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Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-061
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
.... The most impor tant cia experiments of these kinds occurred from approximately 1945 to 1965 and included 149 proj ects, 80 institutions, 183 researchers (many of them academics), and $25 million. They were known as mk/ultra and mk/delta, and details of their existence were not exposed until the late 1970s...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
...PART II How Power Matters Intersectionality and Intellectual Re sis tance 3Intersectionality and Resistant Knowledge Proj ects I often won der how differently understandings of critical social theory might have unfolded within Eu ro pean and North American academic insti- tutions had other...
Published: 16 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... aries pi lot grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Religion, Secularism, and Po liti cal Belonging (or RelSec) proj ect was a key early part of that program. We wish to thank collectively the three consecutive presidents of the chci, the late Srinivas Aravamudan, Ian Baucom, and Sara Guyer...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... to apply to grants and fellowships. Specifically, we address how to write personal, research, and proposed proj ect statements as well as how to compose biblio graphies. We also suggest what to consider before hitting submit and the larger end goal and point of this pro cess. 10. Applying Successfully...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-032
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... for this par tic u lar condition is easy to identify: my proj ect codirector simply de cided to stop writing. My codirector and I began planning our research in 2002, and from 2004 to 2012 we conducted archaeological and historical work investigating tran- sitions in the daily life of the island s residents...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
...; or ga nize the export of local textiles and the list goes on. This essay draws inspiration from a set of proj ects undertaken by Duke University students since 2008 in two villages in northern Togo, West Africa.1 The proj ects are inexpensive, aim small, and are tethered to a common theme: youth...
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By Saiba Varma
Published: 02 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012511-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1251-1
... sockets, blown circuits, sparks flying through your veins, electronic corpses. What would a surge do to a person s brain? Dr. Farooq tried several more times to con- vince Sohaib that his brain receiving an electric current in the form of electroconvulsive therapy (ect), known colloquially as karant...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... self- portrait of an incarcerated student. I immediately recognized the image as one made by a student in an art course I had taught for the Alabama Prison Arts and Educa- tion Proj ect in the fall of 2012. Each Thursday after noon for sixteen weeks, I packed drawing paper, pencils, charcoal...
Published: 23 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... PART II How Power Matters Intersectionality and Intellectual Re sis tance 3Intersectionality and Resistant Knowledge Proj ects I often won der how differently understandings of critical social theory might have unfolded within Eu ro pean and North American academic insti- tutions had other...
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007326-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0732-6
... (deliberation, cooperation, the idea of a common good) that were taken to underpin the liberal proj ect. Rational choice liberalism delivered a scientific understanding of human interaction as a riposte to the purported scientific theory of Marxism and communism but, as S. M. Amadae notes, it is not without...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
...8Intersectionality without Social Justice? Intersectionality is often perceived as fundamentally critical of unjust socie- ties because social justice seems to be so central to many of its proj ects. It certainly seems that intersectionality is on the side of social justice. Social movements...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0912-2
...Acknowl edgments This proj ect began coming together during our first conversations with one another at a jazz studies conference, Lost in Diversity, at the Heidel- berg Center for American Studies in November 2012. We thank Christian Broecking and the other conference organizers for making...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... infrastructure upgrading initiative the Mumbai Metro proj ect, for which his small consultancy firm was conducting a basic socioeconomic survey (bses) of house holds to be resettled. Wielding this crucial piece of knowledge, Prakash obtained permission from the principal contractor (that is, the one that had...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007524-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0752-4
...nine REDD+ Queen Futures Aquí estamos, trabajando siempre Conservation work is never done. While fundamentally a future- oriented proj ect, conservation has no ends, no ultimate success after which its prac- ti tion ers can hang their hats, clap each other on the backs, and declare their work...
Published: 23 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... within sociology greatly enriched my thinking this proj ect, among them Bill Falk, Feinian Chen, Harriett Presser, Stanley Presser, Sonalde Desai, Meyer Kestnbaum, Kris Marsh, Jeff Lucas, Rashawn Ray, and Dawn Dow. Special appreciation goes to Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz, not only for his support of my...
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007326-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0732-6
... in a number of collab- orative, interdisciplinary proj ects aimed at plugging American art into the power grid driving US scientific, technological, and industrial innovation. At leading universities, corporations, and museums, finding ways of bringing advanced art and cutting- edge technology together...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-074
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
.... A few years ago while starting to work on a paper examining Margaret Mead and other anthropologists work on a 1950s and 60s program designed to mea sure and shape U.S. public attitudes about space (known as Proj ect Man in Space), I had assumed I would find a basic critical analy sis, akin to Gore...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...Acknowl edgments A number of people helped out and lent support to make this book pos si- ble. I d like to extend a special thanks to Catherine Besteman for her inter- est, encouragement, and support for my proj ect, and for inviting me to submit my manuscript to the Global Insecurities series...
Published: 07 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1207-8
... through archival work on a distinct dissertation proj ect and series of articles on the politics and ethics of Maya hieroglyphic decipherment, graciously supported by the National Science Foundation and the Wenner- Gren Foundation for Anthro- pological Research. What follows that proj ect here...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... in Florida that were rented mostly to Latinx residents; he then moved on to proj ects in São Paulo, Brazil. He had come to India the year before, scouting out real estate deals for an investment fund he had started. Kaushal was not from Mumbai; he hadn t lived there, and he didn t necessarily plan to buy any...