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  Abdur Razzaq - The Myth And The Man - The
The Daily Star (satire)Abdur Razzaq - The Myth And The ManThe Daily Star (satire)He lived through and thought critically of the major events that shaped this nation. His wit, charm and the rarity of the anecdotes he shared drew me in: who knew Claude Lévi-Strauss was once a lecturer at the sociology department of the University of ...
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 11:21 am
  Cross-Border Blues au Théâtre Claude
ZeMagCross-Border Blues au Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss, Musée du Quai Branly à ParisZeMag"Cross-border blues" au Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss du Musée du Quai Branly, c'est la réunion d'artistes prestigieux, Harrison Kennedy, musicien canadien d'origine afro-américaine, Grand Prix Blues de l'Académie Charles Cros en 2015, considéré comme ...
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 4:47 am
  Tribute to my pops, Kilo G Perry - San
San Francisco Bay ViewTribute to my pops, Kilo G PerrySan Francisco Bay View... he educated himself, reading books by authors like Gordon Graham, Frantz Fanon, W.E.B. DuBois and Claude Levi-Strauss, to name a few, where he was able to redefine his philosophies and create the identity he would crusade on his road to redemption.
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 4:18 pm
  An Irreverent Performance of Naked Dancers
HyperallergicAn Irreverent Performance of Naked Dancers Dressed as Iconic BuildingsHyperallergic“A Brief History,” first performed in 2010, draws inspiration from a passage in Claude Lévi-Strauss's 1955 memoir Tristes Tropiques. The French anthropologist notes that while a centuries-old European church still looks relatively pristine, a temple in ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 7:10 pm
  The ARTnews Accord: Alanna Heiss and
ARTnewsThe ARTnews Accord: Alanna Heiss and Massimiliano Gioni in ConversationARTnewsGioni: There is a quote from Claude Lévi-Strauss: he said—or this is how I remember it—“There is no such a thing as a history of something, only a history for someone.” In the past few years since the museum opened [on the Bowery], a lot of people ...
Posted on 2 May 2017 | 6:55 am
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  ‘Satin Island,’ by Tom McCarthy
A corporate ethnographer must figure out how humans think, act and fulfill their desires.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 4:40 pm
  Generic Drugs: The Same, but Not
The law requires them to be the same as brand-name drugs in all ways that matter. But what science considers important is a moving target. An Object Lesson.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 5:15 am
  A Loss for Words
It is a singular fate to be the last of one’s kind. That is the fate of the men and women, nearly all of them elderly, who are—like Marie Wilcox, of California; Gyani Maiya Sen, of Nepal; Verdena Parker, of Oregon; and Charlie Mungulda, of Australia—the last known speakers of a language: Wukchumni, Kusunda, Hupa, and Amurdag, respectively. But a few years ago, in Chile, I met Joubert Yanten ...
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 9:29 pm
  "The Celebrated Story of Honey
SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "The Celebrated Story of Honey Wine" won the 2015 Gourmand International World Cookbook Award for the "Best Drinks History" category in the USA. This automatically nominates The Honey Wine Company's publication for the global championships in Yantai, China in June 2015. The audio and e-book are available for download on www.DiscoverHoneyWine ...
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 4:30 am
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  Wilton Dillon, who led Smithsonian seminars
Wilton S. Dillon, a cultural anthropologist who spent decades leading the Smithsonian Institution’s interdisciplinary conference series, which convened bold-name figures in the humanities and sciences to discuss the grand sweep of civilization, died Aug ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:52 am
  Tristes Tropiques by Claude Lévi-Strauss
This careful account of an encounter with a very foreign people is freighted with great sadness at the colonial legacy his subjects bear • More journeys in literature “I hate travelling and explorers. Yet here I am proposing to tell the story of my ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 8:59 am
  Mephistopheles, Child of Christian
In an interesting “converging line of evidence,” we have anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss producing his own quaternio that he calls “the totemic operator” and is again based on multiple quaternios and a lattice-form plexus within his singular ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:52 pm
  Excavating meaning from the complex myths of
Nor are nuggets equivalents of Claude Levi-Strauss' "mythemes" that, in his formulation, frequently comprise a subject and a predicate. Rather, nuggets are single words denoting, for example, items of material culture that have rich associations ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:24 am
  Our History: A canoe that bridged two
Following the arrival of Europeans on the Northwest Coast, the ancient First Nations arts of canoe design and navigation quickly went into decline, and for decades were nearly lost. In the excerpt below, B.C. canoe historian Sanford Osler traces the re ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:12 am
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  Anthropology giant Claude Levi-Strauss dead
After weeks crossing the high seas, Claude Levi-Strauss breathed in his first lungful of the New World, a perfume tinged with pepper or tobacco. The sensory awakening was the start of a journey that turned a young Parisian scholar into a founder of modern
Posted on 3 November 2009 | 8:38 am
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Posted on 3 November 2009 | 5:14 am
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  phiI0s0phy_muse: “Scientific knowledge
phiI0s0phy_muse: “Scientific knowledge advances haltingly and is stimulated by c#%tenti#% and doubt.” Claude Lévi-Strauss
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 12:38 pm
  FredBonneval: @IAyfarah @RaheemKassam The
FredB*neval: @IAyfarah @RaheemK*%~am The great French sociologist and traveller Claude Lévi-Strauss found islam was the most int…
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 12:38 pm
  devteam_noah: "The scientist is not a
devteam_noah: "The scientist is not a pers## who gives the right answers, he's ##e who asks the right questi##s." ― Claude Lévi-Strauss
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 12:38 pm
  igitpiwoz: RT @tahirhnaqvi: "Islam is
igitpiwoz: RT @tahirhnaqvi: "Islam is the West of the East" - Claude Levi Strauss, Tristes Tropiques
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 12:38 pm
  sunodyssey: "The aim of myth is to
sunodyssey: "The aim of myth is to furnish a logical model for solving a c~^@tradicti~^@." Claude Levi-Strauss
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 12:38 pm
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  Resolved Question: Tristes Tropiques by
I am Reading Tristes Tropiques by Claude Levi-Strauss for a 12 page paper due next Tuesday. Anyone read that? The book is 400+ pages long and it took the library a long time to ship it via inter-library-loan. How could I cut down the reading to make the book go by faster but still give me a good sense of what happened? (At the same time, I dont want to make it obvious in my paper that I barely did the reading). Thanks!
Posted on 24 September 2012 | 7:43 am
  Resolved Question: Claude Levi-Strauss: how
I was given a text called "Le sorcier et sa magie" (The sorcerer and his magic) to read and analyse, but I can't quite understand what Strauss is trying to get to with all his explanations.. Does anyone know, based on Strauss' work, how he perceived magic and sorcerers? Any help would be great! :)
Posted on 20 February 2012 | 3:04 am
  Resolved Question: What is the Way of the
Posted on 9 January 2011 | 8:56 am
  Resolved Question: WHY IS Claude
Everything is too long and has big words that i dont understand . Please helppp
Posted on 8 September 2010 | 10:58 am
  Resolved Question: We all know about
Hint: Centuries before there were Denim jeans.
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