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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of the queer, but this does not signal the totality of negation nor the end of queer resistance. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Near Life, Queer Death Overkill and Ontological Capture Eric Stanley What if it feels good to kill or mutilate homos? — Anonymous, restroom wall...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind The great attention given to death and the afterlife within the popular media of the Islamic movement is a sign for many in the West of a diseased Muslim culture, one preoccupied with violence and destruction, and inexorably epitomized in the figure of the suicide bomber...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and the undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of slavery threatens to replicate the death work of the slave ship register, black digital practice offers a way of thinking through black life by invoking what the #transformDH collective has described as the digital humanities’ potential for “social justice, accessibility, and inclusion.” It suggests...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are intrinsically disjointed, and this is refracted in language, vision, and the senses. This experimental ethnography attempts to account for some of these effects as they continue to multiply within the present. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 death religion affective geography Greek (post)modernity...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., to avoid death this time around, we need to recognize that we are just people—pale, wind-dried bones. We need to recognize that we are already, in some sense, dead. A central part of the argument in my book Life beside Itself (2014) has to do with the way Inuit are repeatedly being interpellated...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. More
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 10–12. Arthur Jafa, Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death , 2016. Video (color, sound), 7 min, 25 sec. More
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figures 13–14. Arthur Jafa, Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death , 2016. Video (color, sound), 7 min, 25 sec. More
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anne Allison At a moment when the population is declining, marriage and birth rates are down, one-third of people live alone while one-fourth are sixty-five or older, and reports of “lonely death” (of solitary people whose bodies are discovered days, or weeks, after death) are commonplace...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dai Jinhua This article reads a Chinese blockbuster film, City of Life and Death ([南京! 南京! Nanjing! Nanjing! ] dir. Lu Chuan, 2009), as an allegory of China and the human for contemporary China. This movie illustrates the historical entanglement...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and for the future. This unexpected lamination of pedagogy and necrophilia reveals that the survival of the body politic happens not by keeping death at bay but by soliciting it. As site of this solicitation, the Christian secular child uneasily straddles past and future, death and life. Lee Edelman may be right...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the Mary E. Smith . It focuses on the list of the ship’s Africans who were “liberated” from captivity, most of whom were already deceased. Simultaneously a memorial of liberation and a death record, the list invites readers to consider what Ann Laura Stoler has called the “archival grain” of illegal...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., social atomization, precarity, abandonment, and premature death under the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has had especially lethal consequences for those who are impoverished, racially abjected, and deemed violable or disposable within economies of dispossession. For Indigenous peoples under US...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Elijah Adiv Edelman Studies of queer and trans suffering, resilience, care, and vitalities are invariably also investigations into the difficult and painful articulations of lives that feel worth living and deaths that feel okay dying. The notion of resiliency, referring to a conditional state...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 25–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Black women. Specifically, the article examines the case of Luana Barbosa dos Reis, a Black lesbian mother who was beaten to death by police officers in São Paulo in 2016. The article argues that her beating was an act of (un)gendering—a desire to both discipline her as a Black female/mother and erase...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
...’ imaginative engagements with the #IfIDieInPoliceCustody hashtag memorializing Sandra Bland's death, the author identifies that users craft an anticipatory nonspectatorship , a mode of imaginative witnessing arising from the contexts of technological and visual failure and the situated imaginations of Black...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ticineto Clough; Craig Willse Drawing from theories of affect economies as well as discussion of biopolitical distributions of life and death, this essay explores the public mediation of gendered security and national security in terms of a political branding that circulates notions...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and capital formations against racialized populations targeted for premature death, the article instead traces subsumed logics of embodiment within two sites of cultural production: detainee poetry and writings on animal embodiment. From these two very different domains, it argues for an alternative theory...