Virtual Ruination: Encountering Virtual Loss and Digital Ephemerality

Jessica Marie Falcone As I logged into the virtual world of Second Life (SL) in October 2020, I was expecting my avatar to manifest in the Buddha Center where I had left her a few months before (www.secondlife.com). The Buddha Center was an online Buddhist teaching community where I had already done years of research […]

April, 2021

Volume 13 | Number 1 | April, 2021 FEATURES Where Do We Go From Here?Lucas Bessire Notes from a Fever DreamAmy Moran-Thomas Situating Conspiracy TheorySusan Lepselter Trump Time, Prophetic Time and the Time of the Lost CauseSusan Harding and Emily Martin What’s Wrong with the White Working ClassDavid Bond Homeland, Far-Right Nationalism, and Environmentalism beyond […]

Trump Time, Prophetic Time and the Time of the Lost Cause

To cite this article: Susan Harding & Emily Martin (2021) Trump Time, Prophetic Time and the Time of the Lost Cause, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 30-36, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903507 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903507 Susan Harding and Emily Martin SH: During the COVID-19 lockdown, Emily; her husband, Richard Cone; and I have been streaming TV series […]

Where Do We Go From Here?

To cite this article: Lucas Bessire (2021) Where Do We Go From Here?, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 1-10, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903473 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903473   Lucas Bessire All efforts to escape from the grimness of the present into nostalgia for a still intact past, or into the anticipated oblivion of a better future, are […]

Seeing the Same Fire

 To cite this article: Adriana Petryna (2021) Seeing the Same Fire, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 106-109, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903579 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903579 Adriana Petryn An almost vertical line showing an increase of atmospheric CO2 emissions captures the urgency of a changing climate like no other line. Yet lines are also insufficient for grasping what […]

Notes from a Fever Dream

To cite this article: Amy Moran-Thomas (2021) Notes from a Fever Dream, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 11-24, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903487 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903487 Amy Moran-Thomas I spent much of last May watching my husband try to breathe. Sitting up on the living room floor with coffee as he fell asleep on our couch, I […]

Homeland, Far-Right Nationalism, and Environmentalism beyond Trump

To cite this article: Nitzan Shoshan (2021) Homeland, Far-Right Nationalism, and Environmentalism beyond Trump, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 44-48, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903523 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903523 Nitzan Shoshan As the  lights  dim  on  another  chapter of  White   nationalism,   authoritarian- ism and climate change denialism with the indecorous departure of Donald J. Trump from the presidency […]

Genres of Justice: A Conversation with Laurence Ralph

To cite this article: Laurence Ralph (2021) Genres of Justice: A Conversation with Laurence Ralph, Anthropology Now, 13:1, 100-105, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2021.1903574 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2021.1903574 Laurence Ralph This article comprises excerpts from a conversation between Lucas Bessire and Laurence Ralph about the state of anthropology and the world now. Our discussion was wide […]

Interiors

Alisse Waterston To cite this article: Alisse Waterston (2020) Interiors, Anthropology Now, 12:3, 100-105, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2020.1857200 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2020.1857200 There is a sickness out there and it terrifies her. She has become a recluse, afraid to step out of the building much less venture onto the street. Her thoughts zigzag like a […]

Shit’s Getting Real: A Cultural Analysis of Toilet Paper

Grant Jun Otsuki To cite this article: Grant Jun Otsuki (2020) Shit’s Getting Real: A Cultural Analysis of Toilet Paper, Anthropology Now, 12:3, 15-23, DOI: 10.1080/19428200.2020.1884487 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/19428200.2020.1884487 Since its first detection in China in December 2019, COVID-19 has spread with alarming speed and lethality, thoroughly transforming daily life around the […]