towards an ethnography of the dead

tracing the ghost in Michel Foucault’s autoportrait as surprised anatomist In an interview with Claude Bonnefoy in 1968, Michel Foucault reimagines his project of writing as one that slices into the dead body of other people. ((Michel Foucault, Speech Begins after Death, ed. Philippe Artières … Continue reading

Civilizations without Boats

a heterogeography of Chauvin, Louisiana research proposal, Spring 2014, Institute of the Liberal Arts, Emory University These are the facts of Chauvin, Louisiana: a small, coastal town, populated by refugees from the Acadian diaspora; a place where men are trawlers, roustabouts, and roughnecks, … Continue reading