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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... L'Evênement du Jeudi ,21-27 September. Auslander, Leora. 2000 . Bavarian crucifixes and French headscarves: Religious signs and the postmodern European state. Cultural Dynamics 12 , no. 3: 183 -209. Back, Les, Tim Crabbe, and John Solomos. 1998 . Racism in football: Patterns of continuity and change...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... close analysis of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's February 2008 proposed educational initiative to teach the meaning of the Holocaust to every French fifth grader. Sarkozy calls upon the specter of dead Jewish child-victims in order to produce a supposedly universal social body in the present and for...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Paris in September, and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October, in which he resigned from the French Communist Party. The editorial note places the two pieces in the context of the political currents of French colonialism at the time (on the eve of the Algerian revolution) and of Césaire's own...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... argue that Althusser's Maoism and his structuralism were both answers to the specific theoretical and political impasses confronting French Marxism in the 1960s. In a second part, I analyze how Althusser's Maoist students applied some of these ideas to their political activities. Finally, I turn to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the New Left Review , Jameson looks back at the essay and considers the current state of capitalism, theory, art, and culture in relation to the concepts he adopted in 1984. Jameson is Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Professor of Comparative Literature, professor of romance studies (French), and director of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire Aimé Césaire's Lettre à Maurice Thorez , which appears here in a new translation by Chike Jeffers, is the Martinican poet, playwright, theorist, and politician's letter of resignation from the French Communist Party (PCF). He first explains his resignation by making reference to...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michael Ralph How does using the French term for jet lag, décalage , to theorize the gap in time and space that structures diasporic articulation encourage us to think of the period between the dawn of formal decolonization and the present as not merely a structure but an atmosphere of...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Palestine in French and Algerian imaginaries, and, I will argue, in Maghrebi and Mashreqi ones as well. Taking the double anniversary of Algerian independence and the Arab uprisings as my point of departure, let me travel back to an episode of the Algerian war of independence: the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): np.
Published: 01 June 2010
... completing a book on the films of Djibril Diop Mambéty, as well as a project on Chris Marker. He is coeditor of a special issue of the Journal of French Philosophy (forthcoming) on Godard and philosophy. His research interests involve experimental cinema and global cinemas. Aimé Césaire (1913...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
... emphasis on women’s writing. He has twice been a fellow of the French Institute of South Africa and was a French government scholar. His essays on African literatures have appeared in journals and as book chapters. Kamran Asdar Ali is an assistant professor of anthropology and Middle East studies...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... (Verso, 1997). Paul A. Silverstein is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Reed College. He is currently completing a manuscript entitled “Trans-Politics: Islam, Berberity, and the French Nation-State.” ...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): np.
Published: 01 March 2001
...–1804 (Duke University Press, 1999), recently won the Modern Language Association prize for a First Book. He is currently working on a book-length version of “Guru English” and also is writing a book on the eighteenth-century French and British oriental tale...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): np.
Published: 01 March 2005
... writing a book on crossover represen- tations of African American women. Sylvère Lotringer is a professor of French literature and philosophy at Columbia University and the editor of Semiotext(e). He is generally credited for introducing French theory in America. He recently edited Hatred of...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... preoccupations that have been expressed by some of our adversaries, and even by some of our friends. Social Text 103 • Vol. 28, No. 2 • Summer 2010 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2009-071  © 2010 Duke University Press; French original © 1956 Présence Africaine 12 7...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 2005 French action film District B13, in which Luc Besson offers up a merely vehicular script through which to showcase the spectacular acrobatics of Paris’s (more accurately, the banlieues [suburbs] of Paris’s) newest offering to choreographed martial-artistry, parkour, a cop...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Chubanshe). English versions of some of her articles are published in the collection Cinema and Desire: Feminist Marxism and Cultural Politics in Dai Jinhua’s Works (Verso). Her books and articles have also been trans- lated into French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, and Korean. Gloria Davies...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... University Press). Alexis Peskine’s art, which investigates racism, nationalism, and anti- Semitism in French and U.S. culture, has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and at galleries including Rush Arts...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
....”32 Oddly for a scholar whose first book is a study of Sartre, Jameson does not seem to have considered it necessary, in proffering this reading of “national allegory” in Xala, to consult the French original. Although...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... vast majority of Texaco is written in standard French rather than Creole, Chamoiseau’s novel embodies its creolized status in multiple ways. For instance, Chamoiseau copes with the ethical dilemma of representing the subaltern by...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... entire world in economy 28 Shih ∙ Is the Post- ­in Postsocialism the Post-­ in Posthumanism? and politics. If postcolonial studies had in the past unabashedly privi- leged Western European colonialisms (especially British and French), the post – Cold War present demands the...