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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and contradictions. Through readings of Kindred (a time-travel novel about slavery and its afterlife) and “Bloodchild” (a short story about interspecies surrogacy) it suggests how representation of reproductive slavery and surrogacy might yet provide critical awareness of and new responses to neoliberal rationality...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Deborah R. Vargas This essay considers the afterlife of punk through an orientation of time and space in the spatiotemporality of the cantina (South Tejas working-class bar). With attention to the Tejas punk sounds of Piñata Protest and Girl in a Coma, I consider punk’s afterlife in the form...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Robyn Wiegman; Wahneema Lubiano; Michael Hardt © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 In the Afterlife of the Duke Case Since March 2006, Duke University has found itself in the midst of a Robyn Wiegman, media storm generated...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson, and the cinematic vision of Haile Gerima against certain signs of prevarication, even gainsaying, regarding the nature of slavery and its afterlife in prominent strains of critical (race) theory, here advanced by noted scholars like Giorgio Agamben and Achille...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind The great attention given to death and the afterlife within the popular media of the Islamic movement is a sign for many in the West of a diseased Muslim culture, one preoccupied with violence and destruction, and inexorably epitomized in the figure of the suicide bomber...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jennifer L. Morgan This afterword revisits the archive as a problem space for scholars grappling with slavery and its afterlife. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Roundtable Archives and Histories of Racial Capitalism An Afterword...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
... have been withdrawn. Linking it in part to the secular elimination of the afterlife and the confinement of person to a finite body whose time is limited entirely to itself, such that time and body become coterminous, the author argues that terminality changes the embodiment of time in a specific way...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that a surgeon would kill for, your mouth for transfiguration, enunciation, you were kind to me. At the end of each year you held a memorial service for the cadavers. Afterlife believers or not, they would all be cremated. The fuss about the body interred is not the same as about the body discovered. I threw...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... networks of affliation and belonging that allowed them to think and act otherwise, together, in a social feld that was most interested in dismantling their desire for dif- ferent relations within the social. Of course this essay’s interest in Crash’s afterlife, the way in which young people...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Contents In the Afterlife of the Duke Case  Robyn Wiegman, Wahneema Lubiano, and Michael Hardt 1 Reality Television: a Neoliberal Theater of Suffering  Anna McCarthy...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; perhaps pre- cisely because the awkward interdisciplinary straddling suggested by the journal’s title had not yet settled into the common sense of U.S. cultural studies in its post-Birmingham afterlife. A few years ago, the curator and art historian Susette Min joined the collective...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... instead to look differently. Black visual artists are choosing to look after, care for, and reclaim this archive in ways that make us work through and toward what it means to embrace the labor required to engage the precarity of black life in the ongoing afterlife of slavery. What constitutes...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... form, this issue engages the largely unmarked detritus of a disaggregated sexological project, whose components have found renewed life in the biopolitical apparatus. We take the term afterlife to refer to the recrudescence of sexological aesthetics, modes, styles, and logics in the ongoing...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-harp music, the backdrop that haunts the condition of that which remains. Arunanondchai works with dirt, asphalt, shells, smoke, and green lights to create a dark afterlife of capitalist destruction, where only these two characters are left on a dying planet. They move with the extraordinary agency...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... an afterlife, it is because we are still sorting through the shards of history that cling to its edifice — and its ruins. Social Text 116 • Vol. 31, No. 3 • Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2152900  © 2013 Duke University Press 1...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- gies, he has edited two volumes of essays: Cultural Compass: Ethnographic Explorations of Asian America (Temple University Press, 2001) and (with Arnaldo Cruz-Malave) Queer Globalizations: Citizenship and the Afterlife...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... elaborations of power (the ever-­changing methods of policing blackness as beyond the pale). Saidiya Hartman, for example, argues that there is no aftermath to slavery, only its afterlife: the essential structural antagonism of antiblackness, the relations of power installed by slavery, continues...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., however, to look closely at this moment of distinc- tion, to fathom the processes by which some things are valued while others are discarded. It remains to look more closely into the Dumpster. The Social Afterlife of Things Of course...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... as world-object through the conquest of the New World could be understood as a praxis of global-World-space that establishes a world (white)/earth (black and brown) bifurcation. The afterlife of this racialized materiality in the Anthropocene rebounds with questions about the double life of the inhuman...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2024
... the social psychology of fascism. 8. For an overview of this thesis, see Singh, “Afterlife of Fascism.” I make a similar claim below in this article in relation to the “inclusivity” of neoliberal economic discourses. 9. On this level, I agree with Adorno's methodological point that the truth...