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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
... representations of Islam and internal interpretations of divine intent. Far from being just exercises in interlingual equivalence, subtitling is a form of moral critique motivated by both postcolonial and theological imperatives. These acts of translation, and their internal debate at Iqraa, exceed the familiar...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 147–152.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Our authors risk giving words to the unspeakable as they invite us to think about the unthinkable, whose brutalized form is the exception and whose routine form is the future itself. Their works critique a paradigm that conceives the world as a matrix of knowns, unknowns, known unknowns, and unknown...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
... possibilities of cure, ones in which we are left without tidy endings. The task, then, of a critique of curative reason is to clarify these limits, precisely so that we are able to imagine cure otherwise. References Aronowitz Robert . 2015 . Risky Medicine: Our Quest to Cure Fear and Uncertainty...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Paul Gilroy © 2002 by Paul Gilroy 2002 Paul Gilroy is a professor of sociology and African American studies at Yale University. He is the author of Against Race: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line (2000). Toward a Critique...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Partha Chatterjee Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 popular culture, national address Critique of Popular Culture Partha Chatterjee In 1992, at a conference to mark a decade of cultural...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 201–212.
Published: 01 January 1993
... Mendelsohn und die europdische Aufklärung . Hamburg: Meiner. Kant , Immanuel . 1970 . Kunt's Political Writings. Edited by H. Reiss, translated by H. B. Nisbet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Kant , Immanuel . 1990 . Critique of Pure Reason . Translated by J. M. D. Meiklejohn...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 1993
...: Norton. Spivak , Gayatri . 1989 . “Who Claims Alterity?” In Barbara Kruger and Phil Mariani, eds., Remaking History , Seattle: Bay Press. Spivak , Gayatri . 1989–90 . “Woman in Difference: Mahasweta Devi's ‘Douloti the Bountiful.’” Cultural Critique ( Winter ): 105 -28...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Saba Mahmood This short essay calls for an examination of the assumption that critique is necessarily secular and of the necessary disciplines of subjectivity and practices of rumination and interpretation entailed in this assumption. Duke University Press 2008 Is Critique...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David Campbell Engaging RETORT's Afflicted Powers , this critique asks how far RETORT takes Guy Debord's thinking, what the political implications of their use of Debord are vis-à-vis some of the geopolitical issues they raise (specifically, with regard to U.S. security policy and the Balkans...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 351–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: The management of contemporary society . London:Zed Books. ———. 1998 . Spectres of capitalism: A critique of current intellectual fashions . New York: Monthly Review Press. Appadurai, Arjun. 1996 . Modernity at large:Cultural dimensions of globalization . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., practices, and memories. Contexts of economic and political precarity both produce the motivation for sponsoring bookmobiles and sharpen the contours of relationships between institutions, infrastructure, people, and texts. A critique of bookmobiles opens up two avenues of theoretical implications: first...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Achille Mbembe In the rest of the world, the “postcolonial turn” in the social sciences and humanities took place nearly a quarter century ago. Since then, the method or style of critique associated with that movement has influenced myriad political, epistemological, institutional, and disciplinary...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 311–314.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Gerald Frug The loss of faith in democracy is fueled by critiques from both the Left and the Right. This manifesto briefly describes and responds to these two critiques. 2013 democracy and citizenship: MANIFESTO Democracy’s Future...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 27–38.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Leela Gandhi This essay considers recent critiques of postcolonial theory and proposes democracy as a theme likely to prove crucial for the future of the field. It argues that a properly postcolonial turn toward democracy demands a new philosophical, political, and ethical valuation of the concept...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert J. C. Young A critique of Jean-François Bayart's polemics against postcolonial studies, which, it is argued, works through unsubstantiated generalizations rather than detailed analysis of the key texts in the field. Bayart’s Broken Kettle Robert J. C...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
... architecture of civil society is being manipulated to marginalize dissent. This raises the question of whether the design of institutions has outpaced our critiques of them. References Adorno Theodor W. Frenkel-Brukswik Else Levinson Daniel J. Sanford R. Nevitt . 1993...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 437–452.
Published: 01 September 2022
... offers potential flightlines toward a post-property future—one in which housing is positioned as a basic human right—but also a generative critique of the home as a site of racialized and gendered subject formation. Indeed, through their work, the reconception of kinship formation and territorial...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in African diasporic philosophy such as theories of invisibility, critiques of authenticity and “appropriation,” black somatology, and the aesthetics of everyday life. References Alexander Michelle . 2010 . The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness . New York : Free...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., and practical failure. This article combines insights from recent affect theory and indigenous and non–North Atlantic societies in response to this epistemological and theoretical critique. It argues (1) that affect analyses can give a fuller account of the ways in which nonhuman others participate...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... meaning and fate. This essay focuses on two recent seasons of the widely popular children’s television program Sinterklaasjournaal . The show deployed new storylines to maintain the innocence of the traditional celebration in the face of mounting antiracist critique by refabricating truths that not only...