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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... foretold by the prophetic text that begins The Year of the Flood, a text with which they are presumably both familiar since they have both been members of God’s Gardeners, the New Age sect that authored it. In the first of the many hymns that punctuate the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of an elderly woman — the artist’s grandmother perhaps? She seems to live a peaceful and healthful life as she wanders through the garden, cruelly setting us within the garden before the subsequent performance of an “unnatural” death of racial toxicity. The film produces a sequence of images where...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Brown Vincent . 2008 . The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Brown Vincent . 2013 . Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative . revolt.axismaps.com . Burdick Anne Drucker Johanna...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... History of Jamaica (1707–25) in illuminated colored panels on its rear wall,2 in a building that is itself a short walk from Chelsea Physic Garden, which Sloane helped stock with colonial species in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... contradictory sites is the garden. 7 C. Riley Snorton has brilliantly reimagined this conception of heterotopia for black trans critique. 8 We learn from his reminder that Samuel Delany’s heterotopias are always on the thinnest precipice atop death worlds. Much as the sunken place in Get Out seems to...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... clothes are prised off in a brutal wind and these poems, cloud-tossed particulars, sharp with need, sprung in the ash of my new country— where a glass garden hung, searchlights twist, iron cranes cluster, stanzas drop their skirts and flee. IX What war is this? On our island city we cannot round...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... lot with a private garden.35 Thus perceived (or attributed) cultural preference here becomes an instrument through which to limit Palestinian presence in the city, and demographic arguments, which might seem to be about democ...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the infant as the undeniable center of attention. The child sits barefoot in a chair in a garden. He is dressed in a nondescript, everyday garment; his clothing is anything but meticulous. One side of the gar- ment is not quite properly...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... One is an idyllic water garden ( mizu no niwa ), where a monthly memorial is held when visitors light votive candles at dusk to pay their respect to the deceased—theirs and everyone else’s. With its practice of eternal memorial, Tōchōji offers Japanese a new place to go when dead. But, disagreeing...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... On a warmer than usual winter afternoon, my sister-in-law, Sofía, pulled into the driveway of her home in San Isidro, a well-off district in Lima. She found Raúl, the gardener, bent over, head buried in the bushy ferns she keeps along the walls in her garage. Raúl explained that he had seen a guinea...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... was called forth by Latinos, drowning in property rights, who created community gardens. He was called forth by African American communities, facing white vigilantism, that mobilized for Jackson and Dinkins. He was called forth by students at the City University of New York attempting to radi...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... preventing the police from doing their job of “keeping America safe.” It seemed particularly ironic to me that the delegates occu- pied themselves inside Madison Square Garden with xenophobic calls for a never-ending “war on terror” while they diverted themselves...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... communicative capitalism, according to which Jodi Dean holds that any digitally recorded trace whatsoever is immediately apprehended as value for Alphabet, Inc. and its corporate rivals. 10 We return to our mother’s gardens, in search of the vibrant matter of another axiology. Materialities matter...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Zoological Garden in 1925, when the successful breeding of apes in captivity was still a fairly new and uneven scientific feat. Here, the swaddling cloths, the palpable cry of the baby, and the angle of the photograph all suggest the care and interest of a proud parent.40 The familial connection con...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Karmacoma shouts: “We don’t look for music, it just hangs there.” His stand, it’s just like Tricky Thaws to say that. In vague memory of the slow-­simmering garden wall where you, Martina, sang me 82 Brown ∙ Dub, Punk, and the Abject down...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Freestyle Extravaganza at Madison Square Garden in April 2006, the reunion of freestyle greats both past and present, spanning from the Cover Girls 110 Vazquez ∙ Can You Feel the Beat? to Stevie B. Much of the audience wore what could...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... opposites in both cases is very similar: on the one hand the garden, or India, is poor, miser- able, indigent, but possessed of true beauty once the veil is torn, or seen through, at a particular moment...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the perimeter of the garden for subchiefs, slaves, and children. 15 A school was set up and a police substation built at the bottom of the hill—not initially to restrict the political prisoner’s movements but because, as his complaints to officials show, Prempeh was concerned about his own security...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... other parts of Europe, working in tandem with colonial conquest and the outmigration of dispossessed peasants who in turn populated the frontlines of settler colonization. 10 British propagandists at the time commonly described colonization as “planting the garden,” with intended biblical...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... proceed to a successful agreement. 32 One might look back on this agreement and see an unbroken narrative whose culmination is the iconography of handshakes and tense grins in the White House Rose Garden. Allowing this image to claim totalizing authority, however, misses substantive forms of resistance...