    Un Homenaje a Fidel (Homage to Fidel) by August Nimtz, Jr.
    ARTICLES
    Willing to Die: Addiction and Other Ambivalences of Living by Dana Seitler
    Religious Studies’ Mishandling of Origin and Change: Time, Tradition, and Form-of-Life in Buddhism by Ananda Abeysekara
    A Global “We”? Poetic Exhortations in a Time of Precarious Life by Walt Hunter
    From Targets to Matches: The Digital Anatomy-Politics of Neoliberal Sexuality by Andrea Righi
    The Pedagogical Power of Things: Toward a Post-Intentional Phenomenology of Unlearning by Tyson Lewis
    Colonialism at Home: Colonial Sensibility of the Suburb in Yasujiro Ozu’s I Was Born, But… (1932) by Kota Inoue
    Ubi Caritas: Children and Religious Celibates by Hailey Haffey
    The Outlaw-Knight: Law’s Violence in The Faerie Queene, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and The Dark Knight Risesby by Cynthia Nazarian
    REVIEW ESSAY
    Edward W. Said and Joseph Boone’s The Homoerotics of Orientalism by Joseph Massad
    IN THE CONJUNCTURE
    Caliban After Communism: Thoughts on the Future of Cuba by John Beverley
    BOOK REVIEW
    Crowds and Power: Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly by Judith Butler Review by Jodi Dean
    Analysis Terminable and Postponed Illusions of a Future: Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire by Kate Schechter Review by Christopher Lane
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    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLES
    Once More, With Fredric Jameson by Pansy Duncan
    Demystification and the Management of Affect by Dalglish Chew
    “This Great Passion for Producing”: The Affective Reversal of Brecht’s Dramatic Theory by Vidar Thorsteinsson
    Reviving the Elephant, or Cinema Plays Dead by Matthew Noble-Olson
    Improvisational Ethics: Moral Technologies in Déjà vu and Minority Report by Scott Krzych
    Going Rogue or Becoming Salmon? Geoengineering Narratives in Haida Gwaii by Zach Horton
    REVIEW ESSAY
    The History of the Devil by Laurence Rickels
    James Clifford and the Ethical Turn in Anthropology by Hoon Song
    BOOK REVIEW
    The Touch of Things. The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism by Steven Shaviro by Ian James
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    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLES
    Life After the Subject by Christian P. Haines and Sean Grattan
    The Subject-Object of Commodity Fetishism, Biopolitics, Immortality, Sacrifice, and Bioracism by A. Kiarina Kordela
    Solon’s Ekstatic Strategy: Stasis and the Subject/Citizen by Dimitris Vardoulakis
    The Worker Subjects by Peter Hitchcock
    I Think We’re Alone Now: Solitude and the Utopian Subject in Colson Whitehead’s The Intuitionist by Sean Grattan
    Of Markets and Materiality: Financialization and the Limits of the Subject by Christopher Breu
    The Impersonal is Political: Adrienne Rich’s The Dream of a Common Language, Feminism, and the Art of Biopolitics by Christian P. Haines
    Who/What, Before/After: The Unrest of the Subject by Warren Montag
    REVIEW ESSAY
    Thinking at the Enlightenment’s Limit by Siraj Ahmed
    BOOK REVIEW
    Post-Cartesian Ascesis. The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject by Irving Goh. Review by Allan Stoekl.
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    Table of Contents, Volume 95

    Editorial Statement
    ARTICLES
    Jokes and the Performative in Austin and Derrida; or, The Truth is a Joke by Jeffrey T. Nealon
    Indigeneity, Apartheid, Palestine: On the Transit of Political Metaphors by Mark Rifkin
    The Inaudible Nation: Music and Sensory Perception in Post-Apartheid South Africa by Gavin Steingo
    Magical Modernity: Fallacy of Affect in Ritwik Ghatak's Ajantrik by Suvadip Sinha
    The Present is a Void: Americanist Criticism, Unfinished and Half in Ruin by Matt Tierney
    Dating Markets and Love Stories: Rationality, Intuition, and Risk in Romantic Relationships Online and Offline by Nina Varsava
    Future Hospitalities by Julietta Singh
    REVIEW ESSAYS
    Sex and Negativity, or What Queer Theory Has for You [Review Essay of: Sex, or the Unbearable by Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman] Review by Robyn Wiegman.
    Why Does the West Need to Save Muslim Women? [Review Essay of: Do Muslim Women Need Saving? By Lila Abu-Lughod] Review by Mahua Sarkar.
    Announcing the End of the Film Era [Review Essay of: The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come by Francesco Casetti] Review by Dudley Andrew.
    BOOK REVIEW
    Accounting for Difference [Review of: Debt to Society: Accounting for Life Under Capitalism by Miranda Joseph] Review by Morgan Adamson.
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    Table of Contents, Volume 94

    Editorial Statement
    Articles
    Restating Things, Again by John Mowitt and Cesare Casarino
    Feminism and the Abomination of Violence by Jacqueline Rose
    The Judge as Historian: Knowledge at the Limits of Doubt (A Response to Jacqueline Rose’s “Feminism and the Abomination of Violence”) by Jane Blocker
    Corpsing; or, The Matter of Black Life by David Marriott
    Masking (A Response to David Marriott’s “Corpsing; or, The Matter of Black Life”) by Paula Rabinowitz
    A View from the Side: The Natural History Museum by Jodi Dean
    Sides Views Split (A Response to Jodi Dean’s “A View from the Side”) by Tony C. Brown
    End Notes by Simona Sawhney
    Review Essays
    In the Cold Night of the Day: On Film Noir, Hitchcock, and Identity. Night Passages: Philosophy, Literature, and Film by Elisabeth Bronfen. Review by Markos Hadjioannou.
    The Perils of Comparison in Subaltern Studies and Its Critique. Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital by Vivek Chibber. Review by Travis Workman.
    Book Reviews
    The “Know-Show” Function and the Uses of Evidence. Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents by Lisa Gitelman. Review by Benedict Stork.
    New Maps for the Diaspora. Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem edited by Davarian L. Baldwin and Minkah Makalani. Review by Arlene R. Keizer.
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    Editorial
    Editorial Statment.
    Articles
    Spectral Alphabets: Photography, Necropolitics and the Marikana Massacre. Patrick Walter
    Why Does the Law Want Us To Be Normal? Schmitt’s Institutionalism and the Critique of the Liberal Legal Order. Mariano Croce and Andrea Salvatore
    Urban Guerrillas on Film: Mediatization, Guerrilla Filmmaking, and Guerrilla Seeing in Emile de Antonio’s Underground. Matt Applegate
    Hysterical Postsecularism. David Gramling
    “I Don’t Wanna Talk Anymore”: On the Queer Non-Utility of “Telephone Remake”. Robert Alford
    Review Essays
    Beyond the Death Principle: Review Essay on Marc Crépon’s The Thought of Death and the Memory of War. Jan Mieszkowski
    The Machine Is/In Us: Kelly Oliver’s Derridean Ethics: Review Essay on Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment by Kelly Oliver. Jeff Fort
    Book Reviews
    Farred on Athletic Movement and Rest: Review of Grant Farred’s In Motion, At Rest: the Event of the Athletic Body. Kenneth Surin
    After Tragedy, Searching for Liberation: A Review of David Scott’s, Omens of Adversity: Tragedy, Time, Memory, Justice. Brian Meeks
    Figuring Enslavement: A Review of Tim Armstrong’s The Logic of Slavery: Debt, Technology and Pain in American Literature. Anita Rupprecht
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    Editorial Statement
    Articles
    Missing Bodies: Disappearances in the Aesthetic. Michael Davidson
    Humanitarianism, Testimony, and the White Savior Industrial Complex: What is the What versus Kony 2012. Sean Bex and Stef Craps
    Compelling Memory: 9/11 and the Work of Mourning in Mike Bender’s Reign over Me. Esther Peeren
    In Praise of Idleness: Aging and the Morality of Inactivity. Amelia DeFalco
    Writing Lines: Agamben contra Nietzsche. Jenny Doussan
    Review Essays
    Beyond the Possible: A Review of Speculate This! Matt May and Alexander Monea
    Side Effects: Review of Ann Cvetkovich, Depression: a Public Feeling and Carol Mavor, Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetée, Sans Soleil, and Hiroshima mon amour. Jani Scandura
    Book Reviews
    Tales and the Crypt: A Review of Imaginary Ethnographies: Literature, Culture, and Subjectivity by Gabriele Schwab. Review by Tom Cannavino
    Magic Socialism: A Review of Ángel Rama’s Writing Across Cultures: Narrative Transculturalism in Latin America. Joshua Lund
    The Geometry of Means: Dimitris Vardoulaki’s Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward a Dejustification of Violence. Ingrid Diran
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    Special Issue: Comparative Radios
    Introduction to “Comparative Radios.” Martin Harries and Lecia Rosenthal
    Magic on the Air: Attempt at a Radio Grotesque, translated by Lisa Harries Schumann,with an Introduction by Lecia Rosenthal. Hans Flesch
    Radio/Puppets; or, The Institutionalization of a (Media) Revolution and the Afterlife of a Mexican Avant-Garde. Sarah J. Townsend
    No Transmitter: Clandestine Radio Listening Communities in Ricardo Piglia’s The Absent City. Tom McEnaney
    Voicing the Prevocal: Nathalie Sarraute’s Foray into Radio Drama. Carrie C. Landfried
    From Interiority to Intimacy: Psychoanalysis and Radio in Twentieth-Century France. Judith G. Coffin
    Radio Silence; or, On the Fritz. John Mowitt
    “Be it Resolved…” Referenda on Recent Scholarship in the Israel–Palestine Conflict. Barbara Harlow
    Through the Looking Glass. Biological Relatives: IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship by Sarah Franklin. Jessica Lee Mathiason
    Review Essays
    Hollywood, Hitler, and Historiography: Film History as Cultural Critique. Johannes von Moltke
    Book Reviews
    The Afterlives of Photography. The Echo of Things: The Lives of Photographs in the Solomon Islands by Christopher Wright. Review by Peter Kilroy
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    Editorial Statement
    Articles
    Seeding Debt: Alchemy, Death, and the Precarious Farming of Life-Finance in the Global South. Geeta Patel
    Slumdog Millionare and the Knowledge-Based Economy: Poverty as Ontology. Georgia Christinidis
    “From the Prostitute to the King”: The Corporate Form, Subsumption, and Periodization. Brynnar Swenson
    Myth and Mediation: Toward a Multitude of Pure Means. Ingrid Diran
    In the Conjuncture
    Meeting in the Hall
    From the Last Dancer. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
    “Marxism, without Guarantees”: What I Learned from Stuart Hall. Kenneth Surin
    He Made It Possible. Grant Farred
    Architectures of Imagination. Houston A. Baker Jr.
    Review Essay
    The Uneven Citizenry of Photography: Reading the “Political Ontology” of Photography from Southern Africa. Patricia Hayes
    Book Reviews
    Love and Theft at 20. Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class by Eric Lott. Review by David Roediger
    For the Love of Lost Sovereignty: Egypt and Postcolonial Thought Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt by Shaden M. Tageldin. Review by Sunil Agnani
    Deconstruction Beyond Itself Posthumously: For Jacques Derrida by Zsuzsa Baross. Review by Kir Kuiken
    Manifesting Globalism. After Globalization by Eric Cazdyn and Imre Szeman. Review by Graeme Stout