Out Now: On_Culture Issue #5 (Summer 2018) "Indigeneities. Territories, Spaces and Conceptual Maps."

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Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Literature

Dear colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of On_Culture: The Open Journal in the Study of Culture, Issue #5 "Indigeneities. Territories, Spaces and Conceptual Maps."

Our fifth issue aims to discern and question commonalities as well as fissures between various forms of and theoretical approaches to indigeneity as a research concept. The plurality of indigeneities thus necessarily informs this issue’s interdisciplinary approach, which includes research from diverse disciplines, regions, and time periods. A major question raised throughout is how positionality affects indigeneities — or: who speaks, from where, and whose voices can or cannot be heard.

In this issue, researchers from various fields such as literary studies, art history, indigenous studies, decolonial studies, cultural anthropology, and architecture critically examine the analytical potential of indigeneity, its controversial nature, as well as its potential for disrupting and correcting preconceived notions, situations of injustice, and forms of discrimination.

As a final note for now, we would also like to turn your attention to our call for abstracts for Issue #7, "Critique: Meaning, Methods, Contexts," which will be published summer 2019.


With best wishes,
The Editorial Team



Table of Contents


The Editorial Team: "Indigeneities: Territories, Spaces and Conceptual Maps "



Dietzel, Andrew: “Protecting the Line: Clinton Rickard, Border-Crossing and Haudenosaunee Trans-Indigeneity”

Meloni, Greca N.: “Making Indigeneity: The Beekeeper’s Perspective”

Ricca, Mario: “Earthly Indigeneity: The Cognitive and Ethical Implications of a Disregarded Cosmic Occurence"

Rose, Diana C.; Vuletić, Snežana: “Indigenous Decolonization of Western Notions of Time and History through Literary and Visual Arts”



Reid, Julian: “Reclaiming Possession: A Critique of the Discourse of Dispossession in Indigenous Studies”



Tochtermann, Verena: “Building New Concepts: Concepts in Indigenous Architecture as Interdisciplinary Enhancement Factor?”


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International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC)
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

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