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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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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 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 43–44.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of World Views, an open studio exhibition of socially involved artists that took place on the ninety-first floor of the World Trade Cen- ter, Tower One, April 2001. Yigal Nizri’s installation included multiple slide pro- jections of images that were taken in Morocco, mixed with computer-made sam...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 39–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Nicoletta straight roads, and their personal life is conditioned by their careers. This installation is made up of the word EXIT placed at sky level on the win- dows at the ninety-first floors of the World Trade Center towers, the busi- ness center in New York City. A video of the flight...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... come to me Tall towers, twin towers I used to see. A bloody seam of sense drops free. By Liberty Street, on a knot of rubble In altered light, I see a bird cry. (New York City, October 17...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 93–96.
Published: 01 June 2002
... their complaints of attrition. 94 Tracie Morris Vertical A rainbowed sky is the fixed horizon among the alleyways of light. Recurring building towers have Quasimodo humps, their spires, dowsing rods. Lengthy...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., hold considerable promise for post- disaster rescue and recovery efforts.2 In the midst of disaster, however, electric grids must immediately be shut off to prevent gas explosions, and communication relay towers become saturated, fall out of alignment, and lose power. Digital capabilities can...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... their ideas. Rather, the longer an ivory problem of debt in the context of jobless growth inhibits all but the most intellectually driven students, and this debt consciousness contributes to tower or a city on the nihilism felt by many toward our social institutions (the...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Martin Kramer, who produced the anti-postcolonial polemic Ivory Towers on Sand, both argue, Said’s Orien- talism radicalized Middle East studies and shook its colonial foundations. Analyses of imperialism’s role in scholarship on the Middle East were legitimized, resulting in a stringent...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 2014
... breathed in that idea of feeling good, on this mild summer day, with the sun shining, in this canyon surrounded by red brick towers where this ship, our ship, had landed. Someone asked him what he thought of Hirschhorn’s project, and he responded by saying...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... gongyuan), an amusement ground where numerous wonders of the world (from the Eiffel Tower to the Pyramids of Giza to the no longer extant World Trade Center) are gathered together in one spectacular and flattened plane. Space...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... had once been e pluribus unum. Are we now to belittle unum and glorify pluribus? Will the center not hold? Or will the melting pot yield to the Tower of Babel?”33 The linguist and one-time senator from California S. I. Hayakawa used...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
... returns, a pilgrimage, the site a graveyard for thousands, the stench of burning flesh and wires. On one trip down there as I walked past Liberty Street I was struck by the extreme youth of the soldier guarding the perimeter, a young lad freckled, fresh faced. Behind him was the shell of Tower Two...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... towering over fifteen feet tall when standing erect on their hind legs. Although New Yorkers have grown used to seeing these monstrous figures outside res- taurants and building sites in recent years, the juxtaposition of one such grotesque, scab-encrusted rat with the serene sculptural...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... moment, in part because the images of the crumbling towers and exploding planes were instantly and repetitively broadcast around the world, with the effect that the “images 130 Mani ∙ Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force became archival the...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... feature of the landscape—than a resonant political symbol. Built in the 1860s in the Scottish baronial style to evoke a medieval tower castle, and topped by a representation of the Crown Royal of Scotland, it juts high over the Forth Valley like some jumbo joystick...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- invisible person ing WW II and of a pre-State look-out tower; text from Sharett’s radio address after his return from a visit to the Jewish Brigade in Italy.” The who is forced images neatly link the creation of Israel with the struggle against fascism, conveniently wiping from memory the...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... proudly, speaks magnanimously. And then, as she looks admiringly at him, you can see for a few seconds how she imagines him: a towering figure with clasped arms and a modest smile, rising alone into the distant heights of a deep blue sky, his body bathed...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Schueller/Dawson 6. Ellen W. Schrecker, No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986), 15  –  16. 7. Ibid., 16. 8. Ibid., 14. 9. American Association of University Professors, “1915 Declaration of Prin- ciples on Academic Freedom and...