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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 (2011) 23 (1): 201–215.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Sandrine Bertaux What is at issue in the three essays is the reception of postcolonial studies in France, denoting for Jean-François Bayart an “academic carnival,” revealing for Ann Laura Stoler France's “colonial aphasia,” and representing for Achille Mbembe, the way out of its “imperial winter...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1992
... 33 : 2 (Spring 1991). Davis , Mike . 1992 In Los Angeles, Burning All Illusions, The Nation 254 ( 21 ), June 1. Frankenberg , Ruth , and Lata Mani. 1991 Crosscurrents, Crosstalk: Race, ‘Postcoloniality’ and the Politics of Location. Unpublished paper. Kelley , Robin D. G...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 27–38.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Leela Gandhi This essay considers recent critiques of postcolonial theory and proposes democracy as a theme likely to prove crucial for the future of the field. It argues that a properly postcolonial turn toward democracy demands a new philosophical, political, and ethical valuation of the concept...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Jean-François Bayart It is misguided to imagine that French researchers and French universities are unaware of postcolonial studies. In reality, forms close to this school of thought emerged very early in the French university context, but they were obliged to take other academic traditions...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 191–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ranjana Khanna The essay responds to attacks and defenses of postcolonial studies by Jean-François Bayart, Achille Mbembe, and Ann Laura Stoler, drawing attention to the limited understanding of difference and subjectivity in all essays. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 All...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Kimberly Wedeven Segall is an assistant professor of postcolonial studies at Seattle Pacific University. She directed the play Khumbulani/Remembrance , first performed by and for Xhosa victims of political violence in Cape...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 January 2004
... are on popular culture, media, national politics, and race in West Africa. From Visuality to Postcolonial African Politics: A Conversation with Saidou Mohamed N’Daou Jesse...
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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...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1997
...William P. MacNeil Copyright © 1997 by © 1997 by the University of Chicago 1997 Enjoy Your Rights! Three Cases from the Postcolonial Commonwealth William I! MacNeil fostcolonial...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 549–575.
Published: 01 September 1998
.... “Difference, Discrimination, and the Discourse of Colonialism.” In The Politics of Theory: Proceedings of the Essex Conference on the Sociology of Literature, July 1982 , edited by Francis Barker et al. Colchester, England: University of Essex. Bhabha , Homi . 1991. “The Postcolonial Critic: Homi...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2023
... was in some ways unexceptional, both in Sierra Leonean politics and in the postcolonial response to urban crime. And yet it marked a subtle shift in both Sierra Leonean electoral politics and in the way such vigilante justice in African cities is interpreted. Contrasting the ethnographic elements...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., it may have undermined mainstream Jewish institutional strategies that relied on the evocation of a stable French national “identity” to both fight anti-Semitism and produce Jewish belonging in France. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Europe national identity postcolonialism...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 379–391.
Published: 01 September 2023
... . “ Excremental Colonialism: Public Health and the Poetics of Pollution .” Critical Inquiry 21 , no. 3 : 640 – 69 . Anderson Warwick . 2010 . “ Crap on the Map; or, Postcolonial Waste .” Postcolonial Studies 13 , no. 2 : 169 – 78 . Ankeny Rachel A. , and Leonelli Sabina...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Janet Roitman Over the past years, France has been rocked not only by violent demonstrations in the banlieues (city outskirts) but also by raging debates regarding the place of “postcolonial studies” in the French archive and in current scholarship. The dispute over postcolonial studies...
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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 (2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
... layers of the postcolonial argument unfolding within a group of French scholars. At the heart of the postcolonial debate are the very definitions of the “social sciences” and “humanities” and the remapping of the knowledge they contain and produce. These repeated disjunctions among enunciative spaces...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to motivate Europeans to fight climate change. While climate investments appear responsible and progressive, the climate focus denies the colonial and postcolonial histories of emigrants’ plights, thereby threatening to deepen the crisis. There is a widespread failure to interrogate and identify root...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to be imposed. Here an extraordinary brassage is at work—a mix and, at times, a linking of arms, a wealth of commentary and engaged political analysis—that speaks, as few words can, to the tangible reality of postcolonial France. Nowhere is this as evident as in the explosion of artistic activity taking place...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert J. C. Young A critique of Jean-François Bayart's polemics against postcolonial studies, which, it is argued, works through unsubstantiated generalizations rather than detailed analysis of the key texts in the field. Bayart’s Broken Kettle Robert J. C...