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TRACES 5

UNIVERSITIES IN TRANSLATION:
THE MENTAL LABOR OF GLOBALIZATION

Brett de Bary, editor


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Brett de Bary



By Way of a Preface, Whither Intellectuals?
(Seoul, Moscow)

A Presentiment of the Death of Intellectuals in
Korean Society
Goh Byeong-Gwon

Humanities Across the Borders:
A View from the Periphery
Helen Petrovsky


PART1:
University Reform and Its Ironies:
Globalization as Rhetoric 

(Giessen, Tokyo, Mérida, Paris, Shanghai )

Academic Capitalism: Toward a Global Free Trade Zone
in University Services?
Helmut Dubiel

The Oxymoron of Higher Education: Neoliberal Restructuring
and the Incorporation of Japanese National Universities
Iwasaki Minoru

The Accountologist: An Emerging Form of
Anthropological Life in Mexican Universities
Steffan Igor Ayora Diaz

Of Forms and Re-forms in French Higher Education:
The École normale supérieure
Laurent Dubreuil

From Elitism to Populism:
The “Industrial” Model and Chinese Higher Education
Lei QiLi



PART 2:
University Reform and Bildung:
Subjective Technologies, Language, and Colonial Legacies
(Singapore, Beijing, Taipei, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul )

Once Again, Reinventing Culture:
Singapore and “Globalized” Education
C. J. W.-L. Wee

Redefining “Liberal Education” in the Chinese University
Cao Li

Articulation, Not Translation:
Knowledge-Production in an Age of Globalization
Ding-tzann Lii

On English as a Chinese Language:
Implementing Globalization
Meaghan Morris

The “Age” of the University in Asia
Ukai Satoshi

Neoliberal University Reform and the
International Exchange of Intellectuals
Kang Nae-hui


PART 3:
Thought and Resistance
(New York, Boulder, Cambridge, Ithaca, Aberdeen )

The University Without Wall:
Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Israel Studies
Gil Anidjar

How Many Ward Churchills: Organizing Against Racism,
Empire, and the Neoconservative Assault on the University
Daniel Won-gu Kim

Academic Freedom and Political Change:
American Lessons
Andrew Jewett

The Discourse of the University:
Modern and Postmodern
Eric Cheyfitz

Faculty Governance in the "University of Excellence": 
Comments
Risa Lieberwitz

The Conditions of Theory
Alberto Moreiras

PART 4:
The University and the Emancipatory Project:
Limits and Possibilities
(Paris, Ithaca, Providence, Mérida, Seoul )

Cognitive Capitalism and Education: New Frontiers
Yann Moulier Boutang

Cognitive Capitalism and its Discontents
Dominick LaCapra

Comment on Yann Moulier Boutang’s
“Cognitive Capitalism and Education: New Frontiers”
Naoki Sakai

Imagined Networks:
Digital Media, Race, and the University
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Very Much a Midnight Child:
Software and the Translation of Times at the University
Gabriela Vargas-Cetina


How an “Intellectual Commune” Organizes Movement:
A Brief Report on the Experiment
“Research Space Suyu+Nomo”
Ko Mi-Sook

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