Dear NET members,
Happy belated Halloween and welcome to the third edition of the ethnographic theory digest. As usual, we have assembled an array of links from the anthro-internets for you to peruse.
- HAU has a new autumn issue out, which includes a debate section on Sherry Ortner’s instant classic “Dark anthropology and its others.” Also, the Centre of Ethnographic Theory at SOAS will host two events in late November: On Nov. 16, a group study session on themes of PLAY and LUCK. And, on Nov. 29th, a debate on “Two or three things I hate/love about ethnography.” Visit HAU’s Facebook pagefor more details on participants, times and places.
- Somatosphere has released their second part to their comprehensive “A reader’s guide to the anthropology of ethics and morality,”this time compiled by Webb Keane.
- University of Chicago Press has just made available a second edition to Roy Wagner’s seminal The invention of culture.
- The Times Literary Supplement has a review by Adam Kuper – with a somewhat provocative title – of Claude Lévi-Strauss’ latest epic biopic, written by Emmanuelle Loyer.
- AllegraLab has a review of Marshall Sahlins’ What kinship is – and is not.
- The latest Cambridge Anthropology Podcast is an interview with Richard Werbner about his latest book, Divination’s grasp: African encounters with the almost said.