IAH 207 12-5-11 Kindred Notes

IAH 207 12-5-11 Kindred Notes - IAH 207 Kindred Eytmology...

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IAH 207 12/5/11 Kindred Eytmology of Kindred Kin: Old teutonic and Aryan root meaning to produce engender,beget. Themeses for final exam Axes of distinction(Pagan/Heathen. Savage,”race”, and culture) Law, justice, violence(including “barelife” and “Soveriegnty”- America as the first nation of laws. But whom is the law for? As a person of color what is my relationship to it? Soverieghty All politics constituted by an inside outside decision Sovereignty “outside is brought inside” in order to do miante it We are not all going to live as one What options do our books and ffilms provide us at the limit Bare life Think of bare life as the necessary counterpart to soverienty That which is placed outside the polity at the momemt of decision, in order to bring it inside the camp (prison, detention camp, ghetto,barrio) Genre The four basic patterns, according to Northrop frye Comedy (spring) hero reconciles with society Romance (summer) the hero a member of society goes on an adventure and gets what she wants Tragedy(fall) a hero endures the breakup of families , societies, nations
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ISS 315 taught by Professor Hussain during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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IAH 207 12-5-11 Kindred Notes - IAH 207 Kindred Eytmology...

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