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Social Text (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 (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Dixa Ramírez D'Oleo Abstract This article considers choreographer Ligia Lewis's hour‐long ensemble performance Water Will (in Melody) to theorize on the relationship between ecological fugitivity and black fugitive movement. It explores how Lewis's choreography disrupts the colonial space‐times...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Susan Zieger Abstract This essay explores the road and the chain as material and ideological forms of logistical and infrastructural power. Focusing on threechain gang narratives, John L. Spivak's Hard Times on a Southern Chain Gang (1932), Elliot Burns's I Am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain (1932...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 182–187.
Published: 01 September 2009
... that hope, and being wary of false hope, turn to policy. We suggest that ongoing operations and plans must be seen in fugitive opposition to the widespread attempts to formulate and participate in something called policy. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 77–90.
Published: 01 September 2023
... identitary stances and aims to embrace possibility rather than hold us down. The present conversational piece, fostering critical reflection in/on kinship and interested in evading disciplinary pledges, explores underlying themes of Bey's fugitive theorization, such as undefining, opacity, queer excess...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” It explores forms of historical storytelling across a broad range of cultural materials, from Chinese American activist Wong Chin Foo's 1874 “fugitive coolie” narrative and bilingual Spanish-Chinese labor contracts to the novels of contemporary writers such as Cristina García, Amitav Ghosh, Toni Morrison...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and Harney associate sonic disorder with the hum of different kinds of knowledge production. In their forthcom- ing book of essays, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study, they give the example of the noise in a classroom before the teacher...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
... was valuable, as if we were worth life. it is hard to remember anything before the crossing 3 . how do i tell myself i had a childhood if at the age of five i am a fugitive 4 of the law? it would be easier to remember life before the crossing 5 if we didn't become paralyzed for the rest of our lives...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... incorporates loss in its logics. As Fred Moten and I say, logistics tracks us because it assumes fugitivity. Indeed, what is called surveillance might also be called preemptive logistics . It is possible that all we know of surveillance studies, including its most incisive work in black surveillance like...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the university and producing fugitivity? If one were to say teaching, one would be performing the work of the university. Teaching is merely a profession and an operation of what Jacques Derrida calls the onto-/auto-encyclopedic circle...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 53–79.
Published: 01 March 2024
..., racialization, and dispossession. 118 Set against these scenes, Montserrat looks to the landscape to try to index a different meaning for blackness. Though Montserrat's digging happens in the squelch and bile of wet clay, these acts feel more quietly attuned to the dry and dusty fugitive memory-digging held...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... that I want to engage in sacred poiesis, a poethics of the fugitive sacred. But first, I address the problem of political theology as a species, we might say, of antiblackness. From what has just been said, it should already be clear that by political theology I mean more than what Carl Schmitt...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and other materials. The private corporation that makes SmartWater provides police departments with access to its database, so that the authorities can “read” the SmartWater coating and identify the owner upon recovering fugitive metals. Through this elemental, physical encoding process, SmartWater imprints...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that loyalty is at its most suspect, where desire and the future must contend with the most vagrant and fugitive of prospects, and the legal form of value with the problem of its reinscription or imposition. In other words, origin and lin- eage are nowhere more disputed and uneasy than in the frontier...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... shore. plywood sails the city island past the enclave mirror till the bricks arise. at the fugitive bar the food be tasting good. kitchenette’s my cabin and flesh be burning in the hold. I love the way you smell. your cry enjoys me. let me taste the way you think. let me do this one more time while...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 83–101.
Published: 01 December 2021
... his life story without words, and it laid bare in strobe-light fashion the history of Black fugitivity in the modern world. In those few seconds, tussling, scratching, grabbing an unholstered taser, fleeing and firing before being felled by two bullets, I saw four centuries flash before my eyes. I saw...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Central Africans transformed the political organiza- tion of war camps to create sustainable fugitive settlements and employed common religious beliefs and practices to respond to slavery’s challenges.5 As these and other examples indicate, Africans and their descendants established social...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 2014
... books of poems, B. Jenkins (2010) and Hughson’s Tavern (2008), and a prose piece from his new book, coauthored with Stefano Harney, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study (2013). He concluded the reading with the then brand-­new...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
...- lican soldiers and the cinematic Frankenstein. Ana (Ana Torrent), the flm’s child protagonist, innocently befriends an anonymous fugitive sol- dier who has taken refuge in an abandoned barn near her home. The girl had been bringing him food and water...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
....” References Agard-Jones Vanessa . 2013 . “ Bodies in the System .” Small Axe 17 , no. 3 : 182 – 92 . Goffman Alice . 2015 . On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City . New York : Picador . Rosenberg Eli . 2017 . “ Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool...