Anna Grimshaw, Emory University In 1960, Bill Coperthwaite bought 300 acres of wilderness in Machiasport, Maine. Influenced by the poetry of Emily Dickinson and by the back to the land movement of Scott and Helen Nearing, Bill Coperthwaite was committed to what he called“a handmade life.” For over fifty years
Haidy Geismar, UCL Anthropology We are pleased to announce the latest issue of our Occasional Paper Series as well as the relaunch of the site with new and improved design by our newest editor, Matt Hockenberry. Properties and Social Imagination is a book length project that drew on explorations and experiments
Announcing the third of our Occasional Paper Series: Space and Place in a Disaster Landscape: the phenomenology of Hurricane Katrina recovery in Waveland, Mississippi By Sabrina Bradford and Abby Loebenberg Sabrina Bradford is a senior Anthropology student enrolled in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi.
[Moved from the initial Publication date of January 1st] We are pleased to announce the publication of our second Occasional Paper, A Citizen’s Guide to Plastic Pollution, Max Liboiron, of NYU Media, Culture and Communication. (ISSN 2158-5660) A Citizen’s Guide to Plastic Pollution Plastic pollutes in a variety of ways,
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Material World Occasional Paper Series, in which we make available longer, more formal texts (and other forms suitable for digital publishing) that would not otherwise be widely accessible and which we feel develop the critical framework on material and visual culture
We launched our Occasional Paper Series (ISSN 2158-5660) in 2010 with the intention that it would provide a novel, peer-reviewed, forum in which to publish research that would be hard to publish in the conventional home of an academic journal, but that was more extensive or rigorous than a blog
Some time ago I put out a call for papers for our Occasional Paper Series. Indexed by the Library of Congress, this is our attempt to explore the possibilities of thinking about how Material World could also be thought of as an open source, online publication. Since that last call,