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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... absence death Inuit In his famous “fort–da” scene, Sigmund Freud, 1 that brilliant ethnographer of the everyday, describes a child (his grandson) with a spool tied to a piece of string who repeatedly throws the spool out of his crib and then joyfully reels it back in. Throwing and retrieving the...
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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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. And...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the study 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 September 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. In this...
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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. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at More
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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. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at More
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Social Text (1 March 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, the...
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Social Text (1 December 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 and...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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 (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the military imperatives of the very White government that subjected them to the assaults of racism through legal sanction. Central to this problem was the ritual power of civil religion, particularly the role of death in warfare. By risking their lives through military service, African American...
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Social Text (1 December 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 of...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... revolutionary governments, on the other hand, were also often the subject of criticism for contributors. This essay argues that such criticism is often ahistorical in its focus on Cuban politics in the seventies. Rather than prognosticate the death of revolution and the triumph of liberal democracy, as Social...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Juan Obarrio This article explores matters of health and illness through a consideration of questions of temporality. Approaching health as a liminal stage and as a practice of freedom and potentiality, the seesaw between well-being and disease, or the thresholds between life and death, are...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nayanika Mookherjee In 1971, the formation of Bangladesh coincided with the death of a large number of civilians and the rape of many women. In stark contrast to the assumption of complete silence relating to war-time rape, the independent Bangladeshi government publicly designated that all women...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Devil’s Highway (2004), Luis Alberto Urrea’s documentary narrative account of a failed border-crossing expedition in 2001 that killed fourteen migrants. I read Urrea’s narrative reconstruction of this event, a case that remains the single worst migrant death-event in Arizona border history, as...