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Body / Corporeality Theory
Bodies and Technologies: Dora, Neuromancer, and Strategies of Resistance (Wendy Wahl, U. Vermont; essay from Postmodern Culture 1993)
Body Art (Nerd World)
Body Basics: Precision Tattooing & Body Piercing (includes links to other body modification sites)
Coded Messages: CHAINS (conceptual hypermedia project that raises "questions about the power of language and communications in traditional and post-modern society" by connecting "our friends in Ghana (where there is no Internet service at all) and Web sur
The Contortion Home Page 
Corporeal Theory Home Page 
Shannon McRae, "Coming Apart at the Seams: The Erotics of Virtual Embodiment" 
Beth Spencer, "D-Cups, Groin-guards & Supermodels: Writing the Body into History" (1998) (Australian Humanities Review)
Streams and Brian Present Piercing Mildred (interactive body modification and piercing)
Body Modification Conference (April 24-26, 2003, Macquarie U., Sydney, Australia; "The aim of this conference is explore the many and varied ways in which bodies are modified, selves are formed and transformed, and culturally specific knowledges and practices are mediated and transfigured")
ACLU Free Speech Center 
Center for Democracy and Technology 
USA Patriot Act and Censorship (U. Texas, Arlington)
Art, Free Expression and the Law (National Coalition Against Censorship)
Art Now: The Patriotism of Dissent ("Artists responding to the political present")
Banned Books On-Line (Ockerbloom, John, U. of Pennsylvania) ("exhibit of books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts. The books featured here, ranging from Ulysses to Little Red Riding Hood, have been selected from the indexes of The Online Books Page.")
Bonfire of Liberties - Censorship of the Humanities (interactive exhibit) (Texas Humanities Resource Center)
Censorship & The Arts in Canada (Leif Harmsen)
Censorship Issues (list of online resources) (The Zuzu's Petals Literary Resource)
Civil Liberties, Intellectual Freedom, and Privacy (American Library Association)
"ACLU Files Challenge to Virginia Internet Law on Behalf of Six University Professors" (May 8, 1997) ("The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a challenge to a Virginia law that bans state employees from viewing "sexually explicit" communications online, saying that the law unconstitutionally curbs the free speech rights of state university professors and others") (ACLU)
Douglas Birsh (Villanova U.), "Sexually Explicit Materials and the Internet" (1996) ("describes the kinds of material on the Internet and its categorization. From a philosophical perspective, this material suggests some definitions and implications for legal and human rights") (Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine)
The Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech, Press, & Association 
Censorship, Freedom, and Access Equality: Online Resources (Wendy Gale Robinson, U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Duke U.)
Censorship at Carnegie Mellon U. (Michael Witbrock)
The Censorware Project ("exposing the secrets of censorware since 1997")
The Center for Democracy and Technology ("a non-profit public interest organization based in Washington DC. The Center's mission is to develop and advocate public policies that advance constitutional civil liberties and democratic values in new computer and communications technologies")
Chip Head (critique of the U. S. law calling for a "V-Chip" or violence-censoring chip in television sets) (Ives Colin)
CIPA- Children's Internet Protection Act (American Library Association)
Citizens Internet Empowerment (includes court transcripts) (Center for Democracy and Technology)
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine (January 1996) (special issue on "philosophical perspectives of the free speech debate in computer-mediated communication")
Computers and Academic Freedom Archive (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Congressional Decency Act Controversy
The Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech (info and downloadable graphics for supporting the campaign against the Internet restrictions imposed by the U. S. telecommunications bill of Feb. 1996) (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Communications Decency Act (the part of the U. S. telecom act of 1996 relevant to indecency on the Internet) (Center for Democracy and Technology)
EFF Censorship - Internet Censorship Legislation & Regulation (CDA, etc.) Archive (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
U. S. Telecommunications Act of 1996 (full text as submitted to the President) (Library of Congress)
Julie Van Camp (Calif. State U., Long Beach), "Indecency On the Internet: Lessons from the Art World" (1996) 
The Dark Side of the Internet -- Censoring the Internet: Mediating the CMC Experience ("intended to present the realities of using the Internet in K-12 [O.A.C.] Education. The intention is to replace fear of the unknown with an understanding of what is actually going on at points beyond the control of the Systems Administrator, Parent
EFF - The Electronic Frontier Foundation ("Based in San Francisco, EFF is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect our fundamental rights regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of those liberties. Among our various activities, EFF opposes misguided legislation, initiates and defends court cases preserving individuals' rights, launches global public campaigns, introduces leading edge proposals and papers, hosts frequent educational events, engages the press regularly, and publishes a comprehensive archive of digital civil liberties information at one of the most linked-to websites in the world")
EPIC- Electronic Privacy Information Center 
Charles Ess (Drury C.), "A Plea for Understanding--Beyond False Dilemmas on the Net" (1995) (critique of the conceptual simplifications of cybercensorship debates) (Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine)
Families Against Internet Censorship 
Seth Finkelstein's Anticensorware Investigations 
Freedom of Expression Censor-Bait (MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression [SAFE])
Steven Hinckley (U. South Carolina) "Your Money or Your Speech: The Children's Internet Protection Act and the Congressional Assault on the First Amendment in Public Libraries" (2002) (Washington University Law Quarterly)
How to Receive Banned Newsgroups 
Internet Blocking and Censorware (Electronic Frontier Federation links to resources and articles)
Jake Baker Case Archive (MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression [SAFE])
MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression (SAFE) 
David Sobel (Electronic Privacy Information Center) "Internet Filters and Public Libraries" (2002) (report)
Time Magazine Cyberporn Controversy
Cyberporn Debate (Donna Hoffman's and Thomas Novak's dissection of the Rimm report on cyberporn and its reception by Time Magazine)
Philip Elmer-Dewitt, Time Magazine Cover Story on Cyberporn, 7/3/95 (article based on the allegedly deeply-flawed Rimm report by a Carnegie Mellon U. student; the story fueled a round of media controversy about cyberporn)
Marty Rimm (Carnegie Mellon U.), "Marketing Pornography on the Information Superhighway" (the allegedly deeply-flawed study of cyberporn that started the controversy; site includes links to critiques of the article)
Electronic Frontier Federation: Online Censorship & Free Expression 
The File Room Censorship Archive (illustrated archive on censorship) ("The File Room is an artist's project initiated by Muntadas, produced by Randolph Street Gallery in collaboration with the School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs - City of Chicago. The File Room is maintained by the National Coalition Against Censorship")
Free Expression Network Clearinghouse 
Free Expression Policy Project ("a thinktank on artistic and intellectual freedom")
Index on Censorship ("the bi-monthly magazine for free speech . . . Index shows how free speech affects the political issues of the moment.")
Herbert N. Foerstel Most Frequently Banned Books in the US in the 1990s (English Server, Carnegie Mellon U.)
Music Censorship
A Brief History of Banned Music ("selective on-line chronicle of popular music that has been censored, banned or altered in the name of community standards and morals"; begins with the 1950s) (Eric Nuzum)
Clear Channel's list of songs with questionable content (in immediate post-9/11 context)
Mathieu DeFlem (U. South Carolina) "Rap, Rock, and Censorship: Popular Culture and the Technologies of Justice" 
National Coalition Against Censorship 
Project Censored ("the Mission of Project Censored is to educate people about the role of independent journalism in a democratic society and to tell The News That Didn't Make the News and why . . .a media research group out of Sonoma State University which tracks the news published in independent journals and newsletters. From these, Project Censored compiles an annual list of 25 news stories of social significance that have been overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the country’s major national news media")
Student Press Law Center 
Suite101.com: Censorship/Banned Books (Rick Russell)
Susan Dwyer (McGill U.), "A Plea to Ignore the Consequences of Free Speech" (1996) ("asks us to reject consquentialist terms in debating the limits on free speech; instead, she calls for a position in which those who argue to restrict pornography and hate speech must say something more about the ways in which these things t
Culture / Canon Wars
African American Cultural Literacy (gravity) (temporarily unavailable)
The Anthologies and Miscellanies Page (tables of contents of 18th- and 19th-century British literary anthologies, miscellanies, and "beauties" of historical relevance to the canon debate; includes discussion of
Harold Bloom (Yale U.)
Marion Long,
Bloom's Western Canon, Jr. 
Why Should Children Read? 
"The Canon And The Web," Special Issue Of Romanticism On The Net (May 1998) (Guest Editors: Laura Mandell And Michael Gamer)
Catherine Decker (California State U., San Bernardino), Crossing Old Barriers: The WorldWideWeb, Academia, and the Romantic Novel (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
Elizabeth Fay (U. Massachusetts, Boston), "The Bluestocking Archive: Constructivism and Salon Theory Revisited" (1998) 
Neil Fraistat, Steven Jones, and Carl Stahmer (Romantic Circles Site), "The Canon, The Web, and the Digitization of Romanticism" (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
Chris Koenig-Woodyard (Oxford U.), "A Hypertext History of the Transmission of Coleridge's 'Christabel,' 1800-1816" (1998) 
(also: Theory, Walter Benjamin) Douglass H. Thomson (Georgia Southern U.), "The Work of Art in the Age of Electronic (Re)Production" (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
The Canon and the Web (site for a special session at the Modern Language Assoc. convention, Dec. 1996) (Alan Liu, U. California, Santa Barbara, and Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio)
David Chandler (Kyoto U.), " 'One Consciousness,' Historical Criticism and the Romantic Canon" (2000) (Romanticism on the Net)
The Concept of Literary Canon: An Overview
Homepage (Kathryn B. Stockton, U. Utah, and George Landow, Brown U. / Victorian Web)
Alternative Readings of Canonical (Male) Texts 
Calling into Question the Concept and Practice of the Literary Canon 
Canon: Dictionary Definitions 
Developing a Counter-Canon 
Feminist Questions about the Literary Canon 
Feminist Responses to the Idea of a Literary Canon 
Inserting Women Writers into the Canon 
The Literary Canon, Introduction 
Cultural Literacy: Culture as a Field of Contest (quotations from recent critical and theoretical works that bear on the issue of canonicity) (Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio)
Matthew M. Davis (U. Virginia), "The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics" (laudatory info piece on the conservative ALSC, here called a "counterrevolutionary organization" that "would combat this decay, a society that would promote high standards and scholarly research instead of deconstruction and trendy t
David Denby, Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World (description of 1996 book) (Simon & Schuster)
"The Economy and Its Impact on the Religious Right" ("multiculturalism is a genuine phenomenon in the New Communities. . . . this multiculturalism can be attributed to some degree to the liberal [and 'politically correct'] university educations most residents have received. But th
T.S. Eliot, "Tradition and the Individual Talent" (Project Bartleby)
Robert M. Fowler (Baldwin-Wallace C., Ohio), "The Fate of the Notion of Canon in the Electronic Age" (1994) 
Great Contemporary Literature (Hatteras: A Journal of Conservative Thought / www.jollyroger.com)
Alan Liu (U. California, Santa Barbara)
Canon Dreaming, 1996
Homepage of Canon Dreaming, 1996 (online anthologies and courses designed by graduate students in the course)
Electrifying the Renaissance: Hypertext, Literature, and the World Wide Web ("Early Modern paradigms for access to a variety of different texts provides both a way of discussing the WWW and a new way of looking at the western literary canon. Perhaps one of the most manageable ways to navigate through a possibly unlimit
Novel Courses ("Creating a course on the novel? In response to current directions in the canon debate, this site provides an anthology of courses that approach the syllabus at the nexus of pedagogical concerns, genre concerns, and historical concerns")
Romantic Movements ("online anthology intended to geographically situate writings of the period between 1760 and 1830. Knowledge of place is central to the literary history of the period, since it encompasses not only fiercely localized poetry centered in the Lak
The Victorian Canon ("web site devoted to investigating the problem of taste and aesthetics with regard to the Victorian canon in particular, and to the canon debates in the academy in general . . .contains on-line syllabi [e.g. Victoriana: The Popu
Canon Dreaming, 1998
Homepage (online anthologies and courses designed by graduate students in the course)
Author(iz)ing Modern Readers ("Author(iz)ing Modern Readers asserts that readers, rather than specific authors or text, should be brought to the center of contemporary canon debates about literature. . . . locating value in specific literary texts, rather th
So Funny, They Forgot to Laugh: British and American Women's Comedy, 1100-1998 ("Women's comedy has frequently been ignored or disparaged. We seek to change that. Our mission is to furnish scholars and teachers with information about primary and critical sources, and a sample course, on women's comic writing from 1100 to
Tracing Relevance ("Instructors often attempt to demonstrate the way in which canonical texts bear upon the matter at hand by using more current permutations, such as filmed adaptations, to increase accessibility to the past. This project seeks to add to this st
Robin Markowitz, "Canonizing the Popular" 
The Master Works of Western Civilization ("hypertext-annotated compilation of lists of major works recommended by Drs. Adler and Eliot, Charles Van Doren, Anthony Burgess, Clifton Fadiman, the Easton Press, and many others"; links to online texts) (Mason West)
Meaghan Morris (U. of Technology, Sydney), "Sticks & Stones & Stereotypes" (1997) (Morris on political correctness) (Australian Humanities Review)
Multicultural U.S. Fiction Web: Concepts, Definitions, History, Reading Narrative, Websites (pedagogically-oriented introduction to the concept, history, documents, and fiction of multiculturalism; includes links and study guides) (Richard Pearce, Wheaton C.)
Nassr-L (Discussion List Of The North American Society For The Study Of Romanticism)
Discussion Thread on Felicia Hemans, Aesthetics, Sentiment, and the Canon (July 1997) (Romantic Circles)
Discussion Thread on Recent Romanticism Anthologies & the Canon (Oct. 1995 - Feb. 1996) (Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio / Romanticism on the Net)
National Association of Scholars (NAS)
Homepage (the recent pro-canon, anti-pc, anti-"post" professional organization of literary scholars; "the only academic organization dedicated to the restoration of intellectual substance, individual merit, and academic freedom in the universi
Pondering Postmodernism ("an experimental site, still under development, whose purpose is to list actual course descriptions from the pages of college and university catalogs--from all academic disciplines--as well as incidental items to highlight what sparks the post
The Undergrowth of Philosophy ("containing all that is wacky, preposterous, and just plain silly in contemporary philosophy")
Romantic Canons: A Bibliography (and an Argument) ("contains an annotated list of critical and theoretical works about the activity of canonizing as it arose during the Romantic Era"; argues in annotations to the bibliography that canonicity as a concept is definitively 'Romantic.' &
Romantic Circles: Anthologies Page
Homepage (provides "comprehensive list of all the major anthologies currently available for the study of Romantic literature, tables of content for those anthologies, supplementary anthologies that assist the study of Romantic literature, and errata for
Selected Resources:  
Discussion of Anthologies 
Major Anthologies of the Romantic Period 
The "Rutgers Reading List" (an attempt by a Rutgers professer to remember the shape of the "classic" or "traditional" English literature major by "reconstructing the English comprehensive reading list used at one eastern liberal arts college [Dartmout
Rakefat Sela-Sheffy (Tel Aviv U.), "Strategies of Canonization: Manipulating the Idea of the Novel and the Intellectual Field in Eighteenth Century German Culture" (1994) 
Werner Sollors (Harvard U.), " 'Of Plymouth Rock and Jamestown and Ellis Island'; or, Ethnic Literature and Some Redefinitions of 'America' " 
(course) Wesley Morris (Rice U.), Studies in Literary Theory: Problems in the History of the Theory Canon 
The Western Canon ("the purpose of this site is to provide a single location where the Internet community can come and find links to the most important written works of western civilization") (Paul John Barnette, Jr.)
What Should You Read? Who Says So? ("The list below includes almost 900 recommendations found in a variety of sources identifying 'important' books") (Alexander H. McIntire, Jr., U. Miami)
Fashion (Biblioteca Virtual De Estudos Culturais / Cultural Studies Virtual Library, Federal U., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Fashion (from the view of Baudrillard, Marx, Freud) (part of U. Florida Fetish project)
Joanne Finkelstein (Monash U.),
Ruth Barcan (U. Western Sydney), Response (1997) 
Jennifer Craik (Griffith U.), "Chic to Chic" (1997) 
Generation Wars (Baby Boomer, Eighties, Gen-X Pages, Etc.)
Baby Boom Generation
Boomernet -- The Baby Boomers' Surfing Center (Terry Cochran)
Selected 1990 Census Data (Relevant to Baby Boom Generation) (U. S. Census Bureau)
The Eighties
The '80s Server ("Welcome to The 80s Server -- the ultimate trip back into our not-so-distant past") (Metropolis Inc.)
ChuckyG's Eighties Web Pages (Charles R. Grosvenor, Jr.)
Once Upon a Time in the Eighties: A Collaborative Hypertext (student project on the '80s for Matthew G. Kirschenbaum's course at U. Virginia; includes others '80s links)
Generation X
100 Harshest Facts About Our Future (list from Revolution X by Rob Nelson and Jon Cowan providing a Gen X view of the future) (Adam Rifkin, CalTech)
Adam Rifkin's Lead . . . or Leave Page
Homepage (page on Lead . . . or Leave, a now defunct "large Generation X political organization in the United States, lobbying and consulting in the effort to put generational issues on the national political map")
Reinvent Social Security ("Problem: As the baby boomers retire, the U.S. will no longer be able to afford to pay out Social Security benefits without drastically raising taxes on younger workers") (Adam Rifkin, CalTech)
The Alternative Group ("non-partisan political advocacy group for Generation X, supporting practical public policy that will have a profound impact on young Americans")
Jim Connelly, Slacker (very witty, yet lackadaisical, series of personal vignette-meditations on Gen X)
Conservative Generation X (Paul Colligan & Ehren Filippello)
"Death of Generation X" ("article on page 72 of June 1995's Details magazine, wherein Douglas Coupland commits Gen-X-cide") (Adam Rifkin, CalTech)
EmPower X!'s Online Empowerment Information Center ("non profit, educational organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the members of Generation X")
Henry A. Giroux (Pennsylvania State U.)
"Doing Cultural Studies: Youth and the Challenge of Pedagogy" 
"Slacking Off: Border Youth and Postmodern Education" (1994) (JAC Online)
Olivia López (Uc Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
Generation X Bibliography 
Some Generation X (Gen X, 13th Generation, Slackers, Post-Baby Boomers) Links 
"Thoughts on Texts that Sur-round, De-construct and Re-construct Generation X" 
Laura Martz, "Free Time! Ludicity and the Anti-work Ethic" (Situationist-inspired essay taking a "ludic" approach to the work/slack problem) (Cultronix)
"The Romantic Slacker" ("Sorry, but placing most of these people into a mold of defiant rebel is bullshit. What they are are pathetic wastes of humanity") (Kiefer)
"When Do They Settle Down?: Young People in the U.S. Labor Market" (1995) (RAND research brief summarizing research by Jacob Klerman and Lynn Karoly)
The Sixties
The Sixties Project (history and culture of the '60s) (Kali Tal)
ThirdAge (site with news, resources, chat, etc. for "third agers," those in "the new, extended period of active adulthood which starts in the early 50s") (Third Age Media, Inc.)
The Time Page: Cycles in American History (Bill Murray)
Kerby Anderson (Probe Ministries International), "Globalism and Foreign Policy" ("We must challenge the goals and vision of globalists. In an effort to unite all peoples under a one-world government, one-world economic system, and one-world religion, globalists will attack the traditional family, the Christian church, and the American government") (Probe Ministries International)
Global Society: Journal ofInterdisciplinary International Relations (tables of content only)
The Global English Newsletter (info about newsletter offering "a means of keeping up-to-date with the key developments connected with English as a global language"; includes news on such items as "changes in government policy in countries around the world, the lat
(conference) Globalization From Below: Contingency and Contestation in Historical Perspective (Feb. 5-8, 1998, Duke U.) 
(conference) Globalization From Below: Contingency and Contestation in Historical Perspective (Feb. 5-8, 1998, Duke U.) 
Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition (includes online working papers on globalization) (McMaster U.)
Neil Larsen, "Poverties of Nation: The Ends of the Earth, 'Monetary Subjects without Money,' and Postcolonial Theory" (1997)  (critique of the recent intellectual fetishization of "globalism," "post-nationalism," "hybridity," "migrancy," "diaspora," etc. that takes as its negative allegory Robert D. Kaplan's, The Ends of the Earth: A Journey at the Dawn of the Twenty First Century; "[the book] makes for a macabre demonstration of how the mythical underside of the postnational bonds as readily with new hybrids of eco-fascism as it does with postcolonialism or poststructuralism")
(conference) Rights to the City: Citizenship, Democracy and Cities in a Global Age -- An International Symposium (June 26-28, 1998, York U., Canada) 
Miguel Agustín Romero Morett (U. Guadalajara), "Antropovisión de la economía global" (1996) (in Spanish) (Sincronia)
Paul Treanor, "World-Nationalism: Normative Globalism as Pan-Nationalism" 
Theodore H. Von Laue (Clark U.), "A World History for the Future" (1994) (lecture in the field of "world history" that closes with discussion of contemporary globalism; especially concerned with the global role and responsibilities of Western culture: "Westernization, now generally decultured and universal
What is Global English? (resources and annotated links for studying the fact that "Global English" "has now come to stand in as a manufactured historical and cultural condition constituted in part by the supposition that language has made it possible to elid
Intellectuals & Knowledge Workers
Don Anderson (U. Sydney), "Teachers, Intellectuals, Politics" ("Surely one had a choice: merely to accept such interventionist restructuring of universities . . . or, on the other hand, to critique such New Statism"; extracted from longer piece published in 1995)
Ruth Barcan, "The Body of the (Humanities) Academic, or, 'What is an Academic' " (extract) (1996) ("considers the academic body as a site of contesting discourses of professional practice") (Australian Humanities Review)
Bibliography of Writings on "Intellectuals" (Timothy J. Wager, U. California, Santa Barbara)
Alvin Gouldner, The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class (synopsis) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Richard A. Lanham (U. California Los Angeles), "The Implications of Electronic Information for the Sociology of Knowledge" (1993) 
Humphrey McQueen, "Professions of Power" (extract) (1996) ("looks at the subservience of academics to the power of state and business") (Australian Humanities Review)
Richard Ohmann, English in America: A Radical View of the Profession (1976) (excerpt) (excerpt on the New Criticism at the moment of the so-called "end of ideology" in mid-20th-century U.S. intellectual culture; "Our dogma is academic freedom, which in practice means that you can think and write what you like, but as
Sociology of Knowledge Page (Martin Ryder, U. Colorado, Denver)
Millennial Studies (The Year 2000 Fetish)
Center for Millennial Studies 
Everything2000 (John Locher)
Millennial Information Exchange (Rob and Ken Howard)
Millennial Prophecy Report ("on-line newsletter devoted to news and analysis of millenarian trends, primarily in American society, but with global scope") (Millennial Watch Institute)
Millennium Institute 
Tick, Tick, Tick . . . Online, The Newsletter for Millennial Management ("discussion of the year 2000 as it affects computer programs")
Year 2000 Related Links 
The Sokal Controversy
Stanley Fish (Duke U.), "Professor Sokal's Bad Joke" (Fish's New York Times Op-Ed piece)
Steve Fuller (U. Durham), "PostMortem: Post vs. Postmodern (The Sokal Affair)" 
Social Text's Editorial Response to Sokal's Lingua Franca Essay 
The Sokal Affair (info and links relating to the 1996 controversy over a "hoax" cultural-studies essay by a physicist) (Centre for Social Theory and Technology, Keele U.)
Alan D. Sokal (New York U.)
A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies (article by Sokal in Lingua Franca unveiling the fact that his essay on "Transgressing the Boundaries" in Social Text was a parody: "So, to test the prevailing intellectual standards, I decided to try a modest (though
"Trangressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity" (Social Text, 1996) 

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