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By Catherine Russell
Published: 23 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372004-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7200-4
...NOTES PROLOGUE enjamin,1. B “The Author as Producer,” in Selected Writings, vol. 2, 775. enjamin,2. B “The Author as Producer,” 780. eber,3. W Benjamin’s -abilities­ , 10. enjamin,4. B The Arcades Proj­ect, 462. enjamin,5. B “Program for Literary Criticism,” in Selected...
Published: 06 April 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7234-9
...Plate 1. View of St. Paul-­de-­Vence from Baldwin’s hou­ se. Image from the ­documentary film James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989); courtesy of Karen Thorsen, Douglas Dempsey, and the James Baldwin Proj­ect. Plate 2. The front door at Chez Baldwin. Photo by author, 2000. Plate 3...
Published: 16 March 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7185-4
... years it took to bring this volume to print. Their contribu- tions during the development phase of the proj­ect informed, inspired, and helped to guide us. I wish to thank the directors who are featured within this book for making media and for making history. Thank you for answering the calls...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... two LIVING PROJECT­ TO PROJ­ECT Brokering Local Knowledge in...
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By Jason Dittmer
Published: 01 September 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7274-5
... the proj­ect. I am also grateful to all my interviewees, as well as to the extremely helpful archivists at the Na- tional Archives (Kew), the nato Archives, and the National Security Archive at George Washington University. Central to the development of this proj­ect was my comrade-­in-­arms...
Published: 09 February 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7298-1
... acknowl­edgments Now to the practical and less poetic acknowl­edgments: first, I sincerely thank the academics who inspired this proj­ect methodologically, theoretically, and materially; chief among them are (in alphabetical order) Joseph Dumit, Mike Fischer, Kim...
Published: 06 April 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7234-9
... proj­ect since we first met. Her invaluable advice and guidance have helped it metamorphose into this final version. I also owe enormous thanks to Sandra Korn and Christine Riggio, who have overseen its production and patiently withstood my creative crises concerning the final choice of images...
Published: 01 January 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... Curley; Anna Frazier; Alice Gilmore and Bonnie Wethington; Donna House; Lori Good- man; Dailan Jake Long; Harry Walters; Ed Singer; Kim Smith; Sarah Jane White; Earl Tulley and Leila Help-­Tulley and their ­daughters; among o­ thers. Ultimately, this proj­ect would never have launched without the...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... research infrastructures. While such repre­sen­ta­tions cast fieldworkers as unreliable and prone to mi­ stakes that threaten to mess up or dirty data, I argue it is the innovative, ad hoc, and impor­tant body of expertise they de- velop as they live from proj­ect to proj­ect that makes research work...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... three CLEAN DATA, MESSY GIFTS Soap-­for-­Information Transactions in the Field Ndema, an lsam interviewer wearing his proj­ect...
Published: 09 March 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7206-6
... Presi- dent. The support of the Presidential Fund for Faculty Advancement and a Schuster Award ­were essential to completing the proj­ect. My thinking about ­these essays and the potential of this collection has been enriched by conversations with colleagues at Hunter, including Tanya Agatho...
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By Jason Borge
Published: 02 March 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7233-2
... Acknowl­edgments The beginnings of the proj­ect that eventually became Tropical Riffs date back to my last years as a gradu­ate student at the University of California, Berkeley, when, like so many Latin Americanists and jazz enthusiasts, I...
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By Crystal Biruk
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... Index Adams, Vincanne, 203 biopower: colonialism and, 21; enumerative African Census Analy­sis Proj­ect (acap), proj­ects and, 18–19; racism and, 21; the 224n11, 233n2 state and...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... proj­ect” (Biruk 2012). Not unlike James Scott’s (1998) state, survey proj­ects in Malawi utilize tools and technologies to better see their subjects: maps, questionnaires, photos, gps devices, and Materializing Clean Data  ·  131 sampling, for example...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... numbers on which to base evidence-­based policy and practice (Cartwright and Hardie 2012; Adams 2013; Geissler 2015a, 15). Cooked data are a specter that has long haunted survey proj­ects by invok- ing ways in which data’s ­future certainty and value as evidence might be unraveled by h­ uman error...
Published: 10 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
... practices and join the robust conversations already ­going on across Asia and beyond—in Hong Kong, Indonesia, or Australia. ­These vital zones show up the edges and frays of mediatized contemporaneity, and signal impor­tant entry points in the proj­ect to decolonize standardized epistemes and to...
... editorial staff at Duke Uni- versity Press. I have enjoyed working with you. Thank you for your support and your belief in the proj­ect. ...
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By Libby Adler
Published: 27 April 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7166-3
... end- lessly grateful.   Janet Halley has been providing wisdom, comradeship, and unbelievable food for many years. She advanced this proj­ect in one thousand ways, from inception to fruition. It is impossible to overstate the value of her support to me personally or to the academic scene in...
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371854-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7185-4
... leadership devel- opment. I went ­there both as an artist and a work-­study program participant. I worked with other video artists as an editor. And I completed the edit of my first video art piece, titled the silence that allows, my thesis proj­ect for the nyu/icp master’s program. Armed with a...
Published: 23 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372004-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7200-4
... part of the past to be touched by the pres­ent instant, here must ­t be no continuity between them. ­Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Proj­ect Walter Benjamin’s name is frequently cited in English-l­anguage film studies scholarship, and he has been a mainstay of...