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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
...L. Todd Duncan; Kathryne V. Lindberg Duke University Press 2001 ST.03-Duncan/Lindberg 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 43 The Continuity of Living for Change AN INTERVIEW WITH GRACE LEE...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Randy Martin; Eng-Beng Lim As a critical nomenclature in Social Text , university points to a constellation of trends that coalesces around the corporate ethos of higher education: professionalization, academic capitalism, industry standardization, anti-intellectualism, managerialist protocols...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Erin Manning Creating the conditions for neurodiversity in the university is not about creating a space for difference, a space where difference sequesters itself. It is about attuning to the undercommon currents of creative dissonance and asymmetrical experience always already at work in, across...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Fred Moten; Stefano Harney Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The University and the Undercommons...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 37–66.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Christopher Newfield Duke University Press 2004 Jurassic U THE STATE OF UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY RELATIONS Concerns about the university’s business deals are as old as the university...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Eng-Beng Lim This essay considers the phenomenon of the global university, particularly the trend of setting up satellite campuses, or “outposts,” in Asia and the Middle East. It tracks the global university as part of the Western university's international knowledge system and its connection to...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ann Pellegrini This essay moves to investigate the co-constitution of “the child” and “the secular.” Twins of modernity, “the child” and “the secular” underwrite moral claims about progress, the universal human, and the ordering of time itself. These moral claims are carried forward by dominant...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... discusses some of the major shifts in the organization of Social Text , including its affiliations since the mid-1980s with the CUNY Graduate Center, Rutgers University, and Columbia University (which have provided in-kind support and funded the managing editorial position) and with the University of...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Martin Savransky Written in the wake of the strike action that has seen academics and students across more than sixty UK universities create new interstices and alliances against the marketization of higher education and its generalized forms of impoverishment, this parabolic article experiments...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 104–111.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-, and transdisciplinary space of Social Text . Literature, understood as a multiplicity of practices, theories, and critical methods, is a complex site for negotiating the tension of the universal and particular, a tension that governs, among others areas, the relation of theory and praxis and that of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson, Andrew Ross, and Sohnya Sayres discuss the self-reliance and independence of the journal in the early days and the eventual move to the university press. Being tied to a university press offered editorial support, finances, and regular help, but...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the human as a set of comparative and relational events in specific historical and geopolitical contexts by investigating Euro-American, Chinese, and transnational itineraries of the human. While it analyzes China's potential to undo the universalizing claims of Western idealized norms of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... conversation and collaboration among attorneys, doctors, professors, university students, and imams, which had heretofore been highly restricted and regulated by Israel’s carceral practices in the West Bank and Gaza. The deportees—those who in Giorgio Agamben’s estimation had been literally abandoned in a zone...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Institute for Critical Theory at Duke University. He is the author of many books, including The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (1981), A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present (2002), and, most recently, The Ancients and the Postmoderns: On the Historicity of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... responding to the intertwined problems of mental illness and violence. Unlike policies based on risk, legal scholar Martha Albertson Fineman's concept of “vulnerability” is a flexible way of imagining how “inequalities are produced and reproduced by institutions.” Understanding how universities might produce...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... advantages and disadvantages of the universalization of the postcolonial paradigm. This essay also reviews some of the key contributions to this topic by articles published in Social Text , as a way to celebrate this journal's publication of one hundred issues. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... this historical incident. I argue that these two texts have prepared the ground for City of Life and Death , positioning it strategically vis-à-vis Chinese history and the global condition of neoliberal globalization. I suggest that the movie articulates the Chinese desire for the universal human among...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Megan H. Glick From the moment Charles Darwin proposed Africa as the site of human origins, scientists and the lay public alike labored to reconcile contemporary racial hierarchies with the possibility of a universal African birthplace. Previous historical treatments of this phenomenon have focused...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed as a...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., as deployed in the film, melds political and cinematic memory to resurrect traces of repressed histories and absent bodies, allowing Almodóvar to build a transtemporal and transnational allegorical universe that moves against the grain of the loss of history that cinema’s digital transformation...