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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 January 1990
... way) to Foucault and historians: what was he asking us to think about that we had not thought about before? Questions posed by historical films: Frida (Paul Leduc-Mexico): what is a life? how does it mean? Walker (Alex Cox-United States): how can you talk about the...
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 9 Think—It’s Your Job to Out-Think the Axis . WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534909. Figure 9. Think—It’s Your Job to Out-Think the Axis. WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534909. More
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... see a lot of the same parents at these things.” I agreed and Hannah nodded: “Well, I think it comes to the decision if you want to just let the state raise your children. In that case, you don’t need to do anything.” Just before the sale was set to begin, another parent, an Asian woman who...
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Public Culture (1 May 1995) 7 (2): 353–402.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Text 38 : 1 -19. Weigert , A. , J. Smith Teitge, and D. Teitge. 1986 . Society and Identity: Toward a Sociological Psychology . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wright , E. et al. 1989 . The Debate on Classes . London: Verso. Thinking through...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): xi–xiv.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Arjun Appadurai; Lauren Berlant; Carol A. Breckenridge; Manthia Diawara Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Editorial Comment: On Thinking the Black Public Sphere The Black public sphere is not...
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Public Culture (1 September 2006) 18 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Dilip Gaonkar; Charles Taylor Duke University Press 2006 Block Thinking and Internal Criticism Dilip Gaonkar and Charles Taylor These are difficult times for multiculturalism, especially in Europe. Reasonable people are having...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Colonization (1995) and Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (2000). Abu-Lughod, Janet L. 1989 . Before European hegemony: The world system a.d. 1250-1350 . New York:Oxford University Press. An-Na'im, Abdullahi A. 1994 . What do we mean by...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ash Amin This article revisits the canon that imagines urban public space as a site of civic and political formation, based on active subjects. In contrast, the article explores the implications of thinking the urban landscape as sentient in its own right, as a hum of interacting humans and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
... navigating roads at speed. I focus on call center drivers as an example through which to think about how such subjects figure in postliberalization Indian imaginaries—as border guards to middle-class private consumer pleasures and as call center workers with unvalorized labor. I use the cases of call center...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jasmine Nichole Cobb President Barack Obama signifies both the power of the institutional presidency and the legacy of black freedom struggles. His post in the White House provides an opportunity to think through the process by which these themes became intertwined and the manner in which the US...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...—approach to translation, emphasizing the intellectual gains (and risks) to be had from thinking of translation as an act of cultural interpretation rather than verbal substitution. 2016 Arabic literature Middle East translation Whether or not they really exist, untranslatables are good things...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
... end to illness, might instead be figured as an ending lacking finality. Like promises, cures for tuberculosis can be broken. Thinking at the limits of cure makes possible a reflection on the persistence of “curable diseases” into the present, as well as on the ways in which therapeutic knowledge comes...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is that Asad is acutely aware of this paradox and that his awareness thereof issues in a distinctive mode of action that is profoundly future orientated and yet dispenses with calculations of probability. The article explores the phenomenology of this nonactuarial thinking, the internal conflicts it...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 161–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Finally, it invokes provocations from Norbert Elias and Michel Serres that call for new frameworks for thinking about history and pasts. 2016 change chronology historiography history mobility time Recast in the mold of a taxonomic ordering of things, chronology becomes the alibi of time...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... opens up new ways to think about control over time as a technique of sovereignty. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 crisis refugees sovereignty state of exception temporality “This is violence. What they are doing to us here, now. This is violence.” Helen spoke these words...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David Campbell Engaging RETORT's Afflicted Powers , this critique asks how far RETORT takes Guy Debord's thinking, what the political implications of their use of Debord are vis-à-vis some of the geopolitical issues they raise (specifically, with regard to U.S. security policy and the Balkans...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
... newspaper he edited in South Africa, where he spent twenty-one years. This article asks what it means to reinstate this South African reader in Gandhi's seminal text. What implications would this diasporic reader have for Gandhi's thinking and ideas of Indian nationalism more generally? What might this...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Bharat Jayram Venkat In an earlier essay that appeared in Public Culture , Bharat Jayram Venkat asked what it might mean to think of cure as an ending lacking finality. Here, in response to Paul H. Mason et al., he briefly expands on his thoughts from that essay. Drawing on his research on...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
... bookmobiles as a way of thinking about the politics of institutional mobility, drawing on case studies in Port au Prince, Haiti, and a Palestinian community in Haifa, Israel. The essay considers the coextensive relationships between institutions and infrastructure as illustrated by the circulation of media...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Damani J. Partridge; Matthew Chin Drawing on insights and examples from scholars from around the world, this volume thinks through the effects of the transnational discourses and practices of “diversity” in local, nation-state-based, and global arenas. We begin with the Regents of University of...