As I look into the “new audiences, new styles, new pariticpants” angle of my research, I’ve been brought back to some earlier interests about the need for creativity and inspiration when reading volumes of extremely heavy, gut wrenching, make you want to live in a hut in the mountains, anthropological essays on post colonialism, domination, and power.
Max Forte, like many bloggers, has been mixing up styles of posts – his latest creation, a series of short stories that incorporate various media sources, discuss real anthropological issues and for me, they just seal the deal that “formal academic exposition” is highly overrated.
The story begins here with “The Golden Days in the Jungle”,
it is followed up by Daniela Drinks with “Darkie”,
and the most recent episode – Joshua Marx, Anthropologist Among The Nationalists, the Jumbies, the Whores of the Post Colony.
Harsh, enlightening posts with a sugar coating of creativity that brings a badly needed dose of inspiration and digestibility.