The Annual Conference on Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology seeks to redefine the way we view Mediterranean and European Language and Society. The COMELA holds its annual conference in selected universities globally, and publishes its journal, the JOMELA, the Journal of Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology. The JOMELA is a quarterly, peer reviewed, free to publish, journal.COMELA 2020 registration
(University of California, Irvine) has focus on Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology. His interests include the Anthropology of sexuality, the Anthropology of globalization, digital Anthropology, Southeast Asian studies, and the Anthropology of HIV/AIDS. His current work emphasizes the Linguistic Anthropology of Southeast Asia, but draws on a range of scholarships such as Informatics, and Ontology.
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In the LIAISE 1-7 interview by COMELA, Boellstorff discusses the significance of providing legs in scholarship, so as to surpass limitations of trends. Boellstorff notes that refuting previous work frequently limits the intellectual quality of work, and the epistemological quality of Anthropology. Boellstorff tactfully reframes Animal studies as work on Animals to circumnavigate limitations on epistemological trends.