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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 58–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... art by Islamic artists, to Brian Wallis’s Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib at the International Center of Photography, the figure of the terrorist replaced, or at times merged with, the previous generation’s fear of and fascination with queer bodies...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Hiram Perez Duke University Press 2005 You Can Have My Brown Body and Eat It, Too! They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did. Hiram Perez —Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea Queer theory...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the body and political terror in Northern Ireland. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. van Hagen, Gunther. 2000 . Anatomy art:Fascination beneath the surface. Heidelberg, Germany: Institute for Plastination. Holmes, Douglas R. 2000 . Integral Europe:Fast capitalism, multiculturalism...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... sciences, conceptually it has infused a broad range of theoretical, material, and scientific idioms for describing the malleability of a given body or system. Each of these conceptions of plasticity provides an account of malleability that, seemingly inexhaustible in its disorganizing qualities, has...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... or media or explicitly theorized in most queer or trans theory: the move from the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act to the present moment of trans hailing by the US state. Such a trajectory helps map the ways that neoliberal mandates regarding productive, capacitated bodies entrain the trans body...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group A collaboratively written prose poem about failure. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 bodies collectivity failure There is a little secret about normal: most people aren’t. Most people break the rules, most people deviate from the script, most...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to shivers, till the marrow, blood, and splinters flew about the field.” While the executioner destroyed his body, Neptune “never uttered a groan nor a sigh,” but as pain and death set in, Neptune began to speak. 1 He “damned them all, as a set of barbarous rascales [ sic ].” He released the bonds on one...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . Girl Bodies It is a hot day in Johannesburg, the last day of work before the summer Sarah Nuttall vacation. December 2001. From the central foyer of the offices where I work, I can see into the inner city, shards of light on the glass building shaped like a diamond, the new taxi rank, one...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Michael J. Shapiro Duke University Press 2005 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Every Move You Make: Bodies, Surveillance, and Media Every move you make, every vow you take...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Abou Farman This article is an attempt, through a personal encounter with terminal cancer, to elaborate some of what terminality consists in, compared with other similar concepts, such as living in prognosis, dying, or suspension. The terminal body is a body from which promise, hope, and potential...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., phenotype, cultural identity, through which bodies have become racially ascribed as white or nonwhite. Rather, Islamophobia demonstrates that religion (and by extension, secular “ideology”) has historically generated a supplemental racial dynamic irreducible to the assignation of color. This second axis...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... a decorporealization of the body and a queer transubstantiation of sound that contested the corporate body of national citizenship and the regularized body of Jim Crow. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Madam Zajj and US Steel Blackness, Bioperformance, and Duke Ellington’s Calypso Theater Shane Vogel...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Alphonso Lingis When we love someone, we are attached to his or her surface colors, forms, warmth, movements. We avoid envisioning the inner organs and contents of his or her body. The external colors and patterns of other species are snares for our eyes. We can see nothing of what is behind our...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua Neves This essay supplements a growing body of work on domestic television in China by exploring some histories of the screen outside the home. Rooted in Olympic-era Beijing, this discussion converges around three intermedial contexts: (1) contemporary art and exhibition; (2) nondomestic...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Heather Latimer This article discusses Giorgio Agamben's work on “bare life,” or life with no political meaning. It argues that there is a critical absence in Agamben's work when it comes to women and gender, and it examines how the reproductive body complicates his concept of bare life and its...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... body is repeatedly represented as a kind of specter or ghost. The essay considers how far this depiction is a product of the technical limitations on imaging migrants as they covertly pass across national borders and also how far it is a result of the bureaucratic restriction upon the attempts...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... a close analysis of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's February 2008 proposed educational initiative to teach the meaning of the Holocaust to every French fifth grader. Sarkozy calls upon the specter of dead Jewish child-victims in order to produce a supposedly universal social body in the present...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of air-body-matter. Drawing principally on material related to the politics of noise around Los Angeles International Airport from the 1960s to the present, this article takes up three episodes in which figurations of the atmospheric have been shaped by and cohere in and through noise. At the dawn...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 105–123.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jodi A. Byrd This article considers the queer problem of Indigenous studies that exists in the disjunctures and disconnections that emerge when queer studies, Indigenous studies, and Indigenous feminisms are brought into conversation. Reflecting on what the material and grounded body of indigeneity...