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 →

concrete houses as a mediating form

i have a problem in my research. because i focus on far ocean fishing, an occupation that many taiwanese indigenous political and cultural activists consider deleterious to indigenous communities, the Continue Reading →