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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381372-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8137-2
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By Purnima Mankekar
Published: 21 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... Sense memories sensuous knowledges phantasm race and race relations ...
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... the idealized and placeless NRIs constructed by Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, customers navigate a complex social terrain. These stores also formed a crucial node in the production of sense memories and sensuous knowledges that enabled the simultaneous reification and unsettlement of India and Indianness...
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059097-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5909-7
... of “like” to the invocation of both surrealism and Aimé Césaire in Allora & Calzadilla's gallery installation Cadastre (2019). Approximation mobilizes sense memory to suture different things together while also preserving the noise of this difference and the political possibilities posed...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... that is strained by increasing estrangement contrasted with a close and affectionate relationship with his younger son. In this chapter, David the younger son explores his memories of his father and how they shaped his sense of identity in adulthood. [unavailable] ...
Series: Errantries
Published: 10 May 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059455-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9400-5
... “Settlements of Memory: Forgeries of Life in Common, 1900–1930s” turns to spatial histories of dispossession and settlement in Durban's interstices and peripheries, through which Indian peasant-workers collectively refashioned selves and landscapes to root themselves in an interstitial geography...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... This chapter examines the struggles over the memory and meanings of the Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932, starting with the commemorations in the years immediately following the uprising, then moving to the “Ninth of July” festivities during the IV Centenário, and ending with the silver...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...-pitched or acute sounds that elicit vigilance and a sense of presence, and ultramusical givens such as macro- and microrhythms (respiration, ebbs and flows). duration memory fixation rhythm ...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... This chapter explores resilience and its limits in the context of ecological factors. The idea of social memory is examined, through which responses to ecological crises are mitigated by mythical proscriptions and the practical sharing of adaptive strategies. Mitigation practices for volcanic...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... The conclusion ends the book with a meditation on musical memory and nostalgia as they relate to popular music criticism and historiography. Subjects broached include illusory perceptions of history either falling into a rut or constantly progressing forward toward perfection; the inability...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... of memory. Salvadoran youth are denied membership in El Salvador, in a practical sense, by the events that led them to emigrate and by the stigmatization they face if deported to El Salvador as adults. Many of these youth are also denied membership in the United States for at least some portion...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... loss of land, home, and family, as well as nostalgia for a larger subcontinental ethos now gone forever, figure in their writing. Though these narratives are not autobiographies in the strict sense of the term, they are deeply autobiographical in sentiment, enabling the women to speak for a larger...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... as rewards for their capture—all contribute to a sense of shock: of learning, recognition of culture-wide denial, the horror of this foundational reality of American history, and finally the crucial importance of memory and personal action. slavery exhibit American holocaust American history ...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024590-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9361-9
.... The sudden appearance of new images in the public sphere manifested itself as an overflow of content against a backdrop of prolonged silence due to censorship. Correspondences with well-known photographs from the 1978–79 popular insurrection were tested, as the memory of the historic Sandinista Revolution...
Published: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059400-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5940-0
... This chapter takes an ethnographic look at the current moment of planetary reckoning with catastrophic climate change. It turns to the fight of Indigenous peoples to avert an apocalyptic future in communities whose generational memories include an apocalyptic colonial past and elements...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... teaching in an almost all-black high school, and her current experiences teaching undergraduates in a predominately white liberal arts college, both in New York City, culminating in personal memories of ignorance and increasing understanding as a member of a close black extended family, draws a detailed...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027638-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2763-8
... that have been leveraged to explain it, and proposes the notion of the paranoid regime to make sense of how the regime has been viciously invested in targeting all symbols or memories of the revolution. The regime has January-phobia, as he describes it. Said argues that many Egyptian revolutionaries chose...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027362-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2736-2
... these dialogues as Native Hawaiian epistemologies. This unique archive showcases a participatory life-writing exchange and the avenues in which trauma itself performs as the dialogic. Through an analysis of the students' life-writing texts, which are direct responses to the narratives of memory, pain, and abuse...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
...Social-Ecological Perturbations and Human Responses This chapter explores resilience and its limits in the context of ecological factors. The idea of social memory is examined, through which responses to ecological crises are mitigated by mythical proscriptions and the practical sharing...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... the struggles over the memory and meanings of the Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932, starting with the commemorations in the years immediately following the uprising, then moving to the “Ninth of July” festivities during the IV Centenário, and ending with the silver jubilee celebrations in 1957. The sense...