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Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 17 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384519-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8451-9
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By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... comparative methods globalization historiography multiple modernities periodization ...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... was rewritten in an economic idiom, the essay explores the relation between the 1930s and 1990s versions of this history, at the same time analyzing problems in comparative conceptual historical method. Mobilizing a comparative method that is at one and the same time intranational and international...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Summing up insights from the Annotating Art’s Histories series, which introduced methods for the comparative study of modernism on a global scale, this chapter argues that problems of presentism and inclusionism that preserve monocultural narratives of modern art can best be overcome by taking...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of the methodological as well as conceptual limits of surveillance studies, we briefly compare surveillance studies to policing studies, security studies, and intelligence studies. After raising these questions about the direction of surveillance studies and the “research methods gap” therein, we turn to a discussion...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... The introduction sets up the history of anthropology’s comparative approach, initiated by Mauss and Weber. It argues against striving for unified theories, though, resisting the growing tendency to define science as a method of model making based on variables and quantitative samples...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059127-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... This chapter introduces affective analysis, an aesthetic method that is at the core of this book's practical philosophy. A triadic method, affective analysis postpones conceptual analysis in order to take time experiencing affects, understood as a multi-stage process, and perceptual analysis...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
.... Black Arts Movement Harlem Renaissance iconography masking modernism Summing up insights from the Annotating Art’s Histories series, which introduced methods for the comparative study of modernism on a global scale, this chapter argues that problems of presentism and inclusionism that preserve...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059318-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... to map out a comparative anthropology of wisdom help us characterize and tease out some key aspects of Serres’s method. At the intersection between Serres and anthropology, this chapter explores the fraught relation between wisdom and knowledge, the interplay of exemplarity and exception...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of surveillance studies, we briefly compare surveillance studies to policing studies, security studies, and intelligence studies. After raising these questions about the direction of surveillance studies and the “research methods gap” therein, we turn to a discussion of the feminist work of Dorothy Smith and her...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... This chapter inquires into the relationship between translation and autobiography in the work of Reynaldo Ileto. In his classic work, Pasyon and Revolution , Ileto methodically juxtaposes Tagalog documents with their explications in English. The book thus arranges the two languages...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
... they request a judge’s warrant authorizing them to search the room, or they simply search it without a warrant. The former option could not even be seriously considered given the tight frame they faced compared to the length of time it takes a judge to issue a warrant. They chose the latter option. David...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... uncomfortable mirror to anthropologists. Conversely, a foray into some recent attempts to map out a comparative anthropology of wisdom help us characterize and tease out some key aspects of Serres’s method. At the intersection between Serres and anthropology, this chapter explores the fraught relation between...
Published: 19 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5940-0
... queer anthropology generates critical categories and methods for anthropological conceptions of kinship broadly and how an analysis of kinship remains central to queer theorizations of personhood, relatedness, and sociality. property and personhood social death queer vitality relatedness...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... of the contemporary performance projects of an Iraqi American artist, Wafaa Bilal. It argues that close attention to the nonvisual sensory elements of his work offers a method of gleaning evidence of the histories, geographies, and sentiments of those disappeared by US military operations in the Middle East and South...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... Ilongots mourning This chapter inquires into the relationship between translation and autobiography in the work of Reynaldo Ileto. In his classic work, Pasyon and Revolution , Ileto methodically juxtaposes Tagalog documents with their explications in English. The book thus arranges the two...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... in drawings for those with decision-making authority in the metropole. The essay demonstrates the importance of contextualizing de’ Barbari’s View in terms of this contemporary cartographic production in Venice, which remains relatively unstudied compared to maps that circulated in print. It also ties...