Aeolian politics and the duograph

Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer have crafted two eloquent accounts of the turbulent, aeolian politics that unfolded during their 16-month-long field research in Mexico’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec, between 2009 and 2013. A gap in the Sierra Madre mountain range forms an extraordinary wind tunnel in the isthmus, rendering the region a convenient site for renewable … Continue reading Aeolian politics and the duograph

Multiple nature-cultures, diverse anthropologies

My review of Casper Bruun Jensen and Atsuro Morita's edited volume is out. The book is titled Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies and was published in 2019, but previously available as a special issue in Social Analysis. I really enjoyed the chapters, particularly the ones by Swanson, Walford, Kasuga, Skrydstrup, and the editors themselves. Perhaps because I felt these … Continue reading Multiple nature-cultures, diverse anthropologies