For What We Can Hope? part three: houses as mediators of hope

*note: some of this material reworks and rewrites some earlier appearing on this blog, but with a slightly different perspective We can see what Lear has called radical hope in Continue Reading →

hegemony and hopeful indigeneity (1): the diversity condition

it is time that we place the idea that indigenous people have a responsibility to maintain their languages and expressive cultures in an historical context. although we consider diversity a 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 →