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Sarah Besky and Jonathan Padwe

) describes similar dynamics along the oil palm ( Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) frontier in Malaysia, where villagers were “vigorously planting their own oil palm, ahead of the plantation companies” in a race to establish legible boundaries to their landholdings

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

discussed in the introduction by Pritchard, is on the interlockings of gender, power, class, race, and Pentecostalism. The aim of this multi-disciplinary collection is to prove that “a major appeal of Pentecostalism to black women worldwide consists in its

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The Art of Capture

Hidden Jokes and the Reinvention of Animistic Ontologies in Southwest China

Katherine Swancutt

former slaves captured from other ethnic groups, especially the Han. As I have described elsewhere ( Swancutt 2012b: 67–68 ), shubi appear at night as phosphorescence (Nuo. bbit dut ꁖꄔ) on mountaintops, flashing like live flames as they race to

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The Hut-Hospital as Project and as Practice

Mimeses, Alterities, and Colonial Hierarchies

Cristiana Bastos

. “ Race, Medicine and the Late Portuguese Empire: The Role of Goan Colonial Physicians .” Journal of Romance Studies 5 ( 1 ): 23 – 35 . 10.3828/jrs.5.1.23 Bastos , Cristiana . 2007 . “ Medical Hybridisms and Social Boundaries: Aspects of Portuguese

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Repatriation as Inspiration

Multigenerational Perspectives on American Archaeology-Museum Relationships

April M. Beisaw and Penelope H. Duus

Native Americans were seen as a dying race. For the Columbian Exposition of 1893, Putnam sought to create “a perfect ethnographical exposition of the past and present peoples of America” ( Anonymous 1890: 312 ). To counter the “progress” that had already

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Commoning in New York City, Barcelona, and Paris

Notes and observations from the field

Ida Susser

class, race, and sex represented by the participants, as well as which specific interests take priority. Each site discussed here varies in the representation of class and minority interests and how gender is addressed (for analysis of contemporary class

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Fascism at eye level

The anthropological conundrum

Douglas R. Holmes

identity is increasingly conceived in terms of ethnicity, culture, heritage, tradition, memory, and difference, with only occasional reference to “blood” and “race.” ( Stolcke 1995: 4 ) Adherence to this doctrine of cultural incommensurability distances

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William Nessly, Noel B. Salazar, Kemal Kantarci, Evan Koike, Christian Kahl, and Cyril Isnart

established boundaries, including national borders. As Chapman puts it, Eaton’s “texts use the permeability of national border as a metaphor for the permeability of other borders, such as race, gender, and sexuality, even as they reflect on the artifice of

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A Generative Theory of Anticipation

Mood, Intuition and Imagination in Architectural Practice

Christopher Stephan

in the midst of living, pin them down, and work towards progressively bringing their objects into being. Anyone who has raced against the twilight of a receding moment of inspiration knows this all too well. Yet, for the most part, this process of

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Releasing a Tradition

Diasporic Epistemology and the Decolonized Curriculum

Jovan Scott Lewis

what was being taught, as crucial matters of not only employment equality on the basis of race, but also of pedagogical representation. The question of problematic pedagogical representation in the curriculum has deep roots in the Western