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Spirits in a New Age: Philippine Centers of the Global Esoteric

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

In the variegated landscape of Filipino paranormal practice, one phenomenon garnered worldwide attention in the last quarter of the twentieth century: psychic surgery. A form of spiritual healing in which the practitioner, or espiritista, usually male, operates on the body of … Continued

Welcome to the Digital Village: Networking Geographies of Agrarian Change

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Almost 5 billion people—two thirds of the global population—now go online. The Internet has changed how we work, learn, govern, and fall in love. Yet despite its digital turn, geography has failed to grapple with the patterns and significance of … Continued

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