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  1.  2
    The White Album : On Racialized Violence and the Witnessing of the Witness.Andrew Brooks - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):72-84.
    In an interview with Mavis Nicholson in 1987, James Baldwin said: “Black people need witnesses in this hostile world, which thinks everything is white.” Baldwin’s statement invokes the witness as o...
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    Activating Affect Aura Through Art: Clothing as Witness.Megan Corbin & Daniela Johannes - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):44-56.
    In this paper, we examine clothing and material fibers as affective elements that function as witnesses to a structure of power. Specifically, we consider them as material bystanders of the human’s...
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    Talking Like a Plant: Testimony and Justice.Tim Flanagan - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):85-99.
    Following the work of Barbara Cassin, this paper proposes to examine certain ways of speaking that Aristotle described as not so much human as plant-like [homoioi phutôi] and to consider whether th...
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  4. Scarred Trees and Becoming-Witness: Learning with Country.Hélène Frichot - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):114-129.
    What happens when the landscape looks back? How is it that the landscape sees? This essay goes in search of material-semiotic signs of Australian Indigenous Country, overlooked and actively unseen...
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  5. Can the Subaltern Be Witnessed?: Nonhuman Witnessing and the Literary Staging of Singularity.Sourav Kargupta - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):57-71.
    Following Jacques Derrida’s reflections on witnessing and testimony, this article proposes a discontinuous economy between human witnessing and the nonhuman framing of any such instituted work...
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  6. Reading History Against the State Secret: Carlos Soto Román’s “Chile Project: [Re-Classified],” the Remediated Archive, and the Poetics of Redaction.Astrid Lorange - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):17-29.
    This paper reads Carlos Soto Román’s “Chile Project: [Re-classified],” a documentary poem that remediates declassified state documents as an ambivalent form of witnessing bureaucracy and state viol...
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  7. Witnessing After the Human.Michael Richardson & Magdalena Zolkos - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):1-2.
    Until recently, the scholarship on witnessing in literature, media, and culture has made the assumption that testimony is produced by and addressed to human subjects. This is evidenced, for example...
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  8. Witnessing After the Human.Michael Richardson & Magdalena Zolkos - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):3-16.
    What does it mean to witness after the human? The adverbial clause suggests, first, a temporal and a conditional relation to the subject, whereby the act or event of witnessing follows, responds to...
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    The Kingdom of Ghosts: Spectral Witnesses at the Shore of Life.John Ryan & Baden Offord - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):130-141.
    Bearing witness is complex, and haunted by the past and the present. It takes place through and within a web of power relations attested by truth telling. This essay suggests that ghosts have the c...
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  10. Postgenomic Witnesses: Mutant Mice, Model Organisms, and the Anti-Archive of Corporeal Equivalence in Micespace.Org.Jordan Sheridan - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):30-43.
    In 2013, Gail Davies and Helen Scalway launched Micespace.org, an interactive web-based art and research project that uses the platform of a mock mouse model repository to visualize the complex spa...
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  11. Bearing Witness to Traumatic Memory: An Ethical Approach to Ken Liu’s Speculative Fiction “the Man Who Ended History – a Documentary”.Meng Xia - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (2):100-113.
    This article looks at the problematic witnessing envisioned in Chinese American writer Ken Liu’s speculative fiction “The Man Who Ended History – A Documentary,” in which the back-to-the-past virtu...
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    Dying One’s Own Death: Freud with Rilke.Étienne Balibar - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):128-139.
    Discussions around the meaning and validity of Freud’s notion of Todestrieb, as it was introduced in the essay from 1920 Beyond the Pleasure Principle, later...
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    To Live and Die in History.Joseph Cohen & Raphael Zagury-Orly - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):60-71.
    From what standpoint have the canonical philosophies of history looked at death? And, more particularly, at life and death, since these two “events” are intimately linked? According to what idea, n...
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    After Life: Recent Philosophy and Death.Rona Cohen & Ruth Ronen - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):3-7.
    Philosophy prides itself on beginning with Socrates’s death: scandalous with regard to Socrates’s virtue and wisdom, as well as his age, this death is transfigured into an entry into truth. One can...
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    The Antinomy of Death: Ernst Bloch and Theodor W. Adorno on Utopia and Hope.Hent de Vries - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):110-127.
    This article discusses the remarkable conversation between Ernst Bloch and Theodor W. Adorno regarding the relationship between utopia and death. It unpacks the antinomy of death and analyzes the m...
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    Making Sense with Death: A Response to Heidegger.Hagi Kenaan & Yaron Senderowicz - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):82-92.
    What can Death mean today in times in which the technological conception of life conjures up new visions of overcoming death? We address this question here by critically examining the Heideggerian...
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    The Frameless Life: The End of Death or Death Without End?Yuval Kremnitzer - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):140-151.
    In recent years, a future in which humans have attained Immortality by means of technology, and yet, this miraculous achievement remains a luxury of the rich, has become a staple not only of specul...
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    Jean-Luc Nancy’s Ethics of Finitude.Marie-Eve Morin - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):35-46.
    Against a certain contemporary style of thinking that wishes to go beyond finitude entirely, I propose a finite praxis modeled after Jean-Luc Nancy’s finite thinking. I argue that the desire to imm...
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    Scandalous Death.Jean-Luc Nancy, Marie-Eve Morin & Travis Holloway - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):8-13.
    Around people who were close to him, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe would sometimes cry out with anger: “Death is a scandal! It is intolerable!” When he died almost fourteen years ago, prematurely and af...
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    The Affirmation of Death.Ruth Ronen - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):47-59.
    Finitude as an affirmative moment is what stands at the center of this paper. While death cannot be represented or conceptualized, it is present in events of death in the life of an individual and...
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  21. The Undying.Galili Shahar - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):14-25.
    What conceptual merit does the undying – the one that does not die properly – hold? What form of life is left for those who do not achieve death, those that death (the right, the necessity – to die...
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    Being, Death, and Machination: Thinking Death with and Beyond Heidegger.Daniela Vallega-Neu - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):93-109.
    For Heidegger, to experience and think being as such in its finite temporality necessitates that one exist in exposure to one’s own possibility of death. In the thirties, when he thinks of being in...
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    The Second Death.Alenka Zupančič - 2022 - Angelaki 27 (1):26-34.
    As much as humanity has always been driven by the idea of conquering death, it is also haunted by the impossibility of dying completely; that is, by a possible persistence and recurrence of somethi...
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