Megan J. Gette

Contributing Editor

Megan Jeanne Gette is an anthropology PhD student and fellow at UT Austin. She has an MFA in poetry from the University of Minnesota. Her research explores the role of the mineral in renewable energy transitions, sensory ethnography, and subterranean/energy imaginaries. She is a section editor for the Visual and New Media Review and co-creator of con-text-ure at Society for Cultural Anthropology's Fieldsights.

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Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

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Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

Making is central to knowing. Doing ethnographic fieldwork makes this obvious. It is less obvious in the classroom, however, where sitting and reading texts tog... More

Editors' Note

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Editors' Note

Fiamma Montezemolo is a worker of limits. She muses on the liminality and generative force of the between, knowing all along that edges, borders, and limits can... More

Curing the Curio: On Montezemolo's Metalogues, Biocartography, and Mi-lieus

Visual and New Media Review

Curing the Curio: On Montezemolo's Metalogues, Biocartography, and Mi-lieus

We’ve curated three works by the artist and anthropologist Fiamma Montezemolo into our Con-text-ure archive. As an exemplar of the soft methodological space bet... More

Siena'ga

Visual and New Media Review

Siena'ga

Editors' NoteSiena’ga offers the home video as an ethnographic genre. A retrieval of family memories somewhere between Siena, Italy, and Ciénaga, Colombia, Sien... More

The Legal Doctor

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The Legal Doctor

Editors' NoteThe Legal Doctor is an episode from Cristiana Giordano and Greg Pierotti’s Unstories—a performance play that thinks the ongoing migrant crisis in E... More

Out of the Ordinary: A Review of The Hundreds

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Out of the Ordinary: A Review of The Hundreds

Perhaps a theory orders the world; perhaps poetry disrupts it . . . Perhaps The Hundreds (Duke University Press, 2019)—Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart’s col... More

Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

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Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

The American Anthropology Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society will co-host their yearly national conference in Vancouver, Canada, from November 20... More

Bateson Book Forum: Dust of the Zulu

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Bateson Book Forum: Dust of the Zulu

Louise Meintjes’s Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics After Apartheid (Duke University Press, 2017) is an ethnography of post-aparteid ngoma dance—a competitive ... More

Dance and Detachment

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Dance and Detachment

What would a sounded anthropology be? —Louise Meintjes et. al, “Soundscapes: Toward a Sounded Anthropology”Reading Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apar... More

Con-text-ure

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Con-text-ure

We welcome you to Con-text-ure, a series on experimental media and writing. The word Con-text-ure is borrowed from the book Culture/Contexture: Explorations in ... More