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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... traffic between the cultural movements in Harlem and Havana as evidence of diasporization, rather than as mere background information for two distinct national movements. In the 1920s and 1930s, the boundary-crossing activity of African American and Afro-Cuban writers and musicians, such as Langston...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... tourists in Havana's street markets. The essay traces the figure to nineteenth-century artist Víctor Patrício Landaluze, whose widely circulated lithographs enacted key modes of understanding race and emergent nationalism in mid- to late-nineteenth - century Cuba. His portraits of mulatas and black women...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...), Week-End in Havana (dir. Walter Lang; 1941), Melodías de América (dir. Eduardo Morera; 1941), Apartment Zero (dir. Martin Donovan; 1989), Spanglish (dir. James L. Brooks; 2004), and Bossa Nova (dir. Bruno Barreto; 2000)—this essay reconstructs an affective history of Latin Americanism and its...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... exiles that composed the Antonio Maceo Brigade in 1980 and that returned to Cuba in order to reconnect with their roots and build factory workers’ dwellings outside of Havana. It argues that the homosexual in Cuba is a subject that participates in a revolutionary history that is always recounted in a...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and Society in Havana. From that meeting emerged Jameson’s landmark essay “Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism,” published in Social Text 15, in which he makes the strong claim that all third-world texts are national allegories. This claim was taken to task by several...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Tina M. Campt 83 Feeling Diaspora in Harlem and Havana  •  Frank Guridy 115 Contributors Jacqueline Nassy Brown is associate professor of anthropology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 57–84.
Published: 01 September 2007
... “Para Ana Veltfort” in Areíto 3:1 (1976). Courtesy of Anna Veltfort version of the text. More recently, the Havana-based writer Ena Lucía Portela used one of the poem’s verses as the title of her short story collec...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Taormina in 1973. Sarduy left Havana in 1960 soon after the Cuban Revolution for an extended interval of wandering around continental Europe while also trying to find a temporary home in Paris and the orbit of Tel Quel. The photo appears to be taken in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., fail to see those in diaspora, because of assumptions about race based on a given set of historical experiences. Frank Guridy’s “Feeling Diaspora in Harlem and Havana” offers another perspective on the visual, taking it, along with music, dance, literature, and audience...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., these essays sink back deeply into place: Havana soldered into misery by the U.S. embargo, Guantánamo seen through prison bars, an Indian reservation transformed into a battlefield, the border area one enters to traverse but never leaves, the body. These essays see and describe multiple...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., especially European troops, were needed to control large colonial cities like Cairo, Havana, Bombay, Manila, or even Dublin. In part this was because of the existence of large comprador middle classes, whose nationalism, if it existed, usually took cautious, incremental, and nonviolent forms. But...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and do I have to meet him? Can you send me that poem you read to me the other night? Can you send me that photo of Tania and Irene in Havana? What kind of Hispanic / monkey is Miguel? Is he the Cuban kind? Social Text 121 • Winter 2014 18...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Arquivo Assuntos Políticos , Archivo Nacional de Cuba , Havana . Auto de Devassas da Conspiração dos Alfaiates . 2 vols. Salvador : Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia , 1998 . Avelar Idelber . 2004 . The Letter of Violence: Essays on Narrative, Ethics, and Politics . New York...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Havana.” The main attraction every year, however, consisted of hundreds of booths in which manufacturers and distributors of food, furniture, ap- pliances, and other items displayed their wares.36 Some of these exhibits capitalized upon nostalgia by using...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... diaspora within the Americas and a space of struggle around matters of group identification and black- ness. Harlem, Chicago, Havana, Veracruz, Santo Domingo, and San Juan, among other locations within this circuit, developed into nodal points of what historian Earl Lewis labels “overlapping...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “were thrown down, and the hatches closed.” Once in Havana, Chun and the other men were “led out and examined and our strength tested.” Panto Francisco purchased Chun’s labor contract along with those of forty-nine others. Once on the...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... lived in Havana between 1940 and 1963.” Orbón, Allen goes on, then “moved to New York and taught at the Manhattan School of Music,” and it was there 6 Ortiz • On (Our) American Ground that “Orbón’s student, Héctor Angulo, gave Orbón’s version” of...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... — from the observation of primate colonial practice in Havana, Cuba, to the establishment of a US scientific presence in the French African colonies, to the making of a “subtropi- cal breeding facility” in the rural outskirts of Jacksonville, Florida, and, finally, to the creation of a research...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Havana in acknowledgment that North American culture has, “for better and for worse, been a part of our historical process” (ST 15, 1986). Importantly, though, contributors to the ST 15 dossier on Cuba that emerged from the...