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Social Text (1 September 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, and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Harney Stefano Moten Fred . 2013 . The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . New York : Minor Compositions . Harris Laura . 2012 . “What Happened to the Motley Crew? C. L. R. James, Hélio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., artist, or rap crew for the rise and spread of hip hop and rap. Following Tricia Rose’s Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, it has become customary to trace the origins of hip hop to African American and Afro-­Caribbean...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to remember de 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 Square shouting: United States of Outrage! United States of Outrage! Walking...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... investigate the ship and crew. 32 But more important, archiving struck at the heart of a practice that relied on forgery, secrecy, and denial. When the Olinda captured the Mary E. Smith , for instance, the crew was initially unable to locate the letters pertaining to the shipment of the captives. A...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... warmongering crew of the American administration and orientalists. His role brought into view the vital role that orientalist thought has played in unleashing the imperial intervention by the United States. Orientalism stands at the center...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... judgment. In Ghana 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... from 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... stares of the motley crew that it beholds, each bearing distinct expressions of rage, fear, confusion, and surprise at what they see, and perhaps at how they are being seen. A figure of singularity—white, blonde, green-eyed—stands opposite a multiplicity: in the eye, we see figures who are male, female...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 135–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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, the...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... from Arizona who served as a foil for the band and who 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... supply chain and the factory processing have become one on the boat. The whales are caught and processed on board. The multinational 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... While 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Harpham and his crew. For them, the Left critique of U.S. foreign policy that maintains its principles after and especially in the wake of September 11 must be denounced and held off or away like some kind of viral embarrassment. 198...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... a family inside readily awaiting a film crew.14 This continuity between body and image, life and labor, territory and film set is the gesture by which the documentary responds to the new, exclusion- ary visibility of the unemployed and the precarized, making of the very production of images a...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... World. It uses the biopic genre to consolidate Zamora’s myth and transmit it to a post­millennial generation. Formally, the film uses naturalistic acting to produce a mimesis of reality TV conventions, circa 1994. We witness actors play Pedro, his fam- ily and friends, the film crew and producers...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... energizing and radical force. To be sure, at the same time as radical academics and cultural crit- ics were busy deconstructing L.A.’s Bonaventure hotel as an icon of late capitalist postmodernity, Durazo and her crew were...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
...- ious owners as they fled the scene. Those vendors who had invested most 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...