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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... must not be dismissed but must instead be approached with rigor and imagination. Lincoln’s Black Mourners Submerged Voices, Everyday Life, and the Question of Storytelling Martha Hodes Historians have long questioned...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Edlie L. Wong This article investigates the possibilities of storytelling and black Atlantic literature in forging new critical approaches to the archive of New World Asian indenture. It also emphasizes the significance of the comparative study of bonded labor to our understanding of “the Atlantic...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sujatha Fernandes This article focuses on the use of narratives and personal storytelling in the New York Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights campaign. I argue that while stories told to the media and at the legislature helped bring mostly undocumented domestic workers a sense of visibility...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
... from 1991 to 1994. By reading this legal archive as both storytelling and truth-telling, it examines how the refugees speak to their experiences of persecution and of their lives inside the Guantánamo camp to illuminate what it means to have their rights and humanity stripped by their supposed...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Claudio Saunt The spatial and cartographic turn in the humanities invites experimentation with new modes of historical storytelling. Those modes—interactive, participatory, and ever evolving—may redefine our vision of scholarship by creating innovative ways to distribute and create historical...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... attention both to the shared points of connection in the experiences of both mother and daughter (and two generations) and to the multitude of distances between mother and daugh- ter, including storytelling and narration, history and the present, writing and reading, Arabic and English, subject...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., Cantata evolved from concert party popular drama — an eclectic, traveling variety theater genre emerging in the early twentieth century — which, in turn, is based in the structure of Akan-­language Ananse trickster storytelling (Asansesem).10 In line...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., interpreted, and displayed. This enables the production of graphics that can illustrate some of the contours of social life. When animated by time-based media or laid out within tem- poral diagrams, such graphics can condense analytical storytelling...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 2016 Erratum for Martha Hodes, “Lincoln’s Black Mourners: Submerged Voices, Everyday Life, and the Question of Storytelling.” Social Text no. 125 (2015): 68–76. On p. 72, the second sentence of the second full paragraph should have read: According to the white journalist...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Mass. Benjamin, Jessica. 1995 . Like subjects,love objects: Essays on recognition and sexual difference . New Haven: Yale University Press. Benjamin, Walter. 1969 . The storyteller. In Illuminations: Essays and reflections , edited by Hannah Arendt and translated by Harry Zohn. New York...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 59–60.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Recovery is, and long has been, fraught with both pleasure and trauma. Indeed, as Hodes notes, “scholars whose historical actors stand at the margins of the archives must reckon with the question of storytelling.” This roundtable takes up that ques...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... idioms (French and standard Arabic) of Algerian state celebrations, Mohamed Take Your Suitcase used Algerian Arabic, Tamazight (“Berber and local storytelling traditions to subvert the official story of postcolonial immigration — a story marked...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of information dispersed across archi- val sources. As Saunt suggests in relation to his own mapping project, Invasion of America, which documents Native American land cessions in North America, digital tools offer humanists a new way of storytelling...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2023
... zestfully, and you sometimes got the impression he never wanted to end up in front of a classroom lectern ever again. Stanley was a compulsive discloser and a gossip and had a great sense of dramatic storytelling. I loved learning about his personal life, for it was clear that those experiences — the people...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... studies. 4 Stories “generate and regenerate” meaning, made relevant by those who, in the retelling and representation of them, (re)make their relationships and responsibilities to one another, to nonhumans, to the sky, and to the earth. 5 Simpson maintains that within storytelling the land...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of bonded and enslaved labor. But how do we write such capacious histories? Wong argues that our task should be to think “across kinships” in archives of the New World slave and coolie. She looks to complex forms of storytelling to trace hidden...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2001
... by the storyteller who, as Benjamin famously argued, reminded us to view our lives from the point of view of remem- brance because that is how he viewed hers or his. And the whole point of the story is that the listener retells it—you know as you are listening...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that admit- tedly utopian goal, the spatial and cartographic turn in the humanities invites experimentation with new modes of historical storytelling. Those modes—interactive, participatory, and ever evolving—may redefine our vision...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... ties moors blends and blends again at full speed. . . . In City one does not talk any more. Storytellers dead or turned babblers. But The Word is not all talk. You’ve got to fi ght here. To maroon somehow. The gasoline offers you its cradle. (291–92) Papa Totone’s cryptic...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in a broken-down city, and hers was published years before mine. At Clarions East and West in 2001, there was a multitude of approaches to storytelling in the group, and a few people were quite upfront about working to create some kind...