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Affect, Embodiment and Sense Perception

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Homepage_slug_rhizome_art Editorial Introduction: Recent trends in social theory have placed great importance on “affect” for both analytic and political reasons, but the term is somewhat vague and ambiguous. For example, it has been described as felt bodily intensity that is: different from emotion and language; pre-social, but not asocial; material—or somehow pertaining to matter; dynamic and e... More...

Somatic Modes of Attention

The Body of One Color: Indian Wrestling, the Indian State, and Utopian Somatics

Cancer Butch

An Acoustic Register, Tenacious Images, and Congolese Scenes of Rape and Repetition

Fingeryeyes: Impressions of Cup Corals

Issue 29.3, August 2014

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Homepage_slug_web_toc_cover The August 2014 issue of Cultural Anthropology features seven original articles spanning animal-welfare activism in India (Naisargi Dave), global-health initiatives as a plan for humanity (Tobias Rees), the concept of the signature in particle physics (Arpita Roy), Santería body logics in Cuba (Aisha Beliso De-Jesús), Franco-Malagasy marriages and French immigration politics (Jenn... More...