Re: CFP: Postmod ling anth

Gordon Fitch (
26 Jan 1995 07:19:22 -0500

claird@Starbase.NeoSoft.COM (Cameron Laird) writes:
| ...
| >Specifically, postmodern anthropologists have been charged with staging
| >dialogues between ethnographers and their subjects in
| >ethnographies without sufficient attention to the politics of the
| >ethnographic encounter (Abu-Lughod 1993, Gal 1989), ... (Gerold Firl):
| The postmodern anthropologist has been taken to task for insufficient
| consideration of the *politics* of the ethnographic encounter! Who cares
| about the culture, who cares about the language, the important question is
| whether the "anthropologist" was wearing the right tie for the interview!

Are you saying that there's no politics in an ethnographic

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