Garbage city (of course, what else?)

(This is a tentative post until I take my breath) I have a flight of ideas here about the background. It is the Zabaleen, an area I know, every foreigner knows, and where one of my former american students felt to be the only area in Cairo where she felt she wasn’t an outsider. It […]

The Conference as Field

I tracked down this post, as a spin off from hearing one of Léopold Lambert’s podcasts with A. L. Stoler. In it, she briefly mentions her project on philosophy and fieldwork, and that with some web flaneuring brought me here. Something -I guess- we all know and don’t talk about: reportlessness. The Metcalf Report D. […]