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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Laura Harris What happened to “the motley crew,” the mobile, insurgent, creative social formation, crossing racial, gender and generational lines, that historians Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker identify as a crucial counterforce within the consolidation of capitalism, imperialism...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of a particular constituency: dance crews. Although crews and dance battles had been a feature of Juke, by the late 1990s and early 2000s Juke had largely turned itself into music made for clubs. Footwork was engineered for the demands of dance...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of survival that it is difficult, not to say impossible in the end, to calculate the share of credit that should be allocated to any given decolonial culture, movement, artist, or rap crew for the rise and spread of hip hop and rap. Following...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 37–60.
Published: 01 December 2023
... 1942. The ship was carrying mainly Indian laborers en route to Durban, South Africa, via the Seychelles and East Africa. The SS Tilawa was northwest of the Maldives when a Japanese B1 submarine torpedoed her twice. She sank, taking 281 passengers with her. The rest of the passengers and crew were...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 17–41.
Published: 01 December 2022
... enslaved captives and crew. 20 It has also long been recognized as a social space that combined sexualized and racialized torture with forms of individual and collective survival. 21 Less visibly, the slave ship also structured credit and debt in the interest of capital accumulation. By the end...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... The Middle Passage is a stench. The Brazilian crew of the brig-of-war Olinda had been alerted that a certain illegal slave ship from Ambriz, a port city in northern Angola, had made its transatlantic journey and was looking for a place to anchor along the coast. Summer heat began to ease in the January...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Broadcasting Cor- poration’s (GBC) Accra studios, production crew and performers prepare to shoot an episode of the popular weekly television program Cantata, a musical-­comedy soap opera. This week’s show entitled “Paano Shew” (“Hot/Fresh Bread”) humorously depicts marriage infidelity through...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... face’s emerald eye, like a fractured crystal (see fig. 1 ). Six panels of a broken iris refract six radically different profiles, each separated from the next by jagged lines. We are caught between two looks: the searing glare of the crystalline eye and the shocked stares of the motley crew...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 69–91.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of these processes by those who are shaped by them is marked when, in the months following Venn's death, a ship crewed entirely by women—“tall ones, short ones, brown ones, black ones, fat ones, blond ones—every kind of woman you could think of!”—weighs anchor in front of one of the Ulvayn villages. 66 After...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2023
... to talk, I don't want to hear, I don't want to see. I hate. Despite Pa's clearly articulated protests, the film crew proceeds with the visit. Their van stops outside a home. We hear the van door slide open, but Poeuv and Pa remain seated. It is only after they have arrived at the home, presumably...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Man as Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s teacher who was the vivifying branch for José and his misfit crew that emerged from Duke Social Text 121 • Vol. 32, No. 4 • Winter 2014 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2820388  © 2014 Duke University Press 41...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to the convention from the United States of Outrage. You make signs like the signs on the convention floor that say what state people are from. But instead of the names of American states, your signs list affective states: Grief, Shame, Anger, Pain, Denial. You and your crew dress in white and march around Union...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... crew has been thrown together on this line, each with a specialized task, and the factory boat literally tracks its own supply chain through the ocean. I have already spoken of James’s other prefiguration—the sixteenth-and seventeenth-century Caribbean plantation, town, and dock as the first instance...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the perspective of the black, and the fantasy of survival even in living death. And just as the zombie is so doubled and divided, so too is the figure of shipping, as Fred Moten and Stefano Harney remind us in “Logisticality, or the Shipped”: From the motley crew who followed in the red wakes of these slave...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was often referred to as a “Cactus Head.” Such a crew, includ- ing a queer, a woman, and a person of color, may have enacted a visual iconography that appealed to many of the kids in the audience, but it is nonetheless important to note that the most relevant identity locus at the moment was punk...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present, ed. Mieke Bal, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1999), 40. 17. Ilan Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples, 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), xx; Tony Judt...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 135–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of Renton’s friends has “led a small crew of Leith druggies.”12 As the crew refuses to climb around in the countryside, Renton lets fly his rant. Calder argues that the switch of locale here politicizes what might otherwise be “a film decoded without reference to Scotland or to politics” (237). Instead...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and depressing about the praise heaped on Bernard Lewis’s What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle East- ern Response (2002). As we know, Lewis was a central figure in the ties forged between the warmongering crew of the American...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in their produce were in for the greatest loss, as it was not possible to remove everything from the advancing crew in time. Brilliant red tomatoes rolled in every direction. In seconds, the whole street was suddenly crowded...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... anthrax threatened employ- ees in Tom Brokaw’s New York office, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers—from clean-up crews to ordinary residents—breathed the toxin- laden air that befouled the city for months after September 11. Oddly...