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Published: 21 February 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9046-6
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By Jane Bennett
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 11 March 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022909-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2290-9
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Book Chapter

By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... cyber café Internet in a rural village solar panels ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... the necessary funds, purchased four large solar panels and laptops, express-mailed them to Togo, and installed them themselves. They accessed the Internet through a local cell phone tower, and created the only cyber café within miles and the first ever in a village. A year later, dozens of students...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The following story about the cataclysmic transition from an older time of darkness to a new solar age relates in mythic form the historical emergence of the state and its solar religious cult. It tells of the defeat and demise of earlier peoples, which are conflated symbolically as “Chullpas...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... This chapter unpacks Linda Hogan’s novel Solar Storms to understand the corporate production of the colonial spaces in which Indigenous peoples live and against which they tell their stories. It considers feminist theories of embodied trauma to argue that a mutually constitutive is violence...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
...; this essay recounts the trials and tribulations of their endeavor. They began with a website to raise the necessary funds, purchased four large solar panels and laptops, express-mailed them to Togo, and installed them themselves. They accessed the Internet through a local cell phone tower, and created...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373919-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7391-9
... Chapter 3 leaves the solar system and considers the work of scientists, primarily at MIT, who are looking for exoplanets. Because these planets are, essentially, invisible, pioneers of this emerging field experiment with ways to portray not only the existence of a planet but also what it might...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... To speak well of the sciences, this chapter argues, entails an exploration of the singularity of scientific practices, of what, like all other practices, makes them unlike all other practices. It follows the history of the detection of solar neutrinos and develops an argument affirming...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to a new solar age relates in mythic form the historical emergence of the state and its solar religious cult. It tells of the defeat and demise of earlier peoples, which are conflated symbolically as “Chullpas,” and can be read as a myth of conquest corresponding to the political expansion of the Inka...
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059172-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5917-2
... proposes a shift in focus from light to minerals, considering the complex interplay between time, fossils, solarity, and labor that bitumen introduces. It situates Cariou’s very material photographs within the hidden-in-plain-sight visual culture of oil, reading Cariou alongside works by Ts?m?, Edward...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-075
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Franz Tamayo Solares (1879–1956) was a widely influential politician, public intellectual, and modernist poet whose political activities and sociocultural essays played an important role in a range of public debates during the first half of the twentieth century. Like the works of his...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... not sought to smooth out all of the uneven textures in the following excerpt. Franz Tamayo Solares (1879–1956) was a widely influential politician, public intellectual, and modernist poet whose political activities and sociocultural essays played an important role in a range of public debates during...