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Social Text (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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Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 3. Charles Paxson, “Wilson, Branded Slave from New Orleans.” Carte-de-visite of former enslaved person Wilson Chinn modeling a pronged collar. Harper's Weekly , January 30, 1864. More
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... broadcast promoted two competing and incompatible narratives: one that traced a direct line from the innovations of mid-century corporate prosperity to middle-class domestic security and another that followed a black expressive line of flight as it moved across the Atlantic to the Caribbean, New Orleans...
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Social Text (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 (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Asso- ciation, was not literate and so dictated her feelings to someone else. “It must be all right as God permitted it,” she told her amanuensis, “but it does seem very hard to us.” New Orleans seamstress Elizabeth Clark and her neighbor...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., “the consequences of the long legacy of attacking big government and bleeding the social and public sectors of the state became glaringly evident.” 41 The aftermath of the storm is, in many ways, the outcome of welfare reform's deadly ideologies. While New Orleans was the primary backdrop for this drama...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the wrecked lives of New Orleans residents, not as Giorgio Agamben’s “bare life” but as what Massumi calls sub-­ and supraindividual “bare activity.” Here Massumi isolates “ ‘bare,’ not as in stripped-­down, but as in ‘barely’; barely there” yet nonetheless...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 marching and performing in a New...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-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 slavery. She got no further than...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a PowerPoint presentation on the earnings disparities between high school 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...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Figure 3. Charles Paxson, “Wilson, Branded Slave from New Orleans.” Carte-de-visite of former enslaved person Wilson Chinn modeling a pronged collar. Harper's Weekly , January 30, 1864. ...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... New Orleans,” in Clinton and Gillespie, Devil’s Lane, 218 – 31; Virginia Meacham Gould, “ ‘A Chaos of Iniquity and Discord’: Slave and Free Women of Color in the Spanish Ports of New Orleans, Mobile, and Pensacola,” in Clinton and Gillespie...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Zoë H. Wool; Julie Livingston 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 : Duke...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that reflect its multifarious constitution and uneven diffusion: post-Katrina New Orleans, utopian psych wards, stand-up comedy, the mythology of the welfare queen, concentration camps, public toilets, gender dysphoria, Ulysses the glass dildo, and COVID-19. By revisiting key texts, figures, and moments...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... capital, the national debt from the Civil War, and the government giveaways (in his time, of Indigenous land rights; in our time, of disaster capitalism contracts for the control of colonized societies and areas, e.g., Iraq, Afghanistan, and New Orleans) are meaningful explanations for the centralization...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
...) 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- sis and the battle over minimum wage, of the number of U.S. Americans without access to basic...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 69–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... prepared for entering into the climate movement; the category of biocide gave it the intellectual tools for bridging local antitoxic campaigns and global climate actions. Something similar occurred in New Orleans, when environmental justice organizations started to engage with climate change after...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... are each distinctive, but all beautiful, sexy and spicy. The taste is too good to believe.” But unlike Proust’s tea-­time reverie, Durham’s reflection ends with a memory of collecting pieces of black walnut driftwood in New Orleans as he waited to take his final leave of the United States...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... fl ights to New Orleans and Miami to pick up the latest pressings and to scratch the label off to prevent their competitors from learning their sources.21 Ska, the Jamaican music that grew out of this local fascination with global culture, originated in response to a perceived falling off...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and Social Governance in the Progressive Era,” American Quarterly 57, no. 2 (2005): 411 – 37. 27. Susan Orlean’s 1998 The Orchid Thief rehearses this residual quest aes- thetic as romance of nature’s rarified aura in the land of technology...