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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Drew Daniel This essay examines the phenomenon of “queer minstrelsy”—roughly, straight performers pretending onstage and in their lyrics to be gay, here exemplified by the Meatmen, the Frogs, and Zeigenbock Kopf—as a means for thinking about performance as both a catalyst for, and a solvent of...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... queer minstrelsy in punk suggests, we are interested in tackling tensions and contradictions rather than finessing them. We also seek to return the focus to the modalities of punk, as created by noncon- formists, misfits, and the alienated, which were — and are — inclusive, to those moments and...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... As Michael Rogin has commented, Jews in New safely (protected York have been fundamental appropriators of subaltern culture—particu- larly African American—in diverse forms, including minstrelsy, as part of by her whiteness) an...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... body, trapped between mim- icry, with its overtones of mockery and minstrelsy, and a genuine mimetic representation of performance proper. The question of authenticity is also complicated by the openness of the miming on Top of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... accents, dialects, “slang,” and extraverbal utterances, as well as ambient domestic and street sounds. For example, Lisa Gitelman describes how early recording tech- nologies ushered in a new era of blackface minstrelsy in which “sounding black” was far more important for white minstrels than...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... prejudice and segregation in the North, the rollback of voting rights, and many forms of antiblackness that circulated through racist visual culture, including political cartoons and minstrelsy, pessimism is a particularly important feature of black writing...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... time we are talking about the mid-1990s—when the notion of the terrorist had a trenchant but distant quality to it.11 Muñoz argues that Davis’s drag per- formances, encompassing “cross-sex, cross-race minstrelsy,” is terrorist...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
... cheese. One type of minstrelsy, which adhered around the stereotypically comic “Sambo” figure, seems especially compatible with cheesy entertainment. During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Sambo might be...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... programs, from “blackface” minstrelsy programs shown publicly by colonial authorities33 to the famous 1971 Soul to Soul concert that brought numerous musicians to Ghana.34 It also continues with the most recent visits of high-profile popular African...