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.
ABOUT THIS SESSION
In the LIAISE 1-8 interview by COMELA, Boellstorff discusses ownership of virtual worlds by powerful organizations. Boellstorff continues on to discuss resonances between his work on Indonesia and Second life. he then asks what is similarity and what is difference, and how these notions interact with questions of state governance, law, and national discourse.