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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Sikivu Hutchinson Duke University Press 2005 Deep in the Blood of Time WITNESSING TRAINS AND THE LANDSCAPES OF MEMORY From the tracks on Marmion Way and Avenue Fifty-Nine, families have Sikivu gathered together behind the gates of their houses at the end...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 47–65.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Gil Z. Hochberg Duke University Press 2006 Edward Said: “The Last Jewish Intellectual” On Identit y, Alterit y, and the Politics of Memory It is more rewarding — and more difficult — to think concretely and Gil Z. Hochberg sympathetically...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... implied or actual peer reader. By comparison, teaching notes are humble memory aids. In the parlance of the digital humanities, they are nothing more than navigation tools. In the parlance of the digital inanities—BuzzFeed and the like—they are hacks. 7 Their instrumental nature not only distinguishes...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Samera Esmeir Duke University Press 2003 1948 LAW, HISTORY, MEMORY One of the difficulties in discussing violence against Palestinians during Samera Esmeir the 1948 war is that “Palestine,” the site of the violence, both persists...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Patrick Deer; Gyan Prakash; Ella Shohat Duke University Press 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Edward S aid: A Memori al Issue This...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... tension of China and the human in twentieth-century Chinese cultural criticism and raises provocative questions about the geopolitics of historical trauma (the Nanjing Massacre in this case), the politics of memory, and the recuperation of Chinese humanity through memory work. I situate this film's...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Mary E. Smith . It focuses on the list of the ship’s Africans who were “liberated” from captivity, most of whom were already deceased. Simultaneously a memorial of liberation and a death record, the list invites readers to consider what Ann Laura Stoler has called the “archival grain” of illegal...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the same: as moments and movements of ellipses. Writing itself is considered here as a series of turns and returns around the (im)possible inscription of memory: as a toxic yet healing supplement. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 ER ( . . . ) Ellipses Juan Obarrio Return Here I am again...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in Asia and toward an understanding of how colonial and postcolonial histories on the subcontinent produce a different set of visual memories for diasporic subjects in America. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Archives of Empire Seher Shah’s Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-opts a figure central to Algerian state discourse, Palestine, in popular languages (Algerian Arabic and Berber) and forms in order to effect a double critique. On the one hand, it ridicules the discourse of fraternity deployed by the state, and its exploitation of the memory of the Algerian war and...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... rape of 1971 has remained in the Bangladeshi public memory through the last forty years. It has been a topic of literary and visual media (films, plays, photographs), thereby ensuring that the raped woman endured as an iconic figure. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, who is primarily associated with...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., as deployed in the film, melds political and cinematic memory to resurrect traces of repressed histories and absent bodies, allowing Almodóvar to build a transtemporal and transnational allegorical universe that moves against the grain of the loss of history that cinema’s digital transformation...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... memory: a 2000 graphic novel, a 2008 biopic, and a 2014 performance by the art collective My Barbarian. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 In Finitude Being with José, Being with Pedro Tavia Nyong’o Like many suburban queers of my generation, my point of entry into the work of José Esteban...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... shared sense of out-of-control postwar criminality with the potent memory of past “terrorist subversion” of the war era and before. It was orchestrated by media moguls, powerful politicians, and law-enforcement leaders who opposed legal limits on sentences for juveniles imposed by United Nations...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... through locked doors ends, giving way to the disciplining of movement and the realignment of forms of belonging. Ruins of the former regime are selectively being legitimized, rebuilt, and incorporated into the new centralized and bureaucratic state, while memories of the past system of rule and governance...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... paranoia memory Paranoia is the mood du jour for the here and now. The news is fake. Trump is a puppet for Russia. The economy is on the verge of collapse. Everything is toxic — toxic waste, toxic culture, toxic institutions. “Is it paranoia if the world really is toxic?” Paranoia splits the world in two...
Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 The billboard of Fidel Castro seen through the window of Sergio’s car in Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Memorias del subdesarrollo ( Memories of Underdevelopment ; 1968). Figure 1. The billboard of Fidel Castro seen through the window of Sergio’s car in Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Memorias del More
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 125–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... memoir and its reception. Finally, I map the implications of personal memory, recollection, and writing a personal narrative in a context such as Said’s. The problem of defining autobiography and its relations to other kinds of self-narratives has been subject to much debate. Ever since...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... University Press 2014 A Past Not Yet Passed Postmemory in the Work of Mona Hatoum Chrisoula Lionis What I, as the daughter of someone who lived through the Nakba, learned . . . was that for Palestinians, both memory and Postmemory have a special valence because the past is not...