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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Adrián Pérez Melgosa This essay researches the complex role that films portraying Anglo-Latin romances have played in the construction, dissemination, and reconstruction of Latin Americanism—the set of discourses representing and theorizing Latin America from local, U.S., and European...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 2008 Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas inhabit that space and inquire after its unequal, often violent dynamics. I comment on the new archives and objects of study that north-south research brings into view, and on the ways they exemplify the methodological challenges...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... anthropological theory and, in turn, within the realms it investigates), this article considers the temporal qualities of scientific longing within a highly experimental and, thus, anticipatory branch of research set on transforming human bodies through processes of interspecies hybridity. © 2011 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...David Boarder Giles This essay explores the cultural economy of commercial waste. Drawing from ethnographic research with Dumpster divers in Seattle, Washington, and other cities with comparable waste streams, it explores the ways in which waste may constitute a distinct cultural-economic logic...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Daromir Rudnyckyj This article examines two projects of subjectification that seek to inculcate a will to work that animates contemporary globalization. Based on ethnographic research at Krakatau Steel, one of Indonesia’s largest state-owned companies, the article contrasts the differing...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Nicholas Thoburn Following recent research in historical and cultural studies of “the book” and the practitioner field of book arts, the book is now approached no longer only as a vehicle for content but as a rich and mutable material entity. But in this materialist framework, is it possible to...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Maria José A. de Abreu This essay examines what a seemingly trivial bodily reaction such as goose bumps tells us about the relation between spirituality, technology, and voice. Based on ethnographic research, the article examines the media ministry of a Brazilian priest named Padre Marcelo Rossi...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Angela Garcia Based on ethnographic research and critical reflection on Carlos Reygadas’s film Post Tenebras Lux , this article explores the texture and temporality of crisis and endurance in Mexico. Specifically, it traces the transformation of one of Mexico City’s ubiquitous anexos (annexes...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Junaid Rana This essay draws on ethnographic research in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, to illuminate how the concepts of becoming and infrastructure reveal insights into racialization and the workings of the counterterror state. I discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
...David Kazanjian This contribution to a roundtable on the question of recovery makes a case for overreading the archives of the black Atlantic diaspora not only for what they tell us about who did what, where, and when but also for scenes of speculative thought. The author draws on his research into...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., historiographical awareness, and an overarching respect for evidence-based claims, scholars may admit more experimental forms of research and presentation without compromising the veracity of historical study. Yet such a shift will require a deeper exploration of the relation between aesthetic expression and...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... attitude will from the first seriously curtail my audience.” 9 In 1916, Woodson hacked the largely segregated professional historical world by founding the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and the Journal of Negro History . Woodson and his team, the Research Department of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... intellectual and activist. With a bemused look she remarked, “Such papers will never be available to me.” I express my deepest gratitude to Brent Hayes Edwards, Daryle Williams, and my fellow scholars-in-residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library: Hisham Aidi...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... J. M. Coetzee’s character Michael K, his investigations, or “research,” on the island entail a kind of psychic gardening in the strange geographic ruin of the future. 44 This is what Ballard calls an “ontological garden” against the “world of quantal flux.” 45 The structure of megaliths...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of I Am Not Your Negro , the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s acquisition of Baldwin’s papers in April 2017, and Taschen Publishing Company’s 2017 celebratory art house edition of The Fire Next Time with accompanying photographs by Steve Schapiro. Despite the Nation of Islam’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the anonymous readers from the Social Text editorial collective, Vivian L. Huang, and the José Esteban Muñoz Targeted Research Working Session on “Queer Nightlife Performance” at the 2017 American Society for Theatre Research annual conference for their critical generosity, thoughtful feedback, and...