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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 115–128.
Published: 01 January 2021
... forms outside the empire of the modernist museum. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 museums globalization planet objects refugees I begin with a strange inversion in the cultural life of Europe. Europe has extended itself across the planet through its tools of cartography...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
... obscured by the commodity form. As an attempt to transform complicitous consumption into ethical consumerism, an emergent discourse of postconsumerism privileges commodities that dare tell their stories. Postconsumerism offers the promise of helping the poor or saving the planet by buying things; it marks...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the earth through visual tropes of the extraterrestrial. Mapping these “outer spaces”—terrae incognitae—within and outside the earth has been key to our modern understanding of the planet and to visualizing the global environment, including climate change. Turning to the militarization of outer space...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Heise Ursula K . Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global . New York : Oxford University Press , 2008 . Jehl Douglas . 1993 . “ C.I.A. Nominee Wary of Budget Cuts .” New York Times , February 3 . www.nytimes.com/1993/02/03/us/cia-nominee...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
... as possible a planet whose life-support system has been so severely damaged by human activities and that is in dire need of repair (Stein Pedersen, Latour, and Schultz 2019 ). In view of the deep state of fragmentation the planet finds itself in, some are asking how we should re-member it, that is, put...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 793–799.
Published: 01 September 2000
... nearly half the planet. Nearly half of the people on the planet either have a disability or have close ties to a person...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... during another crisis period in First African, a number of men sought to blame the problems on women. John Mitchell, Jr., a member of First African and editor of the Richmond Planet, cited the active participation of women (“ladies who knew nothing...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., after a series of issues that we managed during the recent editorial transition. In it we signal, by example, some part of our vision for the next four years. The essays in this issue do not have a single theme but they do have a set of overlapping concerns that revolve around the planet, Europe...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 153–154.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and counter-diagrams can/do/must exist. If the goal of the globe is to present the planet as a seamless, enclosed, and knowable unity, Dennis's interventions carve out the space for it to become something else, without insisting in advance on what that something else might be. By transforming the planet's...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 213–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ( Mirzoeff 2011 ), a complex of visualization usually comprises three steps: classification, separation, and aestheticization. In this case, however, the first two steps are essentially redundant: the Anthropocene defines the entire planet, whether we like it or not. The last moment of human agency comes...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for meeting “collective energy needs through renewable resources like solar power” ( Amazon Watch 2012 ). “Pare Belo Monte” constitutes an antispectacularized spectacle fully immersed in the knowledge that the planet has come under the sway of a distant militarized armature that watches existence from...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 January 2001
...) and Imperatives to Re-imagine the Planet (1999). PC 13.1-02 Spivak 2/5/01 9:59 AM Page 13 Questioned on Translation: Adrift Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak gave you...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 1997
... like something magic. She doesn’t talk much about herself but one day she abruptly says: I have been taken to a planet with three moons. I have been taken to Israel, I have been taken to Paris...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2000
... with the permanence of an authentically human existence on earth.” This responsibility is aimed essentially, in Jonas’s words, at the ecological survival of the planet. It is therefore primarily incumbent on industrialised coun- tries, old and new. It can...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 May 2006
... coalition; in other words, its aspiration is to cover the planet with political regimes whose attachment to democracy and civil liberties is just as solid as that of the Bush administration. After relying on the neoconservative vision...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 May 1997
... a form of ethnocentrism that is “inevitable and unobjectionable” as one that would “look forward, in a vague way, to a time when the Cashinahua, the Chinese, and (if such there be) the planets which form the Galactic Empire will all be part of the same cosmopolitan social demo- cratic community...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in the context of the planet” and not to succumb to “the temptation to see the planet solely through the lens of the virus.” (3) We've taken those words to heart. The present issue offers a somewhat dispersed set of articles about apps and air filters, shopping malls and circuses, urban majorities and children...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 35–40.
Published: 01 January 2021
... are twenty years into the twenty-first century. The world is flush with moneys sans fiat. Corporations intimately connect to everyone yet answer to no one. Life itself can be engineered and patented. Artificial intelligence will solve everything. We live on a swiftly tilting planet heading toward ecological...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
... by the term and processes of globalization lays claim to the homogeneity of the planet from above—economically, politically, and culturally. The term cosmopolitanism is, instead, used as a counter to globalization, although not necessarily in the sense...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 319–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
... planet. Because of the image’s high resolution, it is impossible to view it fully on a standard computer screen unless zoomed out, from which vantage country names, import/export statistics, and the paths of the lines are illegible. In exchange for legibility, the viewer sees a fan-shaped array whose...
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