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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon In response to Vincent Brown's contribution to this roundtable, this article argues for the importance of attending to issues of design in digital humanities projects that aim to recover and reassess the archives of slavery. 2016 digital humanities slavery archival...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... as pesticide (the theory, technology, and practice of pest control). Designated as vermin (terrorists), African guerrillas fighting for independence were subjected to weapons that had been used against wild animals, such as poisons. The article ends with a reminder that the designation and treatment...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... property, and cultural impropriety define, adjudicate, and support some fashion-copying practices while stigmatizing others. This essay begins with a historical perspective of fashion copynorms. It then examines one case study — a dispute between a small ecoconscious design firm, Feral Childe, and a large...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vincent Brown Creative historical scholarship demonstrates that archives are not just the records bequeathed by earlier times. Archives also consist of the tools we use to explore the past, the vision that allows us to read its signs, and the design decisions that communicate our sense of history's...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Haraway, are “fleshly material-semiotic presences”: not a metaphor, a substitute or surrogate, and at the same time not the name of a discrete material otherness (what sometimes gets called nature). Their designation as both material and semiotic suggests a way to think about this case as a meaningful...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... especially focused on the film's sound design, it argues that the film shows us a significant shift in the formal location of Jia's representation of the relation between history and the everyday in the Chinese context. Along the way, the essay assumes that the worldly register in which these arguments take...
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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 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
.../racial terror — in the racial table where (black) means suffering and (white) freedom or (black) means nonvalue and (white) value. Taking a shortcut with Fanon, foregrounding the exposition of the violence that constitutes the colonial space, this paper announces a praxis designed to clear the ethical...
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Social Text (1 December 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 as a...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Harris Solomon This article addresses the phenomenon of metabolic surgery in urban India, an intervention designed to address the metabolic diseases of obesity and diabetes. While consumptive willpower grounds prescriptions for changes in lifestyle, such as diet and exercise, metabolic surgery...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... author argues that “postemancipation” is in fact not a past historical period but a critical designation of the social and relational terms of our present. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 necrospeculation necropolitics postemancipation racial capitalism finance slavery redress...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
... transcend this situation. The concept marks a critical reorientation, an epistemological shift in how we think about and understand the category refugee. Redirecting dominant perception of refugee as a temporary legal designation and a condition of social abjection toward refugee as an enduring creative...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the representation of sounds by considering speech not in terms of meaning nor in terms of airborne waveforms but in terms of the characteristics of its perception and the minimum features by which it could be reconstructed. The sound spectrograph was designed to make telephone transmission more...
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 Album cover of Revolting Cocks’ Beers, Steers, and Queers (Remixes) , 1991. Courtesy of Wax Trax! Records, cover design by Brian Shanley Figure 1. Album cover of Revolting Cocks’ Beers, Steers, and Queers (Remixes), 1991. / Courtesy of Wax Trax! Records, cover design by Brian Shanley More
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
... customer, which moves with him or her, providing local information that fi ts individual needs. This information is dynamic and controlled by the merchants, communities and establishments in that radius.”3 Designers of such ubicomp...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): np.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Economic and Social Research Grant to research the role of Web design in the development of the Internet and is completing a book on postrepresentational analyses of digitalization. ...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... It had always been John Ferris’s goal, when designing the Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition, to outdo Eiffel.4 In some respects, he did. Whether as a harbinger of a burgeon- ing American...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): np.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Thoburn teaches sociology at the University of Manchester. He is the author of Deleuze, Marx and Politics (Routledge) and coeditor of Deleuze and Politics (Edinburgh University Press). Clive van den Berg is an artist, curator, and designer who has been respon- sible for public projects in South...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the author of African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design (Rutgers University Press, 1999). His anthology Appropriating Technology: Vernacular Science and Social Power is forthcoming from the University of Minnesota Press. His educational software for culturally based mathematics...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... (New York), G. R. N’Namdi Gallery (Detroit), and Real Art Ways (Hartford, CT). He trained in graphic design in France, where he was born, was a 2004 Fulbright Scholar, and holds a BFA from Howard University and an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. For more information, see...