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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 January 2006
...George Steinmetz; Julia Hell © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 P h o t o - e s s ay The Visual Archive of Colonialism: Germany and Namibia George Steinmetz and Julia Hell...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 611–615.
Published: 01 September 2002
... (2001) and (with Roxann Prazniak) Places and Politics in an Age of Globalization (2001). Historical Colonialism in Contemporary Perspective Arif Dirlik I offer here a few thoughts provoked by Achille Mbembe’s...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 417–440.
Published: 01 September 2021
... mineral deposits in Hokkaidō, Japan's northern island, long inhabited by the Indigenous Ainu people. Following anticolonial and archipelagic scholarship, the author reads across earthly archives of geological strata and colonial archives of historical documents to elucidate the conceptual duality...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Between 2000 and 2009, the amount published on France’s colonial history was nothing short of astounding. Pierre Vidal-­Naquet’s La torture dans la république (2000); Marc Ferro’s Le livre noir du colonialisme (2003); Claude Liauzu’s Colo- nisation: Droit d’inventaire (2004); Olivier Le Cour...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 177–189.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Marnia Lazreg This essay analyzes the pitfalls of the adoption of postcolonial studies by French colonial historians and traces their roots to a deep-seated identity investment in the colonial empire, especially Algeria. It examines French colonial historiography's elision of racism as a willed...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 431–458.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Kyeong-Hee Choi © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Kyeong-Hee Choi is an assistant professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. She is the author of “Neither Colonial nor National: The Making of the `New Woman'in Pak Wansŏ's...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 84–85.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Stephen Inglis Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 Post-Colonial Museums: Dead or Alive? Stephen Inglis Reflections on the "Workshop on Museums," October 20-21, 1986, Madras Mu- seum, Madras, India. A group of Lambadi (a nomadic...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 115–128.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., war, and navigation and its bottomless urge to find and explore new examples of the boundary between humanity and its others. But as it has thus extended its dominion, it has also always wanted to bring its colonies closer to home, for the purposes of display, scientific study, and entertainment. Thus...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 65–85.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ann Laura Stoler Abstract This article identifies two radical shifts in how colonialism is politically positioned and temporally framed, shifts that alter what invocations of colonialism look like, what distinguishes the attention they garner, and thus what they are implicitly or explicitly called...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 September 1997
...David Clarke Copyright © 1997 by © 1997 by the University of Chicago 1997 Varieties of Cultural Hybridity: Hong Kong Art in the Late Colonial Era David Clarke Cultural hybridity...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 419–436.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Andrea Roberts; Valentina Aduen; Jennifer Blanks; Schuyler Carter; Kendall Girault Abstract After Juneteenth, formerly enslaved African Americans in Texas founded hundreds of historic Black settlements known as freedom colonies. Later, freedom colonies’ populations dispersed, physical traces...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2022
... systems of knowledge and life forms and of the colonial inheritance and epistemicide. The article follows various historical events, such as Léopold Sédar Senghor's encounter with African art in Paris after World War I and the British colonial destruction of the Kingdom of Benin in 1897; turns...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... changes would largely affirm an already emergent set of relations. 58. See Aimé Césaire, Discours sur le colonialisme (Discourse on Colonialism) (Paris: Présence Africaine, 2000); Césaire, “Culture et colonisation” (“Culture and Colonisation Présence afri­ caine, nos. 8 – 10 (1956): 190 – 205...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
...–police power nexus draws together histories of so-called small wars, insurgencies, civil rebellions, labor strikes, prison uprisings, and practices of resistance at various scales that have responded and continue to respond to colonial occupation and racial capitalism. Once we situate drones...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
...” and domesticated forms of inclusion in the university, but in the logics of longue durée imperial formations and coloniality that (re)produce racial difference, linking the politics of race and racial and epistemological inequality in liberal universities of the North to those in the global South. The local...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Ilana Feldman; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Focusing on punishment and imprisonment across three time periods, this essay explores the two-pronged attack on Palestinian politics that has characterized the settler-colonial project in Palestine over the past one hundred years. This double move entails...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to motivate Europeans to fight climate change. While climate investments appear responsible and progressive, the climate focus denies the colonial and postcolonial histories of emigrants’ plights, thereby threatening to deepen the crisis. There is a widespread failure to interrogate and identify root...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in this European venue is symptomatic of disagreement about the status of French colonial history and the category of race in the construction of contemporary national narratives. The varied and conflicting understandings of both postcolonial studies and the nature of empires entail fierce disagreement over...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dominique Malaquais France is most cosmopolitan where it is least central. If the City of Lights is a cosmopolis, it is far less so in Saint-Germain-des-Près or the Marais than in its disenfranchised banlieues (suburbs) and many an (ex) colonies on which its language was and continues...