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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... multiform workings of racial capitalism. This article pushes beyond the bounded analytic zone of the Atlantic to further complicate the “primary narrative” of the Middle Passage. Rather than opposed concepts, slavery and freedom existed on a continuum within an Atlantic economy that reached eastward along...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the enslaved remain fragmentary. Illegal slavery’s archives force us to look beyond commodification and imagine stories of freedom that attend to the suffering and deaths of the enslaved. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 archives slavery slave trade Middle Passage Brazil Angola...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 99–125.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Barbara Spindel Duke University Press 2003 Conservatism as the “Sensible Middle” THE INDEPENDENT WOMEN’S FORUM, POLITICS, AND THE MEDIA During...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 63–66.
Published: 01 September 2009
...David L. Eng; Teemu Ruskola How should we go about interpreting, reading, and understanding “China” as a social text, in the face of persistent Orientalism and self-Orientalism, in an age when the ghosts of socialism are still all around us? Given its semicolonial history and its passage through...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... discourse to exist. It does so through what may seem to be an unusual set of objects: the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy of books. The popular, middle-brow appeal of Crazy Rich Asians (2013) and its successor volumes China Rich Girlfriend (2015) and Rich People Problems (2017) acts as register of the many...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Olivia C. Harrison The ongoing uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East require that we reassess the national and regional paradigms that still prevail in Maghreb and Mashreq studies. Taking the double anniversaries of Algerian independence and of the Arab uprisings as my starting point, I...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., the CBS broadcast promoted two competing and incompatible narratives: one that traced a direct line from the innovations of mid-century corporate prosperity to middle-class domestic security and another that followed a black expressive line of flight as it moved across the Atlantic to the Caribbean...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... characteristics of the new international division of labor, deunionization, decline of the welfare state, industrial relocation, and working conditions in the global South. More recently, the journal made room for work on the impoverishment of the American middle class, on the worsening conditions of academic...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... unprepared to grapple with the needs and desires of busloads of “descendants of slaves” in the audience, who attended to learn more about the ramifications of the slave trade. Understanding the dimensions of slave ships provided context for the experience of the Middle Passage but could not seem to capture...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Smallwood Stephanie . 2008 . Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Sparkes Matthew . 2007 . “Acknowledging Responsibility for Space.” Progress in Human Geography 31 , no. 4 : 395 – 406 . Stoler Ann...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... break with humanist or roman- tic strands of feminism while calling for new forms of gender identity and Africa, the middle affinity. Just as Black Geeks Online was battling against both external racism and the internal affirmation of essentialist concepts (essentialism that passage of the forced...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Middle Passage continental dispossession and indigenous extermination, the reorganization of island climates, and the introduction of “alien” ecologies. While the Anthropocene narrativizes a phase shift in planetary relation—the climate pause is off, geologic realism is on—the intersection of geography...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... hulls of the Middle Passage, along the miles of train track that shrunk the time-space continuum, down the barrel of a Remington, into the slums built to house and condition the working classes who migrated from country to city to be swallowed whole by factories, and through the holes of an IBM punch...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: University of Chicago Press. Smallwood, Stephanie. 2008. Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to Amer- ican Diaspora. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Sparkes, Matthew. 2007. “Acknowledging Responsibility for Space.” Progress in...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... diffuse into the popular culture the “zero degree of social conceptualization” through which Hortense Spillers has rewritten the degendered flesh of the captive African in the middle passage. 3 Get Out , seen through the analytics of the flesh, succeeds insofar as it perfectly grasps how expressing the...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... established social, religious, cultural, and political institutions, as well as meaningful community, in the Americas even though they were forcibly removed, subjected to the Middle Passage, and denied corporate rights in most slavery societies.6 Indeed, by exploring African diasporic identities...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-thinking students, dominated the media and came to define the terms of public debate over higher education in state and national legislative forums. The concept of academic freedom became a keyword and battleground in the controversy over Columbia’s Middle East studies program that unfolded on...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... this planet, just an international middle class with the leisure to play Social Text 114 • Vol. 31, No. 1 • Spring 2013 DOI 10.1215/01642472-1958926­   © 2013 Duke University Press 10 9 language games and the feelings...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... expressive practices that survived the Middle Passage. It developed in the slave quarters, the houses of the Mães-de-­ Santo­ , the fave- Social Text 112 • Fall 2012 5 5 las, and the streets of the city as it inserted itself...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Stephanie E. 2007 . Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Spivak Gayatri . 1985 . “The Rani of Sirmur: An Essay in Reading the Archives.” History and Theory 24 : 247 – 72 . Stampp Kenneth . 1956...