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Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
.... Whatever the transgressive or subversive capacities that one might identify in these photographs, given their highly aestheticized presentation and museological placement, the presentation is deprived of any critical potential, congealing it in its own fetishistic universe in which the black male body...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... that represents the historical construction of African bodies but also interrogates the ethnographer s body within this discourse. I recognize how the black male body is both fetishized and pathologized while contributing an analy sis of the construction and pro- duction of whiteness. In this context, whiteness...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection., e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... striking mise- en-scène and its styling of the black male body. Rather than a gratuitous over-aestheticization of the era and its personalities, the stylization of the film is an integral part of a reformative effort. The malleability of the black male images is part of the film’s overall quest...
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005681-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0568-1
... and active states of the phases of indigo processing. When one looks closely at their movements and progressive placement in the cartouche, the three ostensibly Black male bodies appear to mimic modern scientific movement through the stages of a chemical process. In the right background, the slaves...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012627-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1262-7
... Cave does not say we should have a voice; he says we should be a voice. This notion of speech as a mode of being, and sound as a form of protest, leavens the hypervisibility that marks the Black male body out for violence and marks it as violent all at once. Cave here deploys a wild and queer logic...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
... DaviD J. leonarD Wade s capri pants and Tim Duncan s flip- flops and jeans, Kobe Bryant s and LeBron James s jerseys and $5,000 suits highlight the ways that players are complicating our understanding of the adorned black male body. The range of styles between players and from individual players...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
...-class men that worry us. Black male style-politics (and the inches of cloth below the waist) continually make visible multiple modes of antiblackness. They centralize a politics of things the things Black people wear and use to make their bodies legible to themselves and how those things can come...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... of French photog raphers, audiences, and others, my censored video ultimately exposed at least two levels of meaning attached to this archive of ethnopornography. First, the repre sen ta tion of the native body, and in this case the black female body, is always already pornographic. As such the black...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... of French photog raphers, audiences, and others, my censored video ultimately exposed at least two levels of meaning attached to this archive of ethnopornography. First, the repre sen ta tion of the native body, and in this case the black female body, is always already pornographic. As such the black...
Published: 28 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
... desolation of her real- ity she may very well have in ven ted herself. 6 With the deluge of imagery focusing on Black male bodies, this chapter positions Ormes s cartoons as power ful visual inventions and interventions of Black femaleness in mid- twentieth- century Amer i ca. Ormes s intervention...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007357-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0735-7
... for mance within kwaito has been assumed to be solely masculine and attached to cisgender male bodies. If kwaito has been central to giving post- apartheid Black youth a voice, then it is imperative to revisit the per for- mances of the women who were formative in this culture. Kwaito created a space...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection., e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
.... In this book I examine a series of transhistorical and transatlantic mo- ments in literary and visual culture in which black male subjects can be seen understanding, manipulating, and reimagining the construction of their images through the dandy’s signature method: a pointed redeploy- ment of clothing...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
... desolation of her real- ity she may very well have in ven ted herself. 6 With the deluge of imagery focusing on Black male bodies, this chapter positions Ormes s cartoons as power ful visual inventions and interventions of Black femaleness in mid- twentieth- century Amer i ca. Ormes s intervention...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
... of ways in con temporary scholarship. Citing Black dances in the diaspora as a repository of African aesthetics, Kariamu Welsh, Brenda Dixon- Gottschild, and others intervened in dance studies by situating the movement vocabularies of Black dancing bodies at the center of scholarly inquiry to expose...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection., e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... Diasporic Race Man  139 a larger feeling that the black male body, when finely clothed and well educated, comes “to secure these qualities [the critical intelligence and moral action] as irrevocably and conservatively masculine.”11 Therefore, the Race Man’s uniform, as designed by Du Bois, is a well...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... I look at Green Love, the left panel, the one he s said he likes. A nude white male and black female are floating on air, coupling ecstatically above the trees. Below them, on the grass, two mixed- raced children are playing tag while a gun, camouflaged on the lovers discarded clothes, silently...
Published: 31 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009283-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0928-3
... in other racialized scenes), and enslaved peoples, who were denied consent by a range of management techniques that defined ra- cial difference as outside of the adult human paradigm of the Enlightenment white male. Black women and men existed outside of consent in the way they used their bodies or how...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... represented sexuality, The Clearing (1991), a diptych in which a black female engaged with a white male, was to me less about sex than it was about culture. It was not possible to remain innocent for long, however. I soon encountered an encyclopedia of problematics concerning the black body: age, weight...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... and continuing now well into the twenty-first. In the wake of such a shift (from denial to proliferation), hip-hop cul- ture and some forms of Black public masculinity have been criticized, banned, and in some cases made illegal.1 The substance of Black male style has generated enormous intellectual energy...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012504-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1250-4
... quality in defining universal or normative notions of American subjectivity and citi- zenship.8 I believe these factors make Tubman s se lection by Women on 20s quite significant. This study explores ways in which black women leaders have unsettled the conventional white- and male- centered narratives...