My Little Buttercup, Or what happened when I visited a community health center near Bo

I wanted to see a community health center, where clinicians might have seen suspected Ebola cases three years ago. So, I asked my driver, Idrissa, whether he could ask some of his local contacts about the location of the health center in Gondama. I hadn’t been to Gondama since 2003. It wasn’t too difficult to... Continue Reading →


Politics and memory in the fever archive: A tribute to Rosalind Shaw

Here is the text for the talk I gave during a celebration of the work of Rosalind Shaw Politics and memory in the fever archive First, I need to apologize to the discussants and the audience. Two things happened between the time I sent this already fragmented paper to Jean and Rosalind. I participated in... Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Egg Freezing: WTF?* Lynn Morgan and Janelle Taylor take fellow anthropologist Marcia Inhorn to task for her suggestion that her female students freeze their eggs in efforts to balance home and work life.


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