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Published: 31 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... haunting black Atlantic black ghosting Beloved black resurrection liminal corporeality collective death collective memory ...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... corporeality to process the memory of collective and excessive death. This last chapter shows “ghosting” or “fading” as self-protective, and one of the ways women shield themselves from the insular violence of collective memory. These articulations are one way to open a dialogue about the costs of slavery’s...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373414-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7341-4
... execution films, images from Nazi concentration camps, home movie footage of President Kennedy’s assassination, and television news coverage of the Vietnam War—through their struggle to capture the “moment of death.” It argues that such attempts form a collective and enduring fantasy for documentarians...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7321-6
...Reproducing Infrastructures Arc II traces the experimental exuberance of data-collecting practices within U.S.-encouraged family planning projects of the 1960s through 1980s, focusing on Bangladesh as a crucial site of global neoliberal invention. This explosion of social science techniques...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... Why is it that, when black suffering and death are centered, they are almost always forced into a conversation that focuses on the experiences of nonblacks? Although this essay draws on collective experiences in the United States and in Brazil, it is more concerned with the realm...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... This chapter examines Black women in political positions of power and their representation, focusing on Marielle Franco’s life, death, and legacy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It explores Franco’s social and spatial significance, intersectionality, and positionality as an activist, Black woman...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027362-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2736-2
... in his trauma-informed care initiative to address the kinds of trauma experienced by the women inside, ranging from personal to collective historical trauma. Historical trauma is particularly deleterious for Native Hawaiian women, who are disproportionately represented among the prison population. State...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... their collective biography and assess their place in the penal system. The survey itself became part of a bureaucratic struggle in the 1880s over how to punish slave convicts that makes its construction even more revelatory of the Brazilian preference for integration in basic state institutions like prisons...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... attacks him as a baby. “Nilda,” “Miss Lora,” and “The Pura Principle,” from This Is How You Lose Her, show a young man dying of cancer and the emotionally complicated aftermath of his death. In both short story collections, disability and disease are linked to two of Díaz’s primary interests as a writer...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... conceptions of responsibility emergent in right-to-know litigation undertaken by relatives of the missing. These two sites are united by the conviction among relatives that more could be known about their loved ones’ deaths. In the speculation opened by this conviction, I discern symptomatic resistances...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... as a pillar from or through which Latina/o lives matter more in that region’s political climate and discourse regarding race and racism. solidarity black-white binary postcolonial geopolitics neoliberalism borders Why is it that, when black suffering and death are centered, they are almost...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 16 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384304
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8430-4
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 18 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395621
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9562-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 18 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395621-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9562-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 20 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390343
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9034-3
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 16 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384304-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8430-4
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
.... The chapter traces the gospel’s characterization of flesh, which emphasizes its transformations as it is distributed and shared. Flesh, in this gospel, is elemental. But this elemental vitality is intertwined with death. “Flesh” evokes the way in which life and death are embedded in material processes...
Series: The Frank C. Brown collection of North Carolina folklore ;
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382867-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8286-7
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... spaces reach a level of intensity that knew no historical precedent. Thoughts of convergence also seemed to be hardwired into the psyche of promoters. Even those who were most committed to producing singular, authored works were immersed in the scene’s collective personality. The activity multiplied...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... (such as the lynchings that sent the family north), and elements of the African American mystic tradition—dreams, visions, and sight. death and dying African spirituality Ella Lee Harris Freeney (“Mama Freeney”) secrecy dreams A brief anecdote about Rosemarie being sent to collect her nephew, Charles...