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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 217–234.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Cheryl A. Wall © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Cheryl A. Wall teaches African American literature in the English department at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Her latest book is Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition (2005...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 201–212.
Published: 01 January 1993
... Enlightenment?” Eighteenth Century Answers and Twentieth Century Questions . Genealogy gen.e.al.o-gy, n.: the descent of three keywords: public, publicity, and public opinion. Reason, Tradition, and Critique: Mendelsohn’s Essay on Enlightenment Hans-Herbert Kogler...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Settler Modernity and the Quest for an Indigenous Tradition Elizabeth A. Povinelli...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Marilyn Ivy Copyright © 1988 by the Project For Transnational Culture Studies, University of Pennsylvania 1988 Tradition and Difference in the Japanese Mass Media Marilyn Ivy Department of Anthropology Cornell University Perhaps the dominant theme in postwar Japanese...
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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 into...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 49–59.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Shelly Errington Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 References Alsop , Joseph . 1982 . The Rare Art Traditions: The History of Art Collecting and its Linked Phenomena , Princeton: Princeton University Press. Anderson , Benedict . 1972...
Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 3 Takahata’s tanuki represented anthropomorphically in traditional Japanese attire in Pom Poko Figure 3. Takahata’s tanuki represented anthropomorphically in traditional Japanese attire in Pom Poko More
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... global broadcast (1980–present) into worship. In the process, the ministry designed a form of religious assembly uniquely suited to the material conditions of increasingly mobile and distributed social life. As a mediated congregation this church makes visible the process whereby a traditional cultural...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 551–557.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Judith Farquhar; John Kelly This commentary addresses “translation” in two further domains beyond the topics explored in the introduction and the three essays of this dossier: the material logic of physiology in traditional Chinese medicine and the operation of finance in several stages and...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nadeem Karkabi Dabke is traditional, nonreligious dance music from Greater Syria. In the 1980s, it went through a rapid transition from live into synthesized performance, allowing musicians to experiment with new available sounds that reached global electronic music dance floors. This article...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... meaning and fate. This essay focuses on two recent seasons of the widely popular children’s television program Sinterklaasjournaal . The show deployed new storylines to maintain the innocence of the traditional celebration in the face of mounting antiracist critique by refabricating truths that not only...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
...-formation and self-reclamation. The author also relies on the theoretical works of critical race, queer, and feminist scholars to frame how that resistance—whether in the form of sexual freedom, reproductive choice, or independence from traditional systems of labor—represents a critical site of possibility...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... break from the “Black Church,” specifically, black literature and protest politics in the present moment are not as far removed from the traditions of Afro-Protestantism as they are thought to be. Recognizing the degree to which racial and religious discourses are mutually constitutive, this essay calls...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... conclusive. As he in his advanced years moved diffidently toward the vernacular tradition of religion he was reared on and toward its distinctive forms of openness and inclusivity, he was bound to become a bundle of contradictions and unwittingly tilt toward a worldview in which the Muslims and Islam had a...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 223–232.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cassim Shepard This essay traces the outlines of the incremental tradition in architecture and urban planning in order to argue for its resonance with an interpretive — as opposed to strictly interventionist — mode of urbanism that benefits from a revaluation of concepts including fragment, essence...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 259–279.
Published: 01 May 2015
... secularism tradition Middle East Irfan Ahmad (IA): I intend to discuss your contributions to the anthropology of Islam. Let me begin by asking about your interests in the anthropology of religion. It was in the early 1980s that you published a sustained conceptual engagement with religion...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 453–455.
Published: 01 May 2000
... candidate in anthropology at the University of Chicago who recently completed fieldwork in Nejapa, El Salvador. Seamus Walsh is a San Francisco–based photographer and traditional boatbuilder who lived in Sri Lanka in 1995 and 1996. Millennial Coal Face...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 25–32.
Published: 01 May 1990
... the Face of the Future . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Hegel , G. W. F. ( 1830 ) 1956 . The Philosophy of History . New York Dover Publications, Inc. Hobsbawm , Eric , and Terence Ranger 1983 . The Invention of Tradition . Cambridge: Cambridge university Press. Jameson...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 407–410.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in the Winter 1993 edition of Public Culture (vol. 5, no. 2). Xu Bing “invented” several thousand Chinese characters which do not in reality exist, cut different sizes of wooden movable type for each new character, and then arranged the type in the formats of sutras, traditional books, and...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Philadelphia is one of eight major I-Houses around the world which are loosely connected by a shared commitment to encouraging international understanding. A distinctive feature of International House of Phila- delphia has been the development of public cultural programs in the traditional arts and...