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Introduction: Speculative Anthropologies

Theorizing the Contemporary

Introduction: Speculative Anthropologies

Anthropology is suspended in teleologies we ourselves have spun. Our versions of life now are inescapably inflected by how we think life is going to be. —Sam... More

Speculative Fiction and Speculating about the Social

Theorizing the Contemporary

Speculative Fiction and Speculating about the Social

In the opening pages of Arthur C. Clarke and Mike McQuay’s book Richter 10, the world is amazed by an accurate prediction made with a method called earthquake... More

Speculative Anthropologies

Theorizing the Contemporary

Speculative Anthropologies

At the intersection of speculative fiction and anthropology, we find a sense of epistemological humility about the kind of worlds we could or should inhabit. ... More

Stability

Theorizing the Contemporary

Stability

In 2014, the state of Oklahoma, located in the middle of the United States and far from its most famous active faults, had three times as many earthquakes measu... More