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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 (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 49–74.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2003 Rupture and Return ZIONIST DISCOURSE AND THE STUDY OF ARAB JEWS Eurocentric and Zionist norms of scholarship have had dire consequences Ella Shohat for the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2002 Area Studies, Gender Studies, and the Cartographies of Knowledge Soon after September 11, the media resumed their habitual attack on Ella Shohat...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to enumerate and digitize early modern black diasporic life. The article engages those critiques in light of black diasporic communities’ battles for justice and redress and the forms these have taken online, such as Afrofuturism, eBlack Studies, and Digital Alchemy. It argues that, while digitizing...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Roderick A. Ferguson Duke University Press 2005 Of Our Normative Strivings AFRIC AN A MERIC AN STUDIES AND THE HISTORIES OF SE XUALIT Y In Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Catherine Soussloff; Mark Franko Duke University Press 2002 Visual and Performance Studies A NEW HISTORY OF INTERDISCIPLINARITY No one can any longer separate knowledge from power, reason from...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2002 The Cold War, Imperial Aesthetics, and Area Studies In my local library in East Brunswick, New Jersey, military artifacts, Ban Wang weapons, and photos are on prominent display as a reminder of the days of the world...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Malini Johar Schueller Duke University Press 2007 Area Studies and Multicultural Imperialism The Projec t of Decolonizing Knowledge Security. Surveillance. Diversity. Balance. These have been the contradic- Malini...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2007 The Crisis at Columbia Ac ademic Freedom, Are a Studies, and Contingent L abor in the Contempor ary Ac...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 2008 Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas inhabit that space and inquire after its unequal, often violent dynamics. I comment on the new archives and objects of study that north-south research brings into view, and on the ways they exemplify the methodological challenges...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay proposes a brief reflection on the meanings and relevancy of postcolonialism as a keyword in contemporary cultural studies. Taking as a point of departure the well-known etymological crisis through which many scholars feel compelled to explain how...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer C. Nash “Institutionalizing the Margins” treats intersectionality as a feminist orientation in time , as an analytic that powerfully describes both what women’s studies could be and what women’s studies has already become , that speaks about the discipline’s aspirations and progress. The...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Laura-Zoë Humphreys This article examines the changing dynamics of censorship and social criticism in revolutionary Cuban cinema in order to make a case for studying allegory not as a mode whose meanings analysts should (or should not) reveal but, rather, as a contested social process. From the...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... both colonial legacies and transnational capital. Joining conversations about the university's rabid corporatization, the essay uses the arts, and particularly the theater department, as a case study of how the bifurcation of professional training and scholarship, form and content, theory and practice...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... available categories (national, racial, cultural) according to whose terms we conventionally organize ourselves and others. The piece concludes by suggesting what new forms of knowledge can come out of a critically engaged, “postnational” American studies, and in turn out of a “postnational” Latino studies...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... airwaves have been a crucial theater of partisan class conflict in Venezuelan society since the election of President Hugo Chávez, a radical social democrat who has counted on the residents of the nation's huge urban slums, or barrios, as a major constituency. This study concentrates on the two major...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman This essay examines the sonic archive of tape recording artist Tony Schwartz, in particular his 1955 Folkways album Nueva York: A Tape Documentary of Puerto Rican New Yorkers . Working from assumptions located in sound studies, I argue that Schwartz's recordings are...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Deer Modern cultural criticism, like the younger discipline of cultural studies, has long struggled to reconcile the antagonistic logic at the heart of the idea of culture. Social Text 's project as a journal has been energized throughout by the contradictory genealogy of the term itself...