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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 153–179.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... This weird tale doubles as documentation of dead infrastructure: its platform characters are actual rigs that litter sea beds around the world. What imaginative or conceptual forms, then, can help us grasp infrastructure's forms of life? This question is particularly urgent with regard to fossil...
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Published: 01 September 2018
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 61–82.
Published: 01 December 2023
... it. Beyond this sense of forward motion, nothing outside or beyond the boat is visible: there is no sense of horizon, nothing in proximity. Cut off—and out—in this way, the boat appears to be alone at sea, isolated and without context, yet in motion, presumably toward Europe. If the sea around the boat...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 37–60.
Published: 01 December 2023
... African and Indian diasporas shipwreck South Africa But the sea evidently contains material other than what has already been used. Where can it come from, in order to give courage to the ones who are beginning anew? Perhaps from earlier shipwrecks? —Hans Blumenberg, Shipwreck with Spectator...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Playground by 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...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 17–41.
Published: 01 December 2022
... for providing the context for mortality rates, these studies do not directly address the ways the Portuguese slave ship contributed to transformations of social relations on sea and land, including processes by which racialization came to dominate these social relations. To investigate these processes...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... The incalculabilities of the slave trade and of plantation production—in which enslaved persons were said to be “pieces” of slave cargo lost or abandoned overboard during the middle passage, or else subjected to physical, sexual, psychic, and social violence while at sea or on land—were precisely what charged...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that are ‘off the shores’ of normative orders of knowledge. The shoal is place where the sea and non-sea matter (rock, sand bed, coral) meet. As both sea and non-sea, or neither sea nor not-sea, it is an ecotonal space where different kinds of ecological systems meet.” 6 I am interested in the role...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... peninsula as the metropolitan area of Talcahuano (see fig. 3). Unlike 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...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... factors behind urban warfare, DoD war 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...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... was a child I saw the sea burn. I need to tell you this. How often I have written that line, no page to put it on, no voice to mark it mine. On the Indian Ocean Lyric in a Time of Violence 25 I turned five, aboard a white...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Ammons In Xanadu did 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...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
...-Asian racisms separately as distinct phenomena. 37 It is only by drawing back together dispersed connections that a true picture of racial capitalism can emerge. This is to argue not for a sea of equivalencies but for one of entanglements. The aesthetic allows such intimacies to come into view...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 21–38.
Published: 01 March 2022
... that is not simply reducible to the compounding of hardship and a substantial expansion of material consumption. Over this tremulous in-between hover the substantive signs of deleterious climate change. The interlaced relations among global warming, rising sea levels, floods, and severely polluted and overheated...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 7–26.
Published: 01 December 2021
... is continuously remade by the elements of sea, fog, and wind. May and I took long walks along the shoreline where solid land met the liquidity of the Pacific Ocean in a 700-million-year exchange. We talked about our mutual commitment to making the paradigm of war visible in each of our work. At the time, I...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and configuring ideology itself.20 These variously border-crossing texts — a Bollywood film such as Randhir Kapoor’sHenna , novels such as Mumtaz Shah Nawaz’s The Heart Divided and Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories, short stories such as Altaf Fatima’s “The Walls Weep...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 101–107.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... Andrews, an elite and bucolic university nestled in the North Sea, adjoining a famous golf course. The university had been home to right-wing thinkers in the 1970s and was well-known for its free market libertarian group, which formed the caucus of the Adam Smith Institute. It was an unlikely base...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Channel, a massive waterway structure connecting the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. 20 Thanks to these large-scale undertakings, Turkey began to compete with Brazil and China in terms of total investment in infrastructures and single-handedly absorbed half of global private infrastructure spending...
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