Tag: auto-ethnography

Pandemic Time by Barclay Bram

Barclay Bram , July 7th, 2020

I was sitting at my computer when we got the call. My father in his chair, my mother on the sofa. Two days earlier we had found out…


Staging Seizure: The Chronic Contingency of Epilepsy Diagnosis by Megh Marathe

Megh Marathe , October 11th, 2019

Epilepsy is a chronic illness and disability characterized by recurrent, unpredictable seizures. Epileptic seizures are transient events during which people lose control over all or parts of body-min…


Fieldnotes from the Kitchen Counter

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019

This text appeared in the American Anthropologist submission queue, somehow entered as an anonymous manuscript, which the ScholarOne system is not supposed to permit. It seems to consist…

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Peripheral participants: Thinking through distortion, displacement, nullification by Henrik Vigh

Henrik Vigh , October 1st, 2018

Warm haze As I spoke, people looked at me worriedly. The kindness in their eyes was mixed with curiosity and concern. Rather than answering me, they turned to…