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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jared Sexton This article offers a critique of the concept of “people of color,” highlighting a form of blindness to the singularity of racial slavery internal to its articulation. It pursues a theoretical itinerary that reads the radical black feminism of Saidiya Hartman and Hortense Spillers, the...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... tease out. Sound is not merely a scientific phenomenon—vibrations passing through matter at particular frequencies—it is also a set of social relations. “Splicing the Sonic Color-Line” begins by theorizing the mutually constitutive relationship I find between sound, listening, and race as the “sonic...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Helga Tawil-Souri In Palestine/Israel, different colored identification cards are mandated by the Israeli state apparatus to Palestinians in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem, and those who are citizens of Israel. The article traces the development of the bureaucracy of the Palestinian...
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Social Text (1 June 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 of...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “overkill” as a way of apprehending a queer ontology that stands in contrast to the security of an LGBT identity. That the murdered were working class and largely people of color and/or trans/gender nonconforming marks this interpersonal violence as a restaging of larger iterations of necropolitical state...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... offers the dichotomy of hypo/hyperhabilitation as a template for understanding the relationship between Lauren Berlant’s “slow death” thesis for underserved communities of color and the futuristic advance of prosthetic and reparative technologies for the privileged few. The symbolic excesses of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tavia Nyong’o Through an engagement with José Esteban Muñoz’s writings on queer-of-color counterpublicity, this essay proposes that we participate in his legacy through acts of methexis—or “group sharing”—rather than mimesis. Muñoz and Pedro Zamora are two figures from the Miami-based Cuban exile...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 161–165.
Published: 01 December 2014
... affects, of “feeling brown,” inveighs against the ways in which queers of color are continually made to bear the burden of psychic negativity, with performance as a field of acts and relations engaging with its social and political effects, and with affective communion and community as a source for its...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Akshaya Kumar Beginning with the mid-1990s when a visual opulence saturated in color and light appeared on the Hindi film screen, a battle between visuality and performativity ensued so as to regulate the star-body while retaining its ability to withstand different orders of investable capital...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the problem of the color line in baseball and interrogates how the writing of black baseball history—itself a revision of the traditional narrative of U.S. professional baseball—has often obfuscated the place of Afro-Latinos. Rather than examining the history of African Americans and Latinos in...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Hughes and Mario Bauzá, and the reception by their audiences produced new hierarchal and relational understandings of Afro-diasporic cultures in both countries. Cubans celebrated Hughes as a representative of the most advanced sector of the global “colored race.” At the same time, Hughes played a...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the revelations concerning Stalin in Khrushchev's famous “Secret Speech” and to the PCF's reluctance to deStalinize. He soon turns, however, to considerations related to his “position as a man of color.” He claims that it has become clear to him that the struggle against racism and colonialism cannot...
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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 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 93.
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 ...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Desire’ ” Manalansan IV What does it mean to claim a space for queers of color in the global city of New York?1 How do queer communities of color stake out a territory beyond ghettos and enclaves and beyond demarcated moments such as Pride Days and ethnic celebrations? These questions haunt the...
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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 87–104.
Published: 01 December 2014
... bright colors, mimicking the eye-­catching work of makeup and wigs with his paint. That is to say, as a firm believer in “plastic surgery” and “low lights and trick mirrors,” Warhol did in these portraits what he did for his com...