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When Women Answer the Call of Duty

Emily Sekine , September 15th, 2022

From Syria to Ukraine, the sight of women taking up arms to fight for a cause calls audiences to attention. Why? ✽ In 2019, the video game Call…


What’s Behind the Backlash to Lightyear’s Animated Kiss?

Emily Sekine , September 6th, 2022

What do Twitter debates over Disney-Pixar’s recent family film tell us about today’s parenting politics in the U.S.? ✽ On June 17, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation…


Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , August 25th, 2022

The full wraparound cover: https://www.aakarbooks.com/details.php?bid=875


Ethnographic Monographs – or now for something else?

standplaatswereld , April 18th, 2022

By Herbert Ploegman; Didi Boldewijn, Maya Roettger and Lorenzo Horwitz; Alice Riva, Claudia Rapisarda, Elisabeth Jongmans and Jasper Schotte; Ashley Prather and Maira van Emden Two crumpled up…

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Immensely facilitated

john hutnyk , April 6th, 2022

VLUU L210 / Samsung L210 A scrap from a 1996 notebook, it was sent to the aut-op-sy listserve: In the Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels formulated a paragraph…


How Dr. Li Wenliang Went From a Whistleblower to a National Hero

Chenyu Wang and Huarui "Cherry" Zhang , March 10th, 2022

A memorial at Wuhan Central Hospital in Hubei province, China, honored Li Wenliang, who died on February 7, 2020. STR/AFP/Getty Images On January 3, 2020, Li Wenliang, an…


Noah Aromand on his book, Fixing Stories

| , February 17th, 2022

Interview by Susan Seizer https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/fixing-stories/3A0E3C4880CBDC00252AEC4EBE11B9E2 Susan Seizer: Please briefly explain your choice of the term “fixers” and desc…

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Article: The materiality of mediated conflict & resistance

philbu , February 4th, 2022

Budka, P., & Bräuchler, B. (2022). The materiality of mediated conflict and resistance. In Media Res: A Media Commons Project – Theme Week “Critical Media Forensics”, 11 Feb….

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Heritage out of Control: Present Gods, Absent Nation

Eva Ambos , February 4th, 2022

The sun had already set when the night-long live broadcast of a kohoḿbā kankāriya ritual in a Sri Lankan town begins. A larger-than-life image of the leading national…

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Assange and how truth does not set you free

john hutnyk , December 10th, 2021

******************** On thursday 9th Dec 2021 the first 15 minutes of my lecture on Media outlined the reasons why the extradition of Julian Assange should be opposed and…


Pantomime Terror and Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , December 3rd, 2021

Cheap paperback stocking stuffers… – though I wonder if 1 left in stock contradicts that whole value-scarcity thing. Pretty sure there is more than one.


What Netflix Got Wrong About Indigenous Storytelling

Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio and Myfel D. Paluga , December 1st, 2021

An Indigenous Pantaron Manobo man sports a pendant necklace imbued with sacred power. Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio Within days of its release last June, the Netflix animated series…


30 Minute Methods in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, TDTU.

john hutnyk , November 30th, 2021

The most useful thing I heard anyone say (it was Olivia Harris) about a methods course is that it should never be a discussion of how to, but…



john hutnyk , November 29th, 2021

visit https://issh2021.tdtu.edu.vn/ for details. Register here: https://issh2021.tdtu.edu.vn/conference-fees


Sholay wiki

john hutnyk , November 23rd, 2021

Though the music from the film Sholay won’t be part of this week’s lecture on music and allegory (Adorno and Jazz), it probably should be. If you watched…


From Things and Stuff to Radically Optimist Multi-Modal Platform

Felix Girke , November 17th, 2021

On May 20, 2021, Felix Girke, a member of our editorial collective, gave a presentation in the framework of the workshop “Multimodal Digital Publishing” hosted by the Working…


30 Minute Methods – TDTU, Vietnam – Professor Paolo Favero

john hutnyk , November 16th, 2021

Prof Paolo Favero, Uni Antwerp, Belgium:  ‘Expanded Ethnography: technologies and the senses’ and coming up next: at TDTU: 2. Tues November 23, 2021, at 4pm HCMC….


Paper: Anthropologies of sociotechnical mediation in Austria

philbu , October 16th, 2021

Budka, P. (2021). Anthropologies of sociotechnical mediation in Austria. Paper at EASA Media Anthropology Network Workshop: “Media Anthropologies in Europe”, Online (hosted by European As…

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Coming Soon: The MultiRepository

Owen Kohl , October 14th, 2021

This post introduces a new collaborative project coming soon to CASTAC: an archive of online platforms that highlights how researchers have utilized different communicative modes and media in…


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…


Historien om det kontrafaktiske sjakkspråket – fra russisk til norsk

sprakprat , September 17th, 2021

Det tok 20 år fra jeg oppdaget en kontrafaktisk imperfektiv verbbruk i russisk (og fransk) sjakkspråk til jeg kikket meg selv i speilet og fant en kontrafaktisk presens…


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…


Ethnographic Film at the Crossroads

Christos Varvantakis , July 29th, 2021

Ethnographic film is blooming Ethnographic film, however loosely defined, is blooming. While to track and map the entire production of ethnographic film appears next-to impossible, I want to…


Like, Share, Comment, and Follow: Labor and Capital on Instagram

Lakshita Malik , July 14th, 2021

Screenshot of the Instagram profile of the influencer discussed in the blog. Social media content creator Ishita Mangal (@ishitamangal) uploaded a post with multiple slides on her Instagram…