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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Charlie Samuya Veric A contribution to the genealogical elaboration of the Third World as a political project, this essay examines how decolonization constituted a new culture that defined the decolonized as new subjects of history. Previously thought to be without history and culture, the people...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and the third-world proxy wars for the purportedly secular rivalry of the Cold War to the contemporary conditions of Muslim migrant and refugee communities—these multiple overlapping genealogies, we argue, are necessary reference points for an adequate analysis of our political present. As one way to...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anne Allison At a moment when the population is declining, marriage and birth rates are down, one-third of people live alone while one-fourth are sixty-five or older, and reports of “lonely death” (of solitary people whose bodies are discovered days, or weeks, after death) are commonplace, the...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Julietta Singh This poetic series in nine parts attunes to the subject’s complex and abiding attachment to the object. The unfixed voices of these poems subtly shift across the series, from subject to object to yet a third “social” position. The poems move through a queer temporality in which the...
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Social Text (1 September 2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... developments, from Egyptian anti-imperialism to the birth of the Third World project, helped establish the basis for the Black Power movement’s identification with Palestine. The article argues that the Nation of Islam and Malcolm X’s border crossing and concomitant efforts to forge ties with Arab-world...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ed Cohen How do we contain emerging viral epidemics? This is a question that obsesses us of late. Not yet ten years into the third millennium, the world has already weathered a bevy of actual or feared viral epidemics: HIV/AIDS, sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), highly pathogenic avian...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brian Larkin This paper examines the debate between Fredric Jameson and Aijaz Ahmad in articles that appeared in Social Text 15 (1986) and Social Text 17 (1987) over the status of national allegory in third-world literature. It argues that national allegory can be produced not from authorial...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
...María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo; David Sartorius This essay reflects on the Social Text articles on revolution. Many first-world contributors to Social Text , on the one hand, reassessed Marxist theories of political consciousness and political economy in light of the praxis of third-world...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... modernity (the Eiffel Tower, the Ferris Wheel, and Tatlin's unbuilt Monument to the Third International), the article traces the path of modernity as a road leading to political de-intensification. These various monumental efforts of modernism stand in sharp contrast to the political modernism of the Mao...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): np.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and Other Poems, is forthcoming from Third Woman Press. She is developing a fic- tion feature-length film, “Divine Intervention,” and is completing a book of essays titled “Jennifer’s Butt and Other Essays by Request.” Annalee Newitz is a freelance...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... symptomatic that genre is one of the few issues that did not arise during the infamous exchange between Fredric Jameson and Aijaz Ahmad in the pages of this journal seventeen years ago. Jameson’s 1986 essay “Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capital- ism” might be considered to have...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
... within the Bantustans called “area studies”—such as Middle East studies—as though their lives are not also implicated by U.S. agendas, policies, and as though there aren’t Mid- dle Eastern women in the United States. Although nationalism is often seen as a specifically “Third World” malady, it is no...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... founding editor of Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor (www.workplace-gsc.com). He is at work on “Information Univer- sity: Rise of the Education-Management Organization.” Charlie Eaton is a third-year undergraduate at New York University. He recently finished a term on the coordinating committee...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Politics of the Family in Twentieth-­ Century France (Cornell University Press, forthcoming). Her next project will focus on the rhetoric of human rights in France as it developed in reaction to Marxism, poststructuralism, and third...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Pérez and Frank Guridy, “Beyond the Barrio: Everyday Life in Latino America.” Tina M. Campt is associate professor of women’s studies and history at Duke University. Her publications include Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... professor of English at Montclair State Univer- sity, New Jersey. Her most recent book is The PreOccupation of Postcolonial Studies, coedited with Kalpana Seshadri-Crooks (Duke University Press, 2000). She is currently completing her third book, “Alternative ‘Street’ Theatre and the Women’s Movement in...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... heretofore in- that is defined now by terror as limit-function. This is the essence of this old-new Left, this old-new international. or prehuman. Significantly, the Third World simply fails to show up as a subject, or collective subjectivity, that...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... intersection of auteur-­driven Second (or art) Cinema and politically radical Third Cinema and contends that the content of his cultural critique is most leg- ible in his formal destabilization of these (and other) film genres.33 The marginal zone shared by Second and Third Cinema is a fraught location...