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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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: The...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 the projects...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... romantic love. I have little sense of where the traces of that loss appear in my writing. The feeling of writing and the feeling of reading are not reducible to each other. One movement is not the mirrored image of the other. Why do I want so much to...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Love the Sin: Sexual Regu- lation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (New York University Press, forthcoming). Her current book project is titled “The Value of Freedom: Sex, Religion, and America in a Global Economy.” Aamir R. Mufti teaches English...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... thoughts might have 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): np.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the Philippines, including The Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation in the Spanish Philippines (Duke University Press), “The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Poli- tics in the Contemporary Philippines,” Public Culture 15.3 (2003), White Love and Other Events in...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 —  s u d - denly took on unexpected force as I began thinking about the adopted Social Text 94 • Spring...
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Social Text (1 June 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 not a hate motivated by ungrounded reasoning. It is not hate...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 and meandering talk...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
... practice of transnational adoption in order to analyze more fully its global and domestic genealo- gies. I offer the following brief historical sketch, as it is crucial to link transnational adoption not just to humanitarian or religious narratives of love, altruism, salvation, and redemption but also...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... technologies appear both as Brechtian “A-effects” 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
... thematic strands. The very first film ever shot in Hollywood, 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... possible as she thought alongside him. To be without suspicion is to feel fully and completely safe. Which is not to say that there is no risk involved in such a relation. The most difficult love and hurt can be found there. Johnson’s instruction is a mangrovian joint. We are given some room...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... taken 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 (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... associate professor of performance studies and religious studies at New York University, where she also directs the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. She is the author of Performance Anxi­ eties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race (Routledge); coauthor, with Janet R. Jakobsen, of Love...