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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

as an interpreter for VIVA, 1 a grassroots Evangelical organization, that regularly delivered aid to Syrians’ houses. This day, I was part of a team of Europeans distributing second-hand clothes and food packages. After another one of these visits, I

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Stephanie Bunn

This article is an exploration of how the interdisciplinary relationship between art and anthropology can contribute to teaching anthropology in schools. The argument is made that through practical engagement with the environment - whether 'natural', social or built - one can develop important and complementary approaches to teaching and thinking about anthropology. Three specific areas of activity are examined: skill and practical work with materials, doing children's ethnographies and 'playing house'. The author draws upon her own experience of working both as an artist and an anthropologist.

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Holistic Houses and a Sense of Place

Contextualizing the Bishop Museum Hale Pili Exhibit through Archaeological Analyses

Jennifer G. Kahn

‘i Valley, Kaua‘i, Hawaiian Islands, that was organized as a means for broadly contextualizing the hale pili , an example of traditional Hawaiian folk housing currently housed in the Bishop Museum. I ask: how can we provide context for these “out of context

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

have lost our hunting rifles? … Though [we] cannot persist without [our] own stubborn vitality, outside support is also vital to [our] survival.” Kendall House Boise State University Sustaining Indigenous Knowledge: Learning Tools and Community

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Elizabeth Mazzola

man inspires many of Spenser’s love stories – even the one he tells us about his own marriage. But the fleeting image of a glorious Essex issuing forth from Leicester House only at the end of the Prothalamion also allows Spenser to return to

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Benjamin Fraser

(2007) in France, where it won recognition as one of the top twenty of the year – received two awards in Spain and has been translated into Dutch, English, Finnish, Italian and Japanese. 1 La Casa [The house], originally published in 2015, is yet

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Fates Worse Than Death

Destruction and Social Attachment in Timor-Leste

Gabriel Tusinski

importance of bodily injury and death over the destruction of material architectural structures. Despite the fact that house destruction has featured prominently in Timorese repertoires of violence—indeed, 5,000–8,000 houses were destroyed in violence between

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Making Multitemporality with Houses

Time Trickery, Ethical Practice and Energy Demand in Postcolonial Britain

Roxana Moroşanu

In Graham Greene’s short story ‘The Destructors’ (1954), set in London in the aftermath of the Second World War, a group of nine-year-old boys cause a house to collapse after breaking in and slowly pulling apart the internal structure of the

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Majed Aladylah

It is important to stress that Arab women writers have produced a new kaleidoscope of narrative fiction in English. They focus on a variety of representations with respect to identity, dislocation, cultural hybridity and belonging. Moreover they have tried to construct a stable subjectivity and a space of belonging. These narratives are now dispersed and relocated by Arab women diasporic novelists such as Hala Alyan. This article will examine Hala Alyan’s 2017 novel, Salt Houses. This debut novel has amalgamated different narrative experimentations and techniques, and how polyphonic spaces have dislocated the conventional act of narration and relocated it in tandem with the non-homogeneity of the Arab world itself.

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Demotion as Value

Rank Infraction among the Ngadha in Flores, Indonesia

Olaf H. Smedal

are organized in kin-based groups they call Houses ( sa’o ). 1 While these may appear at first glance to be predicated on a principle of matrilineal descent, as Schröter (2005) has asserted, closer analysis reveals that a more fundamental feature of