The Archive

Below, you’ll find a gradually accreting archive of Translating Vitalities-related work by members of the collective that’s featured on this site. Happy exploring!


Christie Brown and Carla Nappi, Underneath/Ink (2018) and Behind/Charcoal (2018)

Sue Cochrane, “The Cutting Apart of Things and Me” (2018-2019)

Sue Cochrane, Vincent Duclos, Judith Farquhar, Volker Scheid, and Clare Twomey, “Translating Vitalities” (a series of essays), Somatosphere, March 2016. Including:

Vincent Duclos, “Inhabiting Media: An Anthropology of Life in Digital Speed,” Cultural Anthropology 32.1 (2017): 21–27.

Vincent Duclos, Tomás Sánchez Criado, and Vinh-Kim Nguyen, “Speed: An Introduction,” Cultural Anthropology 32.1 (2017): 1–11.

Judith Farquhar, A Way of Life: Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine (Yale University Press, 2020)

Judith Farquhar and Larisa Jasarevic, Bee-Coming Unfolded (2018)

Jens Foell, Carla Nappi, Barry Saunders, and Alexa Wright, “The Intertwining: An Experiment in Collaborative Reading” (2018)

Dianna Frid and Carla Nappi, Deucalion and Pyrrha (2016-2018)

Larisa and Azra Jasarevic, “Taste the Honey” (2018)

Stacey Langwick, “A Politics of Habitability: Plants, Healing, and Sovereignty in a Toxic World,” Cultural Anthropology 33.3 (2018): 415-443.

David Luesink and Clare Twomey, Collaboration (2018)

William Mazzarella, The Mana of Mass Society (University of Chicago Press, 2017).

Volker Scheid, “Promoting free flow in the networks: Reimagining the body in early modern Suzhou,” History of Science 56.2 (2018): 131-167.

Cinzia Scorzon, “Tong 通 in Clinical Acupuncture Practice.”

Peng Yu, “Indeterminate Self: Subjectivity, Body and Politics in Zhuangzi,” Philosophy & Social Criticism

Peng Yu, “Zones of Indeterminacy: Art, Body and Politics in Daoist Thought,” Theory, Culture & Society