Volume 17, Numbers 1-2, 2009

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. 5-6
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General Articles

The Repeatable and the Unrepeatable: Žižek and the Future of the Humanities, or Assessing Socrates

pp. 7-25
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Clueless about Class in Academe

pp. 27-39
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Future’s Shock: Plausibility, Preemption, and the Fiction of 9/11

pp. 41-62
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Infotopia: A Report from the Future

pp. 63-77
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Distance@

pp. 79-94
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Writing Mexico: Travel and Intercultural Encounter in Contemporary American Literature

pp. 95-114
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Gaming and Theory

Governmentality, Neoliberalism, and the Digital Game

pp. 115-127
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The Smooth Spaces of Play: Deleuze and the Emancipative Potential of Games

pp. 129-142
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Logging in and Getting Off: Login, Labor, Literature, and the Subject of the Net

pp. 143-162
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“We Need Radical Gameplay, Not Just Radical Graphics”: Towards a Contemporary Minor Practice in Computer Gaming

pp. 163-180
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Constructing the Ethical Limits of Play in Policy Debates

pp. 181-196
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Installing the Game: Gameplay in the Installation T_Visionarium

pp. 197-203
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World of Warcraft: The Murloc is the Message

pp. 205-213
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Theorising Schmitt’s Friend-Enemy through Deleuzian Folding and First-Person Shooters

pp. 215-230
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Dead Time: Aporias and Critical Videogaming

pp. 231-246
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Forum

Reading, Writing, Being: Persians, Parisians, and the Scandal of Identity

pp. 247-253
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Matei Calinescu: The Adventure and Drama of Modernity

pp. 255-260
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Unreading, Rereading, and the Art of Not Reading

pp. 261-266
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Matei Calinescu: An Independent Intellectual

pp. 267-269
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At the Gates of Writing: Matei Calinescu and the Distance Between Rereading and Rewriting

pp. 271-276
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“The Shibboleth of Liberation”: Calinescu’s Postmodernism

pp. 277-280
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Autistic Solitude and the Act of Reading

pp. 281-286
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Calinescu’s Dialogue with Ihab Hassan

pp. 287-290
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Interview

Interview

pp. 291-306
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Reviews

Disclosing Enclosure

pp. 307-315
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Young People Are No Longer at Risk: They are the Risk

pp. 317-322
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War, Human Rights, and the American Left: Thoughts Inspired by Michael Bérubé’s The Left At War

pp. 323-332
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Notes on Contributors

pp. 352-354
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