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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... synchronized filmic journeys: Crystal and Nick Siegfried (2017), Sharifa Walks (2015), Apex (2013), and Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death (2017). Each offers a complex experiment with still-moving-images and an equally complex iteration of the practice of refusal as a disorderly enunciation...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 10–12. Arthur Jafa, Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death , 2016. Video (color, sound), 7 min, 25 sec. More
Published: 01 September 2019
Figures 13–14. Arthur Jafa, Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death , 2016. Video (color, sound), 7 min, 25 sec. More
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Can You Feel the Beat? Freestyle’s Systems of Living, Loving, and Recording Alexandra T. Vazquez “I had been a little girl with two guys on the side and six producers up her ass. It was time for Lisa Lisa to come out on her own and grow up.” — Lisa Velez, She Bop...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 113.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Clive van den Berg © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Love’s Ballast. Clive van den Berg, 2003. Monoprint series, ink on paper. Courtesy of the artist and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. Social Text 103 • Vol. 28, No. 2 • Summer 2010...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... articulation of love. In this rehearsal, the authors consider the ethnographic and institutional entanglements that bring them to this project through a playful presentation of “liner notes” to their mixtape for America. In so doing they trace an unromantic love of country—love of the desert, love of the swamp...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the recent turn in affect studies emphasizing the redemptive quality of love in the reparative process by offering a very different reading that I describe as “colonial object relations.” Attention to colonial object relations reveals the ways in which affect is unevenly distributed in the history of liberal...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Alphonso Lingis When we love someone, we are attached to his or her surface colors, forms, warmth, movements. We avoid envisioning the inner organs and contents of his or her body. The external colors and patterns of other species are snares for our eyes. We can see nothing of what is behind our...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Dominic Johnson Bruce Benderson is a writer who loves the dirt of cities and narrates the lives of those who wear its grit. His writings in fiction and nonfiction have established him as a key figure for thinking about sexuality, class, and the shifting social and cultural circumstances of urban...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... intensified her audacity, hastened her impatience, diminished her inhibition, and otherwise stoked her brilliant delivery. The potential presence of psychiatric disorder does not demean Simone’s artistry, nor does it deny the immanent genius, revolutionary politics, and radical love that might interanimate...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Sara Ahmed Duke University Press 2004 Affective Economies The depths of Love are rooted and very deep in a real white nationalist’s Sara Ahmed soul and spirit, no form of “hate” could even begin to compare. At least...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and was questioned: Why did I feel the need to say that? It was not to disavow feeling. And it was not a confession that the book is dishonest. That book was, as it happens, written inside the space of a loss — a romantic love. I have little...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... University Press 2017 India animals ethics activism contradiction In Rajasthan in 2013, I met a woman named Timmie Kumar, whom other animal activists across India love and respect for her work with a renowned shelter in Jaipur. The first time we met we connected instantly and had a long...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... some of this project. we protect the project with our open hands. the architect is in mining and we dispossess him. we protect the project by handing. let’s bust the project up. let’s love the project. can the projects be loved? we love the projects. let’s move the projects. we project...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and daughters. Walker implies that it is her daughter's declaration, her narrativization of the “glob” as a “world,” the wound as a capacious way of seeing, that allows her to “love” her eye: “for all it had taught me of shame and anger and inner vision, I did love it.” The essay concludes with Walker listening...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... found myself obsessed with Freud’s claim that, in the course of the girl’s libidinal development, “the original mother-object has to be exchanged for the father.”17 Freud’s question — “the original mother-object was the first love-object; how then does a little girl find her way to her father?”18...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... from sensual, un-Islamic origins for religious purposes? Moreover, the controversy over bandiri music is not just about Indian love songs. Bandiri is named after the drum—the bandir—used in ritual practice by Sufi s to enter...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., that do not suggest a lack as much as the plenitude of time and space needed for one’s protection, comfort, and love that make up the contemporary Asian American aesthetic practice of what I call staying in . For poet and writer Ocean Vuong, staying in similarly involves a relation to one’s own hand...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
...” and as sonic “cinema verité” that depict the “real- ity” of current technologically mediated life worlds.36 On “Beep Me 911,” for instance, Missy Elliot and 702 ask an unnamed lover to beep or call them on the cell phone if she or he still loves them, the 911 functioning here as an indicator of both...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., D. W. Griffith’sIn Old California (1910), worked on the premise that love and Hispanic culture were a natural pair by portraying the life of a colonial señorita who was torn between marrying an honorable but boring Spanish- ­born politician or running away with a charming but deceitful...