Revolution, Occupation, and Love: The 2011 Year in Cultural Anthropology:
ABSTRACT What does anthropology have to offer for making sense of the events that have come to be known as the “Arab Spring”? In this article, I use this question to organize my discussion of the prominent scholarly conversations occurring in cultural anthropology for the year 2011. The topics I consider in this review are the critical study of secularism and liberalism; affect, intimacy, and care as registers of politics and economy; space, place, and time; and indigeneity. I will suggest that last year's publications, while by no means anticipating such revolutionary transformations, do offer us a rich body of conceptual approaches and methodological innovations for productively engaging the emergent conceptual and worldly horizons being associated with the “Arab Spring.”[secularism and liberalism, affect, place, indigeneity, Arab Spring]
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