Author: Lindsay Bell

VISUAL TURN IV: People and Stuff– A Conversation with Keith M. Murphy (2/2)

Lindsay Bell , July 29th, 2015


In a previous post, I described the process of an ‘Ethnocharrette’ – essentially a strategy that incorporates aspects of design methodology into anthropological practice. As part of a…


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Summer Writing: Units of Time

Lindsay Bell , July 27th, 2015


In the 2002 rom-com About a Boy, Hugh Grant plays a well to do bachelor who lives off the royalties of a song his deceased father produced. With no…


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Dying in the Age of Facebook

Lindsay Bell , July 27th, 2015


We crave sincerity as much as scholarship -Micheal Jackson 2012: 175 How many dead people do you know on Facebook? I know three. Well, maybe two because one…


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VISUAL TURN III: Anthropology of/by Design — An Interview with Keith M. Murphy

Lindsay Bell , July 21st, 2015


Encounters with art and design by an anthropologist and curious non-expert in visual culture. Since starting to work alongside an artist and a designer, I’ve become more aware…


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Visual Turn II: Teaching to Take Stock

Lindsay Bell , July 15th, 2015


Encounters with art and design by an anthropologist and curious non-expert in visual culture. Earlier this year I was reading the Internet and came across Duke University Press’…


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AAA Meeting Schedule is Up: There’s a .gif for that

Lindsay Bell , July 9th, 2015


It is that time of year. Our major conference, though months away, is already starting to take shape. Yesterday, notices of acceptance went out. If you are like…


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Visual Turn I: Artistic and Infrastructural Frictions

Lindsay Bell , July 9th, 2015


Encounters with art and design by an anthropologist and curious non-expert in visual culture. The question, ‘what is that we can do together?’ — whoever and wherever that…


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Summer Writing: Practice Community

Lindsay Bell , July 3rd, 2015


Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Lindsay Bell In the middle of the teaching term, summer is the far away season where you imagine that all of your academic,…


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