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  1. Our Current Issue

    A special issue edited by Leela Gandhi and Deborah L. Nelson, featuring Lydia Liu, Timothy Mitchell, Rashid Khalidi and more.

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  2. In the Moment:  The CI Blog

    In the Moment: The CI Blog features theoretically sophisticated interventions in current politics, art, and scholarship by CI’s board members and contributors

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  3. Georges Didi-Huberman on Barthes

    Watch video of Georges Didi-Huberman's CI lecture

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  4. Art and Public Life Symposium Video and Dossier

    Brief statements by key figures in the Chicago arts scene and a video of the symposium.

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  5. Web Exclusive:

    Herbert Tucker reads his forthcoming essay on Robert Browning

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  6. Next Issue: Fall 2014

    In our next issue, Fall 2014, we feature essays by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Eric Hayot,

    Andrea Henderson, Norman Spaulding,

    and others.

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  7. Our Newest Feature

    Launching now, click through for details….

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  8. Critical Inquiry Books

    Books from Critical Inquiry range from perennial favorites like On Metaphor, On Narrative, and “Race,” Writing, and Difference to Saints (2011) and 2013's Signature Derrida

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