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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Sarah Pinto Duke University Press 2006 Globalizing Untouchability GRIEF AND THE POLITICS OF DEPRESSING SPEECH In the middle of winter, on a veranda looking into expansive fields from Sarah Pinto...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mara Mills This article traces the history of speech wave visualization and the longstanding relationship between phonetics, communication engineering, and deaf oral education. American telephone engineers drew on this history to build the sound spectrograph in the 1940s, a machine that transformed...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ellen McLarney James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time explores the power of Black Muslim speech, what he calls an “idiom” that recognizes and conveys the truth of the black experience in America. Baldwin writes that the tone of this language “is as familiar to me as my own skin,” suggesting not just...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... be explained only through that corresponding history. This article uses speech act theory to problematize that assumption, arguing instead that the power of hate speech rests in its ability to displace history rather than affirm it. Coverage of the case demonstrates this displacement, as Vang is positioned via...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire “Culture and Colonization,” which has long been unavailable in English translation, was Aimé Césaire's speech at Le Premier Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence africaine in Paris in September 1956. The congress is one...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... cricket and samba and the forms of speech, gesture, shelter and adornment conventionally understood to embody “informal” social life. I examine the ways James’s and Oiticica’s claims take shape in these early works and the way the counterclaim of that aesthetic sociality irrupts into and rearranges...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inquires into the limits of such tactics and the unintended effects of their deployment. Finally, it asks if it is possible to grasp the workings of an alternative mode of translation that in evading militarized speech gives rise to a questioning of the ethics and politics of translation in wartime. ©...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
...: How is the ideological process of othering the refugees constructed in political graffiti? How does this relate to dominant discourses and practices in Slovenian society (from official politics to mass media)? What were the reactions against such sprayed hate speech (so pro-refugee graffiti...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jonathan Sterne Since the invention of sound-transcription devices in the early nineteenth century, philosophers, linguists, inventors, audiences, and others have debated whether it is the meaningful act of speech or the material sound of the voice itself which defines the speaking subject...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... speech, which are mirrored in the syntax of the translation. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 A Short Introduction to Adorno’s Mediation between Kultur and Culture Mark Kalbus On 17 December 1956, Theodor W. Adorno gave a talk entitled “Some Aspects of a Comparison between...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brent Hayes Edwards This editorial note introduces the translations that follow of two pieces written in fall 1956 by Aimé Césaire: his speech “Culture and Colonization,” delivered at the first Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence Africaine...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to the revelations concerning Stalin in Khrushchev's famous “Secret Speech” and to the PCF's reluctance to deStalinize. He soon turns, however, to considerations related to his “position as a man of color.” He claims that it has become clear to him that the struggle against racism and colonialism cannot be reduced...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Freedom Speech . . . is never a value in and of itself but is always produced within Bill V. Mullen the precincts of some assumed conception of the good to which it must yield in the event of conflict. When the pinch comes . . . and the institution (be it church, state...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... into the recorders to their family members in hospital didn’t know what to say, that words themselves failed them, pushes us to consider speech also as voice—voice because its primary function is not intelligibility but sound as it communicates, as it moves between and ties people together. And part of what I am...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Usha Zacharias Duke University Press 2001 Ambedkar, B. R. 1946 . What Congress and Gandhi have done to the Untouchables . Bombay:Thacker. ____. 1987 . The Riddles of Rama and Krishna. In Writings and speeches , vol 4 . Bombay: Government of Maharashtra, 323 -43. Anderson, B...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... spoke publicly about what appeared race and gender to be an increasingly managed assault against faculty speech until January 2007, after the accused students had been reinstated.11 In a closed meeting, supremacies in the provost expressed dismay over...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... this to queer hate outrageous hyperbole to the kinds of public, doctrinal, financial, and politi- cal gains the rhetorical opposition to “homosexuality” has provided (and speech, does will continue to provide) for powerful Christian organizations such as the FRC...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
...- leges not meeting diversity criteria and thereby made them ineligible for federal funding. In 1995 the Supreme Court ruled on Rosenberger v. Rectors and Visitors of the University of Virginia, a lawsuit crafted by the CIR to pit speech...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in English. He thereby evacuates foreign languages of their foreignness. From this perspective, learning one language is no dif- ferent from learning another in that they are all meant to refer to English. In this way, all speech comes to be assimilated...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
... follow. For advocates of their classroom use, they are promoted as a proactive response to student vulnerability, especially following sexual violence. For those opposed, they are often described as attacks on free speech, or as anti-intellectual and individualized forms of coddling students. Still...