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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Gustavus Stadler This essay examines 1890s commercial audio recordings—none of which is known to exist today—that reenacted lynchings of African Americans,in particular, the mass spectacle lynching of Henry Smith of Paris, Texas, in 1893. Despite rumors that the recordings were made live, they were...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... States. In these very same years, Ida B. Wells was leading an urgent civil rights movement to end the public, ritualized murder of Blacks by White lynch mobs. By the time members of the NAACP were courting the US military in 1917, the state murder of Black people had proceeded as a strident reprimand...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., or at least a sympathetic, exem- plary part for the whole of society. Each construction, nevertheless, has tended to disregard the corporal contingencies of US racialized chattel slavery and lynching, expectations of women’s bodies, queer embodi...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by this issue is extraordinarily promiscuous. Sources include scientific experiments with the deaf; newspaper accounts of recordings of lynchings; CDs by Anglo – Sri Lankan dance music/hip-hop sensation M.I.A.; street sounds from a Puerto Rican neighborhood in 1950s Manhattan; a school...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of lynching. The transformation of the black penis into a magic 184 Hiram Perez ST84-85-11_Perez.indd 184 10/19/05 2:39:00 PM object requires that the racial-sexual violence become naturalized...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... paintings — which makes someone think of a convo around representation and, say, the Dana Schutz scandal at the Whitney versus sixties / civil rights struggles, Emmett Till, lynching photos. Jackie Goldsby. Visuality as zone of struggle. Can we decolonize the image? But isn’t it a force of colonization...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Walter Scott’s death over and over? Does the video function as proof and effective agit-prop to spur people to action, or does it function as a lynching postcard? The Dana Schutz controversy at the Whitney Biennial prompted a conversation that was largely not that great. While Schutz became the focus...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 65–91.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and black public awareness of, and opposition to, violent methods of oppression, particularly lynching, was at a sustained pitch (Bryant 1997, 72). Griggs was a young Baptist minister deeply involved in civil rights work and utterly opposed...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Morgan Guarantee Trust, Bankers Trust, Chase Manhattan, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Chemical Bank, and Merrill Lynch (Newfield and DuBrul 1981, 38).7 These institutions were able to act in concert, multiplying their power...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the voluminous white voices available in the archives. For structure, I borrowed a strategy I had tried in my first book,White Women, Black Men, in the chapter on lynching. There, instead of placing white defenses of lynching first, followed by black protests...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the first test detonation of an atomic bomb. Taking as their very object the phenomenon that elicited from Kevin Lynch the planning notion of cognitive mapping in his Image of the City (the text later transcoded by Jameson), namely, the US postwar sprawl, those photographs of a human-altered landscape...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... origins in the South, and farther, to Africa. Along with white devils and scenes of rape, Baldwin sees red earth drenched in blood. In “A Letter from the South,” Baldwin describes approaching “the rustred earth of Georgia” in an airplane, envisioning a scene of lynching: “I could not suppress the thought...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... their “purer” morality in comparison to the Katunayake FTZ worker. According to Caitrin Lynch, village factory officials preferred rural workers to the workers in urban FTZs because the latter workers abused their freedom, were spoiled...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., lynching, and the terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan. Indeed, we need an expanded and more precise definition of terror- ism, one that also includes state terrorism and vigilante terrorism. The idea of an only-now-lost innocence is rooted in deafness not only to the dynam- ics of U.S. history but also...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... (1915). 49 Collins, Truth about Lynching , 58 . 50 Davenport, Blood Will Tell , 250, 265 . Intellectuals of color militated against claims that in African Americans’ natures “very few of the finer feelings [could] find any lodgment” (William Morrow, quoted in Chas. Carroll, The Negro...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... 47. [Sir Thomas Lynch], “An Accurate Description of the Cacao-­Tree,” Philo- sophical Transactions 8 (1673): 6007–9. The description is attributed to Lynch, who acted as Jamaica’s governor three times between the 1660s and 1680s. On historia...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the images and descriptions of violence at Abu Ghraib.40 These critics often relate the publicization of U.S. torture to the dual histories of lynching postcards, which specularized community endorsement of racial terror, and orientalism, which has produced Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Culture . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Žižek Slavoj . 2000 . The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime: On David Lynch’s Lost Highway . Seattle : University of Washington Press . Žižek Slavoj . 2001 . The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieślowski between Theory and Post-theory . London...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
...-Shabaab.” 76. Macharia, “War as Viagla.” 77. Ngirachu, “Kenya: Troops Off to War.” 78. Lutz, “Military Normal.” 79. Migue and Oloch, Operation Linda Nchi . 80. Deacon and Lynch, “Allowing Satan In?” 81. The term black knight is a twist on the title...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to progressives and cultural critics. The degree of anti-lynching one’s surprise can be used as a marker of how deeply anticommunist bias legislation, the has burrowed into our associations and shaped our “knowledge...