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Public Culture (1 January 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 and as a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... was brought to bear on nearly every dimension of black life as offered in fashion, film, music, theater, and even comportment of the body. Missing in much of this literature, however, is an actual theory of aesthetics . A form of epistemic imperialism was at work in which, by way of practice, black...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 195–223.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Michael C. Dawson Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Baker Jr. Houston A. 1993. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Brown , Elsa Barkley . 1989. “To Catch the Vision of Freedom: Reconstructing...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 186–194.
Published: 01 January 1994
... based in Chicago. Charles Martin teaches in the Comparative Literature Department at Queens College, City University of New York. Stephen Marc teaches in the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago; the photographs here are from his book, The Black TransatlanticExperience (Chicago...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 May 2005
... man in America. Perhaps it is the distillation of so much into so little that explains the staying power of double consciousness in twentieth-century scholarship on black politics, literature, and culture. Such rhetorical...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Houston A. Baker, Jr. Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Abrams , M. H. 1962. A Glossary of Literary Terms. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Albert , Peter J. , and Ronald Hoffman, eds. 1993. We Shall Overcome Martin Luther King, Jr. and...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 January 1990
... absolutism is no longer tenable. Territories is a brilliant film, suturing and masquerading Blackness in what used to be the exclusive spaces of Whiteness and Englishness. Manthia Diawara is Acting Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Black Literature and Culture, University of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 235–254.
Published: 01 May 2005
... culture in general was lacking: “Lit- 54. Sundquist, To Wake the Nations, 477–79. 55. Du Bois, Souls, 186. 56. Houston A. Baker Jr., Long Black Song: Essays in Black American Literature and Culture...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000), 2, 3. 6. Houston A. Baker Jr., Long Black Song: Essays in Black American Literature and Culture (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1972...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 567–592.
Published: 01 September 2007
.../4B030E9D-8A64-4173-B50D-EFC4F49BE8D3/935/scitechseminar20040204.pdf . Hewitt, Kenneth. 1983 . Place annihilation: Area bombing and the fate of urban places. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 73 : 257 -84. Kashyap, Anurag, dir. 2007 . Black Friday . Mid Day Multimedia, India...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 165–185.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Michael Hanchard Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited “A Cinderela Negra,” Veja , 7 de Julho, 1993 , 66 -73. Andrews , George Reid . 1991 . Blacks and Whites in São Paulo, Brazil. 1888–1988 . Madison: University of Wisconsin. Neves , Bastos P...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 313–320.
Published: 01 January 1994
... have happened without the increased presence of and pressure from Black students and Black scholars. As the field broadened to include the study of literature and culture in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Oxford’s list expanded in those directions. Arnold Rampersad‘s biography of Langston...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jasmine Nichole Cobb President Barack Obama signifies both the power of the institutional presidency and the legacy of black freedom struggles. His post in the White House provides an opportunity to think through the process by which these themes became intertwined and the manner in which the US...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Manthia Diawara Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Malcolm X and the Black Public Sphere: Conversionists versus Culturalists Manthia Diawara Culture, defined as a whole way of life, is...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Rosemary J. Coombe; Paul Stoller Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Appadurai , Arjun . 1990. “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy.” Public Culture 2 ( 2 ): 1 -24. Appadurai , Arjun . 1991. “Global Ethnoscapes: Notes and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of “black analytics” for a full understanding of the context leading up to the Charlie Hebdo “event.” “White analytics” permits the universalization of racism and the suggestion that “reverse racism” or “Islamic leftism” are now dominant. In contrast, attention to the work of scholars and activists...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., both frames neglect the economic sphere. This article addresses this silence in the context of black politics. Specifically, we argue that a neoliberal racial order has emerged and that analyses of black politics must attend to the way racial divisions have become magnified in economic policies and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that might attend to this mission, this essay considers the relationship among oratory, textuality, and gendered authority by discussing how The Covenant with Black America is strategically deployed (though its contents are scarcely discussed) during the 2006 State of the Black Union political...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 225–248.
Published: 01 January 1994
... critical assessments of black con- sumption are generally found in black culture and reflected in scholarly literature. Both associate black consumption with deviance. The more prevalent stories 11. Boycotts have taken place throughout the nation. The two most notable boycotts occurred...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Paul Gilroy Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 “After the Love Has Gone”: bio-politics and etholpoetics in the black public sphere Paul Gilroy The biological, with the notion of...