They cover such topics as the Nation of Islam and the secular approach to Black power after Malcolm X, methods and interpretations of biography and Africology, Africana studies and the quest for Black economic empowerment, three concepts of legitimacy, the culture nexus construct in Africana studies, Africana theory on race and gender, Fanon and the leitmotif
of the Black arts movement, and the effects of Grutter v.
Mind-numbing repetition is the leitmotif
of the piece, with row upon row of single-family dwellings and cars zipping along before your eyes.
of Christine's self-constructed counter tradition is her informants' reproaches along the lines of "A short while ago, like a fool, you considered yourself unlucky to be a member of the sex of such creatures, thinking that God held this sex in reprobation" (116).
for the anniversary tour is the mission: Bayer: Science For A Better Life.
of his argument is the metaphor of roots and ruts.
As an exploration into the power of averageness, Wrange's project may well have provided the leitmotif
both of the exhibition and of a putative future Europe.
Visitors are repeatedly taken down winding paths that turn out to be dead ends; this sense of art leading nowhere becomes an unfortunate leitmotif
, sending out a powerful message quite different from what was intended.
Perhaps this balance corresponds to the relationship of the two artists, united as they are by shared skepticism--or better, by a sort of nihilism whose leitmotif
is less the "void" than a deliberately nurtured, pragmatic openness to all that reality has to offer.
Entering through a curtain, they saw a film (Untitled, 1999) that was both one of Sarmento's newest pieces and the leitmotif
of the exhibition.
Brown's passion for swimming, together with her preoccupation with aquatic symbolism in general, formed the most resounding leitmotif
in this retrospective.
The "original experience," a longing for some uncontaminated and pure access to reality that still motivated Debord and appeared as a leitmotif
in his restless invectives, has completely disappeared, as has the very possibility of conceiving a willful and autonomous subject or the notion of a pure and undisputable "truth." We, Alys's contemporaries, are left with nothing more than a world of white lies and half-truths.
There's a lunch break - nothing like fratricide to work up an appetite - followed by "Partial mounting of the mythical leitmotif
," with a unison hooting of all the assembled orchestras and brass bands.