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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the vulnerability of students with diagnosed or diagnosable mental illness is a first step toward imagining a more humane response to their troubles. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Madness after Virginia Tech From Psychiatric Risk to Institutional Vulnerability Benjamin Reiss Perhaps...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...La Marr Jurelle Bruce Madtime is a renegade rhythm, a radical mode of doing and feeling time that coincides with phenomenologies of madness. This essay details four variations of madtime: the quick, restless time of mania; the slow, sorrowful time of depression; the infinite, exigent now...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Lucas Crawford Abstract This article argues for what the author calls a trans-mad aesthetic of space, defined as designs or artworks that embark, sense, emote, and collect, in ways that queerly disrupt the norms of the public sphere. These four aesthetic operations resist, in turn, four current...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... interdisciplinary prospect, and the contributors call on disability studies, trans studies, Black studies, women-of-color feminism, visual culture, and the history of sexuality, generating emergent concepts, including crip-of-color critique (Kim), binary-abolitionist praxis (Stryker), a “trans-mad” aesthetic...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... often provided their conditions of emergence, differ. It is an important argument (if by now a commonplace one) that the very idea of Reason was constituted in part through a series of exclusions—of madness, of woman, and so on. One strategy for problematizing Reason is therefore to demonstrate...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of the wild. It does so by offering us utopic visions but also by joining those visions to madness, failure, and the temporality of the belated, darkness, and negativity. Take the work of Nick Cave, a black gay artist who builds what he calls Soundsuits from...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the pressures of globalization is the internationalization of seemingly enig- matic viruses and diseases that ignore national borders, such as HIV; tuberculosis; hepatitis A, B, and C; mad cow disease; and hoof and mouth disease; not to mention the association of many...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 151.
Published: 01 September 2001
... described as velhinhos (old people) or loucos (mad). I began to think of them as part of a hidden and uncharted local AIDS reality. No one ever came to visit Sida. I was told that she does not speak to anyone and that sometimes she does not eat for three...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as velhinhos (old people) or loucos (mad). I began to think of them as part of a hidden and uncharted local AIDS reality. No one ever came to visit Sida. I was told that she does not speak to anyone and that sometimes she does not eat for three or four days straight. “We...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 2013 12 7 sexual excess, wardrobe malfunction, or psychological breakdown. In Lady Gaga, however, feminine performative excess finds a new performance horizon and hovers between madness, mayhem, and the dark side. Performative...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... received the body were young. Trauma practice was young, droning about all that talk of genius and mental illness in 500 words or so. Name a schizophrenic on the dream list. Your favorite Lou Gehrig or The Madness of King George , one of my favorite flicks. I saw it with a lover I lost, her eyes...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., and Memory in Barnum’s America (Harvard University Press), The- aters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-­Century American Culture (University of Chicago Press), and (as editor) The Cambridge History of the American Novel (Cambridge University Press, 2011). He is at work on a book on sleep...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., in his graduate thesis, “Ensayo sobre la patogenia de la locura” (“Essay on herself, subject to the Pathogeny of Madness did everything possible to show that there was no space in the organism for the action of internal, autonomous forces the caprice of her possessed...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of instrumental mad- perpetuation. ness that surpasses September 11, right up to the contemporary manifes- tation of “our” participation in the imperial administration of Afghanistan, whose justification is, for Harpham, on the one hand unproblematically reasonable and, on the other hand, in its incomplete...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., including HIV/AIDS and sexuality education. Melanie Nicholson is associate professor of Spanish at Bard College. She is the author of Evil, Madness, and the Occult in Argentine Poetry (University Press of Florida) and has published articles on twentieth-cen­ tury Latin American poetry...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... illness,’ says attorney Russell Clanton. ‘Those who don’t go mad become incredibly strong individuals.’ ”36 That strength and its challenges are what Bretches names as the point of identification between himself and the dogs...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the film’s ulti- mate mad doctor, creates the woman’s perfect skin through digital manip- ulation. Anaya/Vera’s skin, digitally enhanced during the postproduction process, is the result of a second transgenesis, an extratextual one over- laid...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... halfway mad, and when you get all the way mad you will have reached nirvana!” Arpan, Chauhan said, turning to me, won’t brush cows or whisper wishes in their ears or drink the gau mutra because he doesn’t believe in loving particular animals. That’s right, Arpan said: cow, pig, dog, rat, Naisargi—they’re...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on the wall in gigantic proportion. Orange and blue glass globes flash with the dystopic signs of a civilization gone mad. The thick and heavy traces of machinery do not simply fall apart or upcycle into something new, but leave a damning impact upon the landscape that will not go away for at least seven...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 17–35.
Published: 01 September 2022
....” 28. Jamaica Gleaner , “Judiciary Conducting Review.” 29. Davy, quoted in Corey Robinson, “‘I Tried Everything.’” 30. Williams, quoted in Barrett, “‘I Don't Want to Die.’” 31. Barrett, “Justice Stalled.” 32. Scott, “‘Madness.’” 33. Espeut, “Do Black...