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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mara Mills This article traces the history of speech wave visualization and the longstanding relationship between phonetics, communication engineering, and deaf oral education. American telephone engineers drew on this history to build the sound spectrograph in the 1940s, a machine that transformed...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by this issue is extraordinarily promiscuous. Sources include scientific experiments with the deaf; newspaper accounts of recordings of lynchings; CDs by Anglo – Sri Lankan dance music/hip-hop sensation M.I.A.; street sounds from a Puerto Rican neighborhood in 1950s Manhattan; a school...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Fady Joudah Medical anthropology poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry That syphilis leads to deafness isn’t enough for Beethoven to have died of it. There’s Baudelaire and Nietzsche’s tempo, or did Emily Dickinson suffer from seizures? Did Muhammad? If so...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... vulnerable to the blast wave than were his comrades inside the Humvee. One might imagine that an explosion large enough to produce temporary deafness would also trigger unmitigated terror in those who experienced it — it would terrify me, I’m sure. But the most striking thing about this recording...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... are indeed the intended audience of the postcard, responses like theirs do not make mention of the legal roots of the migrant’s impending suicide. In their sincere hopes that the migrant is still alive, these Facebook members and PostSecret readers prove deaf...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... That warning fell on deaf ears. Efforts to establish a shape-up site initially prevailed and then quickly failed. Even SQL was originally in favor, but that support was erased as national anti-immigrant groups, most notably FAIR, began...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., lynching, and the terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan. Indeed, we need an expanded and more precise definition of terror- ism, one that also includes state terrorism and vigilante terrorism. The idea of an only-now-lost innocence is rooted in deafness not only to the dynam- ics of U.S. history but also...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
... , 2020 . Fosado Gisela Jakobsen Janet , eds. “ Valuing Domestic Work .” Special issue, Scholar and Feminist Online 8 , no. 1 ( 2009 ). sfonline.barnard.edu/work/ . Galloway Terry . Mean Little Deaf Queer . Boston : Beacon , 2009 . Garland Thomson Rosemary...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... between 1960 and 1981, although digitization has since enabled it to be heard anew.7 Ultimately, though, Schwartz’s critical neglect may be due to a long-standing scholarly “deaf spot” concerning audio culture. Western culture’s deeply embedded visual bias has meant that sound is treated...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 37–54.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and hygiene; and supplies a complementary background color for deaf signing because it contrasts with skin tones. Locating the toilet stalls into consolidated rows at the back of the facility offers the greatest possible acoustic and visual privacy for acts of eliminating bodily waste. Each stall has...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... After the Duke Case 9 of the familialized student, the contemporary U.S. university can also remain deaf to the academic implications of inclusion that student rebellion spawned. While on one hand we might view...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
...., 23 (deaf from chains clanking), 101 (dragged the chains and chains chafe), and 135 (chain of iron). 21. Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1880). 26...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and confiscate their guns. One boy, a deaf boy, tried to hold onto his gun. Trying to explain that he had paid a lot for it. In the struggle to hang onto it, the gun discharged. The US Soldiers stepped back and unloaded on the group of around 300 men, women...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
...; don’t burn me — Oh, oh, kill me, kill me! Shoot me, shoot me!” His crying and entreaties fell on deaf ears. Hot irons were brought out, and then his eyes were burned out. The moans and screams which he uttered cannot be described, and perhaps it is as well that they cannot...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., then the reality in question here is one ruled by untrammeled and naked interest in life. And Kathy’s escape from that reality is signaled by what is for many readers the most infuriating feature of the novel: the fact that Kathy is in effect tone-­deaf to self...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... flimflammery to dress up Tory policy for a populace that had turned a deaf ear to the entreaties of the unionists (as Scottish Tories had long called themselves). His flirtation with the garb and symbols of Gaeldom began when he donned the philibeg, and other antique...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to the police, but these complaints fell on deaf ears as long as a staunchly loyal Beant Singh was in power. 53 Gill's masculinity, in service of the nation, turned Punjab not only into a target of police or military operations, but into what was widely termed a “hot spot” of terrorism—enabling...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... is reinvigorated. Its repression as referent is part of the way speech about it (which claims to be about something else) becomes mythical. We can then say that “nothing is hid- den,” even as we comment on the blindness (or deafness) to what remains...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and medicine treated the voice as something separate from an intending, speaking subject since the eighteenth century. Nineteenth-century innovations in sound technologies and the education of the deaf that led to telephony, radio, and sound recording followed...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the cabaret and onto the streets of old Havana, trailing her frothy skirt behind her. “Girl, are you deaf?” shouts a bicycle taxi driver as he narrowly misses her, ringing his bell loudly. The problem, however, is precisely that she hears too well. As she makes her way through the dense neighborhood...