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Affect, Embodiment and Sense Perception

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Homepage_slug_rhizome_art Editorial Introduction: Recent trends in social theory have placed great importance on “affect” for both analytic and political reasons, but the term is somewhat vague and ambiguous. For example, it has been described as felt bodily intensity that is: different from emotion and language; pre-social, but not asocial; material—or somehow pertaining to matter; dynamic and e... More...

Somatic Modes of Attention

The Body of One Color: Indian Wrestling, the Indian State, and Utopian Somatics

Cancer Butch

An Acoustic Register, Tenacious Images, and Congolese Scenes of Rape and Repetition

Fingeryeyes: Impressions of Cup Corals

Issue 29.4, November 2014

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Homepage_slug_front_cover4web The November 2014 issue of Cultural Anthropology includes six original articles that run the gamut of contemporary cultural anthropology's interests: from the emerging economic imagination flowing out of the Occupy movement (Hannah Appel) to the political-aesthetics of South African rugby (Joshua Rubin); the unexpected fruits of photo-elicitation as a research method in The Gambia (Li... More...