It is with great sadness that we open this page to commemorate the passing of our colleague and friend Randy Martin. Martin, who joined Social Text in 1983 and served as one of its co-editors from 2000-2006, was one of … Continue reading “Remembering Randy Martin”
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Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies presents: Beyond Marxism and Performance Studies: a closing plenary session convened in honor of ST Collective Member José Esteban Muñoz. WHEN: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 3:00 – 5:00 pm WHERE: NYU, 721 Broadway, Room … Continue reading “Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies Conference”
A Conference Convened by The Cultures of Finance Working Group at NYU Institute for Public Knowledge March 21, 2014 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor This one day conference brings together a range of heterodox voices on questions of the culture … Continue reading “Gifts, Derivatives and Socialities”
The Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at The Graduate Center at CUNY hosts: BDS AND ACADEMIC FREEDOM: A Panel Discussion With Bill Mullen (Purdue), Radhika Sainath (Palestine Solidarity Legal Support), Sherry Wolf (International Socialists Review), ST Collective Member and Web … Continue reading “BDS and Academic Freedom”
What are the theoretical and political repercussions of education outside of a traditional classroom? Whether spurred on by a tidal wave of student debt, changes in technology, or new and nontraditional learning scenarios emerging from various academic disciplines, DIY education is … Continue reading “Educational Outliers Unconference”
THE COLLOQUIUM FOR UNPOPULAR CULTURE presents: THE SOUND OF WHAT CANNOT BE: An Evening Celebrating the Life and Work of Stuart Hall SCREENING: The Stuart Hall Project (dir. John Akomfrah, 2013) + reflections and reminiscences by prominent New York intellectuals including … Continue reading “An Evening Celebrating the Life and Work of Stuart Hall”
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of colleague and friend José Esteban Muñoz. Muñoz was a member of the Social Text editorial collective for many years and his contributions to the intellectual and social life of the … Continue reading “Remembering José Esteban Muñoz”
Social Text Collective Member Alondra Nelson discusses her research on the Black Panther Party’s health activism, criminalization, and public health policy as part of the JustPublics @365 podcast series.
Social Text Collective Member Ashley Dawson joins David Harvey, Faris Al-Ahmad Zwiran, and Rasha Arabi of the CUNY Graduate Center and Ali Issa of the War Resisters League and Jadaliyya for a panel discussion co-sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture, and … Continue reading “The War Here and Abroad: CUNY and U.S. Empire”
Arab Talk recently posted an archived interview with Social Text Collective Member and Co-Editor Neferti X. M. Tadiar about her trip to Palestine in 2012, sponsored by the USACBI. You can also read Tadiar’s article “Why the Question of Palestine … Continue reading “Arab Talk Interview: Neferti Tadiar on Palestine”
Social Text Collective Member Alondra Nelson joins fellow catalogue contributors on November 21st for a panel discussion of “The Shadows Took Shape,” an exhibition on Afrofuturist aesthetics – now on view at the Studio Museum in Harlem. For tickets, visit … Continue reading “The Shadows Took Shape”
Jadaliyya interviews Social Text Collective Member Ella Shohat on partition and the problematics of national belonging for Arab Jews, in “Bodies and Borders.”
Social Text Web Editor Ashley Dawson discusses his research and activism as part of the Just Publics @365 podcast series.
Jesse Weaver Shipley, who will be published in ST 117, will appear at a film screening of Is It Sweet?: Tales of an African Superstar in New York. at the CUNY-Graduate Center on November 5th. His article, “Television Tricksters: Parody and Contradiction in Ghanian Melodrama,” will be featured in the … Continue reading “Is It Sweet?: Tales of an African Superstar in New York”
The Fall 2013 issue of Social Text is now out, a special issue on “Punk and Its Afterlives” guest edited by Jayna Brown, Patrick Deer and Tavia Nyong’o. It features articles on Tesco Vee, Tricky, The Clash, Lady Gaga, The … Continue reading “New Print Issue Out: Punk and its Afterlives”