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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Anand Pandian This essay arises from anthropological fieldwork on the making of south Indian popular cinema. Ethnographic attention is lent to a series of cinematic situations to further relay the intertwining of cinematic and anthropological imagination. The essay is composed as a montage of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., of the inner dynamism and instability generated by the pull between culture defined, in Arnoldian terms, as the highest, disinterested “cultural” achievements of a civilization's elites, and its contrary anthropological definition as a “whole way of life.” This ethnographic expansion of the range of...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... anthropological theory and, in turn, within the realms it investigates), this article considers the temporal qualities of scientific longing within a highly experimental and, thus, anticipatory branch of research set on transforming human bodies through processes of interspecies hybridity. © 2011 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed as a...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Muñoz’s interest in the disorderly histories of wildness placed him in conversation with an eclectic array of theoretical currents from new materialism to object-oriented ontology, from animal studies to new animism, from diasporic anthropology to new postidentity theories of self and other. Muñoz was...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Eun Kyung Min The two most dominant twentieth-century theorizations about the exchange of daughters are Freudian psychoanalysis, which theorizes the psychic, libidinal exchange performed by the daughter of the mother for the father, and Lévi-Straussian anthropology, which theorizes the exchange of...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Fady Joudah Medical anthropology poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry That syphilis leads to deafness isn’t enough for Beethoven to have died of it. There’s Baudelaire and Nietzsche’s tempo, or did Emily Dickinson suffer from seizures? Did Muhammad? If so was hers absence and...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Fady Joudah Medical anthropology poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry professor who ran the anatomy department and was a preacher’s son. You were an ex-preacher yourself, abandoned the cloth after you divorced your wife and married your lover. Thank you for your hands that a surgeon...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: feeling temporality as a countdown in hours, days, or months, terminality is experienced as a body ticking with the sound of its own end. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 cancer mortality immortality prognosis terminal afterlife medical anthropology secularism Sometime in June 2013, my...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... anthropology at Princeton Uni- versity. He teaches medical anthropology and the anthropology of sci- ence and technology. Currently he is working on two book projects: “Sub- jectivity Transformed” (with Byron Good and Arthur Kleinman) and “Vita: Life in a Dead...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): np.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Research, University of Amsterdam. Her research interests deal with the versatile articulations of media technologies, body, space, and ethics applied to the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Brazil. In the past she has pursued interests in physical anthropology, museum studies, and material culture...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): np.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 2009 Contributors Rania Astrinaki is a lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology, Panteion University, Athens. She has published articles, mainly in Greek, on violence, state, and gender in Mountain Crete, and an extensive review of the anthropology of gender. She has...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): np.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Literature, coedited with Marcy Schwartz (SUNY). He is one of three general editors of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures (Routledge). O. Hugo Benavides is assistant professor of anthropology at Fordham University. His book on national historical production...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
... anthropology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Her research interests include family organiza- tion and gender relations in Brazilian working-class populations, with spe- cial emphasis on human rights issues and international adoption. Recent publications include articles in journals...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
... anthropology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Her research interests include family organiza- tion and gender relations in Brazilian working-class populations, with spe- cial emphasis on human rights issues and international adoption. Recent publications include articles in journals...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Emergency and coeditor, with Ross Glover, of Collateral Language: A User’s Guide to America’s New War (both from New York University Press). His current research focuses on the globalization of Palestine and the Palestinianization of the globe. Naveeda Khan is assistant professor of anthropology at...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Contributors Kamran Asdar Ali is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Planning the Family in Egypt: New Bodies, New Selves (2002). He is the coeditor of Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa (forthcoming) with Martina...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... East Asian languages and civilizations. From 2000 to 2005 he was director of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. He now teaches anthropology at Cornell University. His publications include articles on the indigenous people of Southwest China and Southeast Asia, and on topics in...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Tina M. Campt 83 Feeling Diaspora in Harlem and Havana  •  Frank Guridy 115 Contributors Jacqueline Nassy Brown is associate professor of anthropology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): np.
Published: 01 June 2011
...- sertation in Spectator (2010). His research focuses on comparative screen cultures, urbanization, and political society. Juan Obarrio is assistant professor of anthropology at Johns Hopkins Uni- versity. He has published experimental ethnographic essays such as “Post- shamanism” (Cultural Studies...