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Time of Monsters

Theorizing the Contemporary

Time of Monsters

In her contribution to the 2016 Hot Spots series on liberalism’s contemporary crisis, Andrea Muehlebach aptly and beautifully rendered our current political s... More

Blob

Theorizing the Contemporary

Blob

The blobjective earth is nurtured by petropolitics. –Reza NegarestaniH. P. Lovecraft (2014, 381) wrote: “We live on a placid island of ignorance in the mids... More

Crisis of Liberalism

Hot Spots

Crisis of Liberalism

Is liberalism in crisis? The surge of populist politics—challenging both representation and reason—around the world demands that we pose the question. 2016 has ... More

Introduction: Crisis of Liberalism

Hot Spots

Introduction: Crisis of Liberalism

This Hot Spots series reflects on our present and recent seasons of political discontent. The rise of nationalist, populist—or what Douglas Holmes (2000) has te... More

Hyposubjects

Theorizing the Contemporary

Hyposubjects

We live in a time of hyperobjects, of objects too massive and multiphasic in their distribution in time and space for humans to fully comprehend or experience t... More

Why An Open-Access Publishing Cooperative Can Work: A Proposal for the AAA’s Journal Portfolio

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Why An Open-Access Publishing Cooperative Can Work: A Proposal for the AAA’s Journal Portfolio

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has recently announced that it will soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite potential publishers to bi... More

Open Access: A Collective Ecology for AAA Publishing in the Digital Age

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Open Access: A Collective Ecology for AAA Publishing in the Digital Age

Just over a year ago Cultural Anthropology (CA) went open access. It has been an exhilarating experience, which has seen the journal engage new publics and conv... More