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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to enumerate and digitize early modern black diasporic life. The article engages those critiques in light of black diasporic communities’ battles for justice and redress and the forms these have taken online, such as Afrofuturism, eBlack Studies, and Digital Alchemy. It argues that, while digitizing...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... work that has reflected on the melancholic attachments of black studies, as well as a growing interest in Afro-pessimism and the long afterlives of slavery, the spirit and force of these contributions have yet to shape our approach to the archive of black freedom, which is often nothing more than the...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... descendants to enrich the accounts of Britain’s racial capitalist imperial order. The study concludes with a reading of Maxwell Philip’s 1854 novel Emmanuel Appadocca as a reflection on the potentials of black redress and black critique from within the necrospeculative order of colonial postemancipation. The...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2002 Area Studies, Gender Studies, and the Cartographies of Knowledge Soon after September 11, the media resumed their habitual attack on Ella Shohat...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... opportunity to engage popular narratives about black baseball history, the place of Afro-Latinos within baseball history, and the study of the African diaspora within the Americas. The focus on the treatment of Afro-Latinos within these narratives, I argue, illuminates a selective revision of baseball's...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... East since 1945 . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Mercer Kobena . Welcome to the Jungle: New Positions in Black Cultural Studies . New York : Routledge , 1994 . Miller D. Quentin . “ Lost and . . . Found? James Baldwin’s Script and Spike Lee’s Malcolm X...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Roderick A. Ferguson Duke University Press 2005 Of Our Normative Strivings AFRIC AN A MERIC AN STUDIES AND THE HISTORIES OF SE XUALIT Y In Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-American (or Black) Studies, Chicano/Latino/ Hispanic Studies, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Studies, American- Indian Studies, and Asian-American Studies.”29 The targets of SAF are the race- and gender-based programs advocated by students...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... quintessential site for thinking through madtime. I also privilege blackness because of its extravagant aptitude for remaking time. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 black music black radical tradition mad studies melancholia time and temporality It came as a rush of fury. . . . My...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2002 The Cold War, Imperial Aesthetics, and Area Studies In my local library in East Brunswick, New Jersey, military artifacts, Ban Wang weapons, and photos are on prominent display as a reminder of the days of the world...
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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 (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . “ Toward a Black Feminist Poethics .” Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research 44 , no. 2 : 81 – 97 . Foucault Michel . 1972 . Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings 1972 – 1977 . Translated by Gordon Colin Marshall Leo Metham John Stoper...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... generative and creative source of disorderly power to embrace the possibility of living otherwise. The practice of refusal is a striving to create possibility in the face of negation. Our investment in the concept of refusal was born from a fierce commitment to black feminist study, which most certainly...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminists, black women’s inherent “overexposure” renders them the prototypical antipornography subject. It is precisely because black women are already hypervisible that they are an ideal case study for antipornography feminism: if all women are “exposed...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... other women in the life ges- ture toward is an alternative mode of black sociality or, to lift terms from Stefano Harney and Fred Moten, an undercommon unit of study that can- not be contained in or by terms like American or citizen. It is the recogni...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... because it embodies for a number of historians the quickly shifting object of study that is black radicalism. As Winston James has recently argued, if New Negro radicalism in the 1920s moved along a continuum from the...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... For me, queer studies has been one way to make this private, solitary, and inchoate feeling of being a fraud—a feeling that surges and subsides like a flare—into something like a critique. The feeling, it should be said, also erupts in gatherings of witty...