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Social Text (1 March 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 the edge of a north Indian village, a woman I know...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 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 a...
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Social Text (1 June 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 of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 (1 June 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 in...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... performative modes like 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... It also 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...
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Social Text (1 June 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 German...
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Social Text (1 September 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 in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Bill V. Mullen Duke University Press 2007 Blacklist Redux W. E. B. Du Bois and the Price of Ac ademic Freedom Speech . . . is never a value in and of itself but is always...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... living and the dead, to come into being. In thinking about speech as song, and not just as information, I turn to the early ethnographic record of Inuit communities. The Danish explorer and ethnographer Knud Rasmussen collected a wide range of songs and poems from the Inuit he met in his travels across...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2013
... or religious rhetoric historically associated with the “free speech” of Speakers’ Corner. And yet, we cannot castigate the speaker as merely a complicit figure, attempting to corporate-­clone her- self through the viral spreading of her skills. In offering her expensively gained training for...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
...  Catherine Prendergast and Nancy Abelmann 37 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “Asia” and the Politics of Space in Asian America  Sridevi Menon 55 Globalizing Untouchability: Grief and the Politics of Depressing Speech...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Social Text (1 December 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. 1991...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... observe these elements in the writings of Booker T. Washington and in the context of industrial education for African Ameri- speeches are cans. Washington’s speeches are significant here as they explicitly attempt to position black colleges and in particular...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 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 the contraction of the public sphere...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., 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 and less-explicitly Christian organizations (such as the U.S. govern- not necessarily...