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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Sridevi Menon Duke University Press 2006 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “A si a” and the Politics of Space in A si an A meric a In the weeks after 9/11, the white supremacist Mark Stroman shot and Sridevi Menon killed a store clerk from Pakistan...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Debali Mookerjea-Leonard Using exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's novel Lajja ( Shame ), this essay addresses questions of the articulation of a vulnerable masculinity in the political arena. It contends that in South Asia the field of sectarian politics has become the site for asserting...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... nationalist interpretations by delineating the expansive qualities of empire in the United States and in South Asia. By historicizing the Delhi Durbar as an aesthetic spectacle of empire, this essay highlights how geometric motifs of colonial India are linked to the architectural landscape of post-9/11...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the search for the “missing link” in Asia and Europe, an investigation that, if successful, would have effectively established a separate ancestry for the white races. This essay identifies a new component of this history: the racialization of higher-order primates within the nascent discipline of...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Philippine Theater, a “drag” production marketed to tourist audiences as “the largest transvestite show in Asia.” The paper suggests that the Film Center can be read as a modern ruin: a spectral environment that elicits a lost sense of optimism and globalism, while inducing feelings of terror and dread by...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Eng-Beng Lim This essay considers the phenomenon of the global university, particularly the trend of setting up satellite campuses, or “outposts,” in Asia and the Middle East. It tracks the global university as part of the Western university's international knowledge system and its connection to...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... South Asia. In the last few years the heightened interest in urban studies has generally structured arguments around megacities. In contrast we argue that little attention has been given to other urban landscapes, small- and medium-sized towns that are situated on the margins of this discourse. Even...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Asia and the Pacific as a significant site where we witness a militarized convergence of these arrangements, the essay asks: How is debt a necropolitical regime for those impoverished, gendered racial, and colonized nations and subjects whose promissory notes must be fully repaid with interest? How has...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... employed to justify settler occupation, theft of land, imperial trades, war, and overseas empire, making these simultaneous yet differentiated processes that link Africa, Asia, and Europe with the Americas relevant to the study of slavery and freedom. Moreover, the author observes that because slavery and...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the routes of European colonial incursion into Africa and Asia to satisfy the endless demand for New World labor. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 slavery indenture coolie storytelling archive References Alpers Edward A. 2007 . “The Other Middle Passage: The African Slave Trade in the...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): np.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Black [Delhi]) and is currently working on a monograph titled “Beyond the Nation: Parti- tion Effects and Modern South Asia.” Eng-Beng Lim specializes in theater, drama, and performance studies with a focus on transnational, Asian, and queer issues. He is an assistant profes- sor of English at...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Literature and the New Racism.” Geeta Patel is associate professor of women’s studies at Wellesley and a codirector of its South Asia Studies Program. She is the author of Lyri- cal Movements, Historical Hauntings: Gender, Colonialism, and Desire in Miraji’s Urdu Poetry (Stanford...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... editor of the journal Postcolonial Studies and coedi- tor of the Duke University Press book series Asia-­Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. He is also author or coauthor of a number of books on China, the most recent of which is Beijing Time (Harvard University Press). David L. Eng is...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
...  Catherine Prendergast and Nancy Abelmann 37 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “Asia” and the Politics of Space in Asian America  Sridevi Menon 55 Globalizing Untouchability: Grief and the Politics of Depressing Speech...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the Human,” a study on the relationship between political and psychic genealogies of reparation in the context of Cold War Asia. Magnus Fiskesjö was educated in his native Sweden, in China, and at the University of Chicago, where he obtained a joint doctoral degree in anthro- pology and in...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): np.
Published: 01 June 2010
... anthology titled Listening to Ourselves: A Multilingual Anthology of African Philosophy (forthcoming, SUNY Press). Rosalind C. Morris is professor of anthropology at Columbia University. Her most recent books are Photographies East: The Camera and Its Histories in East and Southeast Asia...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... relations theory has appeared in journals. His book, Boundary Issues in Central Asia, is forthcoming from Transnational Publishers. Rajeswari Sunder Rajan will shortly be joining the English faculty at the University of Oxford. Her publications include the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Contributors Kamran Asdar Ali is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Planning the Family in Egypt: New Bodies, New Selves (2002). He is the coeditor of Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa (forthcoming) with Martina...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... literature, law, cultural studies, film, history, and politics and from across four continents (North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia) to explore the long and uneven career of the human in, as well as in relation...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Canada, Europe, and Asia. Primarily known as a musical poet, she has worked with an extensive range of artists including Donald Byrd, Graham Haynes, Melvin Gibbs, Mark Batson, Leon Parker, Vernon Reid, DD Jackson, Cecilia Smith, the Oliver Lake Quintet, and the David Mur- ray Big Band. Her poetry has...