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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 235–254.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Anne E. Carroll Du Bois and Art Theory: The Souls of Black Folk as a “Total Work of Art” Anne E. Carroll ne of the most striking aspects of W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... level of exposure is unavoidable when working with nuclear materials and that any level of exposure comes with an associated biological risk. In short, injury is an operational necessity of nuclear industry. Thus nuclear safety can never mean total protection for workers—it can only ever be the level...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Madiha Tahir; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir As violence work, policing exceeds the institution of the police. Indeed, the latest bout of American invasions that cluster under the label “global war on terror” have been framed as policing operations by American officials as well as scholars. What...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 215–245.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (color, sound). Figure 1. Lovers, by Teiji Furuhashi, 1994. Computer-controlled, five-channel laser disc/sound installation with five projectors, two sound systems, two slide projectors, and slides (color, sound). Lovers was Furuhashi’s most ambitious work, and also his final one. The artist...
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Figure 10 Your Mind Is Your Best Tool—Use It to Work Out New Ideas! WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534179. More
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 531–550.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and the Ideological Work of Contemporary Indigenous Filmmaking Monika Siebert Going Inuit Canada’s ongoing attempts to go native have recently cul- minated in Ilanaaq,1 the official emblem of the 2010 Winter...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in because of Asad’s actions, the universities they will attend, the works they will undertake. Colleagues generous enough to read early drafts of this article have asked: “What about Asad’s perspectives on his decisions? The language of risk is yours, not his.” Lives can only be told...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daniel Aldana Cohen In the fall of 2014, Rebuild by Design, an initiative of President Barack Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, convened an international working group of experts to advance a global conversation on resiliency, design, and politics. As part of that process...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 411–418.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Wu Hung Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 A “Ghost Rebellion”: Notes on Xu Bing’s “Nonsense Writing” and Other Works Wu Hung X u Bing’s Tian shu is well...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 8 Original working logic of IWYTWM. More
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 2 Working through the press, March 2010 More
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 5 Coauthor Glenn Wharton works with colleagues to produce equivalence at MoMA. More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Alison Shonkwiler This essay examines the growing interest in home-based labor in light of the changing structures of conventional work. Neo-homesteading, particularly in its part-time and casual modes, reveals the conflicted middle-class desire to achieve freedom from the wage economy without...
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 4 Engineers examining the exciter outside the truck. Note that they have sequestered the equipment and are working on it by themselves. More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 385–396.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Laurie L. Patton This article discusses the work of Mircea Eliade, especially Patterns in Comparative Religion , as an “Undead text.” Beginning with an analysis of Eliade’s work as it was understood in the 1980s, the author moves on to discuss the role of Patterns in the context of Eliade’s life...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., are also enabled by the vital materiality of the city’s infrastructure. As engineers work hard to improvise resolutions to the leakages they can fix, and ignore the thousands of others they cannot, the processes of leakage always exceed the control of the city’s government. As such, the uncertain...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 401–434.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Heather Love This essay considers practices of observation and description in postwar microsociology as a model for contemporary practices of reading. Returning to the work of Gilbert Ryle and Clifford Geertz, Heather Love contends that the dominance of thick description in both the humanities...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the concept of “stranger anxiety” to underscore the legal and bureaucratic work necessary to constitute heterosexual marriage as the basis for citizenship inclusion. Working from these two cases, the article analyzes how the Taiwanese government produces an equivalence between heterosexual unions...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the very effort to obliterate it. Instead of artificially reconstructing the semantic unity of discrete stories, the essay introduces a deconstructive approach that apprehends consistency as an effect of power. It shows how various actors work at making changes in the hegemonic story to maintain its...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of ensuring diversity work is done themselves, and being wary of new plans and suggestions. The article proposes that these discussions take into consideration that ultimately, people carrying heavily oppressed identities unduly struggle to survive (live comfortably while supporting their communities...