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  • Capacity as Aggregation: Promises, Water and a Form of Collective Care in Northeast Brazil 

    Ballestero, Andrea (2017)
    As the twenty-first century gets underway, people have been experimenting with many forms of political organization. In Northeast Brazil, that experimental spirit led to the creation of the Water Pact, a process involving ...
  • Reconstructing Asian faunal introductions to eastern Africa from multi-proxy biomolecular and archaeological datasets 

    Prendergast, Mary E.; Buckley, Michael; Crowther, Alison; Frantz, Laurent; Eager, Heidi; Lebrasseur, Ophélie; Hutterer, Rainer; Hulme-Beaman, Ardern; Van Neer, Wim; Douka, Katerina; Veall, Margaret-Ashley; Morales, Eriéndira M. Quintana; Schuenemann, Verena J.; Reiter, Ella; Allen, Richard; Dimopoulos, Evangelos A.; Helm, Richard M.; Shipton, Ceri; Mwebi, Ogeto; Denys, Christiane; Horton, Mark; Wynne-Jones, Stephanie; Fleisher, Jeffrey; Radimilahy, Chantal; Wright, Henry; Searle, Jeremy B.; Krause, Johannes; Larson, Greger; Boivin, Nicole L. (2017)
    Human-mediated biological exchange has had global social and ecological impacts. In sub-Saharan Africa, several domestic and commensal animals were introduced from Asia in the pre-modern period; however, the timing and ...
  • In-durable Sociality: Precarious Life in Common and the Temporal Boundaries of the Social 

    Wool, Zoë H. (2017)
    This article considers the essential and unenduring attachments among grievously war-injured US soldiers remaking their lives at a military hospital. Their sense of being in common makes life bearable, but they do not ...
  • Geophysical Survey in Sub-Saharan Africa: magnetic and Electromagnetic Investigation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Songo Mnara, Tanzania 

    Walham, K.; Fleisher, J.; Cheetham, P.; Manley,H.; Steele, C.; Wynne-Jones, S. (2014)
    Magnetometry and Slingram electromagnetic surveys were conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Songo Mnara, Tanzania, as part of a multinational programme of investigation to examine the uses of space within and ...
  • Sound + Vision: Experimenting with the Anthropological Research Article of the Future 

    Boyer, Dominic; Faubion, James; Howe, Cymene; LaFlamme, Marcel (2016)
  • After war 

    Wool, Zoë H. (2016)
    In the United States – as in other places in the ambit of biomedicine – the efforts exerted on and by injured soldiers’ bodies in the aftermath of war are generally understood under the familiar medical rubric of ...
  • On the anthropology of the contemporary: Addressing concepts, designs, and practices 

    Faubion, James D.; Guyer, Jane I.; Boellstorff, Tom; Strathern, Marilyn; Deliss, Clémentine; Keck, Frédéric; Smith, Terry (2016)
    Between 2007 and 2014, on his own and in association with Gaymon Bennett and Anthony Stavrianakis, Paul Rabinow has been devoted to the development of an “anthropology of the contemporary.” The project is widely recognized ...
  • Aeolian Extractivism and Community Wind in Southern Mexico 

    Howe, Cymene; Boyer, Dominic (2016)
    The conditions of the Anthropocene, and the relative novelty of renewable energy forms, demonstrate the experimental plasticity of our era. Existing infrastructures of energy, political power, and capital can resist the ...
  • Cooperation and Co-optation in Transnational Activism 

    Howe, Cymene (2010)
    Cooperation and co-optation, despite their shared prefixes, seem to suggest very different approaches to establishing coalitions, politics and sociality. Where cooperation suggests prioritizing collective knowledge - shared ...
  • The Legible Lesbian: Crimes of Passion in Nicaragua 

    Howe, Cymene (2009)
    This article considers a precedent-setting murder case in Nicaragua that rendered a conviction based upon the victim's ‘sexual option’ and status as a ‘lesbian.’ A significant achievement for advocates in Nicaragua, the ...
  • Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk 

    Howe, Cymene; Lockrem, Jessica; Appel, Hannah; Hackett, Edward; Boyer, Dominic; Hall, Randal; Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew; Pope, Albert; Gupta, Akhil; Rodwell, Elizabeth; Ballestero, Andrea; Durbin, Trevor; el-Dahdah, Farès; Long, Elizabeth; Mody, Cyrus (2015)
    In recent years, a dramatic increase in the study of infrastructure has occurred in the social sciences and humanities, following upon foundational work in the physical sciences, architecture, planning, information science, ...
  • Transnationalizing Desire: Sexualizing Culture and Commodifying Sexualities 

    Howe, Cymene; Rigi, Jakob (2009)
    Sexuality, as a conceptual framework, has become a site for several social, moral, and political controversies, economic strategies, existential anxieties and ontological uncertainties. The transformation of sexuality, ...
  • Aeolian politics 

    Howe, Cymene; Boyer, Dominic (2015)
    Our project in this article is to unwind ‘wind power’ as a consolidated conceptual object and to consider the ventifactual arrangements of its political materiality. In a time when carbon incineration has been exposed as ...
  • Epistemic Engineering and the Lucha for Sexual Rights in Postrevolutionary Nicaragua 

    Howe, Cymene (2013)
    From 1992 to 2007, Nicaragua had the dubious distinction of maintaining the most repressive antisodomy law in the Americas. Based upon several years of field research with activists involved in what they have called the ...
  • Sexual adjudications and queer transpositions 

    Howe, Cymene (2014)
    Each of the articles included in this special issue of the Journal of Language and Sexuality asks us to imagine queer im/migration, asylum and sexual citizenship in multiple dimensions and to probe the discursive operations ...
  • Latin America in the Anthropocene: Energy Transitions and Climate Change Mitigations 

    Howe, Cymene (2015)
    Energy creates both possibilities and liabilities. Plentiful, inexpensive energy has long been a cornerstone of modernist dreams of never-ending expansion. While this may be a fantasy, the truth—at least according to ...
  • Sexual borderlands: Lesbian and gay migration, human rights, and the metropolitan community church 

    Howe, Cymene (2007)
    This article considers several questions surrounding sexual migration, binational same-sex couples, legal precedent, and the role of religious communities in lesbian and gay migration to the United States. With theoretical ...
  • Spectacles of Sexuality: Televisionary Activism in Nicaragua 

    Howe, Cymene (2008)
    This article develops the concept of “televisionary” activism—a mediated form of social justice messaging that attempts to transform culture. Focusing on a locally produced and very popular television show in Nicaragua, I ...
  • Life Above Earth: An Introduction 

    Howe, Cymene (2015)
    This began as a wondering about wind, how it mattered, how it materialized across lives, and how it seemed to refuse to be represented—only becoming visible through its effects on other beings and other things: branch, ...

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