of course, there are many different perspectives

when it comes to issues surrounding protest there are many different perspectives. although both age and experience outside the niyaro’ (as one’s home community is called in ‘amis) influence what Continue Reading →

o kamalatamdawan ita konia riyar 有這個海洋,我們才能成為人之處

有些朋友可能趕不上那天在東海大學開展的分享會 我想在這裡,幫你們補一下 many of you couldn’t make it to the opening, where i gave this talk, so i thought i’d post it here on the blog 我想,今天天氣很好,若是我沒有今日的開展會,就不會留室內,一定會來去「五十步空間」micekiw也好,micelem也好,或著乾脆在海邊那裡「買蝴蝶」,都是很好的事呢,不過還是很美麗的心情今天,而且我們明天應該可以去那八個浪,你說對不對? the weather today Continue Reading →

structures and modes of dwelling

concrete houses might have been modern constructions that reflected the political economy of the 1970s and 1980s, but they also fit within an entire set of cultural categories of different Continue Reading →

spears or umbrellas? dance and the politics of stance

what are the stakes in the revival or reformation of ritual? to answer that question we might ask (1) what kinds of stances do particular revivals or ritual practice afford, Continue Reading →

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 →