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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 93.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea , 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea, 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41...
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Published: 01 June 2016
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Erin Trapp This article provides a reading of the nonhuman world registered in Dunya Mikhail’s poem Diary of a Wave outside the Sea . While human rights poetry traditionally assembles a poetics of witnessing or mourning and focuses on the construction of the human person, this reading of Mikhail’s...
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Published: 01 September 2018
The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea , 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea, 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm More
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 93–96.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Mother Earth The whole boiling, burning sea has finally begun to smolder. The dolphins, leaving land again, search deeply for remaining whales. Green is peeking out...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
... a cliff, long drop to the sea Little space ride spins you around and around I told you to stop but you wouldn’t stop for me Eyes never leave the ground, never leave the ground.2 Social Text 89, Vol. 24, No. 4, Winter 2006 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2006-011  © 2006 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and in that house a man his flesh in tints no chords can stake. Blunt, caustic red. What instrument of rage can the wind fling? I hate your knucklebone! The child cries. She sees Kant on his bookshelf. V When I was a child I saw the sea burn. I need to tell you this. How often I have written...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “Kubla Khan” The finite condition of natural resources increasingly presses down upon the here and now, wherein water stands as the...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Talcahuano, which faced Concepción Bay, San Vicente Bay was protected from the sea. The north-­facing Con- cepción Bay, its interior shore lined by the port zone, fishermen’s wharves, and navy base (where Cofré lived with his family), was directly in line...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... gamers used the Simulex Corporation’s Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation (SEAS), an advanced computer program that uses data from military incidents to extrapolate how community leaders, local media, and the general...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... materiality must reside somewhere? Whose land becomes the dumping ground, pilgrim? In Arunanondchai’s filmic world there is at least the possibility of cruel optimism: images of Buddhist simplicity abound, the verdant leafiness of new potential, a living sea, and the natural life of an elderly woman — the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the beach of time through a creolized aesthetic. Dash’s film explores three generations of Gullah women and the legacy of slavery (marked by the poisonous indigo on the women’s fingers) to bring the past into the present to become a future shore, in their Sea Islands home, Saint Helena Island, off the...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories, short stories such as Altaf Fatima’s “The Walls Weep” and A. G. Athar’s “My Brother’s Enemy,” or the poetry of Agha Shahid Ali — become “particular historical configurations of the psychical,”21 in this case expressing the psychic...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... islands of academic privilege in a rising sea of digital information. How far out to sea are we now? We placed many ideas on the table. Should we renumerate the journal to mark its rededication to another new moment, allowing a fourth generation to assume the reins and invest it with their singular...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... distinguishable geographic locations. Tonight, I’m your sailor, Chicago, a sea-­orphaned one who will drown you in my saltern legs. I feel old in New Town, new in Old Town, down in Uptown, an imperialist in...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... exhibition catalog Severo Sarduy (Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 1998), 186. Courtesy of the photographer and the Ionian Sea cradling just below. Sarduy is elegantly still in his black velvet suit. He slightly tilts his head, gracefully suspends his almond features, and holds...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and they that had done right went away from the holy place and were forgotten in the city.” . . . A gale sprang up at sea which threatened to wreck him. He said: Apparently the power of the God of these people is only over water. When Pharaoh came He drowned...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... bunks, mass-fed, mass-accommodated. In the stormy seas they were sick, they were terrified, they were demoralized. They were frightened.” 4 The decision to remove Inuit from their homes was made by medical personnel (including an X-ray technician and his assistant) who traveled north on the yearly...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and the bursting of the South Sea bubble in 1720. In James Thompson’s phrase, “disturbing new forms of paper money provoked a semiological crisis over the concept of value.”13 The profitability of African slavery in...