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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 35–40.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Erica Robles-Anderson Abstract This article is a response to Achille Mbembe's “Futures of Life and Futures of Reason,” which is featured in the same issue of Public Culture . The article builds on Mbembe's concept of “wave fronts of calculation” as a means of amplifying a language for political...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Judith Butler Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 Mbembe’s provocative essay brings together a set of primarily French theoretical perspectives on power and spectacle to think through the analyt- ics of what he calls “the postcolony” through...
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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 (2004) 16 (3): 499–506.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Achille Mbembe; Nsizwa Dlamini; Grace Khunou © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics at the University of the Witwatersrand and a senior researcher at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Sarah Nuttall; Achille Mbembe © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Sarah Nuttall is a senior researcher at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand) in Johannesburg. Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 239–273.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Achille Mbembe © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Achille Mbembe is a senior researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His latest book is On the Postcolony (2001). African Modes...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 629–641.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Achille Mbembe © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Achille Mbembe is a senior researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of the Witwatersrand. His latest book is On the Postcolony (2001). “African Modes of Self-Writing”appeared in the winter 2002...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Achille Mbembe © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Achille Mbembe is a senior researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of the Witwatersrand. Recent publications include On the Postcolony (2001) and “African Modes of Self-Writing,” Public...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Achille Mbembe; Sarah Nuttall © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics at the University...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Achille Mbembe © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics at the University of the Witwatersrand and a senior researcher at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand)in Johannesburg...
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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...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Achille Mbembe Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 TW‘DANALITY OF ?’OW€R AND TW A€STttETICS W VULGARITY IN TWPOSTCOLONY Translated by Janet Roitman In this article, I will examine the banality of power in the “postcolony.”l By “banality...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 123–145.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Achlle Mbembe Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 mosAIcs OF SrnVITUD€ AND AUTHORITARIAN CIVlLlTlfZS Translated by Janet Roitman “ cette saloperie, partout dkniee, qui partout soutient la reprksentation de la ‘toute...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Achille Mbembe; Janet Roitman Copyright © 1995 by the University of Chicago 1995 This article was translated from French by Janet Roitman with the assistance of L. McKean. The following study results from residence in Cameroon: from March 1992 to December 1993 (J. Roitman) and June...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Achille Mbembe; Steve Rendall Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 God’s Phallus Achille Mbembe Translated by Steve Rendall We are meat, and we are potential meat. If I go...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 259–284.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Achille Mbembe © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Achille Mbembe lives in Africa. His most recent publications include Du gouvernement privé indirect (1999). His Provisional Notes on the Postcolony is forthcoming. At the Edge of the World...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Achille Mbembe Abstract As the new century unfolds, humans are increasingly surrounded by multiple and expanding wave fronts of calculation. What remains of the human subject in an age when instrumental reason is carried out by and through information machines and technologies of calculation? Who...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Achille Mbembe Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 In Memoriam: Carol A. Breckenridge September 6, 1942–October 4, 2009 Achille Mbembe Our long, rich, and affectionate...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and directed by Alvaro Toepke and Angel Serrano. San Francisco: California Newsreel. Videocassette. Afro-Pessimism’s Many Guises Bennetta Jules-Rosette A chille Mbembe’s brilliant exercise in Afro-pessimism, “African Modes of A Self...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 January 1992
... produc- tion of Opera Wonyosi, one of Soyinka’s mordant dramatic works, yet the former reads so much like sitting through a performance of the latter. If there is a certain untethered exorbitance in Mbembe’s characterization of the “postcolony” - its “banality,” “vulgarity,” “excess...