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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
... to narrate the history of the journal in the 1990s must face, namely, the catastrophic event of the Sokal hoax. From the perspective of the present- day collective, the effect of this 1996 event is as much historiographic as it is political. Not only does it threaten to blot out everything else...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . 25. Ahmed, Queer Phenomenology , 9–10 . 26. Ferguson, Reorder of Things . 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...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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 Piltdown Man, which lay on display...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... A 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...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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.”3 The hoax...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- cian for health information.25 Admonitions to trust medical authority still appear today, though often in different forms and contexts. “Health hoaxes . . . zip around cyberspace like flies around fresh meat,” warns one article...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 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 order to deflect the question concerning “our” ethical and political stance regarding its continuation. The question...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
...-publicized post mortem dissection of Heth's ossified heart 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. 10. The Fanonian concept...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... publicly switched sides with her The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education (New York: Basic Books, 2010) and, most recently, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
...” as their primary con- cern was actually “down from 2000 (35 percent) and 1996 (40 percent so the “moral values” voters were not the factor that ensured that George Bush won this time (Frank Rich, “The Great Indecency Hoax,” New York Times, 28 November 2004...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Indeed, Han’s growing inclination toward serious social criticism has resulted in false attributions and hoaxes that exploit his fame. An online article appeared on 14 April 2011 purportedly by Han, bemoaning the arrest and continued detention of the artist Ai Weiwei: I don’t want to make...