Fractocurrentism and the anthropologist of the future (TAOTF) …

Will be a world view 

Will reconceptualise disciplinary thinking and skill sets 

TAOTF will be better known 

TAOTF will probably do fiewldwork at home, locally or …

– May not do fieldwork at all 

Won’t have to ask all the questions 

Will glean greater insights around the textual, but not rely on text alone 

Won’t write up a single authored ethnography in the way we’re used to – maybe not ever

Will always be teaching, sharing

Won’t necessarily Probably Mostly won’t be working in an academic department of anthropology 

But what do we become if we don’t get to be that identity which we’ve studied to become?  

TAOTF will contribute more centrally to dialogues that are greater than the discipline itself, and 

Will draw together all the strands 

TAOTF will lead teams, working across the arts and sciences in new and creative ways

Will take turns: from the poetic turn to the mutualisc turn, the sensory turn, the purposive turn, the enduring turn, the resources turn, the imaginary turn, the epiphenominal turn, the organismic turn and more 

TAOTF should be paid for what they/we contribute 

TAOTF will teach us all how to live 

Oh and the Fractocurrentism?  In this era it’s not post -post modernism, nor is it alter- modernism.  Or meta modernism.  No we need to identify this era as:


As anthropologists of the future, we are now cultural experts of the Fractocurrency era or Fractocurrentism 

You heard it here first …


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