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Mike Classon Frangos

and invisibility around menstruation. ‘Heavy Flow’ portrays the menstruating Julie emerging out of the private space of the home and into the streets, transformed into a grotesque giant with her unruly bodily fluids bleeding out over the city. I agree

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Social Criticism through Humour in the Digital Age

Multimodal Extension in the Works of Aleix Saló

Javier Muñoz-Basols and Marina Massaguer Comes

predominance of the text in conventional typed words, which take up more space as more data are provided and the social and political critique sharpens. Thus, while in Fills dels 80 and Españistán the drawings carried the burden of the narrative thread

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The Politics of Indigeneity and Heritage

Indonesian Mortuary Materials and Museums

Kathleen M. Adams

In recent decades, museum studies scholarship has highlighted ways in which museums and museum-like heritage spaces are key arenas for articulating, negotiating, and amplifying identities, and for advancing particular (re-)visions of intergroup

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Exhibition Review

Venenum, un Monde Empoisonné, Musée des Confluences

Mariana Françozo

The Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France, recently organized a remarkable exhibition: Venenum, un Monde Empoisonné. It ran from April 2017 to April 2018 and was located in one of the museum’s five large temporary exhibition spaces. Venenum did justice to the multidisciplinary and multi-thematic nature of this newly founded museum, bringing together objects otherwise classified separately as natural history, art, ethnography, or history.

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Rebecca M. Schreiber

Refugee serves as an intervention in the space of YBCA, an arts center located in San Francisco, one of the first “sanctuary cities” in the United States ( Ridgely 2008 ). In conversation with Vinh Nguyen's article in this issue in which he understands

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

-societal conflict and to zones of common reference constructed by and in spite of this conflict.” 53 As both witness and activist, Mohand/Vincent provides the opportunity to reflect on the possibilities for legitimate protest and agency from an in-between space. He

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

characterized by more moderate salaries and restricted spaces for foreign players in European football). Jonathan’s case illustrates this. As he recalls, his parents allowed him to pursue a career in football only when they saw the benefit of it. His elder

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Forum Introduction

Anthropological Boundaries at Work

Francisco Martínez

different angles on the academic demarcations influencing how anthropology is practiced in Europe. Four colleagues explore different ways of questioning the boundaries of our discipline, opening up spaces for remaking anthropology (what can be said and done

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Thule as Frontier

Commons, Contested Resources, and Contact Zones in the High Arctic

Kirsten Hastrup

( Nuttall 2010 ). However, the present moment affords a broader understanding of the analytical portent of ‘frontier’, as suggested by Anna Tsing in the following manner: A frontier is an edge of space and time: a zone of not yet – not yet mapped, not yet

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Sanctuary in Countries of Origin

A Transnational Perspective

Alexandra Délano Alonso

varying interpretations and practices, and what may appear as a counterintuitive application of this concept in countries with high rates of emigration, transit, or return migration, offers a generative space to rethink questions about what sanctuary is