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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2014
... (2009) and James Baldwin’s novel Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953). © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Touching Ecstasy Muñozian Theory and the Extension of the Soul Shane Vogel In the final pages ofCruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futu- rity,1 José Esteban Muñoz closes his...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... continue to discuss the term) is an institutional formation, which occasionally and hubristically imagines its reach in other areas, both touching and being touched by “the real.” Thinking with and through the work of José Esteban Muñoz, whose loss has created a rupture in our utopian impulses, this essay...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 176.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Reflecting on the role of literature in Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Sohnya Sayres, and Andrew Ross discuss the vision of the journal as a hybrid between a political review and a literary magazine. They touch on literature as a form of social knowledge, the relationship between...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... brings about in the nexus of religion, technology, and bodily dispositions. By many evangelicals, electro-acoustic technology is considered an important means to be “in touch” with God. This emotionally charged experience subjectively confirms the status aparte of the persons who adhere to the...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... object appears suddenly yet has always already been present and in which the disappearance of the object is marked by a turn toward a future that is never in reach. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 subject object loss time/temporality touch First, there was something just...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 17–19.
Published: 01 June 2002
... “The Spinner and the Spindle,” 1995 Social Text 71, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke University Press. “Village Spells,” 1996 18 Fatimah Tuggar “In Touch,” 1998 Images...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... what he, drawing on the work of Nancy, would come to call “being singular plural.”5 Queer of color critique, I want to argue, is a performative act of methexis; not a representational optic or a standpoint epistemology, but a way of touch...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
... transplant, illness itself dis- rupts the sovereignty of the “I.” “I”, he writes, “is nothing other than the singularity of a touch. . . . The unity of a body, its singularity, is the unity of a touch, of all the touches (of all the touchings) of this body...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
...; communication as the drive to be in touch and pay attention never ends — and suddenly the password is more important than the name.5 The imperative toward just-­in-­time production Social Text 121 • Vol. 32, No. 4 • Winter 2014 DOI 10.1215...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 1 August 2017). 5 Sedgwick, Touching Feeling ; Clarke, “Failure to Transform.” References Buell Frederick . 2012 . “ A Short History of Oil Cultures: Or, the Marriage of Catastrophe and Exuberance .” Journal of American Studies 46 , no. 2 : 273 – 93 . Clarke...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... touch. Notes A preliminary draft of this paper was presented at a “teach-­in” titled “Learning from José” at the University of Texas – Austin. Many thanks to Laura Guitierrez and the University of Texas community. I am especially grateful to Ann Cvetkovich for the invitation and conversations...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... soul visit her mutilated parts? How much shall a body be home? Under these burnt balconies of air, Autumnal duty that greets us. At night, a clarinet solo I put on: Bird song pitched to a gorge, a net of cries. Later a voice caught on a line: “See we’ve touched the bird’s throat.” (New...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to mine I feel your breath and mine in time I know I’m nothing but it’s you that I need I touch your skin and it starts to feed You’re not the frst you’re not the last Another day another crash My eyes meet yours in secret glance Our bodies look in...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... together in a devilish alliance over the commodity that really “could speak”, the “thing” that talks or is somehow in touch, neither subject nor proper object, a massive, subterranean, ethereal, undercommon threat to the individuation of modern “Man” emerging at the same time. But the Atlantic slave...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... flyer for a Meatmen show depicting a screaming, castrated man, in Tesco’s world the penis is constantly represented as failed, under threat, relentless in its urgings yet pathetic in its strivings. If the name of the Meatmen’s greatest hits album, Stud Powercock: The Touch and Go Years, tells us...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... out better.” 5 Healers in Peru prefer black guinea pigs as well, according to Morales. Neither Archetti nor Morales, however, make any reference to sorcery with black guinea pigs; they never touch upon the rationale by which the very animals that so effectively heal can be made to inflict harm...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... produced themselves or when ACT UP celebrated Bob Rafsky’s getting on the news heckling then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton about the lack of response to the AIDS crisis. The Black Panther Party was trying to get in touch with other poor and working-class African Americans facing similar oppression...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
... inflections, let us say: to “biographemes” whose distinction and mobility might come to touch, like Epicurian atoms, some future body, destined to the same dispersion. —Roland Barthes, Sade, Loyola, Fourier...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Several of the contributors to this issue were formally his students and address his mentoring directly. All were touched by Muñoz’s capacity to elicit better thinking and deeper engagement and to offer sharp, gener- ous guidance and crucial support regardless of status or stature — and this...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Duke University Press, 2007); Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003); Kathleen Stewart, Ordinary Affects (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008); Rei Terada, Feeling...