Decoloniality and Crisis
A JCRT Special Edition
Decoloniality and Crisis
Karkov, SUNY, College at Cortland
Jeffrey W. Robbins, Lebanon Valley College
The attentive reader might ask:
why a special issue on
decoloniality and crisis? What is decoloniality, what do
we mean by crisis, and why pair them together?...
Meditations: On the Origin of the
Anti-Discourse of Modernity
Enrique Dussel, Department of Philosophy (UAM-Iztapalapa, Mexico)
This work is consciously and explicitly polemical.
It is polemical toward the disparaging belief in the existence
of a "South of Europe" (and thereby Latin America), a...
Lost Crisitunities, Vanishing Post-Soviet and
Thinking, Being and Perception
Russian Presidential Academy
of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow)
Modernity in its neoliberal stage is marked by ubiquitous
bio-politics within which life becomes extremely fragmented
and human being either turns into a dispensable material...
Multiculturalism and Women of Color Feminisms
Maria Lugones, Binghamton University
At the very logical core of the movement towards radical
multiculturalism and Women of Color feminisms is a shift
from a logic of oppression to a logic of
resistance. The very logic of...
From Colonialism to Neo-Liberal
in the U.S. and the New Biopolitics
Manuel A. Vasquez, University of Florida
Although the U.S.
sees itself as the quintessential immigrant
country, the promised land where immigrants can leave
behind all that bound them in the old country, make
Dimorphism: Afro-Cuban Ritual Praxis
and the Rematerialization of the Body
Xhercis Mendez, SUNY, Oneonta
One of the greatest obstacles to thinking "gender" in the
"post-colonial" geographies of the Caribbean and beyond,
is that not enough attention has been paid to the dehumanizing...
Mass Incarceration: "Flesh Will Wear Out Chains"
Mark Lewis Taylor, Princeton Theological Seminary
Serge's poetic phrase, "in time flesh will wear out
is arresting and full of hope. Hearing it, though, can
provoke such puzzlement that even while drawing us...
The Immanent Refusal
Daniel Colucciello Barber, ICI Berlin for Cultural
Conversion is never now. Conversion is often narrated as a
moment of turning, a turning that happens in an ineffable
instant, and this gets us in the habit of linking conversion...
Borderlines of Theodicy
Martin Woessner, The City College of New York
In 2666, his posthumously published masterwork of a
novel, Roberto Bolano paints a painfully
of a city on the verge of collapse. Civic decay, economic...
book profile of Patricia A. Schechter, Exploring
Imaginary: Four Transnational Lives
Karen Bray, Drew University
According to Maria Lugones "decolonial feminism," is thought from,
and at, the grassroots, and highlights what she calls,
"historicized incarnate intersubjectivity."
Patricia A. Schechter's....
book profile of Anna Hartnell, Rewriting
Futures from Du Bois to Obama
Bo Eberle, Union Theology Seminary in New York
Anna Hartnell's Rewriting Exodus is nothing short
of a deeply
engaging, thought provoking assessment of Obama's first
term in office via the lens of African American religion...
book profile of Walter D. Mignolo, The Darker Side
Global Futures, Decolonial Options
Jordan E. Miller, Salve Regina University
Walter D. Mignolo's The Darker side of Western Modernity:
Global Futures, Decolonial
Options successfully tracks the
course of Western modernity, its dependence upon coloniality...
review of Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Decolonizing
Chapter one of Linda Tuhiwai Smith's Decolonizing Methodologies
takes as its provocation, as seen in the epigraph, the title
of Audre Lorde's
famous essay, "The Master's Tools...
book profile of Manual A. Vasquez, More
Belief: A Materialist
Theory of Religion
Elijah Prewitt-Davis, Drew University
To turn toward religion as it is lived, experienced, and practiced
by bodies - this is the aim of Manuel A. Vasquez's More Than Belief:
A Materialist Theory of Religion. This means for him...