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Title Ethnographica moralia : experiments in interpretive anthropology / edited by Neni Panourgiá and George E. Marcus
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Fordham University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 280 pages)
Contents Introduction / Neni Panourgiá and George E. Marcus -- Interview with Clifford Geertz / Neni Panourgiá and Pavlos Kavouras -- Contemporary fieldwork aesthetics in art and anthropology : experiments in collaboration and intervention / George E. Marcus -- Myth, performance, poetics : the gaze from classics / Richard P. Martin -- The birth of anthropology out of a pause on Pausanias : Frazer's travel-translations reinterrupted and resumed / James A. Boon -- Anamneses of a pestilent infant : the enigma of monstrosity, or beyond Oedipus / Athena Athanasiou -- Fragments of Oedipus : anthropology at the edges of history / Neni Panourgiá -- Carnal hermeneutics : from "Concepts" and "Circles" to "Dispositions" and "Suspense" / Eleni Papagaroufali -- "Real anthropology" and other nostalgias / Kath Weston -- Canonical and anticanonical histories / Antonis Liakos -- Anthropology at the French National Assembly : the semiotic aspects of a political institution / Marc Abélès -- "Life is dead here" : sensing the political in "no man's land" / Yael Navaro-Yashin -- Text and transnational subjectification : media's challenge to anthropology / Louisa Schein -- Afterword : the ethnographer's "gaze" : some notes on visuality and its relation to the reflexive metalanguage of anthropology / Maria Kakavoulia
Summary Panourgia and Marcus bring together anthropologists working in various parts of the world (Greece, Bali, Taiwan, the United States) with classicists, historians, and scholars in cultural studies. The volume takes into account global realities such as 9/11 and the opening of the Cypriot Green Line and explores the different ways in which Geertz's anthropology has shaped the pedagogy of their disciplines and enabled discussions among them. Focusing on place and time, locations and temporalities, the essays in this volume interrogate the fixity of interpretation and open new spaces of inquiry. The volume addresses a wide audience from the humanities and the social sciences--anyone interested in the development of a new humanism that will relocate the human as a subject of social action
Analysis Anthropology
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Subject Anthropology -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Anthropology -- Political aspects -- Congresses.
Art and anthropology -- Congresses.
Literature and anthropology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Panourgiá, Neni, 1958-
Marcus, George E.
Kentron Pyrēnikon Ereunōn "Dēmokritos." Center for Neohellenic Research.
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