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Race and the Good Liberal

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Atreyee Majumder posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

The black man is perfect, cried James Baldwin. Surely he knew the pitch of his prose. Those like me—the middlebrow intellectual, proud reader of More...

Guiding Lines

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Jenny Chio posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

The author guidelines for Postmodern Culture, by its own account one of the first scholarly journals to be published on the Internet, includes the More...

The Banality of the Anthropocene

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Heather Anne Swanson posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

I want to propose an Anthropocene territorialization and a subject-making project in which anthropologists might want to engage. The territory of More...

Introducing Dispatches

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In my first post to the Cultural Anthropology website as the journal’s managing editor (almost a year ago now!), I wrote about the need to More...

The Form of the Otherwise

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Emily Yates-Doerr posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

A quiet question was raised at the end of the “The Politics of Ontology” roundtable about where writing fit in the discussion. The absence More...

The Ontological Spin

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David Bond and Lucas Bessire posted in Dispatches on with 4 comments

Commentary was a forum for responses, elaborations, and reflections on material published in Cultural Anthropology. In the second Commentary More...

Night Falls Silent in Damascus

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Jonathan Shannon posted in Dispatches on with 3 comments

It’s 2 am and the night falls silent outside his window. Finally the sounds have stopped. The computer screen shimmers brightly with a stream of More...