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Social Text (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 (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 (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 (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-Atlantic Slave Trade . 17 Berlin, “American Slavery in History.” On redress and African Americans’ search for history and social justice through studies of slavery, see Nelson, Social Life of DNA . 30 Dery, “Black to the Future.” Dery noted: “Can a community whose past has been...
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Social Text (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 (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Church in America/The Black Church since Frazier . New York : Schocken , 1974 . Gilroy Paul . The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 1993 . Hampton Henry , producer. Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Racial...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... necrospeculation . The accounting procedures of emancipation in the British empire appropriated financial value not just from living enslaved bodies but also from dead and absent ones. The British state oversaw and directed an intergenerational regime that plundered wealth from enslaved black communities and their...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Cassey’s album shares the generic and sentimental conventions of the friendship album as outlined above, but her album also reflects her participation in networks of abolitionism and black activism that crisscrossed the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. A selec...
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Social Text (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Moten Fred . 2013 . “ Blackness and Nothingness (Mysticism in the Flesh) .” South Atlantic Quarterly 112 , no. 4 : 737 – 80 . Moten Fred . 2015 . “ An Interview with...
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Social Text (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 (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness Laura Harris In The Many-­Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hid- den History of the Revolutionary Atlantic, historians Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker uncover the lost history of the motley crew as a revolu- tionary force that emerged...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Maytha . “ The ‘Three Circles’ Construction: Reading Black Atlantic Islam through Malcolm X’s Words and Friendships .” Journal of Africana Religions 3 , no. 1 ( 2015 ): 1 – 17 . Alhassen Maytha . “ To Tell What the Eye Beholds: A Post 1945 Transnational History of Afro-Arab ‘Solidarity...