Rigoberta’s Revenge: The Implosion Of Anthropology

“What,” I ask on Minding The Campus today,

is the difference between anthropology and fiction, or between anthropology and political propaganda? What happens to the pursuit of knowledge itself if its only validation is what “[e]verybody knows” already?

To see what led up to those questions, and what followed, you’ll have to go here.

UPDATE [4 December]

And after you go there, then you’ll have to stay on the same site to read A Footnote to the Anthropology Debate.

Say What?