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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 visual frequency still-moving-images hapticity refusal flow How do we write, think, perform, practice, visualize, engage, theorize, story, or enact a practice of refusal? In a multitude of ways, I have spent the last ten years thinking, writing...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... constructed a real-time Visible Speech Translator — an instantaneous moving image on a cathode-ray tube or a phosphor belt to allow for visual telephony. Time was shown on the horizontal axis, frequency on the verti- cal, and loudness was determined...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... are offered as a kind of riposte to Marshall McLuhan’s formulation “The medium is the message” at a moment when it has become even more undeniable that the media (linguistic, visual, computational, financial) are the media of racial capitalism. The Message Is Murder is itself part of an investigation of what...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 105–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of the allele frequencies that may affect immune responses. While studies exist that are more or less contentious are so apparently on the significance of group-based (especially racially based) genetic dif- ferences, I review this article precisely because its low...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Lisa Cartwright Duke University Press 2003 Photographs of “Waiting Children” THE TRANSNATIONAL ADOPTION MARKET This essay considers the place of visual media, specifically child portrait Lisa Cartwright...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the subject, who becomes a ghostly remainder that haunts the data archive. This maneuver then makes it possible to treat certain individuals, often those marked as racial outsiders, as nonsubjects who can be acted upon outside of the law. This process is visualized by the Tracking Transience website, which...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to tease out. Sound is not merely a scientific phenomenon—vibrations passing through matter at particular frequencies—it is also a set of social relations. “Splicing the Sonic Color-Line” begins by theorizing the mutually constitutive relationship I find between sound, listening, and race as the “sonic...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... heard by many others and traveled a great distance. Similarly, in a book on music in North India, Peter Manuel has shown the degree to which the sonic artifacts of multiple duplication (such as weird frequency response or audible distortion) have become part of the way audiences in the region...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 19–44.
Published: 01 June 2023
... 1770, calling for restitution of the Gweagal shield; and in the money drops by GULF Labour at Guggenheim New York, exposing the institution's exploitation of migrant workers to construct Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Not just the frequency but the reception and understanding of these actions have changed...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Wendy Sung Abstract This article examines the role of the visual in instances of recorded anti‐Black racial violence and pushes against dominant discourses of the technological rescue narrative—that technology and more visibility will lead to different outcomes of accountability, protection...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of emerging countries. 5 This has a very concrete meaning for the residents of Morro da Babilônia. While powerful storms and floods are part of the history of Rio de Janeiro, as in most coastal tropical cities, there is a direct connection between the increase of oceanic temperatures and the frequency...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... , or the pursuit of interests formerly considered personal or private, connotes a set of distributed activities pursued in ostensibly informal domains (the discursive and visual spaces of social media, the water cooler, the bedroom, your head, etc.) that by means of background algorithmic formalization...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of blackness under colo- nization that Fanon illustrates may be productive to read against and with a continuum of antiqueer violence in the United States. The scopic and the work of the visual must figure with such a reading...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... corresponding to protocol. Diagram by Daniel M. Michler Kane, Medina, and Michler ∙ Infrastructural Drift in Seismic Cities Social Text 122 • March 2015 7 5 munications. Switching interfaces among channels (acoustic and visual), genres (oral and printed...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 55–82.
Published: 01 September 2020
... into account viewers’ embodied and racialized experiences of looking to accurately analyze virtual environments that claim to be primarily experiential rather than simply visual in nature. My analysis foregrounds my experience as a viewer to emphasize the partial nature of viewpoint (and therefore gestures...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the fragmentation of global unity is the frequency with which the audio track extends across the visual track, bridging one sequence of narrative space-­time with the next. An early scene demonstrates how the film formally establishes links between discrete char...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... are sixty-five feet away from each other. 17 They may not be able to connect all the dots yet, but they are working on it diligently. A few years ago companies were already able to link users across devices through advertisements that use inaudible, high-frequency sounds. 15 These tools use...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and sensation, an indefinite urbanism. John Divola’s photo series Los Angeles International Airport Noise Abatement Zone ( LAX NAZ ) of homes in the flight path slated for demolition visualize the atmospheric quality of this process. Photographer John Divola titled his 1976 series of vacant houses around...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of visual media in academic considerations of virtuality by shifting the emphasis to the aural, allowing us to conjecture some of the manifold ways in which black cul- tural production engages with informational technologies. This is followed by a discussion of the distinct status of the “human...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in this way to the anaesthetics of the status quo.1 This does not mean that the wartime senses are always engaged democratically, however: in an environment where to see is to risk being seen and therefore becoming a target, combatants and bystanders alike strive to minimize their visual...