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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... were soon to see it realized in a flood of anthrax mailings, five of them real and tens of thousands of them hoaxes. Conveyed on the waves of hysteria over anthrax, the impact of the terrorists’ incursion spread to the far corners of the country—the West Coast, the South, the rural, the suburban...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... years would pass before the Piltdown Man was revealed to be a hoax perpetrated by British scientists who had managed to literally fashion a white ancestor out of chimpanzee, orangutan, and human bones.9 During the intervening years, scientists ignored the peculiar and ill- fitting remnants of the...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . On “grievance studies,” see Engber, “What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Actually Means.” 27. Bennett Carpenter, Laura Goldblatt, and Lenora Hanson's contribution to this special issue foregrounds the logics of professionalization that affectively suture faculty and students to university...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
... lot of people came to think of Carl as a friend, and it was a bit of a traumatic event in science fiction fandom when the hoax was revealed. Three years ago, a bunch of people, most of us people of color, met at...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- lective political being, and the point of such refusal is not the origin of the current crisis but whether we stand for its closure or its perpetuation. The attempted foreclosure of such possibility reads almost like a hoax. Ultimately, Harpham raises the undecidable question of causality only in...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
... before fifteen hundred spectators” ( McMillan, Embodied Avatars , 24 ). The autopsy revealed that Heth was actually eighty years old, exposing Barnum's claims that she had been Washington's wet nurse as a hoax. 12. McMillan, Embodied Avatars , 26 . 13. McMillan, Embodied Avatars , 26...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... revealed that his Social Text paper had purposely offered insupportable arguments and had drawn illogical conclusions; the hoax had gone unrecognized by the journal’s editors, he proposed, because of their unquestioned presumption of the “political correctness of the cultural criticism of science...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... contexts. “Health hoaxes . . . zip around cyberspace like flies around fresh meat,” warns one article splashed across most of the front page of the Currents section of the U-T. The article goes on to detail “the phony health scares exposed...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011