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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., queer identity. Queer minstrels are compellingly slippery subjects because they both ruin and rely upon the criteria of the “fake” and the “real,” and in the process their performances reveal malingering ontological and epistemological commitments from queer counterpublics, drive wedges between and...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
... neoliberalism neglects the strong critiques of neoliberalism emerging out of the Central American left in the late eighties and early nineties, as well as the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico beginning in 1994. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Activisms and Epistemologies Problems for Transnationalisms...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... critical vigilance, particularly around the implications of university transnationalism for minor epistemologies in the arts and humanities. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring of 1995, Social Text published a symposium on “Race...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Wahome Mutahi and Wahome Karengo’s satirical hardboiled detective novel, The Miracle Merchant (2003), and Abderrahmane Sissako’s film Bamako (2006), my article analyzes one example of how African writers transfigure the crime genre to engage the epistemological crisis provoked by neoliberal governance...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... time and space, the player-piano embodying the epistemological shift marked by machines storing and executing growing amounts of human knowledge, from automated industrial manufacturing to computers. The final section of the article considers the malign and utopian symbolism of the player-piano in the...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... anxieties about complicity and success. The Ruffneck show, by contrast, imagined the decimated spaces of the midcentury welfare state to comprise an alternative ground for conceiving the racial origins of progress and thus for evaluating the epistemologies of contemporary liberalism. The article concludes...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... arguments for the creation of a borderland of uncertainty around the LOC, I claim that this LOC borderland should be regarded as constituting a set of epistemological and material effects distinct from those produced by the official Indo-Pak border, which resulted from the Partition of 1947. I also examine...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... verification used (and not used) to determine the tape's authenticity, and the relationship between bin Laden's voice and his face in American political discourse. The debates around the tape demonstrated that the relationship between the voice and a speaking subject is not simply a matter for epistemology and...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... epistemological and moral assumptions about personhood, the nature of belief, the substance of religion as somehow equating to belief (a highly contestable assertion), and what it is reasonable for a sincerely religious person to believe and do. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault, Leerom Medovoi, and José...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... examine the limits of queer epistemology, the denaturalizing potentials of queer diasporas, and the emergent assumptions of what could be called queer liberalism. Collectively, they rethink queer critique in relation to a number of historical emergencies, to borrow from...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Peskine 77 Activisms and Epistemologies: Problems for Transnationalisms Laura Briggs 79 “What Do Children Learn at School Necropedagogy and the Future of the Dead Child  •  Ann Pellegrini 97 Contributors Laura Briggs is head of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
... academy and thus ensures that higher educa- tion maintain its long tradition of contributing to the reproduction of social inequality), preserves the (racist) epistemologies of (neo)liberalism through a reproductive logic that is utterly unqueer. (I don’t have room here fully to unpack these claims...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... call the first historical-geographical and the second allegorical-epistemological, and will use them as the double frame- work for the brief comments that follow. The first pertains to the fact that both orientalism and the Orient it...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... this world and the human organisms who exist within it by affirming that individuals constitute the central, if not exclusive, locus of concern. Since the middle of the nineteenth century, when experimental physiologist Claude Bernard first provided the epistemological...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... outside the academy, we must develop ways to put The History of Sexuality in dia- logue with other histories and deployments of sexuality. Foucault, in The History of Sexuality, understands sexuality as a discur- sive formation that arises epistemologically. In...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Nineteenth Centuries (Aunt Lute Books). Yolanda Martínez–San Miguel is associate professor of romance lan- guages at the University of Pennsylvania. She is author of Saberes ameri- canos: Subalternidad y epistemología en los escritos de Sor Juana (American Knowledge(s): Subalternity and Epistemology...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 92–93.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-trans in the humanities may be perceived as a dilution of the epistemological strength of the university. In fact, the success of the multi-inter-trans has not eclipsed or weakened the traditional disciplinary structure...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the epistemological strength of the university. In fact, the success of the multi-inter-trans has not eclipsed or weakened the traditional disciplinary structure; rather, its force has reinvigorated and thus strengthened the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-trans in the humanities may be perceived as a dilution of the epistemological strength of the university. In fact, the success of the multi-inter-trans has not eclipsed or weakened the traditional disciplinary structure...