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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 97–119.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Max Hantel; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article critically examines the role of neurobiology in the work of Sylvia Wynter through her own “pieza framework.” Wynter argues that the pieza , the figure of exchange invented at the beginning of the slave trade, haunts contemporary political...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... does not follow chronologically from its predecessors but returns to the present through a central location of the conversation over plasticity and race: the role of neuroplasticity in Sylvia Wynter’s thought. In “Plasticity and Fungibility: On Sylvia Wynter’s Pieza Framework,” Max Hantel takes up...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 17–41.
Published: 01 December 2022
... ; Mustakeem, Slavery at Sea . 24. Miller, Way of Death . 25. Smallwood, Saltwater Slavery . 26. Examples of these social categories that also served as units of account are “piece” ( pieza , peça ) and “negro.” 27. Rediker, Slave Ship , 10 . 28. Rediker, Slave...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... they gave expression to that unique aspect of the soul, at the same time as they conformed to their role as piezas in the superordinate system of the plantation. Dance and song and music, like all art in the culture of origin, were represented as the result of man’s self-expression, his unique...