Father of fashionable anthropology
shitmystudentswrite: On the other hand, Levi-Strauss, the inventor of denim jeans is an example of structuralist opposition. He made the denim jeans fashionable and popular.
AcademicTyra on rejections
academictyra: When there are 2 emails from fellowship institutions in my inbox: I open the first one and see I was rejected: Okay— stings, but not surprising. Then I see I didn’t get the ‘diversity’ one, so I’m all: J/k. But still— what the hell, fellowships?! Don’t you know about me?! Yes, I know: So now I feel like: After wallowing in pity for a few minutes, I realize what...
Miles de rabias, un corazón.: ¡Mi país, oh, mi... →
silverdisaster: Ardiente, amado, hambriento, desolado, bello como la dura, la sagrada blasfemia; país de oro y limosna, país y paraíso, país-infierno, país de policías. Largo río de llanto, ancha mar dolorosa, república de ángeles, patria perdida. País mío, nuestro, de todos y de nadie. Adoro tu miseria de…
kmtam: These are the things I remember.I remember... →
kmtam: These are the things I remember. I remember being in Yap, in Micronesia, in late 2002, and getting news sporadically. Sometimes over the radio, but more often from the internet, when I would go into town a few days a week and use the computer lab at the library to check my email and surf the web… I went to New Orleans that spring with a friend from high school. We were bouncing...
On Sunday, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, had...– Argentina Senate to Vote on Gay Marriage, July 13, 2010 The New York Times (via melodykramer) Great.
Noise for Airports: Extirpation and Variation →
tnelms: noiseforairports: Master troll Razib Khan has a couple new blog posts calling for the eradication of cultural anthropology, on the familiar grounds that the discipline is epistemologically muddled and politically tainted: [C]larity is not something that seems to be valued by cultural anthropologists in Read it all. What’s up, anthro?
Latin American History, F*ck Yeah!: Walt Whitman →
fylatinamericanhistory: En su país de hierro vive el gran viejo, Bello como un patriarca, sereno y santo. Tiene en la arruga olímpica de su entrecejo Algo que impera y vence con noble encanto. Su alma del infinito parece espejo; Son sus cansados hombros dignos del manto; Y con arpa labrada de un roble añejo, Como…