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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 153–172.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Margo Natalie Crawford This essay explores the temporal differences between the lived experience of black flesh and the black body. The author uncovers an aesthetics of the open body that differs greatly from the ongoing naturalizing of the always already marked black body. There is an emerging...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 39–50.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of the system in which we are somehow trapped and confined. Knowing this, I fear that every time I describe a possible opening of radical potential, my next sentence will reinscribe it within possessive individualism, body essen- tialism, or just plain sexism. I feel a little woozy already, just thinking about...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and interpersonal violence. The police have long targeted black and Latinx trans people in and around public restrooms; recent antitrans bathroom bills aim to intensify and generalize such policing of trans bodies. The essay opens with a phenomenological inquiry into the moment of such policing, in which an officer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 665–683.
Published: 01 October 2016
... 1991), McRobbie • Art and the Politics of Black Cultural Production  673 all of which opened up questions about visual culture and the act of looking, youth culture/subculture, the black body, masculinity, gay sexual desire against a backdrop of economic hardship, homophobia...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 425–437.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Jacques Khalip It has been more than twenty-five years since the death of Michel Foucault, one of the last century’s most crucial philosophers, as well as just as many years since the publication of the final two volumes of The History of Sexuality . Since then, an extraordinary body...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 371–391.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that the framework is moving forward. In this regard, the paper seeks to open up a discussion about how decolonization is being conceptualized in the new Rights Framework from an Indigenous feminist perspective. I highlight tensions between patriarchy, neoliberalism, and contradictory concepts of decolonization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 55–70.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Penelope Deutscher Since it has not to date arisen as a question, is it possible to open a debate with Giorgio Agamben concerning the role of women's bodies in the politicization of life? The woman about whom a ruling is passed forbidding an abortion is sometimes figured as a potentially murderous...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 567–584.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the reimpregnation of the feminine body, which, in turn, makes possible, at one and the same time, the birth of para-African culture and the revitalization of the masculine body through its erection. The impotence of the body described in the opening pages of Notebook, moving across figural and literal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the emergence of the relational that Agamben celebrates in the work of art. Thus, Agamben concludes The Open with a discussion of a Titian canvas (The Three Ages of Man) in which two lovers encounter each other with a gaze that is not that of subject to subject but of body to body that ever so...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1991) 90 (2): 357–408.
Published: 01 April 1991
... opposition. We may open at random any of his recently published works, and if we are careful, we will discover both the triumph and the destruction of bodies. For the overwhelming majority of Platonov s characters, it is a burden to be integrated, to exist within a sphere that is peculiar to them, as well...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2008
...” humanism. The value of the human being is its humanitas, whether mea- sured in terms of rationality or animality, soul or body, and so on, but its worth/dignity is mortality, because it is only as mortals that humans are both open to nihilation and capable of maintaining and sparing its enabling...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 491–519.
Published: 01 July 2019
... as the shrinking of the environment, and its readily available affordances. But, as I shall also argue, precisely at such moments of shrinking, something else happens. When the environment is narrowed down in its offerings, I propose that it is the creative space of performance (on or offstage) that opens up...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 501–517.
Published: 01 April 2001
... desire and peregrination? What space, place, body (they are all related) is presupposed in order that there can be practices of everyday life at all? The ‘‘One may no longer be found as Certeau writes in the opening pages...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 July 2012
...” open up to “independent processes of subjectification,” as Mau- rizio Lazzarato puts it, Foucault’s conceptualization of subjective agency manages to span a gap that is most often simply collapsed.3 Foucault, that is, manages to account for the multiplicity of environmental factors com- posing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 612–620.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Eric A. Stanley This essay opens with a reading of a closed-circuit television scene of Duanna Johnson, a black transgender woman who was brutally beaten by Mississippi police while in their custody in 2009. Through this video, I center the question of representation's form, not just its content...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 843–848.
Published: 01 October 2023
...The Nación, Otredad, Deseo (Nation, Otherness, Desire) Collective; Rosario Fernández Ossandón; Isabel Aguilera; Antonieta Vera The revolt and constituent process remain an open question, phenomena that permeate everyday life and refuse to show a final truth about themselves. In an attempt...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 145–163.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Adrian Mackenzie This essay analyzes a genre of self-improvement literature based on scientific models of animal behavior and neurophysiology. Popular science books such as Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking , by Malcolm Gladwell, or Mind Wide Open: Why You Are What You Think , by Steven...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 April 2022
... symbolic privileges cloud their vision. Those of us who grew up in the urban and rural peripheries carefully observed how war is embodied in the body s forms of expression and how political conflict becomes annihilation. The peace deal caused a break with that logic of the elimination of the other, opening...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 693–713.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of a paying job. Worth noting is that this sequence opens with Sofia’s addressing herself privately in the bathroom mirror before she masturbates; she flirtingly points at herself and fixes her face and body in her gaze as she whispers to herself, “I want you! I want youuuuu!” Thus, two fields...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 365–379.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... The heteronorma- tive repudiation of the lost erotic body of the The South Atlantic Quarterly Spring Copyright © by Duke University Press. Tseng 2002.1.30 18:38...