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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 105–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Jacqueline Stevens Duke University Press 2002 Symbolic Matter DNA AND OTHER LINGUISTIC STUFF This is an article about some underlying assumptions for rather old...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... discern a politics of the book? This article addresses that question from two angles. First, it sets out a figure for the analysis of political material culture: the “communist object.” This figure is developed through Russian Constructivist concern with the “intensive expressiveness” of matter, Walter...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Patricia Ticineto Clough Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Future Matters TECHNOSCIENCE...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... formation, as well as the coconstitution of racial and gendered subjects therein. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Family Matters Diaspora, Difference, and the Visual Archive Tina M. Campt How should we understand the relationship between the family, the pho- tograph, and the African...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... events and beings in time. Geologic realism is argued as an analytic to understand the entwinement and emergence of (a) normative modes of approaching matter forged through the histories and temporalities of colonial power in material and metaphysical orders; (b) the realism of quotidian experience by...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... verification used (and not used) to determine the tape's authenticity, and the relationship between bin Laden's voice and his face in American political discourse. The debates around the tape demonstrated that the relationship between the voice and a speaking subject is not simply a matter for epistemology and...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of air-body-matter. Drawing principally on material related to the politics of noise around Los Angeles International Airport from the 1960s to the present, this article takes up three episodes in which figurations of the atmospheric have been shaped by and cohere in and through noise. At the dawn of...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and actions of African Americans. Such sources lack a crucial dimension of experience found in the more voluminous direct personal responses of Lincoln's white mourners: the persistence of everyday life (matters of labor, health, romance, leisure) in the face of shock and grief, an absence that stems...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... influenza (HPAI), and most recently a novel influenza A (H1N1) also known as swine flu. While these contagious matters have received considered and considerable attention, the biomedically oriented responses that they have provoked also raise a few important conceptual questions about what we mean when we...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... recognition and rights, situating them as a matter of both the expansive embrace of capitalism and its periodic restoration of limits along genealogical lines. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Legal, Tender The Genealogical Economy of Pride, Debt, and Origin Angela Mitropoulos . . . this...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Juan Obarrio This article explores matters of health and illness through a consideration of questions of temporality. Approaching health as a liminal stage and as a practice of freedom and potentiality, the seesaw between well-being and disease, or the thresholds between life and death, are...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... a matter of widespread cultural concern, she argues, because it has both a historical and an analogical resonance with neoliberal forms of governance: as various political theories beginning with Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan have made clear, feats of self-preservation intertwine highly significant...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild. And...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that has collectively embodied, and performed, the complex careers of the nation, the transnation, and the postnation through their engagements of the matter of Guantánamo/“Guantanamera.” The piece then implicates in that procession populations that bear no simple relationship with any of the more...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... tease out. Sound is not merely a scientific phenomenon—vibrations passing through matter at particular frequencies—it is also a set of social relations. “Splicing the Sonic Color-Line” begins by theorizing the mutually constitutive relationship I find between sound, listening, and race as the “sonic...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 2018 black feminism Black Lives Matter DNA testing The New Jim Crow On the subway into Manhattan, black lives mutter. Two middle-aged African American women, on the way to work, are in conversation with each other. I’m pressed up next to them, obliged to overhear their conversation. They...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Dictatorship of the Flexible Marc Bousquet 81 Symbolic Matter: DNA and Other Linguistic Stuff Jacqueline Stevens 105 Contributors Marc Bousquet is an assistant professor of English at the University of Louisville, and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Brown 11 Left Out: Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball, and the Revision of Baseball’s Racial History  •  Adrian Burgos Jr. 37 Beyond Heritage Tourism: Race and the Politics of African-Diasporic Interactions  •  Jemima Pierre 59 Family Matters: Diaspora, Difference, and the Visual Archive...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Press. tials, which, as Henri Bergson argues, are real insofar as they defi ne the inexhaustible heterogeneity of matter in its dynamics of actualization.3 The virtual does not defi ne a set of possibilities or actualities, whose...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to realize that metaphor is inescapable and brutally mundane Did the Object vanish passively, without motive, or did it will its disappearance? This distinction matters: It matters because what we choose to call end retains weight, a heaviness that comes to bear upon the...