Kathleen Stewart teaches ethnographic writing at the University of Texas at Austin. Her books include A Space on the Side of the Road: Cultural Poetics in an “Other” America (Princeton University Press, 1996), Ordinary Affects (Duke University Press, 2007), The Hundreds, with Lauren Berlant (Duke University Press, 2019), and Worlding (in preparation).
If we drop social science’s realist and mimetic ambitions to represent and analogize worlds, we’re left with the uncertain but open attunements of ethnographic ... More
A real is a tangle of elements thrown together in a radical composition. In nonrepresentational theory and new materialism, objects are lines of action and mood... More