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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert W. Gehl This paper argues that the failure of MySpace and the rise of Facebook in the social networking site market is due in part to the degrees in which either site associates users, technology, and marketers into a successful “real software abstraction.” Real software abstraction is a...
Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., queer identity. Queer minstrels are compellingly slippery subjects because they both ruin and rely upon the criteria of the “fake” and the “real,” and in the process their performances reveal malingering ontological and epistemological commitments from queer counterpublics, drive wedges between and...
Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... community who subvert the clichéd image of that community as a conservative force in US politics and culture. Rereading Muñoz’s writings on Zamora of The Real World , season 3, and recounting how Zamora shared out the unsharable experience of his death, the essay discusses three engagements with Zamora’s...
Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... continue to discuss the term) is an institutional formation, which occasionally and hubristically imagines its reach in other areas, both touching and being touched by “the real.” Thinking with and through the work of José Esteban Muñoz, whose loss has created a rupture in our utopian impulses, this essay...
Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ontology, but also a crucial matter of power. In order for a bin Laden tape to have its “effects” in politics, action, and debate, it need not be real or validated; it must simply be the subject of belief. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Enemy Voice Jonathan Sterne On 5 February 2006...
Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 51–74.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Robert Meister The article develops political implications of the late Randy Martin’s idea of “derivative sociality” as the real subsumption of human life under the option form. The option form, beginning with the hedge, allows realized surplus value to be preserved (locked in) and eventually...
Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... as an object that captures the realness of youth’s experi- ences as authentic and distinct from mass-mediated representations. On a fundamental level, the artists/educators and youth producers work to produce “community” visually...
Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... were soon to see it realized in a ﬂood of anthrax mailings, ﬁve of them real and tens of thousands of them hoaxes. Conveyed on the waves of hysteria over anthrax, the impact of the terrorists’ incursion spread to the far corners of the country—the West Coast, the South, the rural, the suburban...
Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of the mainstream perceptions of international politics. This concept of global politics rests on an exclusion of the mimetic from its thematic concerns, with an emphasis instead on the “real.” The history of...
Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
...); and a book, Real and Imagined Women: Gender, Cul- ture, Postcolonialism (Routledge, 1993). She is also a joint editor of Inter- ventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Andrew Ross is professor and director of the graduate program in...
Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... produced were (and are) real social, historical, and geographical entities. Though phantasmically conjured and produced, orientalism and the Orient are institutions that have structured and affected — and continue to structure and affect...
Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... (New York), G. R. N’Namdi Gallery (Detroit), and Real Art Ways (Hartford, CT). He trained in graphic design in France, where he was born, was a 2004 Fulbright Scholar, and holds a BFA from Howard University and an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. For more information, see...
Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... “Piercing the Veil of the Real” Tagore’s formulation of his notions about the moment of epiphany in the essay “Sahitye Aitihasikata” could have been said to have been a refor- mulation, in another context, of his phrase “piercing the veil of the real,” discussed by Dipesh Chakrabarty alongside a late...
Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Other want from me?8 The jouissance of the Other then has the special quality of being both real and mythical. The subject attributes qualities to the Other that do not really exist (indeed Lacan goes so far as to argue that the “big” Other does...
Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the university. The consequences of our disempowerment are real and fall disproportionately upon low-income students and students of color. Some examples follow: NYU has resisted the creation of a campus rape crisis center and the...
Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... radical and elitist depredations of the Right. And yet, to take the bait and defend the indefensible corporate academy would be in itself a form of negligence. Caught somewhere between the violent deskilling and real subsumption of intellectual labor, on the one hand, and generational transition on the...
Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... security and the fantasies of China or other foreign countries as real or imagined threats. The memorabilia testify not just to the world wars but also to the more extended agenda of national security through military interventions during the Cold War. We have been told that the Cold War ended in 1989...
Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... occupancy but not absolute title to their land.4 The boundaries are legal fictions but, like the geography imposed on Jamaican slaves, had very real consequences. To map legal fictions and other elements of colonial geography, we might...
Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2013
... tests my ability to recall the company names associated with a number of corporate catchphrases that center on innovation and creativity, such as Think Different. Invent. Imagination at work. Where imagination begins. All of the slogans are from real ad...