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What Klingon and Other Constructed Languages Reveal

Bob Holmes , June 22nd, 2022

At a Comic-Con, or comic book convention, in Los Angeles in 2010, the trolley signs were in Klingon. Doug Kline/The Pop Culture Geek Network/Flickr This article was originally…


Crystal Worl’s Countermural Tells a Different History of Alaska

Ben Bridges , June 1st, 2022

Her dark gray eyes scan the horizon. An iridescent golden sun and stars encircle her head, flanked on one side by a cobalt sockeye salmon and the other…


The Deep Human Story of Collecting Fossils

Sara Toth Stub , May 24th, 2022

The Greek myth of Odysseus and the one-eyed Cyclops may have been inspired by ancient mammoth and mastodon skulls, on which the opening for the trunk looks like…


The 21st-century flaneur as a suspect?

Paul Antick , May 23rd, 2022

Smith commits a crime is a tale of an everyday man trying to find his way – not in life, but – in space. This space looks essentially…

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Unmasked: Illustrating COVID-19 in Okoboji

Emily Mendenhall and Aaron Gronstal , May 3rd, 2022

[no-caption] Aaron Gronstal These illustrations tell the story of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in a small tourist town in the Iowa Great Lakes region: my…


The Amazing Archive of First Nations Stories Written on Stone

, April 27th, 2022

This rock art in Australia features four of Josie Maralngurra’s hand stencils. The Pathway Project This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under…


Restaurar la cultura a la vida

Manuel Delgado , April 4th, 2022

Assemblea de la Makabra el desembre de 2006 a Can Ricart Article publicat al Quadern de Cultura d’El País, el 30/6/2006. Fa referència a l’atac simbòlic contra el…


Bend like a Willow Tree

Emmeline Rumpf , March 25th, 2022

‘Watch out, we’ll catch every one of you!’ Hamza’s shrill voice echoed in the stairwell, and through the opening, he saw a swarm of children scattering to hide…

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Academic Fictions: A ballad of Kochi

Parvati Dhananjayan , March 18th, 2022

Come oh villagers, come to the port  Carry your sickles and scythes, sticks and rocks  Come to the port, our city has fallen!! Our little city by the…

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Academic Fictions: 2022

Dennis Rodgers , March 18th, 2022

Last year, the Allegra Lab began a thematic thread showcasing a selection of the wonderful “academic fictions” written by students as an assignment for the course on “Cities,…

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Beth Derderian takes the page 99 test

| , March 14th, 2022

Why do some things count as art and go in museums, and other things don’t? “Exhibition organizers in the UAE often requested proof of citizenship status as part…

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Heritage out of Control: Today’s utopia tomorrow’s waste?

Fouad Asfour , January 24th, 2022

Exploring how beliefs and spiritual dimensions of inequality turn today’s realities of waste into future heritage and (invisible) monuments Cite this article as: Fouad Asfour. January, 2022. ‘Herita…

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Heritage out of Control: Introduction

When Anthropology Meets the Graphic Novel in Thailand

Claudio Sopranzetti, Sara Fabbri, and Chiara Natalucci , January 11th, 2022

The graphic novel The King of Bangkok follows the story of Nok, a blind man who makes his living selling lottery tickets on the streets of Bangkok. Claudio…


The Last Wild Lions of Europe

Katarina Zimmer , January 4th, 2022

In this ornament found in Mycenae, Greece, lions leap upon their prey. Nancy Thomas Once upon a time, people near the valley of Nemea in southern Greece lived…


Iranian Art Exhibition

tabsir , December 13th, 2021

The James Simon Galerie of the Staatliuche Museen zu Berlin has an ongoing exhibition on Iranian art. Click here for details.


Head of a Maiden

Caroline Giles Banks , December 10th, 2021

My poem “Head of a Maiden” is my response to the recent New York Times article “Looking for a Stolen Idol? Visit the Museum of the Manhattan D.A.”…


Ancient Art Deep in the Southeastern United States

Jan Simek , October 26th, 2021

The author has helped document extensive ancient cave art in the Southeastern U.S. Alan Cressler This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under…


GAA 2021 Conference Diary: Atmospheric Discussions?

Tabea Scharrer , October 11th, 2021

In collaboration with the conference organisers, Allegra had reached out to a number of colleagues to submit some impressions in the form of “daily diaries” from the recent…


#PoliticalEngagements: Artefacts and Repertoires

Ways of Looking: Alternative Encounters with Art and Artifacts

Susan Shih Chang , September 16th, 2021

“When we encounter something beautiful, we usually experience two kinds of reactions. One may be moved by learning the background of the work or the artist, while the…


Negras culturas

Manuel Delgado , September 7th, 2021

“Kanhobai”, una expresión de arte rabelado Reseña de La danza de los espíritus. Itinerario iniciático y prácticas terapéuticas de un chamán africano: Mba Owona, de Lluís Mallart (Ceiba Edicions,…


Los talibán y la modernidad

Manuel Delgado , August 19th, 2021

Foto Saeed Achakzai/Reuters Pocos días después del atentado del 11-S en Nueva York, el 24 de septiembre de 2001, publicaba este artículo en El Mundo, sobre alguno de…


On Drones and Ectoplasms: Breath of Gaia

Angeliki Malakasioti , August 19th, 2021

(Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of the Thematic Series Data Swarms Revisited) Painting form the art project On Drones and Ectoplasms: Breath of Gaia. ©Angeliki Malakasioti…