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CFP 2014 AAA "Consumptive Practices, Desired Futures" (Carolyn Rouse, discussant)

Greetings, colleagues,


Along with Dr. George Paul Meiu (Harvard in 2014), we are rounding out a panel for the 2014 AAA meetings titled "Consumptive Practices, Desired Futures: Commodities and the Production of Social Worlds in History." Dr. Carolyn Rouse (Princeton) has graciously agreed to be our discussant.

CFP AAA 2014

Animate Encounters

Session organizers: Andrew Johnson (Yale-NUS College) & Daena Funahashi (Yale-NUS College)

Recent anthropological attention has been placed upon the human/nonhuman interaction and what the nonhuman “thinks” (Kohn 2013). But when the nonhuman thinks, how do we know what it thinks? And, how do we understand “its” speech as speech?