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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... impossible to have much evident effect on the conditions of people’s lives, humanitarianism often turns to endurance as a purpose: helping people better cope with circumstances they cannot change. At the limits of the humanitarian imaginary, endurance projects seek to enable people to find different ways...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... comprehending the enduring relevancy of what has already been spoken. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 An earlier rendition of some of the questions raised in this essay was originally given as the keynote address for the conference “1951 – 2001: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Colonial...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... A bitter pill: they endured the containment zone, but their experiences of it rendered the testimonies of their experiences unstable. As they were made mute, the forensic experts were called in to make objects speak. 2017 drone embodiment place space testimony Every story is a travel...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
... amidst rubble in a migrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Shanghai, this essay describes and analyzes smallscale practices of endurance through dynamics of time, place, and sociality. These modes of dwelling in a ruined environment are key to what the authors refer to as the management of subjectivity...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 385–396.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the context of more public discussion of his far-right past. The article ends by noting the ways in which Patterns is an Undead Text: it endures through conversations with colleagues who wish to rehabilitate Eliade’s work, if not his life; through syllabi in the “intellectual history” of the field...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 423–430.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Caroline Levine This article focuses on two of the most enduring terms in Raymond Williams’s Marxism and Literature : “dominant, residual, emergent” and “structures of feeling.” Williams’s theory of history as mixtures and layers of different temporal moments is not only alive and well in the field...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jennifer C. Nash; Samantha Pinto This paper sits with the understudied subgenre of the contemporary black maternal memoir in the Black Lives Matter era. We read Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin’s Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin and Lezley McSpadden’s Tell the Truth and Shame...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 123–146.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Daniel E. Agbiboa Abstract This essay is about everyday encounters with the checkpoint state in a locus of enduring counterinsurgency. Specifically, the essay examines how road-transport workers in northeast Nigeria experience and negotiate the omnipresent threat of the checkpoint state...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 453–472.
Published: 01 September 2022
...—and preclude—the decommodification of property and transform it into an enduring source of power for those so long excluded from it. 1. See “Esther's Breakfast Club and Cocktail Lounge,” www.yelp.com/biz/esthers-breakfast-club-and-cocktail-lounge-oakland (accessed December 27, 2021). 2. According...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the course of his life has been shaped in no small part by his own decisions. This is precisely because circumstances have unmoored him from the sorts of firm and enduring institutions that shape human trajectories. Herein lies the paradox: a forced migrant’s life is often radically decisional. The argument...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
... enduring socialist legacies of art, sovereignty, and reading between the lines of state power come into play in new urban settings. 2014 Just when they seem engaged in revolutionizing themselves and things, in creating something that has never yet existed . . . they . . . conjure up the spirits...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to a different “mathematics” of combination. Here the ways in which different economic practices, demeanors, behavioral tactics, forms of social organization, territory, and mobility intersect and detach, coalesce into enduring cultures of inhabitation or proliferate as momentary occupancies of short‐lived...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that cannot improve lives to military outreach programs devoted to well-being, and from seductive images of rural cabins to jailhouse studio photography. In the first of two Forum essays, Sudhir Venkatesh looks at recent disruptions and enduring myths in advertising, an industry whose fortunes continue...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... been named Asha, after a Swahili word for “life.” 3 Seeking forward momentum in contexts of suspended temporality is, according to Ilana Feldman (2015) , itself a political act. Enduring in contexts of existence that offer no possibility for futurity implies optimism in conditions designed...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2020
... wholes and its search for human cultural universals—have become anathema to the field of anthropology in the decades following the book’s publication. Today, Purity and Danger is both classic and cast out, an exemplary Undead text. Still, Doug-las’s insights endure despite the book’s ambiguous status...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 September 1999
... see were selected and printed (from a single role of film) after his death. Hence the final authorship in this case must be understood as more complexly col- laborative. Fortunately for us, the work itself endures, in its singular intensity...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... a desire to connect and share resources. In this spirit, fishing is about how we share resources to build networks that endure no matter where we find ourselves. ...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2023
... in inexpressibility even unto themselves, yearning for some sense of recognition that what they have endured is significant and real. Part of what makes solidarity such a powerful gesture is that it can operate in this space of yearning by lending expressive capacity from one cause to another. In the process...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 247–253.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., what the founding editors referred to as “deliberate naiveté.” ( Appadurai and Breckenridge 1988 : 3). We poise ourselves to see what comes. The enduring task is to look and look again, to stay alive to the encounters between processes and forms, to take variations on their own terms. After all, fields...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 153–154.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of decolonization itself. Although Dennis's work ranges from diagrammatic drawings to digital essay games, it is unified by his enduring interest in the politics of space and time as seen from Africa, and specifically by the never-ending task of “making space by saying things differently, making time by seeing...