decolonizing inter-asian cultural studies? a few inchoate questions on unclear thinking (1)

i’ve just returned from the meetings of the interasian popular music studies association, which were held this year in chiang mai, thailand. as in interasian cultural studies more generally, one Continue Reading →

affect: the context of an idea

because affect accounted through motivation beneath or apart from ideology or belief, one could shift one’s focus to a powerful communicative wavelength–which in the end would mean what one could watch on television. in that sense, affect was a cheap shortcut and not an organizing term for ethnographic work Continue Reading →