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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 One of Harold Fisk’s maps of the Mississippi River’s historical meandering, created in 1944 for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved June 5, 2015, from lmvmapping.erdc.usace.army.mil. Figure 1. One of Harold Fisk’s maps of the Mississippi River’s historical meandering, created in More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 5 Defaced tympanum of seated Virgin Mary above one of the entrances to the Italian Hospital. Photograph by Haifa Sabbagh. Figure 5. Defaced tympanum of seated Virgin Mary above one of the entrances to the Italian Hospital. Photograph by Haifa Sabbagh. More
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in relation to the emergent visual repertoires of perpetual war. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Seeing and Believing: On Photography and the War on Terror Liam Kennedy Writing...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 1991
... market. Public culture 109 Vol. 4. No. 1: Fall 1991 110 1. The new speech practices of the world market: fiom the elite on corporate boards through the person in the street, these people use utter- ances about the past, descriptions of the present, and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the (Haitian) zombie as pivot point, the essay reflects on the continuity between dehumanized discursive and visual representations of (postearthquake) Haitians, sub-Saharan Africans, and other immiserated “others.” In question is what exactly the contemporary zombie allows “First World” citizenries...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 9–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the simulation end of the spectrum. In 1878 the New York Times ran a short article offering a set of tips on designing an attractive home. Having first established a moderately critical position on this trend in interior decoration—a “vocation” pretending to an “art”—the author of the piece goes on...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jennifer Karlin This article offers an analysis of how a prestigious academic medical center located in a poor urban neighborhood endeavored to meet its obligation to produce new biomedical knowledge while struggling with the financial constraints incurred by its geography. Located on the South...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the dozens of visitors to the 2012 East Bay Mini Maker Faire, many remarkable experiences were ripe for the taking. They could share in hands-on activities while attending a working group on outdoor mosaics, observing a robot-making demonstration, or sitting in on a make-your-own terrarium class. The...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is how pastors insist that photographs and videos allow the faithful to read users for signs of the soul. Contributing to the criminalization and mass incarceration of drug users, these images organize the outer edges of today’s war on drugs. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Gyanendra Pandey Focusing on specific assemblages that have historically been seen as communities of lower-class and underclass individuals and families, this essay examines the history of members of these “communities” who come to inhabit not the positions of the down-and-out, where they allegedly...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... future for a distinct field of urban theory in a world in which urbanization has been generalized onto a planetary scale? This article reflects on this state of affairs and outlines a series of theses intended to reinvigorate the theoretical framework of urban studies in relation to emergent forms of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
....: Cornell University Press. ———. 1991 . Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism . Rev. ed. London: Verso. Asad, Talal. 2006 . Trying to understand French secularism. In Political theologies: Public religions in a post-secular world , edited by Hent de Vries and...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 43–69.
Published: 01 January 1991
... idea that sports mean something remains preposterous - ludicrous, if you will. For isn’t it the very absence of meaning that makes sport attractive, that seems to make baseball, for in- stance, so much a part of American daily life? On the evening news in Boston, word comes of local crime, of...
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Public Culture (1 September 1998) 10 (3): 530–548.
Published: 01 September 1998
... Economy of the Sign. Translated by Charles Levin. St. Louis: Telos Press. “Bianzhe de hua” (Notes from the editors). 1994 . Shanghai wenxue (Shanghai literature) 202 ( July ): 1 ; 204 (September): 80. Xiaoming , Chen . 1994a . “Jianyao pingjie” (Brief commentary on He Dun's ” Life is not...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 291–343.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Modern African Studies 36 , no. 2: 203 -35. Abrams, Philip. 1988 . Notes on the difficulty of studying the state (1977). Journal of Historical Sociology 1 , no. 1: 58 -89. Adorno, Theodor W. 1981 . In search of Wagner , translated by R. Livingstone. London: New Left Books. Ahmad, Aijaz...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 351–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... Arrighi, Giovanni. 1994 . The long twentieth century . London: Verso. Briggs, Charles. 1999 . Globalization,petroleum, and the shifting politics of race, nation, and citizenship on the margins of Venezuela . Paper presented at the 99th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Rosalind C. Morris © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Rosalind C. Morris teaches anthropology at Columbia University,where she is also the director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. She is the author of “Educating Desire: Thailand,Transnationalism, Transgression...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 May 2010
...James Tweedie Using contemporary Chinese and Hong Kong cinema, the large body of writing on media emanating from Koolhaas and his atelier, and the headquarters for China Central Television as its primary touchstones, this essay examines the relationship between the current media environment in East...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Deepa Kumar This article examines “security rituals,” routinized and repetitive performances of security practices, and their role in reproducing US nationalism and militarism. It argues that the security ritual as a form emerges out of the Cold War. Its revival in the war on terror era, which has...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Diego Cagüeñas On September 11, 2001, at least two hundred people jumped to their deaths from the top stories of New York City’s World Trade Center. According to the New York Medical Examiner’s Office, they are not “jumpers” because they did not wake up with the intention of committing suicide but...