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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 135.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna McCarthy A short poem about the automation of thought. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 tools content digital humanities This is a poem that builds itself using tools that build new tools. Renumbering. Remembering. New tools that know what poems knew...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jessica Marie Johnson This article explores the role slavery’s eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Atlantic archive plays alongside the digital humanities’ drive for data. It situates critiques of the digital humanities in relation to decades-old debates about slavery that have reemerged with efforts...
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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 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Oxford: Blackwell. Jones, LeRoi. 1963 . Blues people: The Negro experience in white America and the music that developed from it . New York: William Morrow. Kroker, Arthur, and Marilouise Kroker, eds. 1997 . Digital delirium . New York: St. Martin's. Locke, Alain LeRoy. 1992 . Race contacts...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- tiveness. For example, Don Tapscott, in a classic example of managerial literature, The Digital Economy, describes the digital economy as a “new economy based on the networking of human intelligence.”10 Human intel- ligence provides the much needed value-added, which is...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... knowledge. If the ultimate goal of many historians is to change the way individuals think about the past, then participatory sites may make truly significant contributions to the discipline of history. 2016 digital humanities mapping Internet crowdsourcing References Banner Stuart . 2005 . How...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... reanimations of some original acoustic event. That is, one is unlikely to mistake a sound recording, whether analog or digital, for the performance 16 Suisman ∙ Sound, Knowledge, and the “Immanence of Human Failure” of a live human musician; a recording of a piano, for...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... knowledge. 2016 archives digital humanities slavery mapping design References Bailey Moya Z. 2011 . “All the Digital Humanists Are White, All the Nerds Are Men, but Some of Us Are Brave.” Journal of Digital Humanities 1 , no. 4 . journalofdigital humanities.org/1-1/all-the-digital...
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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 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the imbrication of the human with technology: the reality of biocybernetics that informs a well-­established science fction tradition. Yet, as demonstrated both by the use of digitization in render- ing Vera’s perfect skin and by the dissolve that...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the age of digitality. From these various perspectives, the human being — or, in less ontological terms, being human — can be regarded as a privileged status that is occupied in different ways, and to varying degrees, by...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Eric Hayot This essay argues that the work of Chinese film director Jia Zhangke constitutes an important commentary on the relationship between globalization, humanness, and China. It begins with a discussion of Jia's relationship to international art-house and documentary realism, focusing on the...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Amy Villarejo What can critical theory, from Theodor Adorno to contemporary writers on the relationship between capitalism and digital media, tell us about the specific form or medium that is television? This article undertakes a two-step answer to this question, first by locating television as a...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ramzi Fawaz This article explores how the speculative worlds of contemporary US superhero comics have addressed the problem of difference and human diversity through stories about the catastrophic threat of genocide. It focuses on a classic DC Comics storyline—the Legion of Super-Heroes’ Legion...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the algorithmic density that swirls around us? To what degree does the epistemic thrust of empire haunt our willful actions in this age of digital self-fashioning? All this willed discernment, calculation, adjustment, and particularizing in the name of and in service to a divinity that shall...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... instructions for the efficient digital encoding of audio and visual signals. Spectrograms suggested that much of the content of speech was redundant or irrelevant and could be discarded without a listener perceiving any difference. It will be argued that deafness ultimately served as an “assistive pretext” for...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shameem Black This article examines how twenty-first-century Anglophone digital art, arts marketing, and tourist discourse in South Korea address the problem of reconciliation after mass violence. At the turn of the new millennium, the arts have been enlisted by governments and tourist agencies to...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Labor, value, and information emerge on a continuum in the now long history of commodification because commodification was also an incipient digitization. This emergence positions the social as a substrate of what Jonathan Beller calls “computational capital” and...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... paranoid readings have only grown more complex in the post-Soviet era, as changing strategies of state power, a growing orientation toward the global market, and the increasing availability of digital technologies enable more open criticism of the state in art and render criticism itself suspect. Drawing...