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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Prakash Younger Duke University Press 2005 Historical Experience in The Harder They Come Jamaica in the Cultural World System Prakash...
Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Susan Willis Duke University Press 2003 What Goes Around Comes Around A PARABLE OF GLOBAL WARFARE The month following the U.S. commemoration of the thousands who died Susan Willis...
Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Stephanie D. Clare The out gay subject is the well-adjusted, neoliberal subject. This essay investigates contemporary lesbian and gay coming out narratives, tracing how the “problem” with gay and lesbian identities appears therein not as one’s gender or sexual queerness but as one’s (potential...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3 Teaching copies of Capital are a look into the teaching mind and, in the case of Josie Saldaña’s, into a mind that comes up with fiendishly difficult discussion questions. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 3. Teaching copies of Capital are a look into the teaching mind More
Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Theresa Stewart-Ambo; K. Wayne Yang Abstract What does land acknowledgment do? Where does it come from? Where is it pointing? Existing literature, especially critiques by Indigenous scholars, unequivocally assert that settler land acknowledgments are problematic in their favoring of rhetoric over...
Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... (Crawford), and a shift toward expressivity as a framework (Musser). Across the issue, newly imagined sites of collective politics come into view as a payoff for working through the stalled-out imaginaries of sexological binarisms. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 This content is made...
Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... (national, racial, cultural) according to whose terms we conventionally organize ourselves and others. The piece concludes by suggesting what new forms of knowledge can come out of a critically engaged, “postnational” American studies, and in turn out of a “postnational” Latino studies, a still-emerging...
Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... has political force without being properly political. It suggests that this music has come to play the part assigned to witchcraft in many other societies, bearing within itself the capacity to transform individualism into antisociality, alienation into destruction, desire into violence. It can do so...
Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Christianity, and a particular history of origins in Enlightenment Europe. Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini have termed this dominant formation “Christian secularism.” How does “the child” come to function in the gap between “the religious” and “the secular”? This essay pursues these connections via...
Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... descriptions of the recordings from period documents, the essay argues that there was a specific confluence between lynching reenactments and the notion of a “phonographic voice,” between sounds elicited from persons on the edge of “the human” and the sound imagined to come from the machine itself. It places...
Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 63–66.
Published: 01 September 2009
... communist and capitalist visions of modernity, China cannot be studied in isolation, as a preexisting thing in itself. Instead of reducing it to a preconstituted object of knowledge, we must ask how China, and the objects in relation to which it exists, have come into being, and how they become stabilized...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Keith P. Feldman; Leerom Medovoi This introductory essay points to the long patterns as well as the telling diversity of relationships revealed in genealogies of the race/religion/war triad. Our key observation is that race, religion, and war come together as a meaningful constellation precisely...
Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in a heteronational domestic life. The article traces injured soldiers’ experiences of being in common with others askance to this constellation of things to come, relating sociality to bare facts of perdurance. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 33 See MacLeish, “Suicide and the Governance of Military...
Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Water is a continually sought after resource, and we are just beginning to fully understand the water wars to come. The long history of water struggle upon indigenous territories and the global South, such as the Cochabamba water wars in Bolivia and the #NoDAPL...
Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Summer Kim Lee This article considers how the act of staying in, rather than going (or coming) out, gives shape to the racial performativity of Asian American asociality. What the author calls “Asian American asociality” speaks to how Asian Americans have been racially figured as a problem...
Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the refugee category beyond the legal definition to include a range of times, places, and subjects, this article conceptualizes refugeetude as a coming into consciousness of the social, political, and historical forces that situate refugee subjects and the acts that attempt to know, impact, and transcend...
Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
...J. Kameron Carter Against the backdrop of the summer 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this article thinks about that event as indexing a crisis of US political theology, indeed, as a volatile flashpoint wherein the sacred comes into view otherwise. Here the sacred figures...
Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... women across the Americas, the corpse frequently comes to signify abstract violence itself rather than the social conditions of disenfranchisement and vulnerability that women and queer and trans people face daily. Through a reading of installations and interventions by the Mexican artist Teresa...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... into instruments for dehumanizing others, and the ecstasy that comes from producing corpses, stench, and pain. The pest is no mute subject; it is indefatigable. To call a person or animal a pest is to acknowledge his/its potential or actual resistance or infraction of boundaries one sets. This perception...