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Published: 01 September 2021
figure 8 An anti-mask protester holding an “I can't breathe” sign. More
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 289–303.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Kathryn A. Mariner Abstract This is a meditation on bad air as a defining bodily, temporal, political, and atmospheric condition of the twenty‐first‐century American Dream. In 2020, the novel viral respiratory illness COVID‐19 stole the final breaths of nearly 350,000 Americans (and severely...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 3 Air purifier advertisement displayed on a Delhi Metro car in December 2017, declaring that “the polluted air outside is in your home too. Breathing it over time is similar to inhaling smoke from several cigarettes.” The advertised unit, by Hindustan Unilever, had a starting sales price More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 133–162.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Figure 3 Air purifier advertisement displayed on a Delhi Metro car in December 2017, declaring that “the polluted air outside is in your home too. Breathing it over time is similar to inhaling smoke from several cigarettes.” The advertised unit, by Hindustan Unilever, had a starting sales price...
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Public Culture (2024) 36 (2 (103)): 231–254.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to process it as a unique sort of event, aesthetic foil, medical and existential ambiguity, and scene for action and identity. The term that emerged in medical advocacy in the mid-eighteenth century, apparently drowned , captures the existential mystery of breath in conditions of submersion: the suddenness...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 277–285.
Published: 01 September 2021
... officer at a protest after a Missouri grand jury declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. In this second essay, “American Elegy, Reflux: American Aspiration,” Mariner draws our attention to the subtlety and necessity of breath. In the spring...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 2021
...figure 8 An anti-mask protester holding an “I can't breathe” sign. ...
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Public Culture (2024) 36 (1 (102)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2024
... she had a major work of public art installed. Havah . . . to breathe, air, life , comprises two female sculptures, one on the roof of the courthouse alongside marble statues of ancient lawgivers, all male, and the other in the park itself ( figs. 1 – 5 ). Figure 1 Witness (2023), Madison...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ; Nieuwenhuis 2016 , 2017 ; McCormack 2010 ). The “combat breathing” that Frantz Fanon (1965 : 65) linked to resistance and resilience in the face of colonial occupation and terror reminds us that, as Léopold Lambert (2017 : 15) puts it, “colonial domination” does not just take place “at the surface...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
...—of awakening, drowning, and grieving. Imagine the sound of slow, steady breathing. Have you seen this Black Lives Matter T-shirt? It features stark left-justified sans-serif text, a list of first names connected by ampersands: That final ampersand trailed by an ellipsis both truncates the list...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2016
... case had become a national news story, maybe a consequence of unsatisfiable desires for footage of Brown’s death. In this case, there was footage, and it showed Garner begging the officer, Daniel Pantaleo, to stop choking him, to ease up. “I can’t breathe,” Garner says several times. “I can’t breathe...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
... et al. 2013 ; Abe et al. 2011 ; Gronstal 2014 ). In the strict sense of the term, a hot house is not only a place unfit for human habitation, or one in which many cannot dwell or breathe (Mbembe 2020b ). It is also a house incapable of sustaining any form of life, a house where the human body...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 233–254.
Published: 01 January 2011
... struggling to breathe in the face of the oppressor’s violence. We know that across France and the world we have allies: rappers fighting the same fights as we are. We invite them all to join us in making real the utopia of independence that we collectively dream. Let us make this place, le 93...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... cycles of affect and action. 1 Urgencies and practices have converged around how and whether to filter out contaminants from what one breathes. To profit seekers, this convergence has been an unrivaled opportunity. If the most dependable moneymakers during the American gold rush were those selling...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 7–10.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., and the world, are waiting with bated breath for the answer. 1 0 ...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 1991
... their dwellings with it, placing it at doors and windows, points of vulnerability to spiritual invasion. They promise to keep it flying until their men, and now their women, return. Waving it, they cast a spell of animation, giving it and their loved ones life and breath. Each hand-held flag vigorously...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on the Reader as a revolutionary has always struck me as slightly odd. If one were to envisage Hind Swaraj as a play, it would be difficult to imagine a fire-­breathing revolutionary like Savarkar taking the part of the Reader, who is generally patient, polite, and biddable. Indeed, the idea...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 551–557.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is “configurative force/dynamic configuration.” In the real world, certainly in bodies, qi always comes in a form , one of many possible. Thus the qi formations of outside air become qi -breath in the upper jiao , qi formations of food and drink become circulating nutrients thanks to the middle jiao...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 325–328.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- lish. Even the waitstaff used English as a lingua franca; notwithstanding the occasional Indian film song sung under a waiter’s breath as a table was being set, no other language was heard during meals or in public spaces...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 May 2001
...; notwithstanding the occasional Indian film song sung under a waiter’s breath as a table was being set, no other language was heard during meals or in public spaces. Many members of the waitstaff were young, with lofty aspirations...