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Temperature and Capital

Measuring the Future with Quantified Heat

Scott W. Schwartz

assertion that the capitalization process “transformed reality from an experience into an output,” I offer the example of quarantine. As a response to the recurring waves of plague that swept Europe after 1348, quarantine is a system that defers the reality

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The Wall, the Ban, and the Objectification of Women

Has “Uncle Sam” Learned any Lessons from “Typhoid Mary?”

Amani Othman and William W. Darrow

healthy appearance, only two samples were Bacillus typhosus negative. Consequently, Mallon was sent to Riverside Hospital for quarantinable diseases at North Brother Island ( Leavitt 1997 ; Sandoval-Peck 2016 ). Living in an isolated cottage there

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Joshua Mullenite

's largest cities. My own experience, emerging from quarantine largely to join my neighbors in the streets, has shown the violence of the situation, as peaceful protestors have been met with pepper spray, tear gas, batons, and mass arrests (see Pereira and

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Khaled Furani

memoirs or, in the case of Ruth Benedict, poetry, all safely quarantined from scholarship. Like Boas and Mead, Benedict expressed having the “faith of a humanist in the advantages of mutual understanding between men” (cited in Mead [1974] 2005: 75 ). Yet

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

The Politics/People Dichotomy in the Ethnography of Post-Yugoslav Nationalization

Stef Jansen

characteristic of a timeless, violent Balkan sphere. Such Balkanist views are doubly essentialist: they rely on a reified model of nations as always-already existing historical actors and they quarantine violence as an inherently Balkan phenomenon. In contrast

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

been effectively quarantined on reservations. This multiplicity of possible ways of articulating a Christian nationalism is most likely the reason that, for the most part, these claims can float at the level of the affective. At the same time, the