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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
...Steven Feld Collective Conversations 149 Twenty-nine Days into the War: War Journal Notes Steven Feld CHRISTMAS WEEK, 19% In the car, at home, routinely, my dials are set to KUT, the university’s...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Twenty Hanging Dolls and a Lynching: Defacing Dangerousness and Enacting Citizenship in El Alto, Bolivia Helene Risør The lynching of presumed criminals is an increasingly common...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 May 1991
... of punishing a tyrant and killing him when the people he is raping are being restrained. Okay? So this is the storyline. So then, what is there to protest? All is well, isn’t it? A conversatwn in Princeton, New Jersey, on Jam23,1991. Twenty Days into the War...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 179–212.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., Twenty Years later Miriam Hansen lke public sphere is the site where struggles are decided by other means than war. [ALEXANDER KLUGE] The belated English-language publication of German debates...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 3 Carlos Motta, Towards a Homoerotic Historiography (2014). Installation of twenty silver-washed gold miniature figures, dimensions variable. Photograph by Hendrik Zeitler. Courtesy of PPOW Gallery, New York, and Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris Figure 3. Carlos Motta, Towards More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 4 Carlos Motta, Towards a Homoerotic Historiography (2014). Installation of twenty silver-washed gold miniature figures, dimensions variable. Photograph by Hendrik Zeitler. Courtesy of PPOW Gallery, New York, and Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris Figure 4. Carlos Motta, Towards More
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 289–303.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Kathryn A. Mariner Abstract This is a meditation on bad air as a defining bodily, temporal, political, and atmospheric condition of the twenty‐first‐century American Dream. In 2020, the novel viral respiratory illness COVID‐19 stole the final breaths of nearly 350,000 Americans (and severely...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Shameem Black This essay evaluates the contribution that sentimentality might make to cosmopolitan practices in contemporary life. In particular, it considers how the legacy of feminized sentimental fiction informs twenty-first-century rhetoric on the Internet. The essay examines how the person...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Neil Brenner The urban has become a keyword of early twenty-first-century economic, political, and cultural discourse. But as its resonance has intensified in social science and in the public sphere, the conceptual and cartographic specificity of the urban has been severely blunted. Is there any...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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. Imagin(IN)g Racial France: Take 1 — ­KaKuDji...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., banal and hot nationalism form part of a complex that serves to normalize the global war on terror. Further, in the twenty-first century, racialized notions of national belonging coexist with the “clash of civilizations” logic, bringing together nationalism with globalism. Copyright 2018 by Duke...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 497–530.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Nancy Florida This essay explores visual art, literary production, memory, and politics in Indonesia at the cusp of the twenty-first century. It focuses on the paintings of the contemporary Indonesian artist Djokopekik and the translation of those paintings into literature by the novelist...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
...” and to begin to describe again the driving forces, the key determinants, of politics in the twenty-first century. RETORT proposes a political anti science—a form of political writing that manages, at last, to wake us (the present writers included) from the sleep of reason. RETORT endeavors to recapture...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of “the urban” and “the rural” when instead of being known for their use of electricity and “smokelessness” cities come to be defined by charcoal and smokiness? How did it happen that the cities of a country that produces a huge surplus of hydroelectricity still rely so extensively on firewood in the twenty...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to planning and policy making. Based on the observation and analysis of projects, developments, and initiatives at a metropolitan level and “on the ground” in over twenty cities, this essay argues that the potential for social integration and democratic engagement of socially excluded urban residents is often...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Robyn Creswell In “Embargoed Literature,” an essay written twenty-five years ago, Edward W. Said noted that “of all the major world literatures, Arabic remains relatively unknown and unread in the West.” How is it that one of the world’s great literary corpuses, as rich as those of classical Greek...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , the 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...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 593–594.
Published: 01 September 2003
...), Arno Schmitt, who coedited the book with Jehoeda Sofer and contributed three chapters ranging from twenty to four pages of text (the third chapter had a whopping eight pages), tells us in his unkind, albeit inco- herent, response to my essay “Re-Orienting Desire” (2002) about the topics he covered...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., it was the West that was the first to dream of and promise a giant China to come in the twenty-first century! Thus was triggered a mighty desiring machine in mainland China, its effects felt especially among the elite. The desiring machine, with all its power, was targeted on one goal: to set the nation...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
...: I backed into sociology. I didn’t come in saying, “Hey, I’m going to be a soci- ologist.” I think this is true for a lot of people. Here’s the event: In my last spring of my senior year, there is a big accident on the elevated train. A motorman makes a mistake. There are about twenty serious...