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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Adrián Pérez Melgosa This essay researches the complex role that films portraying Anglo-Latin romances have played in the construction, dissemination, and reconstruction of Latin Americanism—the set of discourses representing and theorizing Latin America from local, U.S., and European...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... aesthetics”—an analytic that informs a wide range of contemporary theory, fiction, film, and new media, and that is a necessary corollary to an era in which interconnection has become a dominant architectural mode, a multivalent metaphor, and even a weapon. A reading of several post–9/11 texts, including...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Catherine Fung This article cross-reads the 2005 trial of Chai Soua Vang, a Hmong American man who was convicted of murdering six Caucasian hunters in Wisconsin, with the 2008 film Gran Torino , a story of a Korean War veteran who mentors a Hmong American teenager. An examination of the trial...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to the film, Muñoz wrote: “My analysis of the film is a launching pad for a more expansive consideration of a mode of brown- ness that is articulated not as a realist or empirical rendering of Latina or migrant experience, but, instead, a theory of brownness...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . Eagleton Terry . 2003 . After Theory . New York : Basic . Edelman Lee . 2004 . No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Elsaesser Thomas Buckland Warren . 2002 . Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Theory and Black History 77 ST84-85-05_Villarejo.indd 77 10/19/05 2:38:29 PM call sociological knowledge, as a crisis engendered by representation, and what the film finally...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Howard, and Martha C. Nussbaum (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999). 2. See Ella Shohat and Robert Stam, Unthinking Eurocentrism (London: Routledge, 1994); and Robert Stam, Film Theory (Oxford: Blackwell...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
...: Visual Style in Contemporary American Film .” Film Quarterly 55 , no. 3 : 16 – 28 . Butler Judith . 1988 . “ Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory .” Theatre Journal 40 , no. 3 : 519 – 31 . Deleuze Gilles . 1997 . Cinema...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., Sexual- ity, and the Visual Field,” in A Question of Silence: The Sexual Economies of Mod- ern India, ed. Mary E. John and Janaki Nair (Delhi: Kali, 1998) 368–96. 3. Janet Steiger, “Taboos and Totems: Cultural Meanings of The Silence of the Lambs,” in Film Theory Goes to the Movies (New York...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... be taken up by “second wave” feminist film theory as it attempted to derive the psychologistics of gender oppression from the analogue screen image, cut to the measure of desire (and thus to that of the patriarchal unconscious), an image that was itself subject to box-office digitization. Mother rids...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 133–153.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Cinema,” in Cinema and Nation, ed. Mette Hjort and Scott MacKenzie (New York: Routledge, 2000), 63–74. 6. Paul Willemen, Looks and Frictions: Essays in Cultural Studies and Film Theory (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994), 206–19. 7. See, for example, Stephen Crofts...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... traffic not only between capitalist-consumerist lifestyles and the anti- imperialist Left, but also among many other political orientations and progressive practices. This approach in film theory ignores forms of art and politics...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that. I have given the example of action films, but there could be many other examples. One way I’ve thought of characterizing such changes has to do with theory or interpretation—namely, the predominance (and everybody in art history talks about this; it’s not new with me) of the curator. We have...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
...) subjectivity), can enable other kinds of gender embodiments. Technologies can usher in other-than genders. ES: Although imperfect, I’m fond of apparatus theory launched within the context of film theories of spectatorship for how it reminds us to bear in mind the multiple components of technologies...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jennifer C. Nash Saartjie Baartman's story has become central to black feminist theory and politics, serving as the primary analytic vehicle for explaining the violence that the dominant visual field inflicts on black female bodies. The re-telling of Baartman's story has also provided black...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 19–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Tavia Nyong'o Duke University Press 2005 Punk’d Theory I said I was a nerd, but I’m not a punk. Tavia Nyong’o —N.E.R.D., In Search...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
... directly with the politics of the feminist movement, and credits Ellen Willis and Alice Echols, especially, with establishing in the 1980s a Social Text brand of feminism based on constructionism and materialism. The essay traces the engagement of feminist theory with postmodernism in the journal's pages...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
... on Israeli and Palestinian literature and film, postcolonial theory, and the politics of memory. Her recent articles include “The ‘Problem of Immigration’ from a Child’s Point of View: The Poetics of Abjection in Albert Swissa’s Aqud and Farida Belghoul’s Georgette! ” and “ ‘Permanent...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Anna McCarthy Social Text 's engagement with mass culture, and particularly film, began as a way of rethinking the binaries structuring Marxist cultural criticism. The terms shifted over the years, partly in response to political developments such as the culture wars of the 1990s and partly...