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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Theresa Stewart-Ambo; K. Wayne Yang Abstract What does land acknowledgment do? Where does it come from? Where is it pointing? Existing literature, especially critiques by Indigenous scholars, unequivocally assert that settler land acknowledgments are problematic in their favoring of rhetoric over...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... are essential listening for two reasons. One, Schwartz's meticulous attention to what he called the “sounds of [his] times”—and, I would add, of his place—helps scholars reconstruct the 1950s from a new vantage point: the ear. Two, Schwartz understood something that sound studies scholars are only beginning...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to the intertwined problems of mental illness and violence. Unlike policies based on risk, legal scholar Martha Albertson Fineman's concept of “vulnerability” is a flexible way of imagining how “inequalities are produced and reproduced by institutions.” Understanding how universities might produce or exacerbate...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... visual history that has recently become the subject of both artistic and scholarly re-evaluation. Here, bio-artist Suzanne Anker is interviewed by feminist science studies scholar Sarah Franklin, in an exchange that addresses the visual culture of specimen display and its significance to both art...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay proposes a brief reflection on the meanings and relevancy of postcolonialism as a keyword in contemporary cultural studies. Taking as a point of departure the well-known etymological crisis through which many scholars feel compelled to explain how...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The paper traces two ways that intersectionality is used by feminist scholars to speak about feminist time: the movement of intersectionality toward the inevitable future (what I call feminism-future ) and the location of intersectionality in an already transcended past (what I call feminism-past...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... but also for ecocritics interested in the cultural ramifications of environmental efforts to preserve indigenous agricultural resources, as well as postcolonial scholars interested in identifying situated material practices that are contributing to the global struggle for the decolonization of knowledge...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Kandice Chuh Though more prominently known as a performance studies scholar and queer and critical race theorist, José Esteban Muñoz is cast in this essay as a theorist of the aesthetic. Informed by the ways that Muñoz offers a worldly pedagogy and critical practice that takes place in and makes...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Although many scholars understand finance capitalism as inaugurating new forms of domination and control, this essay considers how we might rethink finance as presenting tools for the undoing of capitalism’s universalizing tendencies. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., it is clear that these networks are broken. Written by Precarity Lab, a group of intergenerational, transnational feminist and people and women of color scholars, this manifesto envisions a new approach to digital studies. It argues for a new analytic for tracing how precarity unfolds across disparate...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 121–147.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of 2020, as states of emergency were declared in both the Philippines and the United States, Filipinx scholars offer memories and reflections of life under martial law in the Philippines and its aftermath and resonances in the present. Here, • • • Amid the pandemic, the news network went dark...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Macarena Gómez-Barris; Sebástian Calfuqueo Abstract In their interview, scholar and writer Macarena Gómez-Barris and artist and performer Sebastián Calfuqueo discuss the role of art, mediation, and coloniality with respect to Indigenous majority spaces and trans embodiment. Calfuqueo's body of work...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Minkah Makalani This introduction explores the major themes addressed in this special issue, particularly how racial difference both structures the African diaspora and informs how scholars exploring this social formation engage with modes of knowledge production that reshape diaspora. In this way...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Laura Briggs This article argues for a different academic practice in relation to social movements, asking scholars to be more deliberate about acknowledging the specifically intellectual contributions of activisms. It notes that much of the new theoretical work in the United States...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson, and the cinematic vision of Haile Gerima against certain signs of prevarication, even gainsaying, regarding the nature of slavery and its afterlife in prominent strains of critical (race) theory, here advanced by noted scholars like Giorgio Agamben and Achille...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
...David Sartorius; Micol Seigel This introduction diagnoses a moment of stark interest in interdependent relations of power, violence, and place. Transnational method, it argues, has welcomed this interest; as one of the sites in which scholars today are attempting to make sense with space...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the particular motivations of white observers. Scholars must also reckon with the question of how to present these methodological challenges to our readers and how to shape both the content and structure of our narratives to move marginalized voices to the center. In sum, ventriloquized voices in the archives...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jennifer L. Morgan This afterword revisits the archive as a problem space for scholars grappling with slavery and its afterlife. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Roundtable Archives and Histories of Racial Capitalism An Afterword...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of liberal freedom. The article also engages recent scholarship on the archives of slavery. Dizzyingly multinational and multilingual, the nature of illegal slavery is reflected in the plurality of its archives. Scholars must work across these multiple archives even as we recognize that the lives...
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