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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Gayatri Gopinath Duke University Press 2005 Bollywood Spectacles QUEER DI A SPORIC CRITIQUE IN THE AFTERM ATH OF 9/11 Since 9/11, South Asian racialization in the United...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Neocitizenship and Critique Eva Cherniavsky Identity now functions not so much to retain a representational space or define a trajectory toward cultural autonomy as it operates as a holograph of what the appropriate subject of a new form of governance might look like...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., grounded in contemporary queer and minoritarian, in particular African American, critique. I call the methodology of this return “promiscuous reading.” References Abdur-Rahman Aliyyah . 2006 . “ ‘The Strangest Freaks of Despotism’: Queer Sexuality in Antebellum African Slave Narratives...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Roderick A. 2003 . Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Franklin Seb . 2015 . Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Halberstam Jack . 2015 . “ Straight Eye for the Queer Theorist...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and the Critique of Multiracialism . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2008 . Sheldon Rebekah . The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 . Sluga Glenda . “ UNESCO and the (One) World of Julian Huxley .” Journal...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the racialized fears driving insurance calculations for international study programs to the struggles over academic freedom and student organizing. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 queer studies safe space safety securitization Left critique campus politics Ahuja...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of culture. The talk is a rare example where Adorno discusses culture per se, as opposed to his work on “culture industry” and “cultural criticism.” The object of the critical and dialectical critique—a prime example of “immanent critique” as understood by the Frankfurt school—is the Enlightenment, both...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of an expanded subjectless critique by interrogating not only the formative exclusions of queer studies but also the contingent material conditions through which “proper” queer subjects and identities emerge today; second, it reexamines long-standing debates on materialism and the incommensurability of queer...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Neel Ahuja This article offers a critique of the recently declassified U.S. Department of Justice memorandum that authorized the CIA to torture the suspected al-Qa'idah member Abu Zubaydah by placing him in a confinement box with an insect. The CIA claims that this form of coercive interrogation...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the chapter titled “The Social Text” in the second volume of his Critique of Everyday Life (1961) is an intriguing intertext for the journal, especially given the importance of the category of the “everyday” in its early issues. The occasional invocation of the title phrase in Social Text articles over...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... have to link a critique of epistemic recidivism in disciplinary formations to an institutional critique of university neocolonialism in the corporate ventures and values of the global university. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Performing the Global University Eng-Beng Lim At a drama...
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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...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group In an era when we are all presumably intersectional thanks to neoliberal multiculturalism’s hold on the academic industry, how are we to attend to and bring to the fore the pleasure, anger, and sadness that drive our forms of critique? Indeed, the growing...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jessica Marie Johnson This article explores the role slavery’s eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Atlantic archive plays alongside the digital humanities’ drive for data. It situates critiques of the digital humanities in relation to decades-old debates about slavery that have reemerged with efforts...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Mambéty's message that the chronic problems of underdevelopment emerge from both external and internal sources. Although the film critiques economic neocolonialism, this critique is directed in multiple directions, toward international agencies as well as national and local agents. In the course...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Petrus Liu This article argues that the development of queer theory as a field has been critically shaped by a desire to dissociate the studies of gender and sexuality from material concerns. Though what is meant by “the material” varies wildly from context to context, queer critiques...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., what does it mean to think trans in a time of crisis?, and what is the place of critique in a crisis?, acknowledging that global crises are not insulated from trans, and trans is not insulated from the world. This roundtable looks to materialist formations to think trans now, including a new...
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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...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Jina B. Kim Abstract Drawing together feminist- and queer-of-color critique with disability theory, this essay offers a literary-cultural reframing of the welfare queen in light of critical discourses of disability. It does so by taking up the discourse of dependency that casts racialized, low...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jorge Sánchez Cruz Abstract This article proposes that the undocumented as a valence of difference expands on queer studies’ turn to a subjectless critique and how debility and negativity become part of the discussion of an objectless critique. In examining Alan Pelaez Lopez's “sick in ‘america...
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