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Critical Thin

Haunting Sufis and the Also-Here of Migration in Berlin

Omar Kasmani

” places that call us to linger (ibid.: 148) and of places “where we let ourselves be transformed by touch” (ibid.: 208). Thin, as I recast it in queer and critical terms, additionally speaks for partial registers of knowing by way of feeling as it does for

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The Christian Right and Refugee Rights

The Border Politics of Anti-communism and Anti-discrimination in South Korea

Angie Heo

such as the Christian Council of Korea on the mainland ( Byŏn 2018 ). The flyer exhorted members to protest Jeju's Second Annual Queer Festival, scheduled for that September in Sinsan Park, one of the island's public spaces for protecting the homeless

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Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

researching Elsewhere(s), and how might an Elsewhere affect a researcher's positionality and politics of representation? And, not least, how do relations with Elsewhere(s) as the not-yet-here—to lean on José Muñoz's (2009) articulation of queerness—open up

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Laura L. Cochrane

Queer Voice’: Indexical Disjuncture in the Talk of LGBT Members of the Progressive Muslim Community .” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 30 ( 1 ): 123 – 144 . 10.1111/jola.12256 Villalón , Leonardo A . 1999

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Amira Mittermaier

’ together with climate change, indigenous-settler relations, or white supremacy. To zoom in on liberation theology, or feminist, queer, or black theologies—what McAllister and Napolitano (2019; 2020: 4 ) refer to as a “God otherwise” theopolitics. In other

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Speaking in Celestial Signs

The Language of Western Astrology and the (Tenuous) Bonds of Occult Sociality

Omri Elisha

enthusiasts, including people of color and queer/trans astrologers, many of whom are vocal in calling out the community's internal legacies of racism and exclusion (or ‘gatekeeping’) on the part of an established white elite. Demands for inclusion

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Javier Jiménez-Royo, Josh Bullock, Maïa Guillot, Caleb Carter, Evgenia Fotiou, Anna Clot-Garrell, Essi Mäkelä, Andrés Felipe Agudelo, Diana Espírito Santo, Kristina Wirtz, Joana Martins, Jon Bialecki, Joel Robbins, Richard Baxstrom, and Victor Roudometof

, goddess collectivities, neo-indigenous movements, eco-spiritual groups, charity places, prison settings, and queer communities. The transnational dimension of the book enables us to see how discourses, ideas, and practices circulate in different

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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

empowering the individual against societal boundaries and violence. Dafne Accoroni Université de Lyon WILCOX, Melissa M., Queer Nuns: Religion, Activism, and Serious Parody , 336 pp., notes, bibliography, index. New York: NYU Press, 2018

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

’ peoples, women, and queer folks; the recent disavowal of … reflexivity and experimentation; and what George Marcus has recently termed a ‘crisis of reception.’” Describing anthropology’s decolonized, decolonizing turn, these scholars focus on the

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Khaled Furani

made cultural-social anthropology both an unsettled and an unsettling science. This is to say, we embrace cultural-social anthropology as a ‘queer science,’ rather than a ‘normal’ one—that is, as a science whose greatest achievements have been to