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Ripple On Stagnant Water By Li Jieren, And: Fact In Fiction: 1920s China And Ba Jin’S Family By Kristin Stapleton (Review), Shiamin Kwa Jan 2105

Ripple On Stagnant Water By Li Jieren, And: Fact In Fiction: 1920s China And Ba Jin’S Family By Kristin Stapleton (Review), Shiamin Kwa

East Asian Studies Faculty Research and Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari Aug 2019

Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari

Religion

This book explores how traces of the energies and dynamics of Orthodox Christian theology and anthropology may be observed in the clinical work of depth psychology. Looking to theology to express its own religious truths and to psychology to see whether these truth claims show up in healing modalities, the author creatively engages both disciplines in order to highlight the possibilities for healing contained therein. Dynamis of Healing elucidates how theology and psychology are by no means fundamentally at odds with each other, but rather can work together in a beautiful and powerful synergia to address both the deepest needs ...


Arts & Humanities News, Georgia Southern University Jul 2019

Arts & Humanities News, Georgia Southern University

Arts and Humanities News Blog

  • Students, faculty recognized at 2018 Spring Award Ceremony


Arts & Humanities News, Georgia Southern University Jul 2019

Arts & Humanities News, Georgia Southern University

Arts and Humanities News Blog

  • Center for Art & Theatre upgrades gallery lighting with $12K sustainability grant


Thinking With Adorno [Table Of Contents], Gerhard Richter Jul 2019

Thinking With Adorno [Table Of Contents], Gerhard Richter

Philosophy

What Theodor W. Adorno says cannot be separated from how he says it, and what he thinks cannot be isolated from how he thinks it. Richter’s book teaches us to think with Adorno—both alongside him and in relation to his diverse contexts and constellations, from aesthetic theory to political critique, from the problem of judgment to the question of how to lead a right life within a wrong one.

Thinking with Adorno’s uncoercive gaze not only means following the fascinating paths of his own work; it also means extending hospitality to the ghostly voices of others. As ...


The Reproduction Of Life Death [Table Of Contents], Dawne Mccance Jul 2019

The Reproduction Of Life Death [Table Of Contents], Dawne Mccance

Philosophy

Based on archival translations of a soon-to-be-published seminar by Jacques Derrida, The Reproduction of Life Death offers an unprecedented study of Derrida’s engagement with molecular biology and genetics. McCance shows how Derrida ties biological accounts of reproduction to the reproductive program of teaching, challenging an auto-reproductive notion of pedagogy, while also reinterpreting the work of psychoanalysis.

Structured as an itinerary of “three rings,” each departing from and coming back to Nietzsche, Derrida’s seminar ties Jacob’s logocentric account of reproduction to the reproductive program of teaching that characterizes the academic institution, challenging this mode of teaching as auto-reproduction ...


For The Love Of Psychoanalysis [Table Of Contents], Elizabeth Rottenberg Jun 2019

For The Love Of Psychoanalysis [Table Of Contents], Elizabeth Rottenberg

Philosophy

For the Love of Psychoanalysis is a book about what exceeds or resists calculation—in life and in death. Rottenberg examines what emerges from the difference between psychoanalysis and philosophy.

Part I, “Freuderrida,” announces a non-traditional Freud: a Freud associated not with sexuality, repression, unconsciousness, and symbolization, but with accidents and chance. Looking at accidents both in and of Freud’s writing, Rottenberg elaborates the unexpected insights that both produce and disrupt our received ideas of psychoanalytic theory.

Whereas the close reading of Freud leaves us open to the accidents of psychoanalytic writing, Part II, “Freuderrida,” addresses itself to what ...


The Singular Voice Of Being [Table Of Contents], Andrew Lazella May 2019

The Singular Voice Of Being [Table Of Contents], Andrew Lazella

Philosophy

The Singular Voice of Being reconsiders John Duns Scotus’s well-covered theory of the univocity of being in light of his less explored discussions of ultimate difference. Ultimate difference is a notion introduced by Aristotle and known by the Aristotelian tradition, but one that, the book argues, Scotus radically retrofits to buttress his doctrine of univocity. Ultimate difference for Aristotle meant the last difference in a line of specific differences whereby all the preceding differences would be united into a single substance rather than remain a heapish multiplicity. LaZella argues that Scotus both broadens and deepens the term such that ...


A Theology Of Failure [Table Of Contents], Marika Rose May 2019

A Theology Of Failure [Table Of Contents], Marika Rose

Religion

“This is the best work I have ever read on Žižek in relation to theology, maybe the best such work possible. Rose’s prose style is clear and engaging, and her project significantly advances our understanding of Christian apophaticism, of Žižek’s project, and of the potential future stakes of theology for a secular world.”— Adam Kotsko, author of Neoliberalism’s Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital

Everyone agrees that theology has failed; but the question of how to respond to this failure is contested. Against both radical orthodoxy and deconstructive theology, Rose proposes that Christian identity is ...


Reoccupy Earth [Table Of Contents], David Wood Apr 2019

Reoccupy Earth [Table Of Contents], David Wood

Philosophy

Habit rules our lives. And yet climate change and the catastrophic future it portends, makes it clear that we cannot go on like this.

Our habits are integral to narratives of the good life, to social norms and expectations, as well as to economic reality. Such shared shapes are vital. Yet while many of our individual habits seem perfectly reasonable, when aggregated together they spell disaster. Beyond consumerism, other forms of life and patterns of dwelling are clearly possible. But how can we get there from here?

Philosophy is about emancipation—from illusions, myths, and oppression. In Reoccupy Earth, the ...


Appendix C: Selected Works Of Life-Writing, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman Apr 2019

Appendix C: Selected Works Of Life-Writing, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman

School of Library and Information Science Publications

This appendix lists book-length examples from a range of genres (essays, memoirs, diaries, travel writing, ethnographies, immersive journalism) in order to outline the broader category of life-writing explored in chapter two of Mapping the Imaginary.


Appendix D: Writing About And Around Art: Some Models, And High-Water Marks, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman Apr 2019

Appendix D: Writing About And Around Art: Some Models, And High-Water Marks, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman

School of Library and Information Science Publications

This appendix supplements Mapping the Imaginary.


Colonizing Christianity, George E. Demacopoulos Mar 2019

Colonizing Christianity, George E. Demacopoulos

Religion

Colonizing Christianity employs postcolonial critique to analyze the transformations of Greek and Latin religious identity in the wake of the Fourth Crusade. It argues that the experience of colonization splintered the Greek community, which could not agree how best to respond to the Latin other. By offering a close reading of a handful of texts from the era of the Fourth Crusade and subsequent Latin Empire of Byzantium, this book illuminates mechanisms by which Western Christians authorized and exploited the Christian East and, concurrently, the ways in which Eastern Christians understood and responded to the dramatic shift in their political ...


The Mathematical Imagination, Matthew Handelman Mar 2019

The Mathematical Imagination, Matthew Handelman

Philosophy

This book offers an archeology of the undeveloped potential of mathematics for critical theory. As Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno first conceived of the critical project in the 1930s, critical theory steadfastly opposed the mathematization of thought. Mathematics flattened thought into a dangerous positivism that led reason to the barbarism of World War II. The Mathematical Imagination challenges this narrative, showing how for other German-Jewish thinkers, such as Gershom Scholem, Franz Rosenzweig, and Siegfried Kracauer, mathematics offered metaphors to negotiate the crises of modernity during the Weimar Republic. Influential theories of poetry, messianism, and cultural critique, Handelman shows, borrowed ...


The Tongue-Tied Imagination [Table Of Contents], Tobias Warner Mar 2019

The Tongue-Tied Imagination [Table Of Contents], Tobias Warner

Literature

Should a writer work in a former colonial language or in a vernacular? The language question was one of the great, intractable problems that haunted postcolonial literatures in the twentieth century, but it has since acquired a reputation as a dead end for narrow nationalism.

Focusing on the case of Senegal, Warner investigates the intersection of French and Wolof. Drawing on an under-studied corpus of novels, poetry, and films in both languages, the book traces the emergence of a politics of language from colonization through independence to the era of neoliberal development.

Refusing to see the turn to vernacular languages ...


Exterranean [Table Of Contents], Phillip John Usher Mar 2019

Exterranean [Table Of Contents], Phillip John Usher

Literature

“For anyone who might be suffering from Anthropocene fatigue, this is a book to jolt you from your slumbers. What happens to the globe when we shift attention from the outward projection of emissions to extraction ? The Earth we thought we knew, and were already mourning, takes on a stunning new critical light.”—Claire Colebrook, Pennsylvania State University

Exterranean concerns the extraction of stuff from the Earth, a process in which matter goes from being sub- to exterranean. By bringing a rich archive of nonmodern texts and images from across Europe, into conversation with the contemporary work of Bruno Latour ...


Killing Times [Table Of Contents], David Wills Mar 2019

Killing Times [Table Of Contents], David Wills

Philosophy

Killing Times begins with the deceptively simple observation—made by Jacques Derrida in his seminars on the topic—that the death penalty mechanically interrupts mortal time by preempting the typical mortal experience of not knowing at what precise moment we will die.

Killing Times traces the logic of the death penalty across a range of sites. Starting with the struggles of American courts to articulate what methods of execution constitute “cruel and unusual punishment,” Wills goes on to show the ways that technologies of death have themselves evolved in conjunction with fraught ideas of cruelty and instantaneity, from the guillotine ...


The Evolution Of The French Courtesan Novel: From De Chabrillan To Colette (Book Review), Juliana Starr Mar 2019

The Evolution Of The French Courtesan Novel: From De Chabrillan To Colette (Book Review), Juliana Starr

Foreign Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


All That Has Breath, Jeff Gladstone Feb 2019

All That Has Breath, Jeff Gladstone

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

"Outwardly we grinned and hooted for the day’s technological success, but inwardly we knew the day had delivered to us a richer treasure."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­technology and aesthetics from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/all-that-has-breath/


African Americans In Madison County, Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones Feb 2019

African Americans In Madison County, Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones

Library Presentations

Reinette Jones, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Kentucky Libraries, speak about notable Madison County African Americans.


2018-2019 Junior Recital - Bailey-Michelle Collins (Piano), Bailey Michelle Collins Feb 2019

2018-2019 Junior Recital - Bailey-Michelle Collins (Piano), Bailey Michelle Collins

Junior and Senior Recitals

No abstract provided.


The Bridge Between Beauty And Functionality, Justin R. Vander Werff Feb 2019

The Bridge Between Beauty And Functionality, Justin R. Vander Werff

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

"While our human creatureliness and limited understanding often lead us to pit form and function against each other, God provides glimpses of their unity."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­balancing aesthetics and practicality in design from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-bridge-between-beauty-and-functionality/


2018-2019 Junior Recital - Xiaoxiao Wang (Piano), Xiaoxiao Wang Feb 2019

2018-2019 Junior Recital - Xiaoxiao Wang (Piano), Xiaoxiao Wang

Junior and Senior Recitals

No abstract provided.


Off To College With August And Ana: Social Change And The Reconstitution Of Feminine Norms At Augustana College In The Postwar Period, 1945-1962, Aaron Donald Hollatz Feb 2019

Off To College With August And Ana: Social Change And The Reconstitution Of Feminine Norms At Augustana College In The Postwar Period, 1945-1962, Aaron Donald Hollatz

History: Student Scholarship & Creative Works

This project examines the changing demographics and culture surrounding higher education in the United States in the period following the Second World War and the relationship to normative constructions of femininity at Augustana College between 1945 and 1962. The college used a variety of means to reconstitute feminine norms, including social and sexual control and ritualized expressions of heterogamy, to construct a rigid femininity for women students. This allowed the college to reassert its norms and values in a changing world and to create continuity with the past. The Augustana Coed of the postwar period was white, northern European, middle-class ...


Handwritten Note: Quotes, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Quotes, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L. Saffy's personal notes


Handwritten Note: Quote, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Quote, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L. Saffy's personal notes


Handwritten Note: Daily Agenda, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Daily Agenda, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L Saffy's personal notes


Handwritten Note: Daily Agenda, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Daily Agenda, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L. Saffy's personal notes.


Handwritten Note: Note To Grady Earl, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Note To Grady Earl, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L. Saffy's personal notes written on Ms. Edna Saffy paper.


Handwritten Note: Maya Angelou Quote, Edna Louise Saffy Feb 2019

Handwritten Note: Maya Angelou Quote, Edna Louise Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Dr. Edna L. Saffy's personal notes.