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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 97–119.
Published: 01 June 2020
... economy through multiple forms of human fungibility. Reading this intervention alongside and against her deployment of neural plasticity, the author reconsiders the relationship between race, gender, and class in the field of Wynter studies and argues for recentering the pieza framework in struggles...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Sonali Thakkar; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article traces the emergence of racial plasticity in the discourse of midcentury liberal internationalism and antiracism, focusing on the 1950 Statement on Race by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The author...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 49–71.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., thyroid, thalamus, etc.) into conversation with trans* new materialist science studies around their shared investment in plasticity. In so doing, it contributes to the burgeoning inquiry into transsex, tranimal, and transspecies plasticity— which the author terms, jointly, trans* plasticity —while...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... interrogation intersect with behavioralist logics of torture in CIA uses of rectal feeding on Muslim prisoners captured in Pakistan and Afghanistan, linking these prisoners to US security state fears of domestic Black Muslims. Exploring how fantasies of the plastic reorientation of prisoners’ bodies and minds...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 21–48.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Renyi Hong Abstract This article examines the early telecommuting discourse of the 1980s and 1990s, understanding it as a pedagogical context for white plasticity, an ecological project in which racial privilege is protected through the transformation of homes and inhabitants. Rationalized...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson In this special issue, the contributors argue that plasticity, the capacity of living systems to generate and take on new forms, is a central axis of biopolitical governance. While plasticity has a specific meaning in the life...
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Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 2 caraballo-farman, Extractions 1 , 2010. 3D print of breast cancer tumor in ABS plastic Figure 2. caraballo-farman, Extractions 1, 2010. 3D print of breast cancer tumor in ABS plastic More
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... has been manufactured by the film’s plastic surgeon to cover the character upon whom he has also forced a sex change. The transgenic skin is also produced extratextually, by way of a digital effect that implicates cinema’s analog-to-digital transformation. Both of these technological transformations...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... medical rationality. For the diagnostic penetration of the medical spectator is meant to be a prelude to prescription and cure. The medical optic is an anticipatory form of plastic surgery that has altered Gioconda’s historical identity. The convergence...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the world differently.7 50 Vogel · Touching Ecstasy Figure 2. Dave McKenzie, Fear and Trembling (2009), conveyer, hanger with text, plastic, timer, remote control, 73" H × 73" W × 30" D. Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; photo credit: Gene Ogami The first...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... : Duke University Press , 2016 . Krauss Rosalind . “ Notes on the Index: Seventies Art in America Part 2 .” October , no. 4 > ( 1977 ): 68 – 81 . Malabou Catherine . “ Whither Materialism? Althusser/Darwin .” In Plastic Mate-rialities: Politics, Legality, and Metamorphosis...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... ; Khana, Dark Continents ; Chiang, After Eunuchs ; Bauer, Sexology and Translation . See also the special issues LaFleur and Schuller, “Origins of Biopolitics in the Americas” ; and Schuller and Gill-Peterson, “The Biopolitics of Plasticity.” 7. On the idea of the contact zone, see...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the our . 1 Consider, as one preliminary example, that object that would be camp’s mascot if it had one: the plastic pink flamingo originally designed as a lawn ornament in 1957. The object is an agglomeration of oppositions it holds together rather than sublating into something else: it is meant...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... vomiting into a plastic grocery bag. You hop up without indicating what you’re doing to your housemate. Someone rushes to fill your seat, then abruptly hops up himself. The vomiting guy looks terrible. Now when you breathe, the sweet odor of the vomit is there. And you rush through the drunk Saturday...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that are less than utopic. What imaginations present the planetary future, or what theorists from the UK green movement term dark optimism ? 1 Is there no return from the nuclear weaponization of Earth? Does the plastic ocean ever expel or recover? Are dispossession and capitalism inevitable finish lines...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51–67.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., Winter 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Duke University Press. While the ples, plastic sheeting, and duct tape for the purposes of sealing them- selves in their homes and protecting against a biochemical weapons attack. biochemical While the biochemical attack has yet...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of their home I found two plastic boxes — a pink one and a blue one. I opened the blue box and it was full of tiny toy soldiers that exploded out into the air around me becoming a cloud of flies that took on the shape of a black gravestone — “We...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that resonated with pop- ular cultural expectations concerning the plasticity of children exposed to turbulent environments in their earliest years. In order to explore how these tropes of resilient (overseas) and toxic...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... young couples making picnic on wild grass nor children striking fists against plastic balls, nor older ones sniffing glue. You set your paintings up, each echoing the other, the whole entitled Riposte. Where the face...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... around the theaters. Young men in red T-shirts — members of Karthi’s fan clubs — climb the scaffolding behind lofty vinyl posters of the actor, spraying them with plastic packets of milk and fizzing bottles of beer. The ritual is borrowed, bent, from...