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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... women value death black social life In the Life Black Women and Serial Murder Terrion L. Williamson In April 2007 I was a twenty-­something-­year-­old doctoral student. I was at the predissertation stage, still taking classes, at the moment when I had some ideas but didn’t quite have a...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the study of slavery threatens to replicate the death work of the slave ship register, black digital practice offers a way of thinking through black life by invoking what the #transformDH collective has described as the digital humanities’ potential for “social justice, accessibility, and inclusion...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... university Sociality is perhaps the connection here, between black life and neurodiverse life, sociality as an emergent quality of bodying, as an emergent force for the more-than that is life living. Speaking of entanglement and what Denise Ferreira da Silva calls “difference without separation” in the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–1865 , edited by Larsen Arthur J. , 287 . Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society . Welles Gideon . Diary . Welles Papers , Library of Congress , Washington, DC . Lincoln’s Black Mourners Submerged Voices, Everyday Life, and the Question of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 71–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... invitation. Sohnya Sayres: There were also branch-off things like the Bakhtin circle, which met at our house all the time. That was another quality of the 72 Social Life of the Collective time: people said, there’s this incredibly interesting...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... crew, and their experiments in human praxis, are continuously maintained and extended? James and Oiticica both witness the ongoing renewal and recon- figuration of the motley crew. They find it first in the black popular arts in Trinidad and Brazil and in the social life that was always...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... language, he pleads for balancing the scales of racial justice with an eye toward a day of accounting. Black Muslim speech, he argues, calls out the moral crime of white racial terror against black life, though its catalytic role in what we now call the civil rights era remains under-documented. Baldwin...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Tryon P. Woods This essay explores the ethicopolitical context in which black art, black performance, black social movements, and black popular culture find expression. I configure the critical study of hip hop within an accounting of the materiality of antiblack sexual violence in which the modern...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... fellow men, let alone to found freedom, but to liberate the life process of society from the fetters of scarcity so that it could swell into a stream of abundance.” 6 The social is understood by Arendt here as a faked “unity” constructed ideologically, where individuals would give up their own...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Stanley This article examines forms of queer (non)sociality I call near life that are forced to exist, as nonexistence, outside the bounds of possessive humanism. Through a reading of the brutal murders and disarticulation of a number of trans/queer people, I suggest the legal category of...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of labor and life as a way of understanding certain cultural and philosophical aspects of the project of neoliberalism and the organized divisions and relations among geo- political populations and their social lifeworlds, which comprise and are presupposed by this new global hegemonic order...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 230.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Three founding editors, John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson, discuss the origins of the title Social Text . Aronowitz argues that it comes from Henri Lefebvre's Critique of Everyday Life , while Jameson claims he did not know Lefebvre at the time and the phrase social text just...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the chapter titled “The Social Text” in the second volume of his Critique of Everyday Life (1961) is an intriguing intertext for the journal, especially given the importance of the category of the “everyday” in its early issues. The occasional invocation of the title phrase in Social Text articles...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... supplant the dominance of the Hottentot Venus reading strategy. As a reading practice, racial iconography grapples with the multitude of meaning-making purposes that black bodies perform in the visual field in a panoply of social, historical, and technological moments, and the complex and...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
... critique and something else. It demands an engagement with what is taken for granted in the explanations, or rather in the confusion that ensues when explanations of urban revolts rely on our dear social categories: Was it black London...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to income or even upward mobility but, rather, to cultural sta- tus, connectedness, and participation in the civic life of black Philadel- phia. The black elite distinguished itself not primarily through wealth but through social networks, cultural...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique. It is a contradictory. serious and sure attempt to bring a Marxist inheritance into conversation with modes of pathologizing African American life, particularly through the logic of the symptom...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... recent, and that even in the midst of twentieth-century atheist narratives, science (and “applied” technological pursuits such as creating artificial life or minds) continues to carry tran- scendent undertones. Noble’s historical argument easily combines with Turkle’s social psychology of nerd self...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Introduction THE “AUTONOMY” OF BLACK RADICALISM The interview with Grace Lee Boggs and the essays on W. E. B. Du Bois Brent Hayes and Richard Wright in this issue of Social Text are selections from a forth- Edwards...