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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . —Member of the Oakwood Beach Buyout Committee, Staten Island, New York (July 2013) “I issue a challenge to anyone here to come up with a better word than retreat .” These words, uttered in a glass-walled conference room in Lower Manhattan in early 2015, rouse predictable laughter from the audience...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 654.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 2016 Erratum for Liz Koslov, “The Case for Retreat,” Public Culture 28 (2016): 360 The article misstated Hurricane Sandy’s death toll on Staten Island relative to the rest of New York City. Sandy was found to have directly caused forty-four deaths citywide. Of the twenty-three...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... waters overflowed into rivers and streets. The communications system broke down, leaving more than 1 million residents and businesses without phone or Internet service. The power grid failed, massively, with outages lasting nearly a week in Lower Manhattan and much longer in parts of Brooklyn, Staten...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 January 2001
... stands out comparatively in my experience of translating Derrida and 1. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, “Politics of Translation,” Outside in the Teaching Machine (New York: Routledge, 1993), 197–200. 2. Henry Staten’s...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 107–119.
Published: 01 May 1989
..., Urbana-Champaign, 1987). BALFE, JUDITH HUGGINS. Department of Sociology, College of Staten Island, CUNY, 715 Ocean Terrace H-9, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA. RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS: With M. Wyszomirski (ed Art, Ideology and Politics, New York: Praeger, 1985:l-11, 363-370. With M...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2016
... saint of snuff films were there to answer those collective prayers, we suddenly had that footage. Not of Brown’s death in Ferguson. True. But even as folks were still in the streets protesting that shooting, a Staten Islander’s camera-phone video of Eric Garner being choked to death by one of the New...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... had a job offer at Staten Island. She sent me the form she was asked to fill in. It read, “Are you white, black, Indian (or Native American), Pacific Islander, Asian-American, or Italian-American?” Staten Island thus created its own little “Italian-American” category. Such self-identification may...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and on Staten Island. To date, other than two locations on Long Island, the world’s largest retailer, known for low prices and unfair labor practices, continues to be an unwelcome intruder. Given New Yorkers’ apparent antipathy to Wal-Mart...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and Regional Studies at the University of California, Irvine; the French department at the University of Colorado, Boulder; the African and Africa Diaspora Studies Program at the College of Staten Island; the “Theorizing at Penn” working group at the University of Pennsylvania; and the Postcolonial Studies...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 1991
... journey (as the establishing shots of New York harbor remind us), setting out each day on the Staten Island ferry to toil as a secretary in a Wall Street investment firm. Intelligent and industrious (she has a night-school degree in marketing and takes speech classes to upgrade her image), she...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and where the opportunities could be allocated; it was really an understanding of the culture, because it was different in the Meadowlands or Hoboken or Jersey City and different in Hunts Point than it was on Long Island, on Staten Island, or in Manhattan. And all of this raised the bar and the ambition...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 41–70.
Published: 01 May 1991
.... Ella Shohat is the coordinator of the Cinema Studies Program at the City University of New York, Staten Island, where she teaches cinema and cultural studies. She is on the editorial board of Social Text and is the author of Israeli Cinema: EastIWest and the Poli- tics of Representation...