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21 authors who increase tough questions about educational exertions within the box of verbal exchange reports. From defunding of universities to the true dilemmas dealing with directors: from the altering politics of careers to the ways in which gender and sophistication play out for college and scholars; from the categories of labor that get released and promoted to the tyranny of PowerPoint; from the politics of fundraising, to the devolution of management, to the function of unions in universities. The authors offer lots of proposals and courses for switch, from small yet significant gestures to activist courses for pedagogy and examine, to large proposals for organizing ourselves and remodeling the methods our departments and fields do company. within the technique, they increase much more provocative questions. Authors reflect on a number of concerns enormous and small, from defunding of universities to the genuine dilemmas dealing with directors: from the altering politics of careers to the ways in which gender and sophistication play out for school and scholars; from the kinds of labor that get released and promoted to the tyranny of PowerPoint; from the politics of fundraising, to the devolution of management, to the function of unions in universities.

The authors supply lots of proposals and courses for switch, from small yet significant gestures to activist courses for pedagogy and study, to giant proposals for organizing ourselves and reworking the methods our departments and fields do company. within the strategy, they elevate much more questions.

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Sarah Banet-Weiser, Fernando Delgado, Thomas Discenna, Michael Griffin, Jayson Harsin, Mark Hayward, Alex Juhasz, Kembrew McLeod, Kathleen F. McConnell, Toby Miller, Michael Z. Newman, Amy Pason, Victor Pickard, Michelle Rodino-Colocino, Joel Saxe, Carol Stabile, Ted Striphas, Ira Wagman and chairs who elected to stay nameless in order that they may well inform their tales candidly.

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Chakrabarty, ‘‘Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History,’’ 283. 13. Chakrabarty, ‘‘Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History,’’ 283. 36 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 tity capable of preserving the autonomy of genuine difference. The appeal to this illusionary authentic ground, as Japanese misconstrued it in the interwar period, seems to offer the promise of ‘‘overcoming the modern,’’ as they called it, which will configure an alternative to a modernity made in the West. Moreover, the presumption of an alternative modernity reinforces the temporal difference between a putative original and now its ‘‘alternative,’’ as if the first term will always remain prior, full, and primary, while its subsequent ‘‘revisions’’ can only resort to the consolations of difference rooted in a different past and place claiming native cultural authenticity.

Benedict Anderson, The Spectre of Comparison: Politics, Culture, and the Nation (London: Verso, 1998), 6. 38 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 in which the act of comparison was always identified with a haunting, the ghostly. Sustaining this strategy, Anderson further employs the metaphor of the inverted telescope (an up-to-date revision of Marx’s camera obscura), which reinforces a comparative method driven by distance and exclusion. By looking through the large lens of the telescope, he perceives another image of Southeast Asia that must be smaller, miniaturized, distant.

Harootunian / Comparability and the Space-Time Problem 33 ter from those societies and cultures we are seeking to understand, making them outside to our inside. The disavowal implies a refusal to acknowledge that all temporal relations, including contemporaneity, are embedded in socially, economically, and culturally organized practices coextensive with capitalism. If area studies has failed to deliver on its initial promise to produce a viable agenda for comparison, the newer cultural studies has offered, in its effort to avoid totalities and essentialisms, to rethink the ground of comparability by appealing to referents that exceed the units of the nation-state that dominated the older approaches.

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