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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 177–189.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Duke University Press 2011 All translations from French to English are the author's. Mirror, Mirror, Tell Me Who I Am: Colonial Empire and French Identity Marnia Lazreg Twenty years ago, at a party held in a...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 Ryan Conrad discussing the politics of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell at Carlos Motta’s We Who Feel Differently installation at the New Museum, New York (2012) Figure 6. Ryan Conrad discussing the politics of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell at Carlos Motta’s We Who Feel Differently installation at the More
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Dave Tell The Modulor was a tape measure–style tool created by Le Corbusier in the 1940s to govern the distribution of objects in space. When he first conceived of the Modulor, Le Corbusier was a bureaucrat working in the fascist regime of Marshal Philippe Pétain. Six years later, the same tool...
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 329–354.
Published: 01 September 1997
... before July 1, 1997; we wonder why hours and minutes are not given. The answer must be that the rapidly running numbers of seconds, though of little use for time-telling, most acutely (and dramatically) convey the impression of the quickly...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
... “unlikely reader” in South Africa tell us about transnational ideas of reading and theories of transnationalism more broadly? Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Andrews, C. F. 1928 . Indians abroad. Modern Review 43 : 619 . Bhana, Surendra, and Kusum K. Bhoola. 2005...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
... appears frequently in costume dramas and in other genres, but the biopic is largely absent in mainstream cinema. This article looks at the biopic in popular Hindi cinema and at Richard Attenborough's Gandhi to examine what this tells us about the presence and absence of Gandhi in independent India...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and checkpoints...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... examine what Chinese maps of China can tell us about the Chinese people's hopes and fears, not only in the past or present, but for the future. This essay has two general aims: to demonstrate how China's current national maps have emerged through the creative tension of unbounded imperial domain and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
... belong, but those of the more comfortable, educated, professional middle classes. It asks what the history of the struggles of these subaltern middle classes tells us about the limits of the middle-class idea and about the conditions necessary for the consolidation of particular groups as middle-class...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 421–443.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Harvey Molotch In a wide-ranging interview, Harvey Molotch asks his longtime friend Howard S. Becker (more commonly known as Howie) about his fifty years “in the business” of ethnography, methodology, and “telling about society” as well as his motivations for doing sociology. Becker reflects on his...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., many in closer touch with the heartbeat of twenty-first-century global life than are the people and places au centre that attract international collectors, art aficionados, and pundits bent on telling us the state of the world. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 All translations...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 181–186.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Coexistence Steven Sampson n “Reconciliation after Ethnic Cleansing” (Public Culture 14 [spring 2002]: II 281–304), John Borneman stresses that reconciliation requires acknowledging personal loss. Through witnessing, listening, and truth-telling, we can restore trust and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
... how race is done. Dave Tell continues on our theme of global transmission but shifts our attention to the 1940s, when the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, working under Pétain’s fascist regime, created The Modulor, a tape measure–like tool meant to help make sense of how objects were...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 1989
... well as the larger whole they interactively constitute can be told without sacrificing anything. How can, or should, this be done in the words that make up the final telling? The Mduzbhurata - a work that Rushdie seems to know thoroughly and to have used extensively in Midnight's Children...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Cape, over three centuries ago, that there began the fateful convergence of the peoples of Africa, Europe and Asia on these shores. Nelson Mandela, Cape Town Address, May 9, 1994 ‘You see, when, ire improvising, IOU are free. But ‘’rn telling you...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of hegemonic silences and the construction of a new public space where ordi- nary citizens can tell truths about the consequences of state terror. As Michael Ignatieff (2001) has contended, the recognition and acceptance of these formerly repressed truths, as well as their integration into a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 January 2004
... representation as producing practical power. Based on your interpretations of Sahlins’s historical anthropology, how does visuality pro- vide other ways to think about history, which might tell us something dif- ferent about the global encounters of modernity? SMN’D: In the West, theories of history include...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 575–576.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Turner. 2013. American Indians and the American Imaginary: Cultural Representation across the Centuries . Boulder, CO: Paradigm. Tanguay, Liane. 2013. Hijacking History: American Culture and the War on Terror . Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Tell, Dave. 2012. Confessional Crises...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 221–226.
Published: 01 May 2017
... people like Calvin unnerved. About one hour into the class, the weight of Gray’s shattered spinal cord made itself known. Our teacher was telling us what to do if we are pulled over by a police officer. It is a common topic of conversation among gun owners, especially those who have concealed handgun...