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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

where it [the id or the linguistic unconscious as the conduit for desire] was, it is my duty that I should come to being.” 12 Sartre, for his part, would say that I must dislodge the seeming solidity of the ego as a defense against spontaneity. And

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Conflicted Power of the Pen

The Impact of French Internment on the Pacifist Convictions and Literary Imagination of Lion Feuchtwanger

Nicole Dombrowski Risser

is more intelligent and reflective than the heroine of the play.” 72 To be sure, Feuchtwanger’s politically conscious, armed teenage girl embracing her patriotic duty coincided nicely with French women’s engagement in the resistance. In 1943, however

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

approaching a fever pitch in the metropole, and more with finding teachers who could fulfill what Belin phrased as “this difficult mission of educating young Algerians in their duties towards France.” 67 Not only would the French student-teachers help to

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Mary Edwards

still lack the means to become themselves. Though financially independent women may escape from the parasitic, monotonous existence and the thankless duties that limit the housewife to experiencing only the ‘negative aspect’ of transcendence, 67 their

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A Bridge Across the Mediterranean

Nafissa Sid Cara and the Politics of Emancipation during the Algerian War

Elise Franklin

founded the movement to create “friendship and humane contact and to help Muslim women learn their civic responsibilities, their social rights, and their educational duties.” 22 These goals went beyond political enfranchisement and included shaping

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Political Campaigns and Civic Culture

Comparing Canvassing and Party Structures in the French and American 2012 Presidential Campaigns

Julien Talpin

-voters and to visit them at home, or call them until they “do their civic duty.” If such a practice exists in France—albeit illegal—it is relatively marginal. For instance, on Election Day the president of one polling station (also member of the Socialist

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Christine Adams

suspect. In contrast, the official mistress was beautiful and glamorous, sexually appealing, the object of the king's desire. As Olivier Chaline writes: “The mistress's duty was to provide the king with what the queen could not or could no longer provide

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To Bear Witness After the Era of the Witness

The Projects of Christophe Boltanski and Ivan Jablonka

Donald Reid

in France. He grew up and lives today in what he calls a society marked by a memory culture in which one is asked to reflect on and pay homage to the victims of the Holocaust. 3 But, he recognizes, this “duty to remember” can be stifling, a matter of

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Educating Women, Recasting Patriarchy

Becoming Modern in Colonial Morocco

Etty Terem

, women attended general assemblies for learning and were free to ask questions, discuss obligations and duties, and debate religious and worldly matters. He went on to note that in the early Islamic period, women played an active role in the community

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Muslim Notables, French Colonial Officials, and the Washers of the Dead

Women and Gender Politics in Colonial Algeria

Augustin Jomier

agency and think about it as the ways in which women “participated in the legal system in a variety of ways, both asserting rights and accepting to fulfill duties and obligations.” 10 Building on both discussions about modern patriarchalism and women