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South Atlantic Quarterly (1978) 77 (4): 532–533.
Published: 01 October 1978
...Kenny J. Williams Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought From Slavery to Freedom . By Levine Lawrence W. . New York : Oxford University Press , 1977 . Pp. xviii , 445 . $15.95 . Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 532 The South Atlantic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 665–683.
Published: 01 October 2016
... the development of British cultural studies as an anti-elitist, theoretically informed approach to the field of culture, in particular popular culture. Second, I propose that as this space also opened itself up, starting in the late 1980s, to emerging young black and Asian British artists, and as it extended...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1983) 82 (2): 223–224.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Charles P. Roland Perspectives on the American South: An Annual Review of Society, Politics, and Culture . Edited by Black Merle Reed John Shelton . New York : Gordon and Breach Science Publishers . 1981 . Pp. v , 409 . $35.00 . Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (3): 491–514.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Christopher Paul Harris Building on the work of Hortense Spillers and others, this article uses the “yet to come” of Black culture as a lens to read the political and cultural interventions of the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL). The “yet to come” also serves as an avenue to consider how, on what...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Shaun Myers This essay traces how a range of black cultural producers in the post–civil rights era represent and contest the transhistorical phenomenon I term imperative time , the dominant construction of time within racial capitalism as a demand or pressure exerted on black life. More...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 241–260.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and in the context of a post-2000 public culture of mourning for slain black leaders, I argue that the resurrections of King in contemporary American television series reinforce normative notions of black nationhood based in inheritance and masculine authority. Extending Andreas Huyssen’s notion of “twilight...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 567–586.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Colette Gaiter This article describes an under-reported success of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. Through a creative team led by the party’s Minister of Culture Emory Douglas, who was also the Black Panther (BP) newspaper’s designer and main illustrator, the Panthers visualized...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 449–457.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of connection at all. Wright was too much a man of the world to make such spiritual, metaphysical matters the fore- ground of his investigations in Black Power. In spite of himself, however, such matters surfaced repeatedly, eloquently reframed under the historical and sociological. At the cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (3): 477–489.
Published: 01 July 2022
... to belie American society and culture. But what does the centering of white discovery mean for Black memory? What does white ignorance demand of Black people? How are Black Americans transcending dominator logics that often hold captive both memory and history-making power? Through a synthesis...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of performances called liminal acts. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 négritude Césaire creolization abject blackness dépassement liminality References Aching Gerard . 2002 . Masking and Power: Carnival and Popular Culture in the Caribbean . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... explicitly by the sixties’ infamous succession of political assassinations— functions as a crisis moment for black representation in both politics and culture. The stories that are told about this moment of rupture in turn work to imagine and concretize vying representational possibilities for a black...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 553–571.
Published: 01 July 2021
... necessary for survival. A focus on how Black transwomen live, despite continued physical, spiritual, socioeconomic, political, and cultural annihilation, remains critically important given the myriad indicators (low average life expectancy, low annual income, disproportionally high murder rate, etc...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 675–696.
Published: 01 October 2013
...-pervasive black church culture that Du Bois described in The Souls of Black Folk. They pursued political affili- ations and modes of thinking such as the “freethought movement” that offered critically inflected freedom. Harrison’s freethought was related to his interest in Darwinian evolutionary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 657–674.
Published: 01 October 2013
... a cultural marker, Smith wraps her main character inextricably to the historicity of race and religion. Through these interlocutors, this essay examines how black religion might imagine its future in relationship to the particularities of its diaspora(s) and confessions of faith. © 2013 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 January 2019
... black subjects exist within the university space and beyond. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 student-worker alliance neoliberal time epistemic exclusion outsourcing emancipatory epistemologies References Appadurai A. 1996 . Modernity at Large: Cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 505–527.
Published: 01 July 2010
... in Nigeria. Postcolonial modernism, the essay argues, refers to a set of formal and critical attitudes adopted by African and black artists at the dawn of political independence as a countermeasure against the threat of loss of self in the maelstrom unleashed by Western cultural imperialism and its aftermath...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... I provide close readings of black cult figures and texts that I argue combine camp and chitlin circuit elements (the Harlem Globetrotters, Cheech and Chong’s “Basketball Jones,” Gilbert Moses’s The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh ). In exploring the existence of campy sports culture, queer athleticism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2022
... consideration, in addition to clearly discernible and momentous events. In this special issue we focus on crisis as a critical term in our considerations of Black culture, feeling, being, and life in order to pinpoint temporalities of transformation and times of action. How might various aspects of temporality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 640–655.
Published: 01 July 2014
... incarceration (without mass protest) of “dangerous populations,” almost any young black man, Latino gang members, and small-fry neighborhood drug dealers. The normalization of long-term solitary confinement in Security Housing Units (SHUs) in US prisons crosses over into the realm of torture and crimes against...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 585–604.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of Culture and His Responsibilities”) . In “Deuxième Congrès international des écrivains et artistes noirs (Rome Mar. 26–Apr. 1, 1959)” (“Second International Congress of Black Artists and Writers”) , vol. 1 , special issue, Présence Africaine , nos. 24–25 : 116 – 22 . Césaire Aimé . 1962...