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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 yet...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The paper traces two ways that intersectionality is used by feminist scholars to speak about feminist time: the movement of intersectionality toward the inevitable future (what I call feminism-future ) and the location of intersectionality in an already transcended past (what I call feminism-past...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and that are being transformed in the new state. While the fort has changed from local and regional political-military center to national museum, helping shape more abstract and impersonal relationships to the past, the town's crumbling wall, whose origin myth and grandeur are no longer legitimized as an emblem...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... by the massive wealth generated through speculative capital and the ridiculous levels of consumption that attend such wealth, cannot but reference colonial and racialized pasts. In addition, if the narrative structure of the Model Minority cannot fully elide the past, neither can the developmental...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ricardo L. Ortíz “On (Our) American Ground” traces the relevant genealogies, and itineraries, of a song and a site whose various symbolic and practical constructions have helped to determine what a transnational American historical past can allow us to imagine of a postnational American future...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Adrian Burgos, Jr. The project of recovering the history of the Negro Leagues, and in so doing establishing a more complete account of U.S. professional baseball's segregated past, is fertile ground for interrogating the possibilities and limitations of diasporic frameworks. This article examines...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and for the future. This unexpected lamination of pedagogy and necrophilia reveals that the survival of the body politic happens not by keeping death at bay but by soliciting it. As site of this solicitation, the Christian secular child uneasily straddles past and future, death and life. Lee Edelman may be right...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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 conventions...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... a hiatus during the early decades of the revolution. The smoking habanera is, I argue, a signature of Cuba's so-called “Special Period,” a figure that interrupts and corrects the exceptionalist narrative of the Revolution and one that assures us that the racial past is not over; in the new economy...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—an incomplete discussion that may still be ongoing. Within this context, Manto enables the author to offer a critique of Pakistan's normative national history and to suggest a different path to understand the country's past and, possibly, to envision its future. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the shadow of neoliberalism. What humanity means in China today—and in the world—and what it will mean in the future are part of an ongoing struggle over the meaning of its past and the politics of its present. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 This content is made freely available by the publisher...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., adjunctifying professoriate, casualized instruction, knowledge factory, and the global university. As an interventionist journal of tendency, work published over the past thirty years has considered responses along intersecting organizational registers of the professional association, industrial union and party...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
...”—of reading forward out of the past and into the future—that allows for apprehension of Butler’s philosophy of history as uniquely relevant in the present conjuncture. In revealing the uncanny persistence of racialized reproductive violence in our time, Butler brings into view the long histories of racial...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... afterlife, a space-time where a mas antes (an earlier or past time) is right on time. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Punk’s Afterlife in Cantina Time Deborah R. Vargas Music keeps time just as a music’s tempo imagines spatiality. Spatialities are imagined through music that moves through...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and interviews with survivors, this essay presents a detailed overview of sound, noise, music, and voice, as they were communicated, sent, received, and echoed through the camps. Neither camp was an annihilation camp of the Auschwitz type, and thus the trajectory between past, present, and future...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... it continually moves and inhabits. With the kernels of potentiality that St. Jude offers, this essay also moves alongside Muñoz’s writing and thinking from queer utopia to brown feelings. “Time after time” does not just invoke a sense of pastness, a condition of postness, or the implication that we are living...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José Quiroga Originally delivered as a talk in a New York University conference titled Queer Cuba, organized by José Esteban Muñoz and others, this essay explores the present and the past histories of homosexuality and revolution, and it zeroes in on the work and presence of a group of young Cuban...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vincent Brown Creative historical scholarship demonstrates that archives are not just the records bequeathed by earlier times. Archives also consist of the tools we use to explore the past, the vision that allows us to read its signs, and the design decisions that communicate our sense of history's...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... knowledge. If the ultimate goal of many historians is to change the way individuals think about the past, then participatory sites may make truly significant contributions to the discipline of history. 2016 digital humanities mapping Internet crowdsourcing References Banner Stuart...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... The author argues that “postemancipation” is in fact not a past historical period but a critical designation of the social and relational terms of our present. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 necrospeculation necropolitics postemancipation racial capitalism finance slavery redress...