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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Suraj Yengde Abstract This article theorizes the gravitas of historical solidarity through a budding Dalit-Black archive. It looks at intersections of race and caste projects within the African American public sphere through an anchoring lens of concern for Dalits in India. The Black universalist...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2023
...? The Essay section opens with such a project. Suraj Yengde's “Dalit in Black America: Race, Caste, and the Making of Dalit-Black Archives” forges twenty-first-century solidarities by drawing on traces of possibilities in the past. Yengde looks to the US Black press in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
... come to mean a sprinkling of color or the contingent presence of the “disadvantaged” in otherwise majoritarian “White” or upper-class/high-caste institutions. How, then, we asked, does diversity sustain the status quo, and how does it transform it? To what extent is it also under threat? How should...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in Social Transformation (Delhi: Thomson, 1976); and Nandu Ram, The Mobile Scheduled Castes: Rise of a New Middle Class (Delhi: Hindustan, 1988). 3. It is necessary to stress that the “educated, professional middle class” position...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 January 1999
... except through the grid provided by discourses of racial difference (the question of “the opposite race cultural/ethnic difference (the supposed cultural attributes of the “Indian” woman as opposed to the “African and caste-class or “nation” (low nation and high nation are terms I have heard used...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
... on supposedly racially unique genital characteristics. This special museum focus was extended through the impact of the bushman diorama, made by anthropology curator Margaret Shaw in 1959–60, which placed casts of race, “painted in realistic detail” into a habitat display of hunter-gatherer culture, c.1800...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 411–429.
Published: 01 September 1993
... in the Global Cultural Economy.” Public Culture 2 ( 2 ): 1 -24. Balibar , E. 1991 . “The Nation Form: History and Ideology.” Pages 86–106 in E. Balibar and I. Wallerstein, eds. Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities . London and New York: Verso. Berlant , L. 1991 . The Anatomy...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1997
... myriad forms: politics, economics, language, religion, ethnicity, class and caste. These differences may complicate but do not, however, halt the process of draw- ing more generalised conclusions about this phenomenon; indeed, the globalised...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... attention to how blackness itself (under a variety of names) has circulated as a religious discourse—as a veritable conversation within and without, all around and about, the church. On each of these matters, #BlackLivesMatter is cast as a radical reimagining of the black past and, specifically, as a full...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 349–358.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Candace Vogler o one is ever more than temporarily able-bodied. This fact frightens those of NNus who half-imagine ourselves as minds in a material context, who have learned to resent the publicness of race- or sex- or otherwise-marked bodies...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 135–143.
Published: 01 May 1990
... looks defied racial categorisation. Often the product of mixed marriages, Pan-Asians came to embody an idealised blend of Malaysian looks. 'The industry made a conscious move to a 'neutral' race, recalls Khairudin Rahim, general manager of ad agency Lintas Kuala Lumpur. "in answer...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Untouchable Fictions: Literary Realism and the Crisis of Caste . New York: Fordham University Press. Gura, Philip F. 2013. Truth’s Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel . New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hertzman, Marc A. 2013. Making Samba: A New History of Race and Music in Brazil...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... power in Brazilian society more broadly, cannot be understood without considering who has the authority to define and to punish acts of sexual violence. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Brazil prison race rape sexual assault A six-year-old girl came home from a neighbor’s...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 527–555.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Radhika Viyas Mongia Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Race, Nationality, Mobility: A History of the Passport Radhika Viyas Mongia In a sense, every modern nation is a product...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 January 2005
... that they automatically generate political positions at the same time that he casts categories created by racism as the experiential basis for cosmopolitan consciousness. Genealogies of Race, Cultural Relativism, and Cosmopolitanism If we were to assess Du Bois’s and Boas’s projects by how much their cosmo...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 January 1993
... not exist. And when we direct attention to the process by which human beings in this sense were created, we come up also against the ways in which ”humanism” is constantly under threat, along the lines of gender, race, class, caste and so...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and 11. Jean-­François Bayart, “Postcolonial Studies: A Political Invention of Tradition?” in this issue, 59. 12. Ann Laura Stoler, “Colonial Aphasia: Race and Disabled Histories in France,” in this issue, 133. 13...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 599–602.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: Devaluation in Ibadan and Other Urban Centers in Southern Nigeria (2002). Grovogui, Siba N'Zatioula. 1996 . Sovereigns, quasi sovereigns, and Africans: Race and self-determination in international law . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Guyer, Jane I. 1996 . Traditions of invention...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... silence and depend on the “ever-presence and the phantomlike world of race” ( Mbembe 2003 : 17), I begin here by looking at a cast of thinly veiled “bad guys”—white men with broad media platforms whose rhetorical gestures of concern and empathy are, quite frankly, not fooling anyone. From there, I give...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 487–508.
Published: 01 September 2012
... I find most intriguing in your work, with the exception of your first book [Capitalism and Confrontation in Sumatra’s Plantation Belt, 1870 – 1979], are the poetic titles of your books, and even of your essays: Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Colonial...