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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 431–439.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Stephen Best Walter Ong published Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word in 1982, synthesizing his career-long concern with the impact of the shift from orality to literacy on various cultures. Scholars of African American literary and cultural studies were coming to redefine...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 313–320.
Published: 01 January 1994
... them wrong.” Yet the article neglected to mention that her publisher is making a fortune too. Meanwhile, university presses with longstanding commit- ments to African American studies struggled to retain authors, both promising newcomers...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of The Souls of Black Folk and sponsored by the Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities and the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University, October 24–25, 2003. For help in assembling this special issue of Public Culture, I thank the journal’s editorial committee...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bennetta Jules-Rosette © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Bennetta Jules-Rosette is a professor of sociology at the University of California at San Diego and director of the African and African-American Studies Research Project. Her latest book is Black Paris: The African Writers...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... was a constant thing. There was also a place called Armand Gordon’s Maison du Jazz, though they had no live music. They just played new jazz records and they only served milk and tomato juice. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 African American studies Cold War multiculturalism humanism...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Paul Gilroy © 2002 by Paul Gilroy 2002 Paul Gilroy is a professor of sociology and African American studies at Yale University. He is the author of Against Race: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line (2000). Toward a Critique...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
.../44840/output (accessed February 18, 2008). Harris-Lacewell, Melissa, and Bethany Albertson. 2005 . Good times? Understanding African American misperceptions of racial economic fortunes. Journal of Black Studies 35 : 650 –83. Hartman, Saidiya. 2007 . Lose your mother . New York: Farrar...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Charles I. Nero © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Charles I. Nero teaches at Bates College in the Department of Rhetoric and the Programs in African American Studies and American Cultural Studies. His most recent works appear in vol. 56 of Camera Obscura (2004) and in Black Queer...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 349–354.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Thought in classics (Holmes) and Raymond Williams’s Marxism and Literature in literary studies (Levine). Still others remain germane to some fields but, to take the example of Walter Ong’s Orality and Literacy and African American studies, have been pointedly ignored by others (Best). A final group...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 319–338.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Alexander G. Weheliye © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Alexander G. Weheliye is assistant professor of English and African American studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity (2005), from which this essay is taken...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Project .” In Not Only the Master’s Tools: African-American Studies in Theory and Practice , edited by Gordon Lewis R. Gordon Jane Anna , 85 – 106 . New York : Routledge . ...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 239–264.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Biman Basu © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Biman Basu teaches in the Department of English at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. This article, along with “Hybrid Embodiment and an Ethics of Masochism,” which appeared in African American Review (fall 2002), is part of a manuscript...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 423–430.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that have appeared in recent years — Keywords for Disability Studies (2015), Keywords for Today (2018), and Keywords for African American Studies (2018) — to a new edition of The Long Revolution in 2011 and a new collection of his essays in 2016, Williams’s influence is now circulating widely. His...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 195–223.
Published: 01 January 1994
... in American History.” Working Paper Number 7. Center for Afro-american and African Studies, The University of Michigan. A Black Counterpublic?: Economic Earthquakes, Racial Agenda(s), and Black Politics...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., “Cancer Coverage and Tobacco Advertising in African-American Women’s Popular Magazines,” Journal of Community Health 22 (1997): 261–71. This study, which was conducted on adult women, found that women read popular magazines in order to acquire information rather than from habit. 6. U.S. Department...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 531–558.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... London: Verso. Appadurai, Arjun. 1996 . Modernity at large:Cultural dimensions of globalization . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Baron, Dennis E. 1990 . The English-only question: An official language for Americans ? New Haven, Conn.:Yale University Press. Bender, Margaret...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... ( Yeoh and Willis 2005 : 280) Frontier heritage migrants like the Singaporean Chinese to China or the African Americans to South Africa are the globalizers . They are bringing First World cultural capital (back) to their ethnic homelands with the intention of taking advantage of the opportunities...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 289–312.
Published: 01 January 1994
... been established as the most visible form of African American cultural expression in contemporary society in the United States. This emergence of rap music also marks a change in African American popular culture specific to the late 1980s and early 1990s. The recent proliferation of African...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
... American. The place where Songhay men from Niger sell goods marked with Malcolm’s X in the centre of the African American cultural community marks an anxious intersection of global and local forces-a crossroads that compels us to attend to the transnational and intercultural...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 275–287.
Published: 01 January 1994
... excluded from positions of power within the industry and the audience has been artificially fragmented, in part along racial lines. Against this backdrop, black popular music has not only nourished African American culture internally, but has also managed to exert a disproportionate influence...