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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of Freedom: Music, Taxis, and Racial Imagination in Urban South Africa Thomas Blom Hansen At first sight, the major cities in South Africa do not appear to have changed much over the last decade. Their physical layouts...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Achille Mbembe Duke University Press 2008 doxa at large Passages to Freedom: The Politics of Racial Reconciliation in South Africa Achille Mbembe...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 345–373.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Danilyn Rutherford Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Why Papua Wants Freedom: The Third Person in Contemporary Nationalism Danilyn Rutherford My discovery...
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... to Freedom .Elsa Barkley Brown 0n April 15, 1880, Margaret Osborne, Jane Green, Susan Washing- ton, Molly Branch, Sus;an Gray, Mary A. Soach and “over two hundred other prominent sisters of the church petitioned the Richmond, Virginia, First African...
Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Enlightenment narratives. So, we consider when and under what conditions categories like freedom, the people, the public sphere, and civil society can support one another. We observe situations where they run free, and even amok, as they circulate along global paths that are neither isomorphic nor asymptotic...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Webb Keane A comparison of two challenges to freedom of the press, in Indonesia and Denmark, reveals some of the linkages among semiotic ideologies, secularism, and a moral narrative of modernity. By analyzing conflicts between semiotic ideologies, the article shows how actual journalistic...
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...
Published: 01 September 2021
figure 2 Costco customer invokes the “freedom” to not wear a mask. More
Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jasmine Nichole Cobb President Barack Obama signifies both the power of the institutional presidency and the legacy of black freedom struggles. His post in the White House provides an opportunity to think through the process by which these themes became intertwined and the manner in which the US...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... engagements with the complex problem of freedom. It suggests that they can be grasped as such only if we recognize that Césaire's 1946 program to transform Antillean colonies into French departments and his subsequent attempt to reconstitute France as a federal republic were mediated by the spirits...
Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... becomes possible. In 1977, Jamaica witnessed the birth of one of the Caribbean’s first gay activist organizations, the Gay Freedom Movement (GFM), during the democratic socialist administration of the newly independent island’s then prime minister Michael Manley. By situating GFM in relation to Jamaica’s...
Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
...-formation and self-reclamation. The author also relies on the theoretical works of critical race, queer, and feminist scholars to frame how that resistance—whether in the form of sexual freedom, reproductive choice, or independence from traditional systems of labor—represents a critical site of possibility...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cotten Seiler How will the car affect China, that once “immobile empire”? US media accounts put tremendous faith in automobility as a maker of liberal political subjects as China undergoes its postsocialist transformation. But is the type of freedom offered by automobilized modernity necessarily...
Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 191–206.
Published: 01 May 2023
... intensities in excess of understanding. Irony can generate surpluses of meaning, cultivate spaces of play and freedom from responsibility, and amplify the felt potentiality of ideas through memetic repetition. Such intensities have the capacity to spill over into decisive action. The authors conclude...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... paintings attempt to find beauty in the hideous, to look beyond judgment without undermining the victims' struggle for freedom and dignity. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 doxa at large Acid Violence against...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 583–603.
Published: 01 September 2010
... images from a gay wedding in a speech meant to account for his skepticism about the EU. Drawing on the work of Judith Butler and Éric Fassin, the essay links these developments to a wider context of instrumentalization of sexual freedom in contemporary Europe (especially vis-à-vis Muslim minorities...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 47–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas Medvetz The controversy surrounding historian William Cronon, whose blog post about the collective bargaining rights of public employees in Wisconsin generated fierce reprisals from Republicans, has frequently been cited as an assault on academic freedom. This essay argues that the “Cronon...
Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Alison Shonkwiler This essay examines the growing interest in home-based labor in light of the changing structures of conventional work. Neo-homesteading, particularly in its part-time and casual modes, reveals the conflicted middle-class desire to achieve freedom from the wage economy without...
Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the most important event in twentieth-century India. Gandhi made the freedom struggle a popular movement in part through his manipulation of symbols such as khadi, the spinning wheel, and his dress, yet though a prolific writer, he eschewed the new medium of film for promulgating his message. Gandhi...
Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 2021
...figure 2 Costco customer invokes the “freedom” to not wear a mask. ...
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