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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 93–95.
Published: 01 June 2023
... gender politics but also a university departmental politics as well, the politics of our department at the Graduate Center. During the time of our drifting apart, there was a moment when I needed Stanley's support in a departmental matter. With a groundswell of student support, I had put myself...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the U.S. Department of Defense's 2003 strategic military plan “Information Operations Roadmap,” Marc Sageman's 2004 sociological study Understanding Terror Networks , and Stephen Gaghan's 2005 film Syriana , analyzes the rhetoric that frames terrorist networks and suggests how aesthetics...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” as a transparent category. Interspecies offers a broader geopolitical understanding of how the human/animal/plant triad is unstable and varies across time and space. This explicit desire to depart from typically privileged sites and subjects also compels attention not only to companionate critters...
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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 (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of primatology and within US popular culture between the 1910s and 1930s. Departing from Donna Haraway’s originary work on the field, this essay argues that primatology was in fact built upon preexisting scientific racial ideologies, such that the animals themselves became parsed according to racial...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Alyosha Goldstein This essay focuses on class action lawsuits brought by African American and Native American farmers against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for discrimination in the administration of its farm loan programs. The author argues that to see the broad significance...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to both colonial legacies and transnational capital. Joining conversations about the university's rabid corporatization, the essay uses the arts, and particularly the theater department, as a case study of how the bifurcation of professional training and scholarship, form and content, theory and practice...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... issues in Ferguson. Far from proving the innocence of then Officer Darren Wilson, this account leads to more questions than answers. However, the Department of Justice review not only concluded that Wilson was justified in the use of force but also cast doubt on the signature question of whether Brown's...
Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 2 Telegram conversations of “Information distribution central station of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong,” 4 October 2014. Screenshot courtesy of the author More
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2002
... to be streamlined accord- ing to central criteria (doubtless related to funding opportunities) makes perfect sense if one treats an academic department as a profit center. But it turns scholarly life into something less than we all hope it to be. At times, the mere fact that departmental faculty...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): np.
Published: 01 September 2009
... (Routledge), Dan- gerous Professors (University of Michigan), and Exceptional State (Duke University Press). Patrick Deer teaches in the English department at New York University, where he focuses on war culture, modernism, the novel and film, and postcolonial and cultural studies...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): np.
Published: 01 September 2010
... including “Dora the Explorer, Constructing ‘Latinidades’ and the Politics of Global Citizenship” (Latino Studies). Jill Lane is associate professor in the department of Spanish and Portu- guese at New York University, deputy director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- ographer, dance historian, and French literary historian, and Soussloff, an art historian, worked with colleagues in the Departments of Anthropology, Art, Art History, History, History of Consciousness, Literature, and The- ater Arts. They consulted with numerous experts in the fields of perfor- mance...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
...). She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two daughters. John Andrews is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is currently working on a dissertation that examines affective dimensions of the economy. Eva Cherniavsky...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... is currently completing a book titled Andean Modernities: The Politics of Representation that deals with textual and visual representation in the Andes from the 1920s to today. Herman L. Bennett is a member of the Department of History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Patrick Deer teaches in the Department of English at New York Univer- sity, where he focuses on war culture, modernism, the twentieth-century novel and film, and postcolonial and cultural studies. He recently com- pleted the manuscript of “Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): np.
Published: 01 June 2011
... candidate in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he is cur- rently completing a dissertation titled “Projecting Beijing: Screen Cultures in the Olympic Era.” He coedited the inaugural issue of the Media Fields Journal (“Video Stores,” 2011...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): np.
Published: 01 June 2001
...” Chronicle Andrea Fraser 127 ST 67.00 TOC 5/24/01 5:52 PM Page ii ST 67.00 TOC 5/24/01 5:52 PM Page iii Contributors L. Todd Duncan teaches in the departments of English and Africana...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): np.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Hebrew, and English that focuses on the Palestinian minority in Israel. She is a regular contributor to the journal. Her current dissertation research focuses on colonial law in Egypt. Salah D. Hassan is assistant professor in the Department of English at Michigan State University. He...