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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...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... available categories (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...
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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 for and...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... “a then and there.” Halberstam announces that rather than “come to mourn Jos he would like to celebrate “his wild sense of time, possibility, potentiality.” Halberstam then attempts to explore resonances between Fred Herko’s final jeté out a window and José’s sudden death as he lay in his bed...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., a wedge was driven between these symbolic struggles for recognition and battles for redistribution of economic resources, with the utopian visions and systemic critiques of the early days gradually replaced by a more pragmatic approach. Coming out of the private spaces of the home, domestic workers...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... during his lone trip back to the States to watch his son pitch in the 1975 World Series: “I didn’t want him to come to America. I didn’t want him to be persecuted and spit on and treated like garbage like I was.”23 48 Burgos • Left Out Further...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., unknown world, I thought of Gatsby’s wonder when he fi rst picked out the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dream must have seemed so close that he could not fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him...
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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 in the...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
... egress, a “will to escape,” as I call it, now organizes the practice of Christian liberation.7 Locked up, tied up, and told to shape up, users come to confess, at times plead, that they want out and they want it now. Pentecostal rehabilitation...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... language, he pleads for balancing the scales of racial justice with an eye toward a day of accounting. Black Muslim speech, he argues, calls out the moral crime of white racial terror against black life, though its catalytic role in what we now call the civil rights era remains under-documented. Baldwin...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that is unthinkable and incommunicable. The essay theorizes the transplant as an event that reveals the conjunctive relationship between life and death, fostering a practice of sharing out that allows for the appearance of community as such. Tracing the forms of queer community and kinship that appear...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... While initially the article and Annonbyō generated much criticism, now it is the opposite, Ogawa tells us. People are constantly coming to Myōkōji for seminars and to seek out advice: both individuals struggling with the issue of where to go when they die (and not just those who are single or childless...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... way The ground opens up and envelops me Each time I go out to walk the dog. Or the broad edged silly music the wind Makes when I run for a bus . . . Things have come to that. And now, each night I count the stars. And each night I get the same number. And when they will not come to be...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... restrictions of lip-synching, miming, and media censorship, to full effect. Was this selling out to pop? Or, as this essay argues, did punk bands learn from pop even as pop sought to plunder and profit from punk, playing out, in the process, the internal contradictions of a punk culture confronting the...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... but not abject. Not propertied but shared out, burning and brown. Something else: an unfinished conversation about mothers. It was another thought, a branching out. Untitled Jennifer Doyle “The sentence is ruined as soon as I enter it.” That sentence floats to the surface of my thoughts as I...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... fire truck bells; these were all-­too-­familiar sounds from the ghetto. “Dub mixes seemed to issue from a subaltern location in the most literal sense,” writes Veal.8 The ominous, empty, bleak sound of music loosely called dubstep coming out of Britain at the beginning of the twenty...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... implicitly take the cultural colour out of our perceptions of them. We see them as trees walking, or as wild animals infesting the country in which we happen to come across them. In fact, we see them as part of the local flora and fauna, and not as men of like passions with...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Iraq—Jake could be counted as one of roughly 45,500 who had been medevaced out of Iraq, one of 1,200 who had partial or total limb amputations, and one of 7,800 who had come through Walter Reed, nearly all with a family member who rushed to their side. 12...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Matthew Carrillo-Vincent A sideways critique from a sideways stance, emo presents one of punk’s most fascinating effects: an opportunity for us to think about what a criticism of normativity looks like when it comes from the normative subject. And so while this article will attempt to address the...
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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...