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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Steven Gregory Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Race, Identity and Political Activism: The Shifting Contours of the African American Public Sphere...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Christina Dunbar-Hester This article considers media activism around low-power FM radio as hybrid formation, combining expertise with amateurism and management with self-organizing practice. Specifically, it ethnographically examines the technical and social practices of a group of activists who...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 495–514.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Mahdi Sabbagh Abstract This essay aims to identify methods and strategies used to manipulate the Palestinian urban fabric. First, the essay will focus on Israeli settler-colonial activity through a study of the deployed tactics of de-development, destruction, and harassment. Second, it will focus...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Meir Wigoder Meir Wigoder's account of photographing the Separation-Wall, in Israel-Palestine, over a period of three years, offers a critique of the very vigilant and testimonial activity of taking on such projects: Is it possible to de-materialize a wall through a political aesthetic activity...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... national self-determination efforts and a vibrant transnational politics of what was then termed “gay liberation,” this article contributes to a queering of Caribbean history and to a decentering of the West in global histories of sexuality. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 activism...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 191–206.
Published: 01 May 2023
... University Press 2023 activism online communities radical right irony memes On May 9, 2022, days before murdering ten black shoppers at a community supermarket in Buffalo, New York, Payton Gendron posted about his planned attack on the chat app Discord: “Honestly, this entire thing is a meme...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2018
... clear that they shared a sense of its importance even when they disagreed about exactly what it looked like in practice. 1 While the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement was the autumn of 2011 into the winter of 2012, some local Occupy general assemblies remain active at the time...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 113–127.
Published: 01 January 2017
... discusses his working methods, his relation to art institutions, and his efforts to link histories of exclusion and stigma to a critique of LGBTQ assimilation in the present. 2017 Carlos Motta queer history activism archives In his socially engaged and intimate art, Carlos Motta attempts...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
...), and thus the burden to actively resist (educate, lead, and organize) not fall on scholars of color alone and that the inherent tensions in diversity work must at all times remain foregrounded. For decades now, through civil rights struggles and progressive movements, “the movement” is colloquially...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to be imposed. Here an extraordinary brassage is at work—a mix and, at times, a linking of arms, a wealth of commentary and engaged political analysis—that speaks, as few words can, to the tangible reality of postcolonial France. Nowhere is this as evident as in the explosion of artistic activity taking place...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Josef Sorett This essay tracks the evolving tensions between culture and politics in African American life to offer an account of how an idea of “church” shapes contemporary black literature and social activism. Although generally understood as a dramatic reimagining of the black past...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 437–452.
Published: 01 September 2022
... organized to confront dispossession, real-estate speculation, and the privatization of housing. Using Black feminist and queer of color intellectual frameworks as ciphers through which to interpret and properly attribute weight to the organization's activism, the essay argues that Moms for Housing not only...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 49–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
... politically active Cairenes navigate suspicious spaces, bodies, and nonliving things in the cityscape and how materiality shapes and is shaped by the emotional-aesthetic responses of individuals and groups to the stimuli it provides. In this specific context, the distinct form of what the author calls...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 177–189.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and surprising histories to ground and energize a fresh wave of activism that looks to collective forms of urban and rural landholding to address racism, whiteness, inequality, reparations, and climate change. keller.easterling@yale.edu Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 civil rights...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to be successful, however, the UCMC has also had to learn how to manage its research and service activities in ways that can be tracked by governmental auditors and that can be made apparent and accountable to an already suspicious public. 2013 In 2005 Dr. James L. Madara, the University of Chicago Medical...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mayanthi L. Fernando The politics of recognition remains a common way to articulate and adjudicate minorities’ claims, yet, as a number of scholars have argued, calling on the state for redress serves to secure the state’s sovereignty. Drawing on Muslim French activism in France, the author...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the public activism of many whose forms of political communication are usually ignored, or even denounced as passive. But a more generous definition of the political, one that does not presume liberal democracy as its natural setting or emancipation as its aim, can show how even compliance and personal...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... evaluate the rationality of the economic participants whose activities compose this reflexive device. Reading the financial future places affect at the center of calculation. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Thanks to Matthew Engelke, Eric Klinenberg, Andrew Lakoff, Elizabeth Roberts...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 505–510.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ramesh Srinivasan; Adam Fish Digital networks are part of a larger media ecology that works to spread awareness, scrutiny, and activism. Such networks help coordinate and mobilize physical assembly and protest and are also tools wielded to empower repression and oppression. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 511–516.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gabriella Coleman This article examines some of the attributes that mark geek and hacker politics as distinct from other domains of digitally based activism and offers an introductory framework to assess their political significance. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 ...