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The Multispecies Salon

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A new approach to writing culture has arrived: multispecies ethnography. Plants, animals, fungi, and microbes appear alongside humans in this singular book about natural and cultural history. Anthropologists have collaborated with artists and biological scientists to illuminate how diverse organisms are entangled in political, economic, and cultural systems. Contributions ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published October 20th 2014 by Duke University Press Books (first published January 1st 2014)
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Justin Abraham
This book is full of weirdness and wonder.

the "zoe" or "bare life" - a realm of creatures deemed killable.
The prison contracts taken on to have American prisoners clean up toxic oil spills.

Messianic hope which contains "the attraction, invincible élan or affirmation of an unpredictable future-to-come (or even past-to-come again)" (31).

A New Orleans style of mourning (41).

Companion is cum panis!

microbiopolitics - dissent over how to live with microorganisms reflects disagreement about how human
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This book is a trip, and a beautiful one. For those (like me) not familiar with bio-art, eco-art, and what have you, you'll be stimulated by having to consider human cheese, or goat-milk soap containing traces of a goat's thousand-mile journey. Also a strong implicit argument for anthropologists for "making culture" to come after "writing culture." This would interest anyone who likes the environmental humanities.
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Eben Kirksey is a permanent faculty member in Environmental Humanities at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Freedom in Entangled Worlds: West Papua and the Global Architecture of Power and editor of The Multispecies Salon.
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