daniella gandolfo is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan Uni-
versity. Her work, including The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Re-
newal in Lima (2009), explores forms of sacred experience in everyday life and the
challenges these pose for writing.
angela garcia is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University.
She is the author of The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande
tobias hecht, an in de pen dent scholar, is the author of At Home in the Street: Street
Children of Northeast Brazil (1998, winner of the Margaret Mead Award), After Life: An
Ethnographic Novel (Duke University Press, 2006), and El Cerdito Pulcro/The Remarkably
Clean Life of a Little Pig (2016).
michael jackson is Distinguished Professor of World Religions at Harvard Di-
vinity School. He is the author of more than thirty books of ethnography, poetry,
and ﬁction, including the prizewinning Paths toward a Clearing: Radical Empiricism and
Ethnographic Inquiry (1989) and At Home in the World (Duke University Press, 1995).
adrie kusserow is Professor of Anthropology at St. Michael’s College in Ver-
mont. She is a cofounder of the Africa Education and Leadership Initiative (www
. africaeli . org) and the author of two books of poetry, Hunting Down the Monk (2002)
and Refuge (2013).
stuart mclean is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Min-
nesota. The author of The Event and Its Terrors: Ireland, Famine, Modernity (2004), he is
currently completing a book manuscript titled Fictionalizing Anthropology: Encounters
and Fabulations at the Edges of the Human.
todd ramón ochoa is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious
Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of Society
of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba (2010).