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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 95.
Published: 01 December 2009
... © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Internet Christmas card showing Syntagma Square, Athens, with tree aflame. Anonymous, 2008. Social Text 101 • Vol. 27, No. 4 • Winter 2009 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2009...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51–67.
Published: 01 December 2003
... painful references to the past are silenced. Stewart’s warm domes- tic fantasies center on acquiring consumer goods that offer pleasure in the form of merchandise, recipes, and media representations. At Christmas 2002 she demonstrated how to make little trinkets and decorations. While the finished...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the ATMs in the city center were destroyed, and dozens of banks, government buildings, businesses, and cars set on fire, along with the law school library and, of course, a prominent symbol of the high season of consumerism: the mayor’s Christmas tree at Syntagma Square.11 The police refrained from...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Jude stages various episodes of a queer brown life, it also underscores its various sites of everyday performance: behind the scenes of early Sunday morning Latin masses with the Alfaro brothers as altar boys; seated at the table of the Alfaro family Christmas dinner with its performance art...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2023
... left undisturbed.” 22 New Year Baby is a film about a young Cambodian American woman who learns of a family secret one Christmas evening in a Dallas, Texas, suburb. The film's title refers to Poeuv's birth on the day of the Cambodian New Year in a Thai refugee camp, making her “the lucky...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Wing that attracted the White House drama’s biggest audi- as a screen to ence yet. Ally McBeal will take an allegorical approach in a Christmas episode written by David E. Kelley in which a Massachusetts town official project both the tries to block a holiday parade after...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of this trial and reemerged with calls for greater use of this technology following the failed attack on the Northwest airlines plane on Christmas Day 2009. Yet, if the idea of ghostliness is employed to reassure the elite migrant in the face of intensified border surveillance, the rendering...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 17–35.
Published: 01 September 2022
... a permanent all-island police force was in 1832, the year following the general strikes organized by enslaved persons that occurred during the Christmas holidays in 1831. It was not, however, until the 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) was established. During that rebellion...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
... (often Christian prayer in Christian schools and Hindu prayer in Hindu schools). As a result, most Hindus in Christian schools knew many Christian prayers, Christmas carols, and blessings. In Bom- bay, where I did my...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as radical.39 He sees a “delightful irony,” as he puts it, in the fact that the film opened in America on Christmas Day 2006, in that the film’s message is a nativity story with a twist, since it posits the next Messiah is an African baby...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... in the market, but the gang members started charging taxes around Christmas, 20 — . They kept raising the taxes, and I couldn’t even buy stuff for my stall after they had taken all my money. I couldn’t work, so I closed the stall and went back to my house. But then they came around my house, coming to the front...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of the Old City. Published on Christmas Day, it drew on Christian traditions in an appeal for peace in the Holy Land: “On a day the mind seeks ageless thoughts of peace and beauty, the eye sees bitter reality. Palestinians are dying, Israeli...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
...- dering eight of the nine women murdered between 2003 and 2004. Of the other two women, Wanda Jackson, forty, was found strangled to death on 21 March 2001, and Frederickia Brown, twenty-­nine, went missing on Christmas Eve of 2003, and her...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... visitors annually. 35 (It also has the distinction of having hosted the 1994 wedding of Quebec's, and Canada's, most famous celebrity, Céline Dion.) The basilica makes a delicious setting for “Scream Choir” because it is well known for its choral programming and its Christmas presentations of Handel's...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... published in a Christmas weekend edition of the Daily Nation in 2019 , readers learned of the “untold story” of the Kenyan military's war against al-Shabaab, replete with images that provided a “front seat view of the battles our gallant soldiers have fought and the sacrifices they have made.” 82...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 111–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Canadian boyfriend (whom she expected to marry), and then devastated when he broke her heart by ending their relationship at Christmas. On the verge of tears, Gehring said that her “dream is to be happily married with children of her own. That is all I have ever wanted and all I still want.”31...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2001
... melancholy of the Christmas Flatley season—remains to be seen. —Walter Benjamin, Moscow Diary, 20 December Paris changes, but nothing of my melancholy Gives way. Foundations, scaffoldings, tackle...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... These PPE care packages are made possible with funds provided by the CARES Act. We appreciate the opportunity allowed by these funds.” The note concludes by wishing us and our families a merry Christmas and happy new year. Many at-large Chickasaws, upon receiving the care boxes from UPS, took to social...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in by hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold Ophelia, and has indeed turned to crime. Driven to the edge by his ill cheese is a way luck, he breaks into his old office at a Christmas party, and finding Billy Ray there, waves a gun at him and snarls drunkenly...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., by the end of the play, Abie and Rose celebrate a hybrid Christmas with their children, who are fraternal twins. The twins, named Rebecca and Patrick in honor of Abie’s mother and Rose’s father respectively, will clearly grow up to be neither Jewish nor Catholic, Irish...