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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
... such objectivated social knowledge, as Stuart Hall describes it, the racialized characters Las Negritas Puloy , Las Palenqueras/Las Negras Bollongas , and El Son de Negro would be illegible to audiences. These three popular representations of Blackness ascribe particular behaviors and ways of being to...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 277–298.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Negro Problem The Racial Picturesque As a mode of representation, the picturesque is concerned with vision, which makes it an interesting subject for the problematic of identifi...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 47–54.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dominique Malaquais Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 All translations from the French are by the author. Imagin(IN)g Racial France: Take 2 — ­Mowoso Dominique Malaquais In transit between...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
... new futures. In the Trump era, when racialized communities and their intellectual work are under attack in the university, perhaps this is an indispensable moment to not only revisit conversations on diversity, inclusion, and representation at our institutions, but to revisit them with the aim of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 191–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
... translations from the French are by the author. Racial France, or the Melancholic Alterity of Postcolonial Studies Ranjana Khanna A certain amount of anxiety seems to dominate all the essays in this special issue. Jean...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Achille Mbembe Duke University Press 2008 doxa at large Passages to Freedom: The Politics of Racial Reconciliation in South Africa Achille Mbembe...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Neoliberal multiculturalism is made through its dynamic religious elements; the Christian secular is a primary technology for revising and reproducing race. The NCCHR is a staging ground for the religious history of racial capitalism, incarnate not only in the parochial past it attempts to vanquish but also...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael C. Dawson; Megan Ming Francis This article examines how the racial order in the United States has evolved since the Jim Crow era. Two leading characterizations of the current situation are that we live in a postracial society and that we live in an era best described as the New Jim Crow. We...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ciraj Rassool This essay is a study of how fixities of race and tribe were made out of multiple colonialisms and apartheid in South Africa, notwithstanding social fluidity and hybridity. It also examines how modes of racial and ethnic governance were contested, especially through the politics of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... figure from racial blackness resulted in representing the character as racially white but covered in soot, while conveying the message that the origin of dark skin is dirt. The narrative strife over Black Pete illustrates the fragility of the Dutch absencing of race, as the latter proves to resurface in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ann Laura Stoler If the Republic and Empire are now difficult to view as mutually exclusive categories in contemporary France, few scholars have sought to address the conventions of knowledge production that have made France's own history of a racialized polity so rarely a subject for the French...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...” ( Melamed 2011 : 24). Vues supported implicit arguments for American exceptionalism through its subtle promotion of racial liberalism. Kennedy provided a seemingly impartial remedy to the political problem of racial adversity. John Kennedy similarly treated black freedom in representational fashion...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... other issues, that were now being caught on video and broadcast around the world. This most recent wave of racial violence was by no means new. Yet the degree to which it made a claim on the public psyche—via representation and constant replay on traditional and new media—was no doubt novel...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alondra Nelson Alondra Nelson speaks with Troy Duster about his intellectual genealogy and about racial inequality after the genome. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 INTERVIEW Troy Duster...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., banal and hot nationalism form part of a complex that serves to normalize the global war on terror. Further, in the twenty-first century, racialized notions of national belonging coexist with the “clash of civilizations” logic, bringing together nationalism with globalism. Copyright 2018 by Duke...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 487–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Outside Its Walls: French Uses of the Israeli-­Palestinian Conflict”) in De la question sociale à la question raciale? Représenter la société française (From the Social Question to the Racial Question? Representing French Society), 2nd ed., ed. Didier Fassin and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 275–288.
Published: 01 May 2019
... from the 1910s profoundly reshaped the Tamil political and social milieu. These movements espoused the cause of “Dravidians,” a social category that, depending on its target of opposition, was variously coded as racial, caste-based, linguistic, or territorial. Tamilnadu is now known for its highly...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... is, of course, well known, less evident perhaps are those ostensibly anodyne contexts in which, in this aspirationally postracial North Atlantic moment, blackness and antiblackness persist as specters, even as raciality and racism are repressed. There are a number of benign denials that at once...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., Gila. 1998 . Arab citizens in an Israeli city: Action and discourse in public programmes. Ethnic and Racial Studies 21 : 545 –58. Monterescu, Daniel. 2007 . Heteronomy: The cultural logic of space in Jaffa. In Mixed towns, trapped communities: Historical narratives, spatial dynamics, gender...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
... dominant official representations of retreat as marginal, unpopular, and infeasible with existing cases of collective movement away from rising waters that demonstrate just the opposite. I argue that the word retreat is a valuable and necessary addition to the language of climate change adaptation, serving...