Cixous and Žižek: Beyond Buggery by Natasha Gatian

Cixous and Žižek: Beyond Buggery Natasha Gatian             Cixous and Clément’s influential article entitled “Out and Out: Attacks/Ways Out/Forays” presents an alternative vision to the cycle of philosophical “buggery” outlined by Slavoj Žižek in his essay “Taking Deleuze from Behind.” The title Sorties, or exits, underscores their project of finding ways out of phallocentric discourse … Continue reading Cixous and Žižek: Beyond Buggery by Natasha Gatian

Color and Agency: Hegel’s Master/Slave Dialectic in the Lens of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks by N’kenge Feagin

Color and Agency: Hegel’s Master/Slave Dialectic in the Lens of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks N’kenge Feagin  Most scientists agree that the difference between the DNA of humans, chimpanzees and bonobos (our two closest great ape relatives), is less than between 1% and 2%. Even more remarkably, the genetic difference between individual humans is … Continue reading Color and Agency: Hegel’s Master/Slave Dialectic in the Lens of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks by N’kenge Feagin

Amelioration and Pejoration: A Linguistic Dialectic Between Hegel and Saussure by Joseph Turkot

Amelioration and Pejoration: A Linguistic Dialectic Between Hegel and Saussure Joseph Turkot  In the movement of Hegelian dialectics, the mind starts with an understanding of a particular. This particular is then recognized to be an incomplete aspect of the whole, and is negated. From this negation proceeds a sublation, creating a new ground where a … Continue reading Amelioration and Pejoration: A Linguistic Dialectic Between Hegel and Saussure by Joseph Turkot

Out of Buber and Bondage: Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic by Gerard Breitenbeck

Out of Buber and Bondage: Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic Gerard Breitenbeck 5/5/14 Hegel’s famous Master-Slave Dialectic, or “Lordship and Bondage,” moves through three major concerns, the first dealing with how a self-consciousness encounters another self-consciousness; the second with the struggle of finding oneself defined within an Other’s negation; and the third an elaborate metaphor of “Lord … Continue reading Out of Buber and Bondage: Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic by Gerard Breitenbeck

The World in a Word: How ‘global’ transcends ‘post-colonial’ by Advait Ubhayakar

The World in a Word: How ‘global’ transcends ‘post-colonial’ Advait Ubhayakar Post-colonialism and globalism both are theoretical constructs and narrative frameworks, which are focused on engaging with the “Other”. This paper will compare the seeds of these theories — the words ‘post-colonial’ and ‘global’ — using the parameters of their aim, process, areas, audience and outcome in … Continue reading The World in a Word: How ‘global’ transcends ‘post-colonial’ by Advait Ubhayakar