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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Lewis R. Gordon Though black aesthetic production has received much study, little attention has been paid to the challenge of constructing black aesthetics proper. In addition to articulating what aesthetics is as a field of inquiry, such a task also includes the problem of whether aesthetics has...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
... intimacy and black maternal loss. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 black studies black feminism Black Lives Matter motherhood memoir We survive; we are savages. — Jesmyn Ward This could be you, in this fucked-up mother’s club. — Valerie Castile T he last...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill; Jatin Dua Despite the number of people held at this very moment inside prisons, detention centers, black sites, reformatories, stockades, refugee camps, and even the hulls of ships, there has been surprisingly little self-consciousness about the analytical power of captivity...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
.../fba9cb46d5654a6fa56fa2e349994fa4 . Harney Stefano Moten Fred . 2013 . The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . New York : Minor Compositions . Hartman Saidiya . 2007 . Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route . New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux . Mariner...
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Public Culture (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 (2019) 31 (3): 521–538.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of critical legal studies 5 engages the reasoning behind Baldwin’s fundamental skepticism of the law. Black studies scholars like Hartman, Sharpe, Weheliye, Spillers, Wynter, Jared Sexton, Calvin Warren, and Fred Moten have been and are thinking in this gap between law’s monopoly on violence and actual...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 289–312.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Todd Boyd Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Baker Houston , A. J. 1993. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Baudrillard , Jean . 1993. Simulations. New York: Semiotext(e). Boyd , Todd...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 January 2019
... studies can offer for a more expansive understanding of social and political processes ( James 1970 ). As Weheliye suggests, black studies have global reach because “they provide detailed explanations of how techniques of domination, dispossession, expropriation, exploitation, and violence are predicated...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... shift the academic and political climate of the space. Thus black studies and gender studies are excluded from the core curriculum despite the pervasiveness of gender and the importance of black folks to the project of modernity and building America as we know it. Conversely to remain undiverse...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Analysis .” In Knowledge, Experience, and Ruling: Studies in the Social Organization of Knowledge , edited by Campbell Marie Manicom Ann , 35 – 48 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press . Moten Fred . 2003 . In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 195–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... And in that precarious, viral openness might lie both an emergent critical methodology and a potential, long-overdue therapeutic for contemporary antagonisms between Black studies and queer theory. To that end, the final section of this essay theorizes a praxis of Black autoimmunity and the latter's concomitant rebuttal...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 May 2005
... presented at the Northwestern University conference “100 Years of The Souls of Black Folk: A Celebration,” held in October 2003, and at a plenary session dedicated to Souls at the American Studies Association conference held in Hartford, Connecticut, in October 2003. I am grateful to Dwight McBride...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 437–452.
Published: 01 September 2022
... . 2019 . “ Repair Matters .” Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organization 19 , no. 2 : 203 – 27 . Harney Stefano , and Moten Fred . 2013 . The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . New York : Minor Compositions . Hartman Saidiya . 2016 . “ The Belly...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of subjectivity? Critical Black studies scholarship has especially taken up this question and analyzed the formation of Black subjectivity and its relationship to racialized violence ( Hartman 1997 ; Sexton 2008 ; Sharpe 2016 ; Weheliye 2014 ). These investigations have revealed not only the paucity...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 431–439.
Published: 01 May 2020
... black writing” ( Mullen 1996 : 671). The nexus between orality and literacy, orature and literature, orality and textuality has long lay at the core of the critical debate in African American literary studies. It would seem, then, that Ong’s book should have had a major impact on the emergence...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 January 1994
... performances. (Even if they are only “talking-the-talk” like Pippin.) Seizing the critical possibilities of Habermas’s analyses in their evolving forms of 1990s cultural studies, black Americans are surely in tandem with Arjun Appadurai’s suggestion: I2 The image, the imagined...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 645–663.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ( Vargas and Alves 2010 ). Rich ethnographic work details how this violence is felt by its subject population, experienced affectively and through resurgent and recurrent trauma for black Brazilians ( Smith 2013 , 2015 ; Alves 2014 ). Several studies of police violence in Brazil demonstrate how racial...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
...). ———. 2008b. Part 1 of CNN Democratic presidential debate. January 21, www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/21/debate.transcript/index.html (accessed January 24, 2009). Cohen, Cathy. 2004 . Deviance as resistance: A new research agenda for the study of black politics. Du Bois Review 1 : 27 –45. Conyers...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 January 1994
..., and political relations between insides and outsides. This broader definition of culture, which animates the best work in contemporary Cultural Studies, is eclipsed in Black Studies by a narrower and purist definition which sees culture as a people’s nostalgic relations to images of themselves...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and music, and of course through its military presence, black and white alike. America was everywhere in Europe, but it was not a fashionable topic of study at the university. Those drawn to it dressed more casually, however, and seemed more interesting, Sollors remarked. Knowing something of the affinity...