The new issue of American Ethnologist (AE) is out with an article by our friend and collaborator Michael Cepek ("There Might Be Blood: Oil, Humility, and the Cosmopolitics of a Cofán Petro-Being") and a beautiful cover by Bear Guerra. The portrait of Alejandro Criollo was taken in the Cofán village of Dureno, Ecuador, earlier this year.
Three days is all it took to embolden bigots everywhere, I thought. Before the election, I would have felt the impulse to shame these men in public. This time, I opted for quiet civility, telling myself I’d speak up if it continued.
Read the rest of Ruxandra's essay at High Country News.
Bear's (In)Visible Project will be on display in the main library at Cal State University, San Marcos, through the end of the year. This is the first time the project has been shown in almost five years.
It will serve as a jumping-off point for some discussions on campus around student homelessness in the CSU system. One in 10 California State University students have experienced, are currently experiencing, or are on the verge of experiencing homelessness.
Find out more about the exhibit here.
Our in-progress, year-long project about aging in Los Angeles is now called “Going Gray in LA: Stories of Aging along Broadway."
The first two radio stories from Lincoln Heights, a couple photo essays, and some additional content is available on our project website here.
Please check back from time to time, as we will be airing stories and adding content to the website regularly through next Spring.