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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Britt Rusert This article uses a collection of African American women's friendship albums held at the Library Company of Philadelphia to reflect on scholarly resistance to reading disappointment, and negativity more generally, in the archives of black freedom. Rather than viewing these artifacts as...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... multiform workings of racial capitalism. This article pushes beyond the bounded analytic zone of the Atlantic to further complicate the “primary narrative” of the Middle Passage. Rather than opposed concepts, slavery and freedom existed on a continuum within an Atlantic economy that reached eastward along...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
...—specifically to postracialism and the discourses of reproductive “freedom” and “choice” on which neoliberalism relies. Building on Butler’s insights about reproductive slavery’s afterlife (especially in and through the practice of gestational surrogacy), the article advances a method of “proleptic reading”—of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Nayan Shah Duke University Press 2005 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom In June 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling that Nayan Shah decriminalized consensual sodomy. Lawrence and Garner...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Janet R. Jakobsen Duke University Press 2005 Sex + Freedom = Regulation WHY...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ward Churchill Duke University Press 2007 The Myth of Academic Freedom Person al E xperiences of a Liber al Principle in the Neoconservative Er a (Fr agments of a Work in Progress...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2007 The Crisis at Columbia Ac ademic Freedom, Are a Studies, and Contingent L abor in the Contempor ary Ac...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Freedom Speech . . . is never a value in and of itself but is always produced within Bill V. Mullen the precincts of some assumed conception of the good to which it must yield in the event of conflict. When the pinch comes . . . and the institution (be it church, state or...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 135–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Alisa Solomon Duke University Press 2007 Pleasure and Freedom Remembering Ellen Willis I remember Ellen dancing at some Village Voice holiday party a dozen...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Kennan Ferguson Duke University Press 2007 The Gift of Freedom The only gift is a portion of thyself. Kennan Ferguson Thou must bleed for me.  — Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Gifts...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Herman L. Bennett © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Writing into a Void Representing Sl avery and Freedom in the N arr ative of Colonial...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Alberto Moreiras © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Freedom from Transculturation A Response to Priscilla Archibald Why do replicants hate being replicants in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner? Is...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Thulani Davis This article describes the process of looking across post–Civil War political, labor, and social archives for black community formations, black imaginaries around freedom, and fugitive legislative changes in an attempt to recover freed people's theorizing of the political. © Thulani...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Lisa Lowe This article explores under what conditions, with what methods, and in relation to what materials the question of recovery with respect to slavery and freedom can be posed. Accounts of Black Atlantic and African American slavery are central to understanding enslavement and the terrains of...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... slavery. The particular ways in which the Brazilian state and its British counterparts crafted these archives shed light on the narratives of freedom that they produced and caution us against replicating them in our own desire for satisfying stories of, for example, the Age of Emancipation and the triumph...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ann Pellegrini This essay examines the role of sincerity in several recent US Supreme Court cases on religious freedom in which plaintiffs successfully sought religious exemptions from otherwise applicable state or federal laws: Hosanna-Tabor , Hobby Lobby , and Holt . Under a religious sincerity...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... media both perpetuates biases and cultivates freedom, also reflecting the social nature of recent occupied movements. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Hong Kong Hannah Arendt social media social movement B/L The increasingly significant roles social media has played in recent...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Martha Hodes Considering the question of the recovery of marginalized voices in the archives, this article reflects on the problem of finding and interpreting the personal responses of African Americans to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Black freedom was central to the post...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Juan Obarrio This article explores matters of health and illness through a consideration of questions of temporality. Approaching health as a liminal stage and as a practice of freedom and potentiality, the seesaw between well-being and disease, or the thresholds between life and death, are...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... freight, which command quite different treatment in narratives of market freedom, is undermined by the visual blending of the worker’s body with cargo. In reading these images through the figure of the ghost, the essay argues that the commoditization of labor power is made explicit by the reappearance of...