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The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Thomas Docherty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book addresses the condition of the university today. There has been a fundamental betrayal of the institution by the political class, perverting it from its proper social and cultural ... More


“The Best Type of Chinese”: Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals and Symbolic Refugee Relief, 1952–1960

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the enactment of political agendas under the guise of humanitarian outreach through the operations of the CIA-funded Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals, Inc. (ARCI). This ... More


Cold War Pluralism: The New York Intellectuals Respond to Soviet Anti-Semitism

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 elaborates on the ethnic avant-garde's decline by discussing how, in response to post-war Soviet anti-Semitism, the New York Intellectuals articulated a Jewish cultural authenticity that ... More


The Unmaking of the Arab Intellectual: Prophecy, Exile and the Nation

Zeina G. Halabi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421393
eISBN:
9781474435673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421393.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Unmaking of the Arab Intellectual examines the figure of the intellectual as prophet, national icon, and exile in contemporary Arabic literature and film. Staging a comparative dialogue with ... More


From Radicals to Heroes of the Republic: Anarchism and National Identity in Costa Rica, 1900–1977

David Díaz-Arias

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines a generation of young Costa Rican intellectuals of middle-class origin who embraced anarchist ideals and called for social revolution in the second decade of the twentieth ... More


Foucault, Fanon, Intellectuals, Revolutions

Anthony C. Alessandrini

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Michel Foucault’s writings on Iran, alongside several texts by Frantz Fanon, in order to bring out certain aspects of their respective approaches to ongoing revolutions. It ... More


Moral Heroes

Krister Dylan Knapp

in William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter two recounts how James came to psychical research in the early 1880s through a series of friendships and professional relationships he formed with members of the British intellectual ... More


The Video Works of Yang Fudong: An Ultimate Escape from a Global Nightmare

Xiaoping Lin

in Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833367
eISBN:
9780824870607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833367.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter centers on Yang Fudong, an avant-garde video artist based in Shanghai, whose unique black-and-white filmic style not only harks back to Chinese silent cinema of the 1920s and 1930s but ... More


Somewhere/Nowhere

Phil Ford

in Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939916
eISBN:
9780199354467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939916.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter develops a picture of an emergent hip culture in the 1930s and early 1940s, during which hipness established itself as an African American poetics of self and then, in the dawning Cold ... More


God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Katherine Davies and Toby Garfitt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God’s Mirror explores how French Catholic intellectual culture in the mid-twentieth century was caught up in the process of transition from a closed, defensive and conceptual theological structure of ... More


Mills on Individuals, Intellectuals, and Interviewing

A. Javier Treviño

in C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633107
eISBN:
9781469633121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the conceptual and empirical methods Mills applied in understanding the Cuban revolutionaries, whose thoughts and sentiments he so eloquently and passionately expressed in ... More


The Intellectuals’ Identity Crisis

Noha Mellor

in The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter draws on the views of a number of Egyptian liberal intellectuals and Islamist thinkers about the national identity crisis and the reasons behind it. The discussion is informed by theses ... More


Gramsci’s Folklore

Corey Gibson

in The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines Henderson’s relationship with the life and works of the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937). It shows how, in his translations of the Lettere dal Carcere (prison ... More


Jacob Talmon: Combining histories and presents

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085727
eISBN:
9781781704844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Universities are a part of society but insist on distance, detachment and autonomy. Universities are bankrolled by society but academics demand total freedom in the domains of study, research, and ... More


The New York Intellectuals {1969}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1969 essay “The New York Intellectuals,” in which he talks about the New York Intellectuals, a group of writers and literary critics based in New York City in the ... More


La Relève and Its Afterlife:: A Current of Catholic Renewal in Twentieth-Century Quebec

Joseph Dunlop

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Joseph Dunlop’s chapter examines the influence of the interwar renouveau catholique in Francophone Canada, through the Montreal-based review La Relève, founded in 1934. Dunlop explores the ... More


Introduction: In the Beginning was the Word

Zeina G. Halabi

in The Unmaking of the Arab Intellectual: Prophecy, Exile and the Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421393
eISBN:
9781474435673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421393.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction elaborates on the “contemporary,” as a notion that sets the historical and theoretical framework of the book. It identifies the 1990s as a critical historical juncture of suspended ... More


“Catholicisme ondoyant”:: Catholic Intellectual Engagement and the Crisis of Civilization in the 1930s

Michael Kelly

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kelly’s chapter provides an account of the development of a new humanist concept of engagement forged by French Catholic intellectuals in the crucible of debates and experiments of the 1930s. For an ... More


“Into the Catacombs of the Past”:: Women and Wartime Trauma in the French Catholic Ressourcement Project (1939–45)

Brenna Moore

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Brenna Moore’s chapter explores a new cast of characters in modern Catholic theology’s “turn to the sources” (ressourcement) project, largely based in France, which laid the foundations from 1930 ... More


How to Be an Intellectual:: Rorty v. Ross

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares two models of the intellectual, one from the philosopher, Richard Rorty, and the other the cultural critic, Andrew Ross. It looks at a debate they had during the culture wars, ... More


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