33: RaceUp one level
Race, September 1997
- Introduction: Racial Subjects
Joe Lockard, Jonathan Sterne, Matt Wray
The 'Race' issue is an attempt to engage with questions about 'race' or ethnicity, to which there are no straightforward answers.
- SPACE | R A C E
I made "SPACE|R A C E" to challenge the idea that any point of view about the space program or race relations is definitive, neat, clean, or unchangeable.
- Invisible Race Wars
In Wheeler Hall, the seat of Berkeley's English department, the public bathroom walls filled all summer long with racial insults, and there is no separating this phenomenon from larger campus trends.
- Dueling Narratives: Some Thoughts on Menace II Society and Boyz 'N the Hood
Like any social construction-- including capital itself--race is experienced in particular and real ways for all and must be faced as such.
- Newt's Nazis
When I saw it on a remaindered book table this summer, I couldn't resist shelling out $1.50 for Newt Gingrich's briefly talked-about alternative history novel, "1945".
- "Colorless All-Color": Notes on White Culture
Is there such a thing as "white culture?" First answer: depends on what you mean by culture.
- Conference Report: The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness
Irene J. Nexica, Birgit Rasmussen, Matt Wray, Kellie Stoddart, Pamela Perry, Eric Klinenberg, Jillian Sandell
A multiracial conference, held at Berkeley, investigated "whiteness" as racial identity and explored how it relates to the divisions that plague American social life.
- Shoah's What Jew Got
The critique of antisemitism has been emptied of its utopian content.
- Sexual Mutants of the Multiculture
I have come to be an ethnic hybrid: half-WASP, half-Jew, the product of two supposedly segregated identities.
- On the Merits of Racial Identity
I've learned that I can't separate my politics from my race or from my profession. The personal is truly political. But so is my profession as a scholar and teacher.
- The Sticky Film of Race
American media thrive on the race of Other, and 1997 has proven to be another disappointing year for mainstream filmings of race.
- Artists (White) Inadvertantly Gentrifying the Ghetto
Gentrify: A graphic about urban communities and gentrification.