Month: October 2019


VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS – ISSUE 7.1:OPEN ISSUE deadline for submissions: November 1, 2019 Essays (between 6,000-10,000 words) should be prepared according to the author-date + bibliography format as outlined in section 2.38 of the University of Minnesota Press style guide, and submitted electronically to [email protected] Authors’ names should not appear on manuscripts; instead,…

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Call Girl > Tang Fei short story

Call Girl > Tang Fei short story “Morning climbs in through the window as shadow recedes from Tang Xiaoyi’s body like a green tide imbued with the fragrance of trees. Where the tidewater used to be, now there is just Xiaoyi’s slender body, naked under the thin sunlight.”

Make China Marxist Again Under Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party has reembraced Marx. But Xi’s state Marxism is a top-down attempt to unify the population behind a nationalist ideology, not to inspire class struggle. Timothy Cheek and David Ownby Fall 2018

weil-weil: “The pedagogy of affect piles up details and warns students against attempting to relate them structurally because any structural analysis will be a causal explanation, and all causal explanations, students are told, are reductive. Teaching thus becomes a pursuit of floating details—a version of games in popular culture. Students seem to know but have…

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gocrazydelusionstudent: philosophybits: “Three methods we may learn wisdom: 1) reflection, which is noblest; 2) imitation, which is easiest; 3) experience, which is the bitterest.” — Confucius, Analects …