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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 93–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of “Eastern music” on the Crimean peninsula, Radio Meydan generated a new virtual space in which latent competing liminal sovereign imaginaries of Crimea, situated within the upheavals of Ukrainian instability and Russian aggression, were produced and negotiated. Through attention to the aural sphere...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... as representatives of large technology corporations. At these gatherings, participants come together as much to build and tinker with the device itself as to debate and discuss the broader goals and meaning of the project. It is these contested goals that lead Zandbergen to consider the liminal status of the Air...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... crisis or waiting, is a period in which agency and control are intertwined does not, however, unsettle the assumptions of liminality, and subsequent temporal linearity, that are attached to the experiences of refugees. As Helen’s comments recounted above suggest, the displacement of refugees cannot...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... liminality open source smart city politics Cans of Coke, bottles of beer, coffee cups, and empty pizza boxes are scattered across the tables in the room. On other tables lie scissors, notebooks, and small translucent bags that contain sensors made of metal and plastic. Yellow Post-it notes next...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
... A. Wilson. 2002 . Trauma,liminality, and symbolic closure: The legacy of political violence in South Africa. In Memory in ethnic conflict , edited by Ed Cairns. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave. Ignatieff, Michael. 2001 . Introduction. In Truth and lies: Stories from the Truth and Reconciliation...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 399–428.
Published: 01 September 2001
... a living person or a corpse, a human being or a sculpture, it is installed in the series because the image is “simultaneously real and surreal, both here and not here.”17 In this sense, these images pertain to various liminal stages—transitional phases in a “rite...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 559–573.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that were attended by faculty from the literature departments and the university’s leading hippies. Talking about the Ndembu, it seemed as though he spoke about us. I think he felt that himself, though not for the same reason. He found in liminality — the middle section of rites of passage where...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 339–370.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to journalists are intended to exercise influence; that is, they can be technically defined as bribes, criminalized in the giving and the taking. As a form of cor- ruption, bribery operates in a liminal space of sociality between public and pri...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 90–102.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., as if the ship’s organs had been everted to make arteries and tendons visible. The heli- copter’s fleet ductility matches well with battlefield chaos, or what Carl von Clause- witz (1989: 119) famously called the friction of war. It is liminal technology...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
... alliances. The impunity implied by these drug war discourses also creates a deeply fraught atmosphere for local people who experience firsthand the liminality, uncertainty, and contradictions inherent in current drug war policies. In this article, I explore the elusive, haunting positionalities...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... newsworthy events garner such attention, and not all deaths become irruptive moments in the social fabric. I see several possible, not mutually exclusive explanations. The one I have been arguing here is that the case served as a liminal event, marking a before and after in public discourse, but also...
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Public Culture 9435413.
Published: 18 March 2022
... on it for security, we are in reality in a state of demobilization and are losing the war which cunningly changed its visage but has not ceased. Pato ka captured the cultural fracturing and liminality of the militarized front line through the experiential and normative perimeters of the solidarity of the shaken...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
... existential threats. There is a pseudo-liminal quality to the security check as a switching point: participants are spatially separated, if only by the body of the guard, from their prior social settings and judged to be in transit to a new status of approved civic and national trustworthiness...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of childlike naïveté (and lack of reflection) onto non-European peoples ( Alatas 1977; Curran 2011) , and the preponderance of liminal, hybrid, and borderland identities and entities will complicate attempts to ground (or reify) cultures and communities in some version of authenticity ( Anzaldúa 1987; Godrej...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 365–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
... moment. The questions posed above map out a set of trajectories into the density of this image, a density which, I would stress, is linked intimately to the liminal position of Asian-Americans in the United States. This photograph "documents" a crucial, interstitial elemmt...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 January 1992
... nationalist in temper and affirmative of local traditions, and a “disavowing,” “interstitial” or “liminal” postcoloniality, which in orienta- tion is “hybrid” and “cosmopolitan” and “calls into question competing, polarized claims of center and margin, metropole and periphery, Western and non...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and elsewhere may require coming to terms with the continued (if transformed) liminality of European Jews. Instead of celebrating Jewish inclusion as a triumph of pluralism, I use the silenced UEJF ad to probe Jewish institutional anxieties about the conditions of that inclusion, anxieties that may in fact help...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
... a compelling history of South Asian politics as itself a history of assassination. But there is more to this story of killing and time. In South Asia, assassinations also have a way of suspending political time, effectively arresting publics in a state of interminable liminality. This involves not so...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 261–286.
Published: 01 May 2003
... secularization. Discussing the works of Gabriel García Márquez and Salman Rushdie, Kumkum Sangari speaks of this conception of time as “poised in a liminal space, which, having bro- ken out of the binary opposition between circular and linear, gives a third space and a different time the chance to emerge.”22...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 177–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of feeling [that] is able to capture the importance and ‘thisness’ and liminality of much new experience” (Thrift 1996, 284, Thrift’s emphasis). In all of this, the “work of the imagination” which is so central to globalization processes...