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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... form, indicating the new official status of the former barbarians as ethnic minorities, fully human, complete with modern citizenship. Written as a tribute to the great Chinese ethnologist Ruey Yih-fu, who had a leading role in this remarkable project, the article also develops a new theory regarding...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nayanika Mookherjee In 1971, the formation of Bangladesh coincided with the death of a large number of civilians and the rape of many women. In stark contrast to the assumption of complete silence relating to war-time rape, the independent Bangladeshi government publicly designated that all women...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the derivative that would account for its expansion and impact beyond profit-taking exchange or as a mere succession in an unbroken chain of evermore-effective regimes of accumulation. Here “logic” will need to be a point of departure, not closure or completion, a sensibility that draws things...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... serving as a reminder of what awaits those who subscribe to the dictatorship’s promise of modernity. In turn, the paper reads the Amazing Philippine Theater as a queer space emergent in the ruins of modern dreams: a space that has inherited the never-to-be-completed task of becoming global and that thus...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... drama provides a greater understanding of identity politics in the “New Europe,” since Cape Verdeans, unlike other immigrant populations, for example, Turks in Germany or Moroccans in France, have never been construed as a complete “other” to Europe. The tension between creole as hybridity and creole as...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... mastery over nature has not been completely victorious. In its critique of the Enlightenment both in the historical and philosophical sense, “Kultur and Culture” seeks to transcend the dichotomy of uncritically identifying oneself with or hypercritically isolating oneself from the United States. It...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Adrian Burgos, Jr. The project of recovering the history of the Negro Leagues, and in so doing establishing a more complete account of U.S. professional baseball's segregated past, is fertile ground for interrogating the possibilities and limitations of diasporic frameworks. This article examines...
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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 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): np.
Published: 01 June 2000
... 2000 frontmatter, #63 4/24/00 11:19 AM Page iii Contributors Sikivu Hutchinson is a writer who teaches in the sociology department at Seattle University. She recently completed a...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): np.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he is cur- rently completing a dissertation titled “Projecting Beijing: Screen Cultures in the Olympic Era.” He coedited the inaugural issue of the Media Fields Journal (“Video Stores,” 2011) and has published work related to his dis...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Publications) and is completing a book about Hans Sloane’s voy- age to Jamaica and its eighteenth-­century aftermaths. Sarah Franklin is professor of social studies of biomedicine and associate director of the BIOS Centre at the London School of Economics. She has written extensively on the cultural...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historian based at Monash Univer- sity, Melbourne, Australia. Her publications include Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry (Harvard University Press). She has just completed a book on Lu Xun and is currently writing about digital dissent in the People’s Republic of China...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... professor of English, comparative literature, and Asian American studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent book is The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Liberalism and the Racialization of Intimacy (Duke University Press). Currently he is completing “Reparations and the Human,” a study on...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... history at Rutgers University. He has published several essays on racial identity and is completing his manuscript “The Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917–1939,” a history of New Negro Movements radicals from the African Blood Brotherhood to the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... most recent book is The PreOccupation of Postcolonial Studies, coedited with Kalpana Seshadri-Crooks (Duke University Press, 2000). She is currently completing her third book, “Alternative ‘Street’ Theatre and the Women’s Movement in Contemporary Pakistan and Its U.S. Diaspora,” of which this essay...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (University of Texas Press). His current research focus is on Pakistani cultural and political history, and he is writing a manuscript on Pakistani labor politics in the 1960s and 1970s. Rosinka Chaudhuri is a fellow at the center for studies in the social sci- ences in Calcutta; she completed her...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... (Verso, 1997). Paul A. Silverstein is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Reed College. He is currently completing a manuscript entitled “Trans-Politics: Islam, Berberity, and the French Nation-State.” ...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): np.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of Virginia. He is currently completing a book-length manuscript titled “Affective Mapping: Melancholia and the Politics of Modernism” while on a Fulbright Fellowship in Moscow. Kevin Floyd is an assistant professor of English at Kent State Univer...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “Cosmopolitismo andino: Explorando el lado feminino de Lima” (“Andean Cosmopolitanism: Exploring Lima’s Feminine Side”) was published in a special edition of Revista Iberoamericana ( J u n e  –  S e p t e m b e r 2007). She is currently completing a book titled Andean Modernities: The Politics of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Willse recently completed a PhD in sociology at the Graduate Cen- ter, City University of New York, with a dissertation about technoscience, race, and political economies of population management. His writing has appeared in Economy and Society, Widener Law Review, and Journal of Aesthetics...