Contemporary Culture

Fieldwork notes on Mali, Part 1

Fieldwork notes on Mali, Part 1

Travellers know intuitively how different places feel, but how do we explain these sensations to others? Abby explores her sensory experiences during a four month long study abroad trip in Mali.Read on »

The Moment of Clarity

The Moment of Clarity

Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel B Rassmussen want to revolutionize the business world by displacing dominant models of problem-solving and putting perspective, care, and human experience at the centre of corporate strategy.Read on »

The freedom to love

The freedom to love

Love isn't always considered to be something worth striving for. Politics, not self-fulfilment, dominates public discussion of love in India.Read on »

Outfitting the modern cat

Outfitting the modern cat

Pets profoundly shape our own household materiality.The "catification" of our homes underscores how cats shape how we see our own material space, the spectacle of unpredictable motion, and the sheer fun of having an animal companion.Read on »

Biracials speak out!

Biracials speak out!

Around the world, social groups have produced creative terms for mixed race people. What do people do when don't fit one of these categories? Crystal Abidin asks biracial Singaporeans.Read on »