- Biǎo 表
- Interiorization (Inclusion)
- The Fold
- Tōng 通
Boundary is such a common-sense concept that it hardly needs to be glossed. Indeed, the definition of the word in the Oxford English Dictionary flirts with tautology in its obviousness: “that which serves to indicate the bounds or limits of anything….” …
November 5 & 6, 2015 – Conference Program and Videos
The two-day conference ‘Comment penser l’anthropocène?’ (‘How to think the Anthropocene?’) at the Collège de France in Paris brought together numerous scholars from natural and political sciences, from philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history and law. It was chaired by Catherine Larrère and Philippe Descola with the support of the patronage committee …
Anand Pandian’s Reel World: An Anthropology of Creation is a fascinating and truly inspired inquiry into questions of experience and the media through which experience is rendered (word, image, and sound) in and about Tamil cinema and beyond. Pandian walks a path where visions are realized between seen-ness and feltness, between openness and the limits of the frame. Much …
What follows is a series of conversations conducted after the recent Image as Method symposium, which took place on May 4th and 5th, 2015, at Columbia University’s Heyman Center for the Humanities, organized by Brian Goldstone. The symposium featured numerous presenters and commentators: Diana Allan, Vincent Crapanzano, Robert Desjarlais, Angela Garcia, Gökç…
Biosocial Becomings: Integrating Social and Biological Anthropology
Cambridge University Press, 2013, 288 pages.
This essay originally appeared in Portuguese in the journal Mana. Translated by Daniela Ginsburg.
Anthropology established itself as an independent discipline by designating the social as a specific field of study, allowing it to distance itself from certain retrograde positions found within the domain of …
The Fragility of Things: Self-organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, and Democratic Activism
by William E. Connolly
Duke University Press, 2013, 256 pages.
In The Fragility of Things: Self-organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, and Democratic Activism (2013), political theorist William Connolly delivers us into a chaotic world: “a world of becoming in which multiple force fields set on different tiers of chronotime …