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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 Baldwin in front of Muhammad’s Mosque no. 34 in Durham, North Carolina, now destroyed. Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. First published in Life ; republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (2017), 260 . Figure 1. Baldwin in front of Muhammad’s More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Baldwin in front of Royal Ice Cream Parlor in Durham, North Carolina, site of one of the first sit-in protests (in 1957), now destroyed. Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. First published in Life ; republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (2017 More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 Baldwin holding an abandoned child in Durham, North Carolina, under the gaze of a white Jesus. This photograph graced the cover of several later editions of The Fire Next Time . Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. Republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 “Group of North American Indians about a Wigwam.” Stock photo purchased via Fotosearch (Waukesha, WI). Photo: Lenore, www.fotosearch.com . Figure 2. “Group of North American Indians about a Wigwam.” Stock photo purchased via Fotosearch (Waukesha, WI). Photo: Lenore, www.fotosearch.com. More
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... NORTH AMERICA Isabelle, who is six, makes a list of all the children she knows and begins to Toby Alice identify those among them who are, as she is, adopted. Naming three Volkman other Asian children in her New York City first grade class, she pauses, then shakes her head: “No, but they...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Imagining Neoliberal Personhood in North America and Britain Jane Elliott At the end of the 1970s, as Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan took office, two best-­selling books about choice were published in America: William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice (1979) and Milton and Rose Friedman’s Free...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... with the possibility of developing a radically immanent approach to the creation and destruction of value and explores its implications for the concept and politics of evaluation at the heart of contemporary transformations in universities across the global North. In an attempt to dramatize the...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., Taylor argues that the northern-centrism of both James’s scholarship and postnational American studies more broadly has elided flows of transnational interaction not mediated by the urban North. This elision is complicit with those modernization ideologies that organize both Marxist and non-Marxist...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Olivia C. Harrison The ongoing uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East require that we reassess the national and regional paradigms that still prevail in Maghreb and Mashreq studies. Taking the double anniversaries of Algerian independence and of the Arab uprisings as my starting point, I...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., New Orleans, the US urban North, and finally the moon. I argue that through their musical/theatrical/televisual experimentation Ellington and Strayhorn created a hybrid performance in the mode of “calypso theater”: a formal and thematic engagement with an Afro-Caribbean performance history. Their...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
... taken as itself a reflection on times and experiences characterized by a split temporality in which an insurrectionary queer theory was emergent. Retrospectively, in large part through the figure of Muñoz himself, one could feel “queerness’s pull” in Durham, North Carolina, in 1989–90, even though Muñoz...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 References Adelman Jeremy Aron Stephen . 1999 . “From Borderlands to Borders: Empires, Nation-States, and the Peoples in between in North American History.” American Historical Review 104 , no. 4 : 814 – 41 . Armitage David...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... is finishing a study of late-colonial urbanity, Jakarta Promenades: A Book of Interviews. Sarah Pinto is assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts University. She is the author of “Development without Institutions: Ersatz Medicine and the Politics of Everyday Life in Rural North India...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Shameem Black To find the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, leave the bright lights of Seoul and zoom through the countryside along the sleek Freedom Highway. Or follow mysterious flyers for a duty-­free store that lure you down a labyrinth of underground tunnels. Whether...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: University of North Carolina Press. Marx, Karl. 1978 . The value form. Capital and Class 4 (spring): 130 -50. Payer, Cheryl. 1991 . Lent and lost: Foreign credit and Third World development . London: Zed. Rahnema, Majid. 1991 . Global poverty: A pauperizing myth. Interculture 24.2 : 5...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and ethnicity, race, and migration at Yale University. She is the author of Migrant Imagi- naries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.SMexico Borderlands (NYU Press). Her second book, The Event without Witness: State Violence and Migrant Suffering on the Frontiers of North America (NYU...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
... that addresses North America’s new vision for Mexico as simultaneously the nursery of migrant service labor and the retirement playground of the gringo professional-managerial class. A popular cartoon savagely captured the fall from independent proprietor to attendant care- giver. Emblazoned on...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... North America, the myth tends west: the cowboys, the Indians, the fron- tier, the wild lands, the bears and wolves and gold mines and vast ranches were in the west. But in Mexico, a country narrow at bottom and wide at the top, the myth ran north. The Mayas pushed north, and the...