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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Edlie L. Wong This article investigates the possibilities of storytelling and black Atlantic literature in forging new critical approaches to the archive of New World Asian indenture. It also emphasizes the significance of the comparative study of bonded labor to our understanding of “the Atlantic...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
...David Kazanjian This contribution to a roundtable on the question of recovery makes a case for overreading the archives of the black Atlantic diaspora not only for what they tell us about who did what, where, and when but also for scenes of speculative thought. The author draws on his research into...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Lisa Lowe This article explores under what conditions, with what methods, and in relation to what materials the question of recovery with respect to slavery and freedom can be posed. Accounts of Black Atlantic and African American slavery are central to understanding enslavement and the terrains of...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... commodification in slavery’s eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Atlantic archive play alongside the digital humanities’ drive for data and a centuries-long black diasporic fight for justice and redress. 5 The brutality of black codes, the rise of Atlantic slaving, and everyday violence in the lives of the...
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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 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... terrors were not inexpressible,” and he traces, with vivid eloquence, how painful expressions of historical memories have been “inscribed and incorporated into the volatile core of Afro-Atlantic cultural creation.” 4 This article looks at the legacy of that cultural creation, the role of Black Muslim...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... operated within black Atlantic letters since the time of Cugoano and Equiano. Philip was born in the region of Naparima of an enslaved black mother and a slave-owning planter father. He was sent to Scotland to complete his schooling at age fourteen, five years after the end of the apprenticeship. Philip...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... also echo Black Marxism (and the figures cited in a more celebrated recent work, Paul Gilroy’s 1993 The Black Atlantic)25 in order to raise the very issue of exemplarity, a crucial question in a historiography that so regularly has recourse to the same cast...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... an opposition between black identity and technological prowess), these grrrl geeks vow dual oppositional use of their technocultural identity. black Atlantic and The problem with this line of resistance is that, in the words of Donna Haraway, it is never enough to “simply reverse the semiotic...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Moody Joycelyn . 2003 . Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century African American Women . Athens : University of Georgia Press . Moten Fred . 2014 . “Blackness and Nothingness (Mysticism in the Flesh).” South Atlantic Quarterly 113 , no. 4 : 737 – 80...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... OF BLACK INTERNATIONALISM The symbolic kernel of the idea of race . . . is the schema of genealogy, that Alys Eve is, quite simply the idea that the filiation of individuals transmits from gen- Weinbaum eration to generation a substance both biological...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Kevin Gaines Duke University Press 2001 ST.04-Gaines 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 75 Revisiting Richard Wright in Ghana BLACK RADICALISM AND THE DIALECTICS OF DIASPORA For students of...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Eurocentric, heteronormative, capitalist, rationalist clock-bound time that prevails in the modern West (what I call “Western Standard Time”). To bear out (and sound out) madtime, this essay reveals those radical temporalities in black expressive cultures, most especially black music. Sampling...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... secondary, counterrevolutionary reaction. Working within black (religious) studies, this article considers the sacred as proximately black, where the sacred here signals that frenzied surplus whose sociopoetic force discloses another horizon of existence beyond the terms of order. This practice of a sacral...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... threatened. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 neurodiversity black life university But the student has a habit, a bad habit. She studies. She studies but she does not learn. If she learned they could measure her progress, establish her attributes, give her credit. But the student...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the problem of the color line in baseball and interrogates how the writing of black baseball history—itself a revision of the traditional narrative of U.S. professional baseball—has often obfuscated the place of Afro-Latinos. Rather than examining the history of African Americans and Latinos in...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... John A. Williams, was pub- lished. Quickskill thought of all the changes that would happen to make a “Thing” into an “I Am.” Tons of paper. An Atlantic of blood. Repressed energy of anger that would form enough sun to light a solar system. A burnt- out black hole. A cosmic slave...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... eighteenth century. But more importantly, it survives as the basis of the black radical tradition, in radical social poesis, as Laura Harris says. It survives in/as blackness. So the shipped, the containerized, the accessed of the Atlantic slave trade gave birth to modern logistics but also conjured...
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Social Text (1 September 2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Hamzah Baig Contemporary political events in Palestine and the United States have drawn renewed interest in the long history of militant Black-Palestinian solidarity. Although many historical accounts typically begin in the post-1967 Arab-Israeli War moment with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... earlier on? Unlike many black communities in the diaspora, for Afro-Germans the Atlantic is neither the crucial geographic conduit of transit, nor is the slave trade the formative event of their arrival. Collective migration is the exception rather than the rule for this community — an...