Tag: utopia

Defensa de la ficción

anthropologies , March 21st, 2022


Read Time:6 Minute, 30 Second La ficción es, según la RAE, la acción y efecto de fingir, una invención, una obra narrativa que trat…


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De la utopía del instante congelado de los nacionalismos

anthropologies , November 2nd, 2021


Read Time:2 Minute, 34 Second Jamás, aún a sabiendas del problema que entraña este palabro, entenderé el nacionalismo político. Est…


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Caricaturas

anthropologies , July 19th, 2021


Read Time:3 Minute, 24 Second El pasado lunes aparecía la noticia de un pueblo asfixiado que clamaba por su libertad, sesenta y dos…


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#Afterlives: A Trajectory and the Curatorial Turn

Nancy Rose Hunt , May 26th, 2020


Where did afterlives fever come from?  These reflections suggest a trajectory. Today, amid a lively eruption of usages, afterlife has moved away from longstanding meanings in religious, archaeological…


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Lilly Irani on her book, Chasing Innovation

| , May 15th, 2019


https://press.princeton.edu/titles/13362.html Lilly Irani, in conversation with Christopher Kelty (Note: Interview was transcribed, unlike many other interviews on this site which are conducted by e…


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Work Out of Joint: Our Future Lives With Robots and Intelligent Agents

Samuel Gerald Collins , January 30th, 2019


Wired magazine – mostly hagiographies of silicon valley entrepreneurs – capitalist porn – vague reassurances for the future from the uber-wealthy.  500 dollar headphones.  The Senior Associa…


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Speculative Anthropology Series in Cultural Anthropology

Samuel Gerald Collins , December 18th, 2018


Please check out this provocative collection of papers at cultural anthropology.  Edited by Ryan Anderson, Emma Louise Backe, Taylor Nelms, Elizabeth Reddy and Jeremy Trombley (and including my…


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Mapping the Future at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

Samuel Gerald Collins , October 20th, 2018


“The future” (however imagined) continues to be a concern for anthropologists, and this year is no different than 2017.  But while I was content to just list the…


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National Science Fiction Day — 1/2/2018

Samuel Gerald Collins , January 2nd, 2018


On this day devoted (by some) to a genre fiction, my thoughts have turned to dystopia and utopia–these are not, however, co-extensive with SF, but see Fredric Jameson’s…


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Tracking the Future at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Samuel Gerald Collins , November 19th, 2017


–> (the Wow! signal, visualized by Benjamin Crowell, from Wikimedia) In a few days, many anthropologists will attend the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.  For…


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“To Peace, Because the Awful Alternative is the End of All Life”: Build Bomb–Explore Space(s)–Save World! (Part 2)

Taylor R. Genovese , July 20th, 2017


This two-part post is a collaborative authorship between Taylor R. Genovese and Martin Pfeiffer, a PhD student in Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. For more on…


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“To Peace, Because the Awful Alternative is the End of All Life”: Build Bomb–Explore Space(s)–Save World! (Part 1)

Taylor R. Genovese , July 16th, 2017


This two-part post is a collaborative authorship between Taylor R. Genovese and Martin Pfeiffer, a PhD student in Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. For more on…


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The Bureaucratization of Utopia – The video!

Allegra , July 11th, 2017


“The Bureaucratization of Utopia: International Governance, Audit Cultures and Administrative subjectivities in the 21st Century” was a workshop organized at the Graduate Institute in Ge…


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Utopian Appetites

foodanthro , March 19th, 2016


Received from one of our alert readers: The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy: Utopian Appetites Call for Papers The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy will be celebrated in…


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