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    • Spirits 

      Buyandelger, Manduhai (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “spirits,” and reflects on how Steedly wove stories of encounters with spirits and mediums into an intricate ...
    • Outskirts 

      Grayman, Jesse Hession (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “outskirts”—areas that are not just geographically distant from a metropolitan center, but also fraught ...
    • Nationalism 

      Kusumaryati, Veronika (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “nationalism.” Steedly’s ethnography based on her fieldwork experience in the 1980s reveals Indonesians’ ...
    • Specificity 

      Parreñas, Juno Salazar (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme, “specificity,” expounds on advice that Steedly gave to the author during her doctoral defense. Steedly offered ...
    • Audience 

      Leshkowich, Ann Marie (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “audience” and considers Steedly’s two-part charge of “how to audience.” First, look for stories that do ...
    • Gender 

      Jones, Carla (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “gender.” Even when gender was not at the center of Steedly’s analytical frame, it was. Steedly saw a world ...
    • Culture 

      Lahiri, Smita (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “culture.” Steedly regarded stories as belonging to two distinct but entwined orders of reality: experience ...
    • Telltale 

      Spyer, Patricia (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “telltale.” Telltale speaks to the acute attention and thinking that Steedly brought to her work, to the ...
    • Eating an Elephant: Culinary Nationalism and the Memory of the Senses 

      Steedly, Mary Margaret (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      Mary Steedly’s “Eating an Elephant” is a previously unpublished paper that Steedly originally delivered as a lecture. This essay offers insight into her ethnographic praxis as an observer, listener, and writer, making it ...
    • Narrative 

      Peacock, James (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2020-04)
      This essay is one of more than a dozen in this volume to honor the late Mary Margaret Steedly. The paper’s theme is “narrative.” Throughout all of Steedly’s work one can see her consistent attention to meaning, humanity, ...