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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 to...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... responding 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 and...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... decolonizing project for American students (an extremely diverse group representative of New Mexico’s particular diverse population that included Hispanic, Native American, Arab and Muslim-American, Jewish-American, and others) that operated at several levels: through close collaboration with local scholars...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 ). The...
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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., including Islam. As recent scholars observe, these truths about black religion, language, and music continue to be sung, in the poetry of the black arts movement, in hip-hop’s “Nation conscious wisdom,” and beyond. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 James Baldwin Black Muslims Nation of...
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Social Text (1 March 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 of...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... from 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...
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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 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 archives history slavery race References Best Stephen . 2012 . “On Failing to Make the Past Present...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 December 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 on...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 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 (1 September 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 (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 59–60.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., three scholars of the nineteenth-century Americas whose work is motivated by an active concern with the politics and poetics of historical writing across genre. Davis, a scholar of Ameri- can and African American studies is also a writer of fiction, drama, and film; Hodes, a historian, is...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . 2009 . Living History: Encountering the Memory and the History of the Heirs of Slavery . Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars . Arondekar Anjali . 2009 . For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Beckles Hilary . 2013...