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Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Louise, All,     Hallelujah, Come a Glory!  For the past several weeks a few of us have been playing conceptual Air Hockey, zinging ideas around like a puck floating well above whatever passes for the “real…"
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Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Peter, John, All,     Continuing our discussion of the vampire’s favorite subject: human blood:   From Peter: Blood as Dominant Symbol Earlier you said Meyer didn’t use whiteness as a dominant symbol in the…"
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Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Peter, John, All,      Regarding the symbolism of blood in Twilight and the polarized meaning of that powerful substance, Peter’s last Comment adds an important “brick” to the non-edifice we’re…"
Saturday
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Peter, John, Potential Contributors, Lurkers,   Vampires   The  strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him. — Professor Abraham Van Helsing (Dracula’s archenemy)      …"
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Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Alexander,     Thanks very much for your Comment and your kind words about the Lance Armstrong essay.  As you indicate, Lance may have sown the seeds of his own destruction by believing that athletic prowess exists in a…"
Saturday
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John,     Regarding your “push-back-hard” to my previous Comment: From this perspective [Turner’s dramaturgical approach] —and here I push back hard—most "cultural" analysis looks like…"
Apr 11
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John, Peter, Potential Contributors, Lurkers,       Here I’ll try to follow through on my deferred treatment of the human-vampire-werewolf semiotic, as Peter requested.  Nothing systematic though – still…"
Apr 10
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Peter, John, all,  Peter:  Speaking of American Dreamtime, has anybody else started to feel like we’re three men on a boat (Hooper, Quint, and Brody), trying to figure out how best to take down Jaws?(!)     A…"
Apr 8
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John, Peter, Potential Contributors, Lurkers,   Vampires, Werewolves, Animals, (even Machines), “American Culture Writ Large”       Your latest Comments provide an excellent framing for our discussion of…"
Apr 6
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John,     Regarding the popularity of the Twilight Saga movies, discussed in your last Comment:   Here is a bit of evidence to consider, a list of the top 232 American movies of all time, ranked by theater attendance…"
Apr 4
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John,     I think Tonto’s remark to the Lone Ranger was less grammatical:  The pair are surrounded by a party of hostile Indian warriors; the Ranger turns to Tonto and says something like, “Tonto, it looks…"
Mar 31
Lee Drummond commented on ryan anderson's blog post No funding? Don't Go!! (on getting a PhD in anthropology)
"  Ryan, All,     I’d like to follow up my earlier Comment with a more down-to-earth consideration of the problem you pose:  Why do graduate work in anthropology without funding, since that will likely lead to financial…"
Mar 31
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John, Peter, Potential Contributors,   Reading and Watching Twilight: Ethnographic Notes and Anthropological Queries II.A: What Manner of Being Is a Vampire, a Werewolf, a Human?  (Commemorating the 50th year since the publication…"
Mar 30
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"John, Peter, Potential Contributors, Twilight Audiences     First off, I couldn’t agree more with both of you that it is crucial to obtain and analyze audience reactions  to Twilight.  After all, how far can a few old…"
Mar 26
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  Peter, John, Potential Contributors, Lurkers,   On Whiteness Melville : Meyer  ::  Moby Dick : Twilight       Both Melville and Meyer draw on the profound symbolism of whiteness, but in very different…"
Mar 25
Lee Drummond replied to Keith Hart's discussion From the Center for Peripheral Studies (OAC Branch). After Lance, the sky's the limit!
"  John,      Continuing our Twilight project, you ask:  Vampires, werewolves, ghouls, goths, they all look like part of the same cultural package. But are they really? Do we have evidence that Twilight fans…"
Mar 24

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Lance Armstrong: The Reality Show (A Cultural Analysis)

 

                                        Lance Armstrong:  The Reality Show  (A Cultural Analysis)

 

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At 11:12am on August 30, 2013, Huon Wardle said…

Lee, I notice you are looking to debate Chagnon etc. The best option is to open a 'forum' thread on that topic. You just click on + Add discussion (bottom left of that box).

cheers, Huon

At 7:49pm on April 19, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Hi, Lee. Long time!

At 4:34am on April 19, 2012, Justin Shaffner said…

Welcome to the OAC, Lee!

 
 
 

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