Tag: Decolonial anthropology

Eating in Class: Notes on Nourishment and Decolonial Pedagogy by Carina Truyts

Carina Truyts , February 18th, 2020


It’s a common adage, following Lévi-Strauss, that “food is good to think with.” A class assignment that includes food-centred ethnographic presentations expands the scope of such thinking into…


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Decentering Metabolism: Peripheral and Southern Diffractions by Maurizio Meloni

Maurizio Meloni , January 27th, 2020


In the last few years, a renewed interest in metabolic exchange, and in ideas of a porous and permeable body, has come from disciplines like microbiomics, nutrigenomics, and epigenetics. Moreover, a…


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Respect, care, and labor in collaborative scholarly projects by Nayantara Sheoran Appleton

Nayantara Sheoran Appleton , July 2nd, 2018


As members of Somatosphere’s Editorial Collaborative, we have been following the unfolding crisis surrounding Hau with profound concern (Agro 2018, Flaherty 2018). As others have noted, this crisis…


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