University of Adelaide 14-15 June, 2011Call for Papers 1. ConceptualizationThis is an international Collaboratory on the historical development of emotional styles in Europe and North America from medieval times to the present. The meeting will focus on the seminal ideas of the sociologist Norbert Elias about changes in emotions and society in his The Civilising Process (1939) and his work more generally. Contributions are sought from historians, sociologists, cultural theorists and others…See More
"II'm an old hand who dabbled in this field way back and am not intouch with the literature.but fi was familiar with Abu-Lughod and since you have mentioned Michelle R let me refer to her husband RENATO ROSALDO's Culture and Truth.
Anthopology holds at its core the question of what it is to be a thinking, feeling human being. Emotion and how it is portrayed and interpreted across cultures helps us to reflect on aspects of power, agency and belonging.
"Well LAYLA you may alos be interested in www.thuppahi.wordpress.com.
But initially why not present comments on a selected essay in Sacrificial Devotion and indicate where your work can interlace with that piece."