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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 184–194.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Mauna a Wākea in Hawai‘i. While colonial discourses frame such direct actions as obstructions on a march toward a narrowly imagined and singular “future,” I argue that this activism works to open space for multiple futures in which Indigenous epistemologies and practices renew intergenerational...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 207–217.
Published: 01 January 2017
... aggressive attempts to territorialize the ocean as a frontier, seabed mining has become an embattled site in the Pacific, where it is opposed by social movements in specific locales and in networks through the ocean and beyond. In this essay, I explore the art and media activism of these struggles, focusing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 878–891.
Published: 01 October 2015
... political activism, we are witnesses to teaching and learning methods that seek to engage Indigenous youth not for the purpose of radicalizing them but, rather, to prepare them to honor a long history of asserting rights and fulfilling responsibilities, as these responsibilities are associated with legacies...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 892–906.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Diveena S. Marcus Indigenous communities in North America are either confined in remote areas of arid and undesirable living environments or scattered amid the dominant non-Indigenous colonial atmosphere. The former are distant and removed from the public's gaze and the latter have long been active...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 373–386.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Lynn Marie Houston The U.S. meat industry's tarnished reputation after the mad cow disease crisis has driven some ranchers to a breaking point, in which they blame food safety issues on illegal immigrants. This essay investigates the activities of a group called Ranch Rescue, whose members “round...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 701–722.
Published: 01 October 2009
... activism (particularly noticeable in ethnic studies and Native American studies programs) by the traditional scholarly agenda of “disinterested” individualized research; and the force of this agenda coupled with the changing labor market to stymie collaborative progressive action within the university. I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 419–426.
Published: 01 April 2014
... struggles that shaped the last decade in Turkey as well as the short history of grassroots political activism during the year preceding the Gezi revolt. In explaining the conditions of existence of the revolt, the article considers the grassroots effects of two political developments: (1) during the last...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Maria Cotera This essay focuses on the Chicana por mi Raza digital archive, a collection of oral histories and documents from women who were active in social movements during the 1960s and 1970s. The essay argues that digital archiving projects like Chicana por mi Raza challenge conventional...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 611–633.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Ilan Pappé This essay compares the Zionist movement with other settler colonialist movements in Palestine and West Africa. The historical context, the formative years, the ideological infrastructure, the symbolic world, and activities on the ground are examined in three cases: the Zionist movement...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 411–429.
Published: 01 April 2008
... lived embodied activity and that safety maps work as a site within which larger community, national, and international issues are played out. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Clifton Evers The Cronulla Race Riots: Safety Maps on an Australian Beach Introduction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Lawrence R. Schehr The French warning system against possible acts of terror, called Vigipirate, is a color-coded plan for raising awareness of the citizenry of France and a program of precautionary activities and policies. Each of the four stages of the alert—yellow, orange, red, and scarlet...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 623–649.
Published: 01 October 2009
... forces. With the active involvement of corporate partners, administrations are striving to commercialize, vocationalize, and militarize both curriculum and student culture itself. Furthermore, the role of higher education in sharply intensified exploitation means that we have to ask the same question of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2009) 108 (1): 147–169.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Victorian home, cultivating an active skepticism, effectively functioning as “furniture-to-think-with,” to quote Barbara Stafford. In this context, domestic space becomes integrated into an experimental process that tests the limits of the visual and introduces an element of doubt into the psychic structure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Ahmad A. Sikainga This essay examines the role of organized labor in Sudanese politics in the twentieth century. The essay focuses on the development of labor activism among the Sudanese railway workers who were concentrated in the town of Atbara, headquarters of the Sudan Railways, and it...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... exhibition to reflect a modernized, attractive image of their political project. Politically oriented exhibition literature affects both artistic and political activities: more and more politically aware artists take political positions that influence their art practice, while important traditional political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 159–174.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Abdel Khaliq Mahgoub Allegations of engagement in disruptive activity and blasphemy that were widely disseminated in the Sudanese press and subsequent incidents against Sudanese Marxists led the formidable Abdel Khaliq Mahgoub to stand trial before a military court that was hurriedly put together...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2010) 109 (3): 577–594.
Published: 01 July 2010
... into the blood of the Egyptian national identity. Thus, this essay deals with modernity in translation in the postcolonial zone and contributes to the effort to highlight the artistic activity in the Muslim world in the twentieth century—a century that has been mainly defined as Western and usually...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Arctic may be appropriately made. The Inuit are currently actively resisting the new wave of colonization within a framework built on the bedrock of nation-state sovereignty. The notion of “sovereignty” serves as a keystone in a system of controlling narratives, functioning to generate and police ways of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 570–575.
Published: 01 April 2011
... authoritative discourses used to legitimate austerity measures and criminalize dissent. Moreover, tactics like those used by UCMeP complement other forms of campus activism by adding fun to the hard work of movement building. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 A G A I N S T the D A Y Michael Shane...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 867–883.
Published: 01 October 2011
... his condemnation of recent massacres of Aboriginal people in outback Australia. His activities still contradict assumptions that Aboriginal rights history mostly operated within Australia until the second half of the twentieth century, while for those he met in interwar London, Fernando confronted...