Volume 121, Number 4

From the Editor

The Question of Audience

Deborah A. Thomas, Editor-in-Chief 

 

Research Articles

Consumption, Temporality, and Celebration in Contemporary Santiago de Cuba

Hanna Garth

 

Candomblé and the Academic’s Tools: Religious Expertise and the Binds of Recognition in Brazil

Elina Inkeri Hartikainen

 

The Life of Winds: Knowing the Namibian Weather from Someplace and from Noplace

Michael Schnegg

 

White Parents, Black Care: Entanglements of Race and Kinship in American Transracial Adoption

Kathryn A. Mariner

 

Shouldering Moral Responsibility: The Division of Moral Labor among Pregnant Women, Rabbis, and Doctors

Tsipy Ivry and Elly Teman

 

Detection, Deception, and Migrant Illegality in the India-Bangladesh Borderlands

Sahana Ghosh

 

Money and Blood: Remittances as a Substance of Relatedness in Transnational Families in Nepal

Ina Zharkevich

 

Guanyin’s Limbo: Icons as Demi-Persons and Dividuating Objects

David Palmer, Martin Tse, and Chip Colwell

 

Laughing about Corruption in Ethiopian-Chinese Encounters

Miriam Driessen

 

World Anthropologies

Foreword

Virginia R. Dominguez and Emily Metzner

 

Essay

Anthropology and Nationalism

Aleksandar Bošković

 

Commentaries

Anthropology and Resurgent Nationalism

Thomas Reuter

 

Invisible Anthropologies in National and World Anthropologies

Ricardo A. Fagoaga Hernández

 

Against Nationalism and the Idea of Auxiliary Anthropologies

Michał Buchowski

 

Interview

Vesna Vučinić Nešković by Virginia R. Dominguez

 

Multimodal Anthropologies

Film Reviews (reviewer in parentheses)

Allégret, dir.: Travels in Congo (Bergère)

Suri, dir.: Around India with a Movie Camera (Murray)

Lessac, dir.: A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake (Auerbach)

 

Book Reviews

Single Reviews (reviewer in parentheses)

Alber: Transfers of Belonging: Child Fostering in West Africa in the 20th Century (Schachter)

Conlee: Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert (Beresford-Jones)

Costa: The Owners of Kinship: Asymmetrical Relations in Indigenous Amazonia (Van Vleet)

Faust and Richter: The Huasteca: Culture, History and Interregional Exchange (Strauss)

Holbrock: Mayan Literacy Reinvention in Guatemala (Romero)

Jones: Magic’s Reason: An Anthropology of Analogy (Stevens)

Jones and Codding: Foragers on America’s Western Edge: The Archaeology of California’s Pecho Coast (Jazwa)

Masquelier: Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger (Mains)

Mendoza: The Patagonian Sublime: The Green Economy and Post-Neoliberal Politics (Azenha)

Shankar: Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal about Generation Z’s New Path to Success (Blum)

Van der Sijpt: Wasted Wombs: Navigating Reproductive Interruptions in Cameroon (Sargent)

Vann: Languages and Silence in the German-Polish Borderland (Sandberg)

 

Obituaries

Charles Goodwin (1943–2018)

Frederick Erickson

 

Sydel Silverman (1933–2019)

Jane Schneider

 

Deanna Trakas (1943–2016)

Athena McLean

 

ON THE COVER: Ms. Tang, a Guanyin follower, prays to the abandoned statues

at Wah Fu. (Photograph by Chip Colwell, 2018)

Past Issues

Volume 119, Issue 1 (March 2017)
Volume 119, Issue 2 (June 2017)
Volume 119, Issue 3 (September 2017)
Volume 119, Issue 4 (December 2017)

Volume 120, Issue 1 (March 2018)
Volume 120, Issue 2 (June 2018)
Volume 120, Issue 3 (September 2018)
Volume 120, Issue 4 (December 2018)

Volume 121, Issue 1 (February 2019)
Volume 121, Issue 2 (May 2019)
Volume 121, Issue 3 (September 2019)