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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Marina Peterson This article examines noise as composing an atmospheric that is at once sensed and made sensible. Itself atmospheric, environmental noise amplifies ways of thinking and sensing the atmospheric: as a logics of indeterminacy, as a physicality of the ephemeral, and as an entanglement...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michael Ralph How does using the French term for jet lag, décalage , to theorize the gap in time and space that structures diasporic articulation encourage us to think of the period between the dawn of formal decolonization and the present as not merely a structure but an atmosphere of...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., was little more than a diversion and accomplished nothing. At one of its sessions, I warned the executive, based on my daily experience of Farmingville, of a growing atmosphere of caustic rhetoric and the feeling that more serious...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and American Culture” at the Historical Society of the U.S. Army’s Third Armored Division in Hanau near Frankfurt am Main. His lecture, as he told his older colleague Max Horkheimer in a letter written in October of the following year, had been received exceedingly well; “the atmosphere...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the flesh, “Luz Divina” seemed to echo the awesome, dusty atmosphere left by the attacks and the collapse of the towers. If the song and the album represented a breakthrough into the sphere of the political aesthetic, tying Padre...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... is lived rather than whether it can be exposed and so dispelled. 9 Critical therapy contends with historical and geographical expanse—the worlds created through feeling, atmospheres, and moods in time and space. The knowledges that we draw from collectively amplify the intensity of other pasts and...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
... break them or ignore them? The “cultural atmosphere”9 experienced today is not confi gured by the spiritual. isolated facts. Viewed as a whole, this atmosphere points to, among other things, the chameleon-like survival of the myths that...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... targets indiscriminately, like hotels and theaters with people inside. When the march did not move on and, against our expectations, Social Text 101 • Winter 2009 101 police did not attack, the atmosphere turned surreal...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... mediascape. In 1960, for example, 70 million loudspeakers were set up across China, creating an atmosphere of ceaseless political address. Broad- casting scholars Huang Yu and Yu Xu give us a sense of that space: “To ensure the whole nation listened to one voice, the Communist Party . . . installed...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... with and participation in the immiseration of the city, works alongside the fantastic terror of coming face to face with the specter of past failures. Together, they produce a paralyzing atmosphere of fear, in which the dreamwork of modernity might...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... War past where the “enemy from within” continues to be the vessel for state containment. Beyond state-centered politics, there is the environmental, atmospheric violence that could be properly called state sanctioned insofar as this is a form of violence that is licensed, authorized, and endorsed by...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is the preeminent site of gentrification, as well as the reorientation of film economy: the multiplex mall. 1 The multiplex atmospherics not only aspired to radically alter the dwelling of cinema at the exhibition end but also projected the urgent necessity to reconfigure the formal dwelling of...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... “agency” of spirits to communicate, via “atmospherical magnetism and electricity,” “immutable laws of progression and development” to individuals on Earth. Refusing to submit to the “suffocating skepticism” of mere objectivity, Davis called for a “science of spiritual intercourse.” Like Tylor’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... calling for the “reconstruction” 72 Ashley Dawson of the academy in order to stamp out this rising tide of anti-Semitism, an injunction that was greeted with thunderous applause. The atmosphere in the room grew increasingly electric as speaker after speaker rose...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... thick atmosphere of violence and dispossession at the university within which we were called to simultaneously play the roles of both victim and perpetrator of harm. The land on which the university stands; the legacies of genocide, slavery, imperialism, and dispossession in which all US universities...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Cruis- ing Utopia to this capacity to identify and value uncommon beauty, is as much atmospheric as it is analytic; it is a sensibility and a ground for politics as much as it refers to an erotics and a critical method. It names thick and complicated ways of being and knowing — ways resistant to...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the unquestioned and unrestrained expertise of oriental- ist discipline in a laboratory-like atmosphere that unabashedly erased from its domain of research the actual presence of human life. The essential drive for this erasure was due...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... “employed” there. In this new situation — where a Beckettian tone marks the atmosphere of the story — the narrator settles down and embarks upon life on the hacienda. His itinerary is quite revealing: having passed through the modern disciplinary...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 67–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
... off-the-table and not makeover to subject to debate. Hence, most “debates” about the future of MBAs and business schools are conducted in an atmosphere of ambiguity. Although polish credentials such debates may be motivated, in the first instance, by public outrage at...