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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 3 The steeply rising prevalence of the terms protest song , protest music , and protest singer from 1920 through 2000, from nearly none before 1940 until the terms became common in the later 1960s. Source: Google Books Ngram Viewer. Figure 3. The steeply rising prevalence of the More
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 3 The steeply rising prevalence of the terms protest song , protest music , and protest singer from 1920 through 2000, from nearly none before 1940 until the terms became common in the later 1960s. Source: Google Books Ngram Viewer. Figure 3. The steeply rising prevalence of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the diaspora, and producing an archive of censored histories. The article situates this music within a genealogy of artistic and protest movements by ’48 Palestinians, providing a historical context for the national and political identities articulated in the music of a new generation of ’48...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... signature in black radical music-making and self-making. Throughout these pages, readers are invited to ponder how madtime might also serve as a rhythm and schedule for black protest movements. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 black music black radical tradition mad studies melancholia...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... establishes cantina time—as musically represented by the spatiality of Girl in a Coma’s music video and Piñata Protest’s song “Cantina”—an afterlife of punk emerges. The reorganization of space-time occurs through the re-assemblage of instruments such as the Tex-Mex button accordion, Spanglish, and cantinera...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Yetta Howard This article explores how queerness and industrial music work through each other in often contradictory and uneasy ways. This radical complementarity invites some of the most promising qualities of their statuses as antinormative manifestations of sexuality and sound. By bringing...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jayna Brown This essay argues for the concept of a utopian impulse, a liberating power possible in music and dance. With a focus on African music, the essay argues against conventional Eurocentric world-music commodification and points instead to new music movements from Congo and from Angola that...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
... position of the group, there has been some resistance to their choice to stage an action within a house of worship (the Cathedral of Christ the Savior)—and even more resistance, it seems, to an implication that there is aesthetic value in their musical performance. This piece explores all of these...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for their protest against the ties between the Putin regime, media censorship, and state religion. Careful scrutiny of the footage sug- gests that the band was miming their own song, without a music source, in order to capture video footage for the full online video version of “Punk Prayer.”26...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nouri Gana This essay approaches the phenomenon of Arab rap music as an emergent form of cultural and communal intelligibility and solidarity; its simultaneous influence on and indebtedness to global hip-hop and youth cultural movements has transformed it into an increasingly transnational...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... awhile in what antiblackness and settler colonial violence feels like while refusing to search for hope or potentiality in suffering. 2 We called it a “dark-side mixtape,” and we riffed with our favorite musical artists on the dark sides of freedom, escape, protest, and fugitivity. Rehearsing...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
... body — in concert with each other. Many young people invest their time in the pur- suit of athletic careers, musical production, or political protest. Elsewhere, youth strategically use their disconnectedness from the nation’s primary...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... throughout. While the Russian government’s prosecution of feminist punk band Pussy Riot for “hooliganism” for their protest performances against the Putin regime ignited global controversy, music was only one element, and perhaps not the...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jack Halberstam In this essay, I track a history of punk that I associate with wild vocalization within a history of black aesthetics. Building upon the work of Fred Moten, Jayna Brown, and Tavia Nyong’o, this essay returns to some eccentric moments in punk musical production—songs by Rhoda Dakar...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... contemporary cultural materials (classics like the movies of John Waters and the early performances of Bette Midler, as well as such recent works as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth , the television show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! , and music videos by Fergie, Nicki Minaj, and Psy) and show how this...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... critique the contemporary liberal mandate for minoritarian subjects to be visible and legible, as well as the compulsion for those same subjects to be sociable and relatable for the sake of radical collectivity and affiliation. The article examines the music, video, performances, and social media presence...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... media forms (print, radio, sound recording, and so forth) and the structure of overhearing that they enable. Paying particular attention to the ways in which the jazz musical and cinema noir converged to produce a figure of masculine sovereignty defined by a refusal to not desire in a space of racially...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 was not...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Moreover, the essay highlights audience reaction to the music and literature produced by the movements and argues that expressions of affect or feelings were powerful ways that Afro-diasporic linkages were established across cultural difference. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feeling Diaspora in...