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By Surya Parekh
Published: 08 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2722-5
... Olaudah Equiano Immanuel Kant Peter Kolb Black Poor scientific theory of race ...
Published: 08 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027225-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2722-5
... This chapter locates a historical happenstance: Olaudah Equiano's name and Immanuel Kant's comment appearing publicly in the same passage from James Tobin's proslavery tract in January and February 1788. This chapter places Kant's “scientifictheory of race and Equiano's abolitionism over...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027539-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2753-9
... One night in 2009, an Aboriginal poet was haunted by a dead anatomist who cut through her body with a scalpel. This story is related not as a freak event but as a reflection of the general condition of scientific research in postcolonial times. Theories of haunting have proposed that ghosts...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... across these distinct periods, the chapter exposes affect to lie at the core of humanism's sensory-energetic regime. To understand the intersecting dynamic of the notions of race and sex difference requires interrogating political and scientific uses of affect to delimit the basic capacities of life...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027539-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2753-9
... appealed during the heightened white nationalism of the 1930s. Spilling out into the policy and public spheres, the archaic Caucasian theory provided scientific hope for coherent racial narratives to support settler belonging and quiet colonial ghosts. albinism nationalism assimilation P. R...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... political and scientific uses of affect to delimit the basic capacities of life and universal energy. impressibility sexology race biology sex binary ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027539-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2753-9
....” It contributed to Haddon's extensive collection, the basis of his theory of three races based on hair form. This chapter traces the postcollection journey of the hair sample from Golden Ridge to evolutionary biologist Eske Willerslev, who used it to produce the “first Aboriginal genome” in 2011. Willerslev's...