Rooted Globalism

Arab–Latin American Business Elites and the Politics of Global Imaginaries

Triumphant capitalism has in our time engendered a new global class that lives and works in a borderless world,… READ MORE

Longtime Professor Patricia Zimmermann dies Aug. 18

Photograph of Patricia Zimmermann

Patricia Zimmermann, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Department of Screen Studies, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College and director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival died the morning of Aug…. READ MORE

Rooted Globalism

Photo of Rooted Globalism book cover, published by Indiana University Press

The idea that globalizing economic elites had detached themselves from the state and developed a shared, cosmopolitan class consciousness was so commonsensical that it seemed hegemonic when, just over a decade ago,… READ MORE

Gender, Violence and Moral Ambiguity in Rural South Africa

Blog post by Kathleen Rice

I am an anthropologist and currently co-lead a research project entitled “Ukuvula Isango:  Opening the Gate to Women’s Empowerment and Post-Pandemic Reconstruction in Rural South Africa[KR1] .” Ukuvula Isango… READ MORE documents women’s pandemic precarity through longitudinal life history interviews,