Volume 26, Numbers 1-2 Oceania in Theory

Contents

MAEBH LONG
Introduction: Oceania in Theory

SUDESH MISHRA
Acts of Rememory in Oceania

CAROLINE SINAVAIANA GABBARD
Samoan Literature and the Wheel of Time: Cartographies of the Vā

MAEBH LONG
Vanua in the Anthropocene: Relationality and Sea Level Rise in Fiji

DAVID O’DONNELL
”Where Will This River Flow?”: Modernity, Indigeneity and Eco-crisis in the Theatre of Miria George

PAUL LYONS
John Dominis Holt’s Kanaka Maoli Modernism

MATTHEW HAYWARD
Movies and Pacific Modernities in Wendt and Subramani

LEA LANI KINIKINI KAUVAKA
Oceanian Pain in the Nuclear Epoch, Or: How I Learned to Love Epeli Hau‘ ofa’s Kisses in the Nederends

COREY WAKELING
”Faecebook”: Ironies of Pastoral Narcissism

General Articles

HENRY A. GIROUX
Higher Education and the Plague of Authoritarianism

W. LAWRENCE HOGUE
The Emergence, Renaissance, and Transformation of Multicultural American Literature from the 1960s to the Early 2000s

ANSU LOUIS
The Economy of Desire in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five

DILLON ROCKROHR
The Daemonic Life of Objects: Object-Oriented Criticism and Cynthia Ozick’s ”The Pagan Rabbi”

ABRAM FOLEY
Claudia Rankine, Friedrich Nietzsche, and the Untimely Present

ISABEL SOBRAL CAMPOS
The Ecology of Kandinsky’s Abstraction: A Trembling World of Beings and Things

TRAVIS ALEXANDER
Long Live the Old Flesh: AIDS and the Americans with Disabilities Act at Quarter-Century

JOHN FREEMAN
Shakespeare’s Imitation Game: How Do You Solve A [Problem Set] Like Katherina?

FELIX SCHMELZER
Jacob’s Ladder in Modern Lyrical Poetry

NIDESH LAWTOO
The Critic as Mime: Wilde’s Theoretical Performance

RICHARD HARDACK
Dream a Little Dream of Not Me: The Natures of Emerson’s Demonology

HERMAN RAPAPORT
”I Develop a Flame for the Bed”: Walter Benjamin and Hélène Cixous

Interventions

ZAHI ZALLOUA
The Politics of Undeserved Happiness

ROBIN TRUTH GOODMAN
Spreading Privilege: Ivanka Trump, a How-To on Architecting the Self

JEFFREY R. DI LEO
All PhDs are not Created Equal: On Academic Privilege

KENNETH J. SALTMAN
”Privilege-Checking,” ”Virtue-Signaling,” and ”Safe Spaces”: What Happens When Cultural Politics is Privatized and the Body Replaces Argument

JACOB BLEVINS
The Fantasies of Privilege

STEVEN DELMAGORI
Super Deluxe Whiteness: Privilege Critique in Paul Beatty’s The Sellout

Reformations

DANIEL T. O’HARA
Parables of the Anonymous God in Nietzsche and Foucault

Review Articles

DAVID GREVEN
Mother Trouble

LUCAS KLEIN
Figures of Configuration

MICHAEL F. MILLER
A Thousand Plateaus for Neocon Bros

BENJAMIN J. MURPHY
The Lasting Impressions of Biopower

TODD HOFFMAN
On the Varieties of the Nonhuman

Forum

AVERY SLATER
Materiality and the Digital Future of Inscription

LEE EDELMAN
De Man’s Negativity

TOM EYERS
Shelley, de Man, and Historical Time

IAN BALFOUR
Afterword: Re-Inscribing de Man

Interviews

JEFFREY J. WILLIAMS
Politics and Criticism:
An Interview with Bruce Robbins

JEFFREY J. WILLIAMS
Planting a Flag for Socialism:
An Interview with Bhaskar Sunkara