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Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8896-8
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397496-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9749-6
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372356-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7235-6
Book Chapter

By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Imperialism, both discursive and material, extended European rule over space-time, land and water, and peoples. Geographical and biological determinism explained superior and inferior varieties (races), and taxonomy segregated, assigned natures, and ranked all of the planet’s life forms. Those...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005537-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0553-7
.... In the sparseness of the images, and the repetition of framing and form, 9 Props mimics a scientific taxonomy, and Simpson has often displayed the felt panels in a grid, heightening the sense of systemati- zation.52 The work recalls Bernd and Hilla Becher s taxonomic grids of ar- chitectural forms, as well...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
... ethnography exemplified by John Lo- max s domination of the Works Pro gress Administration (wpa) interview pro cess in which Windham s remark was recorded and that which is both exposited and exhibited by Windham himself. This other subjectivity is in- dicative of a taxonomy of being diff er ent from...
Book Chapter

By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... we understand to be the human species had some storytelling and untelling to do as well. And as I sought to understand the species of whales, coral, barnacles, bacteria, and so forth, that were speaking from the bottom and the surface of the ocean, I began to understand that the scientific taxonomy...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... of the creaturely world, if nothing else.4 If bestiaries, strictly speaking, were not a common imperial form, books that elaborated taxonomies of animal life were. Volumes and periodicals abounded in and across the British Empire, from expan- sion through decolonization and beyond. The discipline of zoology took...
Published: 30 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021728-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2172-8
... is described through data collection and metrics that enable public health scholars and activists to map the topography of Black maternal death. But the crisis is also described through a taxonomy of vio­lence that calls attention to the space of the room as a primal site of antiBlack misogynistic viol­ ence...
Published: 24 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
...A note on the Cover Art Taxis is a Greek word meaning order or arrangement. It is the root of taxonomy : the science of describing species and fitting them into evolu- tionary order on the tree of life. Each of the six oil paintings in a series called taxa explores one aspect or dynamic...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... and Scottish material. He was no purist. The verses were composites, acquired from multiple sources for appeal to singers and the imagination, not a taxonomy of linguistic dispersion. Lomax made stirring drama out of collecting songs of that unique and romantic figure in modern civilization, the cowboy...
Published: 25 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012450-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1245-0
... of the human while articulating the inner real ity of biologized social taxonomies. This book recovers the U.S. cultural life of psychophysics to tell the story of how human difference became a sensory (auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile, and visual) experience. It argues that postbellum writers...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-130
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... of interruption, rupture, and bodily danger. But this approach required opera s solid position as a genre in the arts pantheon. As he showed, one could link terminologically the nam- ing of bel canto singing and homo sexuality to the 1860s and modernizing, dis- criminatory taxonomies. Still, that was also...