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Allende’s Zorro and other poems:
M Izabel thinks there is something anthropological in literary titles
Scots wha hae!
Could ethnicity be natural after all?
Thinking seriously about ritual again
Are advertising rituals similar at all to religious rites?
Started by Rodanthi Tzanelli in The OAC Forum Feb 27.
Last night I was at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo attending a "Book Break." The book in question was Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011, ed. by Tom Gill, David Slater, and Brigitte Steger. I don't know Brigitte, but Tom and David are old friends. Both are anthropologists, one from the…
Anthropologist and statistician S.M. Shirokogoroff in 1930s made an attempt to understand ethnic identity as an object of natural sciences ( incl funct anthropology ). He uses elementary equations of statistical thermodynamic in order to describe ethnogenesis as processes of statistical self-organization. In contrast, today social anthropologists and governments behave like they already had found complete proof of theorem on social nature of ethnic identity and all counterexamples are…
(a found poem)
Mi Dios, the creator of "the infinite plan",
What have I owed--para este mundo vacío?
What is left of my love, my "Eva Luna",
Is her "portrait in sepia"--es tan doloroso.
"Maya's notebook" is all I have of my child,
My poor "daughter of fortune"--mi vida perdida.
Posted by Smadar Lavie on March 5, 2014 at 8:12pm
Posted by David Zeitlyn on February 17, 2014
Posted by Brandon Meyer on February 28, 2014
Posted by Francine Barone on February 25, 2014
Posted by Ben Belek on March 3, 2014
Added by John McCreery on January 27, 2014
Added by Michael Alexeevich Popov on January 28, 2014