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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 263–265.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Collected here are the names of all members of the Social Text collective, from the founding of the journal until today. The masthead of Social Text 1 is reproduced, to honor the founding editors and collective. People who joined the collective subsequently are listed in three groups, by each...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Lost from 2000–2001—that depicts a diverse team of teenage superheroes collectively struggling against the genocidal actions of a former friend and colleague. The author shows how superhero comics in the late twentieth century visually present human heterogeneity—in the figure of the superhero team as...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Susette Min This selection of recent artwork explores the disquieting and overwhelming silence regarding those who have disappeared and been detained since 9/11. Through music and drawing, low-tech art and text, artists Jenny Perlin and Visible Collective/Naeem Mohaiemen and Aimara Lin question in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 25–26.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Fredric Jameson, Anders Stephanson, Stanley Aronowitz, John Brenkman, Sohnya Sayres, Andrew Ross, and Randy Martin discuss the role of the collective in the journal's political-intellectual work. They reflect on the alleged founding principle of Social Text : the idea that politics was not...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 71–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Andrew Ross, Sohnya Sayres, Bruce Robbins, Randy Martin, John Brenkman, and Anders Stephanson discuss the venues where the collective met face-to-face: conversations and debates at manuscript reviews and formal meetings, but also the role of reading groups, conferences, and the soirees held at the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 74–77.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards; Anna McCarthy; Randy Martin The story of the Social Text collective begins with the desire to establish a counterpoint to possessive individualism, creating a means for valuing collaborative engagement against the singular authorship of genius; later it would come to stand...
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Published: 01 September 2018
The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea , 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea, 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm More
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group A collaboratively written prose poem about activism and feelings. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 affect collectivity hopelessness joy mood You go to the protest; there are pink pussy hats everywhere; you feel excited for new people. And...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 131–143.
Published: 01 March 2018
... back to our separate lives. A book sprint is a retreat-style collective writing session where participants produce a text in three to five days, with no advance planning, using a loose framing and then collectively determining the contents during the sprint. We try to capture the larger arc of our work...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 199–202.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrew Ross In this essay Andrew Ross reminisces about the methods and politics of collective production at Social Text in the 1980s and 1990s, recalling the hands-on participation of members of the Social Text collective in tasks like mailing out issues and the weekly meetings at which members...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 87–104.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Gentlemen series thus not only documents a specific collectivity of drag queens, it also indicates the affective and aesthetic forces bringing the collectivity together, and in so doing also represents the mimetic ties and the group attunement that made STAR possible, providing an analogue of STAR’s queer...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2015
...May Joseph; May Joseph; Patricia Ticineto Clough; André Lepecki; Brent Hayes Edwards; Susan Leigh Foster; Mark Franko; Toby Miller; Benjamin Lee; Bob Meister; Barbara Browning; Iván Zatz; Arjun Appadurai; Robert Wosnitzer This section collects a series of short reflections on the life, camaraderie...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... at stake in the immanent transvaluation of the values we generate together inside and in spite of the marketizing university. This is a parable, then, to think with what is still a collective work to be done: the collective work of living, thinking, and doing otherwise in the academic ruins...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Michael Dango This article theorizes camp as an aesthetic category that references the divided parts of global society, or the moment of political economy called distribution. By completing Sianne Ngai’s unfinished taxonomy of aesthetic categories, I simultaneously collect a promiscuous archive of...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., hierarchy, domination, the potential of innovation in everyday life, and the possibility of collective struggle. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 racism becoming infrastructure counterterror New York Operational flexibility : This is a highly classified area. All I want to...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Britt Rusert This article uses a collection of African American women's friendship albums held at the Library Company of Philadelphia to reflect on scholarly resistance to reading disappointment, and negativity more generally, in the archives of black freedom. Rather than viewing these artifacts as...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... organizational, social, geographic, and aesthetic dynamics that reflect its status as “ghetto” music, the author makes the case that the question of its blackness needs to be understood in terms of the way that the sonic and performative qualities of Footwork mark a collective reconceptualization of the spatial...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... movement with it. Our minds no longer grasp, appropriate, collect, legislate; they become rushes and rhythms and flows. They join the birds in the sky. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Outside Alphonso Lingis When we love a woman, or when we love a man, our eyes spot the slight upward...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 169–170.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, Sohnya Sayres, and Toby Miller discuss the reasons why Social Text is not a peer-reviewed journal and shed light on the nature of collective meetings. The conversation around the submissions and commissions at the meetings was ephemeral but also constituted a...