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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 105.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Nic Sammond Duke University Press 2008 “Mardi Gras Geishas (Batters New Orleans. Nic Sammond, June 2007. Courtesy of the artist. Thanks to Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World. ...
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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 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kristen L. Simmons; Kaya Naomi Williams In this collective writing exercise the authors propose a meditation on attunement and entanglement within the contemporary United States. Writing across three sites, southern Nevada, Chicago, and New Orleans, they consider auto/ethnographically the deep...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Orleans . Becker Carl . 1932 . “Everyman His Own Historian.” American Historical Review 37 , no. 4 : 221 – 36 . Carr E. H. 1961 . What Is History? London : Penguin . Committee of Richmond Blacks . [1865] 1989 . “From Committee of Richmond Blacks” (letter to...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... these trivializations.”9 Mary Harris, eighty-six, who lived in New Orleans with her son (whose name was not noted), met alone with researcher Zoe Posey on one occasion in which Harris talked first about their financial woes and then her childhood in...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and college graduates and informs her New Orleans high schoolers that she turned down offers of $80,000 from Wall Street to come to their rescue. “At one point,” she enthuses to an interviewer at the end of her first day, “a student finished the...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... epochal time of jazz, known as the Jazz Age. I want to linger with Bolden for a moment. Born in 1877 in New Orleans, Louisiana, he emerged at the turn of the twentieth century as a locally acclaimed cornetist and band leader who was dubbed “King Bolden” in the Crescent City musical milieu. 19 While...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ; Tsing, Mushroom at the End of the World . References Abu-Lughod Lila . 1993 . Writing Women’s Worlds: Bedouin Stories . Berkeley : University of California Press . Adams Vincanne . 2013 . Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina . Durham, NC...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of black walnut driftwood in New Orleans as he waited to take his final leave of the United States on a Ger- man freight ship bound for Le Havre, and “on the trip across [I] began to carve.” If taken in isolation, the text is a melancholy contemplation of a thing, black walnut, which...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., Afghanistan, and New Orleans) are meaningful explanations for the centralization of capital that propelled the “wage slavery” of the European working classes. Colonialism is for Marx one point of transit on the way to large-scale capital-intensive European industrialization for a worldwide market. Too often...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... themselves, known for the artistry of their “toasting,” or rapping over the music, and the theatrical quality they brought to their shows.20 The intense competition between these DJs prompted them to make weekly fl ights to New Orleans and Miami to pick up the latest pressings and to scratch the label...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
... neoliberalism in the global south in the 1980s and 1990s. First, I would submit that there is (at last) gathering outrage in the United States about the stunning acceleration in recent years of the widening of the gap between rich and poor. New Orleans is a symbol, as is the health care cri...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... soldiers fighting “with Jackson at New Orleans, a pioneer in the Mexican struggle, 200,000 strong in the great civil crisis, the acme of terror to Geronimo in the later Indian wars, the hero of San Juan in the Spanish-American combat, and at Carrizal in the latest Mexican imbroglio.” But with a supposed...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... (i.e., performance) require an urgency and a direction so that the state of affairs (i.e., “social drama for example, being Cape Verdean in the former metropole of Lisbon, can be better understood. Joseph Roach, in his work on Circum-­Atlantic performances between London and New Orleans, calls...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... cases that ultimately limited the vaguely worded promises of the Fourteenth Amendment, originally meant to protect formerly enslaved peoples. In particular the Slaughter-House case of 1873 (also known as The Butchers’ Benevolent Association of New Orleans v. The Crescent City Live-Stock Landing and...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019