Table of Contents
Volume 7, Numbers 1&2
SPRING/FALL 2005

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND ANNUAL SOCIAL THEORY FORUM
APRIL 6-7, 2005 • UMASS BOSTON

Guest Editor of this Issue: Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, UMass Boston

 

SIAMAK MOVAHEDI From the Editor: Theories and Praxes of Difference

KEYNOTES

WINSTON LANGLEY The Great Dis-Orientator: Edward Said

CHALRES LEMERT Said & “Edward”: Dispossession and Overcoming Nostalgia

BRUCE MAZLISH Edward Said: The Colonial Spirit in a Globalizing World

POLITICS OF ORIENTALISM

KHALDOUN SAMMAN Occidentalizing and Orientalizing the Self in the Middle East

LEILA FARSAKHWhat Future for Palestine: Independence or Bantustans

UNI ADIV The Challenge of Globalisation for the Left: Marxism, Post-Colonialism or Republican Nationalism

HORMOZ SHAHDADI Orientalism as Praxis

PSYCHOANALYSIS OF DIFFERENCE

MICHAL GINACH Blaming the Victims Revisited: Fantasy and Politics in the Context of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

FRANK SCHERER Oriental(ist) Scenes: Orientalism of Psychoanalysis / Psychoanalysis of Orientalism

CHRISTOPHER GAUTHIER & JENNIFER MCFARLANE-HARRISVerdi’s Disciplined Subjects: Radamès, Amneris, and the Power of the Panopticon

CLASH OF ORIENTALISMS

AGNES CZAJKA The African Orient: Edward Said’s Orientalism and ‘Western’ Constructions of Africa

JEMADARI KAMARA & TONY VAN DER MEER Constructing Decolonizing Methodologies: Theories and Praxes of Difference

JORGE CAPETILLO-PONCE The Theoretical Construction of a Latino Oppositional Culture in Samuel Huntington’s “The Hispanic Challenge”

INTELLECTUALS AND POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE

NEIL MCLAUGHLIN The Global Public Intellectual, Academic Professions and the Intellectual Hero: Reflections on Edward Said

PANAGIOTA GOUNARI Intellectuals Rethinking Politics of Difference: A Pedagogical Project

MOHAMMAD TAMDGIDI Orientalist and Liberating Discourses of East-West Difference: Revisiting Edward Said and the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ORIENTALISM

PAMELA IRVING JACKSON, PETER ZERVAKIS, & RODERICK PARKES A Contextual Analysis of the Integration of Muslims in Four Western Societies

FOUAD BOUGUETTA & SALLY BOULD Oil Revenues and Problematic Development: The Case of Algeria

MEHMET KUCUKOZER Reevaluating State Formation and Transformation in Light of the Current Debate on ‘Failed States’

SAMUEL ZALANGA Hegel’s Philosophy of Freedom, God, and the State as World-Historical Discourse on Power and Domination: The West Versus the Rest of the World in Edward Said’s Critical Hermeneutic

ANIL K. JAIN Differences in Difference: “Cognitive Mapping” of the Landscape of Otherness

ORIENTALISM, MASS CULTURE, AND IDENTITY

RAJINI SRIKANTH Discussant Commentary: Orientalism and the Poverty of Imagination

ORKIDEH BEHROUZAN — Homeless Mind: The Fate of Persian Identity in Exile

SOLEN SANLI Veiling as Identity Politics: The Case of Turkey

ATOSSA MOVAHEDI The Hyper-Real Enemy & Spectator-Sport Warfare in the West: The U.S.-Iraq War Paradox

BART BONIKOWSKI Flying While Arab (Or Was It Muslim? Or Middle Eastern?): A Theoretical Analysis of Racial Profiling After September 11th

PETER VAN DO GURLZ N GUNS: Popular and Firearm Culture in Contemporary America

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