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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059325-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... Nancy Rose Hunt, “Lorry Dreams and Slave Ship Disintegrations: Motion, Madness, and Incongruent Planes in History”: Motion and immobility may converge around transport conveyances in states and textures of mind and madness. This chapter juxtaposes 1950s Gold Coast lorries and commercial shrines...
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013037-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1303-7
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By La Marr Jurelle Bruce
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 26 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1242-9
... drapetomania history of madness race and psychiatry ship of fools slave ship ...
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By Simone Browne
Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Jeremy Bentham Brooks (or Brookes ) slave ship black feminist thought the Panopticon racializing surveillance ...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... Gold Coast mammy wagons slave ships Guinea surgeons Paul Virilio patient voices ...
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
... This chapter reads the slave ship and the ways that it lives on, marking and haunting the now through its recurrence and through the transformations enacted on Black being in the wake of those ships. The chapter begins with a critical reading of the forgotten spaces of Allan Sekula and Noël...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 26 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012429-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1242-9
... Chapter 1, “Mad Is a Place,” serves as the book’s introduction. It opens by staging a phantasmagoric encounter between a slave ship and a ship of fools. From this imagined scenario, the chapter unfurls a broad survey of various collisions and convergences of “blackness” and “madness” in Western...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Chapter 1 considers the Panopticon (1786) and the plan of the slave ship Brooks (1789) for what these two pieces of architecture disclose about surveillance, race, and the production of knowledge. This chapter explores black feminist theorizing of surveillance and the operation of disciplinary...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Women’s experience of capture and transport to the Americas was both the same as and different from that of men. Tasked with taking care of children and infants and exposed to the threat and experience of rape in slave forts and on board ships, women’s sexual vulnerability and reproductive...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... of family care is challenged on a daily basis according to different parameters (access to resources for health care, the nature of mental illness, the strength of family solidarity, etc.). Dakar Fann psychiatric clinic 1960s letters public order Nancy Rose Hunt, “Lorry Dreams and Slave Ship...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Once enslaved laborers arrived in the Americas and were sold off slave ships, they were confronted with their new status as commodities. To be exposed to the marketplace was a constant reminder that in the colonies one’s connection to kinfolk was precarious at best. Chapter 5, “‘The Division...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... To reach some conclusions, the coda recounts and analyses an everyday occurrence at a presentation in the framework of the 150-year anniversary of the abolition of slavery, in 2013. Saidiya Hartman’s moving presentation on the treatment and murder of two enslaved girls aboard a slave ship...
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By Christina Sharpe
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
... the shipped and the held in the weather in the wake of those slave ships whose names are the start of the chapter. Sharpe locates this ordinary note in Beloved , in Brand’s “Ruttier for the Marooned in the Diaspora,” in Sissako’s 2014 film Timbuktu , and in two photographs by Roy DeCarava. This note, she...
Book Chapter

By Christina Sharpe
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
... This chapter thinks through containment, regulation, punishment, capture, and captivity. In this chapter Sharpe reads the repetition into the present of the architectonics of the slave-ship hold and what is in excess of those states of capture. Taking up the manifold representations in which...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023883-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... in feline terms the conquest: The ship that delivered the first abducted Africans into Virginia was named The White Lion, a claim to both racial and regal power, and this ship introduces the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the largest forced migration in world history. White masters, white indentured servants...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... and those who claimed them as escaped property at the end of the American Revolution. The Book of Negroes is an eighteenth-century ledger that lists three thousand self-emancipating former slaves who embarked mainly on British ships during the British evacuation of New York after the War of Independence...
Published: 03 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... power and economic disinheritance did not disappear, rather they were transformed. This chapter narrates in feline terms the conquest: The ship that delivered the first abducted Africans into Virginia was named The White Lion, a claim to both racial and regal power, and this ship introduces the trans...