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Anomaly Archives eNews – February 10th, 2018 

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February 10th, 2018 – Austin, Texas . . .

 

Just a quick intro to this week’s newsletter…

Check out all the great news links in the headlines section below. Remember that you can always stay up to date on our latest linked articles via our Flipboard online magazine.

Book of the Week…

This week’s choice is a “classic” in the chanelling literature. Whatever you think about the true nature of “channeled” material, belief and interest in such modern techno spiritualism has only grown since the publication of this particular tome.

 – SMiles Lewis
Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 


Book of the Week…

The Starseed Transmissions

by Ken Carey / Raphael

The Starseed Transmissions Books
Channelled by Ken Carey
(Ken Carey returned to Spirit in January 2017)

“Ken Carey, a contemporary New Age medium and channel, was a postal worker as a young man. Frustrated, he and his family moved to a farm where they lived without most modern conveniences such as electricity, plumbing, radio, television, newspapers, and magazines. Carey apprenticed himself to an Amish farmer. At one point in the later 1970s, lying in bed with a severe cold, he felt a presence and heard a low humming he described as an energy field. Then a voice spoke to him.

During the winter of 1978-79 he channelled for 11 days. The entities that spoke through him sometimes appeared as angels (including the Archangel Raphael) or extraterrestrials. However, during the later sessions, an entity declared “I am Christ. I am coming this day through the atmosphere of your consciousness…. I am the bridegroom, spoken of old. I came to you first through the man named Jesus.”  The transcripts of these sessions were published as The Starseed Transmissions in 1982 and became an early channelled New Age classic. The popular response led to the publication of further volumes based on the channelings.

The entities who spoke through Carey emphasized the central New Age message. They had emerged in order to assist human evolution. It was time to lift the spell of matter and to bring forth a new planetary being. Humankind, Carey argued, is poised on the brink of a momentous transformation: The earth is ripe for harvest. Two resources are available to assist humans in the transformative period: the advanced intelligences, such as those channeling through Carey; and the creative power of thought. As with other New Age channellings, Carey’s emphasizes the problems of over-reliance on rational thought in problem solving and living with guilt imposed in younger years.”

SOURCE: AscensionNow.co.uk

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January 17th, 2018 – Austin, Texas . . .

 

H A P P Y   N E W  Y E A R !!!

We Wish You All A Happy New Year

Here’s hoping you all had a wonderful holiday season and that we all have a fantastic new year as we proceed into 2018.

Book of the Week…

The Jung Society of Austin have alerted us to Jean Shinoda Bolen’s free online webinar “Gods of Every Woman and Man” on January 24th and the chance to attend their local Round Table Discussion at Trinity Church of Austin on January 26th. The Anomaly Archives used to house the Austin Jung Society’s library at our original location within the Human Potential Center on Bert Avenue. Later their library moved into the same space that the Anomaly Archives moved into in 2009: INACS‘s “Nerve Center” MindQuarters up in North West Austin where we’ve cohabitated for the past nine years. For the past several years the Jung Society’s Nisley Lending Library has been located within the New Life Institute.

In honor of those past community collaborations I’ve chosen one of Jean Bolen’s past literary works as our Book-Of-The-Week!

Meanwhile… Welcome to Our New Location!

We’ve begun moving into our new location in the heart of Central Austin, downtown, at the corner of the north IH-35 frontage road and Lambie Street. We previously reported that our new suite number was 256, however, that is incorrect. The New Suite Number is 260!

55 North IH-35, Suite 260

Austin, Texas 78702

(MAP)

[New Location at the corner of Lambie Street
& IH35 Northbound Frontage Road.]

The move-in is still “in-process” but we’ll keep you posted about upcoming Grand-Opening / Open-House events. Monthly meetings are currently on hiatus. We hope to begin a new meeting schedule and regular lecture events soon. Anomaly Archives member John Hawkins is still leading monthly focused discussion forum meetings called, “The Third Door.” Contact John Hawkins for details.

 – SMiles Lewis
Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 

 


Book of the Week…

The Tao of Psychology: Synchronicity and the Self

by Jean Shinoda Bolen

 

The Tao of Psychology 
Synchronicity & the Self 
by Jean Shinoda Bolen
Reviewed by SMiles

Jean Bolen is a Jungian analyst and psychiatrist with several wonderful books to her name. The Tao of Psychology is the perfect introduction to the parapsychology of meaning where synchronicity imbues greater significance to coincidental events in our every day lives. The book is brief and easy to read. She captures Jung’s ideas of archetypes and the collective unconscious perfectly, encouraging what she calls the Agatha Christie approach to detecting and analyzing synchronicity. She adds an important intuitive perspective by developing Jung’s thoughts as they relate to the ideas of the eastern Tao and I-Ching.

     “Synchronistic events are the clues that point to the existence of an underlying connecting principle. Whenever synchronicity occurs, the visible and tangible ‘ten thousand things’ are experienced as being aspects of the one, while the invisible matrix, that inexpressible, ineffable, unseen connection; the Tao, is the great mystery.”

Coincidences become synchronicities through a process identical to Jungian dream analysis. Symbolic interpretations are drawn when the patient/experiencer feels the connection of inner feeling and outer events. “Like a Waking Dream” we can experience existence as an aboriginal dreamtime:

     “The coincidental timing and symbolic quality of such events convince people of synchronicity. The coincidence is between a psychological situation and an outer accident, meeting, or event – in which the outer situation is a symbolic representation of the psychological struggle or conflict. It seems to me that synchronicity is frequent, but unless an individual has some insight into the psychological situation the symbolic coincidence is not appreciated. Like ignored dreams, they have no impact.”

Jean Bolen’s works are highly recommended. From her Goddesses in Everywoman and Gods in Everyman to Ring of Power and Crossing to Avalon. Her balanced perspectives are an asset to our future.

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Anomaly Archives eNews 12/27/2017

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December 27th, 2017 – Austin, Texas . . .

H A P P Y   H O L I D A Y S !!!

Holiday UFO Gifts To Unwrap…


The past two weeks have been quite a ride for folks interested in the UFO subject. The revelation of what many have suspected for a long time, that the Pentagon likely has ongoing projects investigating mysterious anomalous encounters, has ignited the media-sphere with discussion of this big UFO news. Some have known this was coming for over a year. Pop-punk icon turned paranormal media mogulTom DeLonge has been teasing such revelations for a long time and back on October 11th he made UFOlogical history with his social media streamed press teleconference launching his crowdfunded Public Benefit Corporation, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, that features a bevy of Deep State Intelligence Operatives on its founding board of advisors. It wasn’t until two weeks ago and the NYTimes’ media campaign’s rollout of the identity of the Pentagon’s Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program, that the extent and shape of this introductory “disclosure” began to be fleshed out by various investigative journalists both within and without the UFO research community.

At the Anomaly Archives’ File/Collection pages below you can find a fantastic collection of links to news and analysis of this latest and greatest UFO Media Flap!

Some of the most important links include…

  • October 11, 2017 – Louis Elizondo goes public at To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science press teleconference with Tom DeLonge, without naming the Pentagon’s AATIP. (YouTube Archive). Transcript of broadcast: click here.

 . . . Susan Lepselter, an anthropology professor at Indiana University Bloomington, pointed out that the times we live in have a lot to do with the fears that inform our thinking about UFOs — from the nuclear era to global warming.

“Our sense of precariousness is very high right now,” Lepselter tells us. “When you think about an alien or UFO, it reminds us we are all citizens of Earth.”

Book of the Week…

In 2005 I met the author of this issue’s Book-of-the-Week at the Anomaly Archives’ biggest ever event, the Texas Ghost Lights Conference featuring me as Master of Ceremonies with speakers including Rob Riggs, Nick Redfern, Paul Devereux, and … James Bunnell. Back in the Summer of 2016, Mr. Bunnell donated a number of books to the Anomaly Archives, including his own latest book and an archival DVD featuring his work on the Marfa Mystery Lights.

New Anomaly Archives Location!

Landing in mid-January 2018

55 North IH-35, Suite 260

Austin, Texas 78702

(MAP)

 – SMiles Lewis

Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 


Book of the Week…

Strange Lights In West Texas

by James Bunnell

“Bunnell, a Texas native with 37 years in the aerospace industry, relates his investigation of the Marfa Lights, which he also chronicled in three previous books (Hunting Marfa Lights, 2009, etc.). The lights are famous throughout North America, but particularly in the Lone Star State.”

SOURCE: Kirkus Reviews

The Truth Is Out There by Michael Hall – Texas Monthly, June 2006

“Forget what the believers and the skeptics say. Forget what you’ve seen, or think you’ve seen, with your own eyes. There’s no way to know if the Marfa lights are real—and that’s what’s so great about them.”

Photo illustration by Darren Braun  – Texas Monthly, June 2006

Strange Lights In West Texas by James Bunnell

Chapters

  1. Accounts from those who have seen them.
  2. Where are those lights?
  3. Visit the View Park!
  4. Art of rejecting car lights.
  5. FAQs
  6. Best Evidence from seven nights.
  7. What are those lights?
  8. What are they not?
  9. Why Mystery Lights are important.

Appendix: Automated night cameras.

 

James Bunnell

Bunnell, a Texas native with 37 years in the aerospace industry, relates his investigation of the Marfa Lights, which he also chronicled in three previous books (Hunting Marfa Lights, 2009, etc.). The lights are famous throughout North America, but particularly in the Lone Star State. Nov 30, 2015

Strange Lights in West Texas – Home

www.marfatxlights.com

“This website is the product of privately funded research into phenomena known worldwide as “MarfaLights” and referred to in this website as “MLs.” It is not often in today’s modern world that one can observe physical phenomena that seem to defy conventional explanations as MLs do. People fortunate enough to …”

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Anomaly Archives eNews – New Location in 2018!

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Landing in Downtown Austin Mid-January 2018

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December 14th, 2017 – Austin, Texas . . .

 

New Anomaly Archives Location!

Landing in mid-January 2018

55 North IH-35, Suite 256

Austin, Texas 78702

In the Meantime . . .
Come See Us At
The Awesmic City Expo!!! 

Anomaly Archives at the KOOP Radio Booth: F-65 on ROW-F

SMiles Lewis’ Lecture, Sunday the 17th @1pm: Awesmic Talks ROW-A

Anomaly Archives at Awesmic City Expo

Visit us at the Anomaly Archives Booth this weekend in Booth F-65 at the …

4th Annual – ACE-2017
AWESMIC CITY EXPO

Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall No. 2

December 16th & 17th, 2017

Entrance Fee is $5, or FREE when you bring can good donations or toy donations to our KOOP 91.7 food or toy drop located inside the ACE 2017 Palmer Event Exhibit Hall 2, Dec. 16-17, 2017.

Thanks to the Community Group Member Organizations of KOOP 91.7 Radio!

 – SMiles Lewis
Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 

 

 


Book of the Week…

The Super Natural
A New Vision of the Unexplained
by Whitley Strieber & Jeffrey J. Kripal

From C. M. Mayo’s review…

“[i]f we, as scholars of religion, cannot take this text seriously, if we cannot interpret it in some satisfying fashion, if we cannot make some sense of this man’s honest descriptions of his traumatic, transcendent experiences, then we have no business trying to understand his spiritual ancestors in the historical record. We either put up here, or we shut up there. I decided to put up.”

Now to the Kantian cut. It is to distinguish between the appearances of things and what may actually lie behind them. In making that cut, we recognize that while our physical senses provide us with essential survival-oriented information, in no way do they even begin to convey to our consciousness awareness the totality of reality. As Kripal writes, this cut “is a very reasonable and appropriate response to our actual situation in the cosmos.” Furthermore, “Once one makes such a cut, one can, in principle, take any religious experience or mythical world seriously and sympathetically without adopting any particular interpretation of it, much as one suspends disbelief to enjoy a good novel or watch a science-fiction movie.”

In other words, we don’t need to accept nor reject Strieber’s reports of UFOs and “the visitors”— yes, we can keep the lids on our coconuts while adopting the stance of radical empiricism in considering large-scale quantum phenomena! 

Put yet another way: if we can simply look at such experiences as Strieber’s, sit with them, consider them “seriously and sympathetically, without adopting any particular interpretation”—we can then, to quote Kripal again, “begin to study their  patterns, histories, narrative structures, sexual dimensions, and philosophical implications.” The Kantian cut thus gives us the power to then spiral up to a broader, richer view. It is an astonishing power.

. . .

Many people know Strieber as “that guy who wrote about being abducted by extraterrestrials.” In fact, Strieber reports his perceptions of his experiences, but as to what they actually are, he says, “I am a wanderer, lost in a forest of hypotheses.” Strieber also echoes Kripal in arguing that, “it is not necessary to believe in such things as flying saucers, aliens, ghosts, and other unexplained phenomena in order to study them.”

But to study such things without puckerlips, and all brain cells firing, one must make that Kantian cut—and one needs courage to persist, for that Kantian cut must be made again and again in the face of our inclination towards easy polarities, to either believe or, more commonly, reject, bristling with hostility or scornful laughter. 

As Kripal puts it, one must “learn to live with paradox, to sit with the question.”

SOURCE: Literal Magazine – C. M. Mayo
“A thought-provoking, intelligent reconceptualization of supernatural events.”

SOURCE: Kirkus Review

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Anomaly Archives at Awesmic City Expo – ACE-2017

Visit us at the Anomaly Archives Booth this weekend at ACE-2017:

4th Annual – AWESMIC CITY EXPO

Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall No. 2

December 16th & 17th, 2017

www.AwesmicCityExpo.com

Anomaly Archives Booth KCOG F-65, ROW-F

SMILES LEWIS LECTURE . . .
SUNDAY – Dec. 17, 2017, @1pm
AWESMIC TALKS – ROW A

Entrance Fee is $5, or FREE when you bring can good donations or toy donations to our KOOP 91.7 food or toy drop located inside the ACE 2017 Palmer Event Exhibit Hall 2, Dec. 16-17, 2017.

Thanks to the Community Group Member Organizations of KOOP 91.7 Radio!

 

UFO: Underground Freestyle Olympics!

We experience the Awesmic Starship atmosphere and participate in the Cosmic Cultures neon/black light dance and judged freestyle dance tournament with Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and Houston directed by B*Truarts &  Incredicrew of Austin, Texas.

INSIDE THE AWESMIC STARSHIP… Underground Freestyle Olympics

Dance Tournament:  An Awesmic Blueprint

Sunday – Dec. 17
Statewide – Dallas, Houston, San Antonio to participate in the tournament hosted by ACE – B*Truarts & Incredicew and afterwards – a send off Aquarian Dance in neon/black lights atmosphere!  As an added plus we will celebrate and experience multicultural regalia, arts and crafts, performance arts, presentations.

 

Anomaly Archives eNews 12/8/2017

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December 8th, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .

 

Coming Soon: New Anomaly Archives Location!

 

Since 2009, the archive and lending library of the 501c3 Scientific Anomaly Institute has shared a space in North West Austin with the like-minded INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies).

After months of searching, we are close to announcing our new location.

Stay Tuned…

 – SMiles Lewis

Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 


Book of the Week…

Edgar Cayce On Dreams
by Harmon H. Bro

“During the dreaming state of sleep, we experience the different levels of consciousness and receive input from the different realms of the spirit world. Through dreaming, we have special access to our spirit within. According to the Cayce readings, there is not a question we can ask which cannot be answered from the depths of our inner consciousness when the proper attunement is made.

A dream may be of a physical, mental, or spiritual nature and may deal with all manner of psychic manifestations. These include telepathy, clairvoyance, prophetic visions, out of body traveling, remembrance of past lives, communication with beings in other realms including deceased friends and relatives, spirit guides, angels, Christ, and even the voice of God. Dreams can also give invaluable information on the status of the body.

All subconscious minds are in contact with one another. Through the subconscious, dreams may place us in attunement with those in the physical realm or those in the spiritual realm. We may be visited in the night by discarnate entities for many reasons: they may seek to give us assurance about their well-being in other realms of existence; they may come seeking our aid through prayer; they may come to bring us information which may be very helpful or limited; or they may come to influence us with their own desires or perspectives, which may be helpful or harmful. For example, there are dream reports of deceased relatives appearing and giving instructions about where to find a will or a lost object.

The events we experience in the third-dimension are, as it were, a “past condition” because this dimension is simply a projection or a reflection of what is being built at another higher level. Therefore, when we tune into these higher levels, as we may in dreams, we become aware of what is being built, and what may be projected into the physical in the future. Nothing of importance happens to us that is not foreshadowed in our dreams. Which is not to say that all dreams are precognitive or that the exact detail of everything we experience is given earlier in dreams. However, the word “foreshadowed” suggests that we may glimpse and be warned of what we are building now which may come into manifestation later. We call these dreams “precognitive” or “prophetic.”

Just as the angels spoke to people in dreams in the times of the Bible, the spirit world still speaks to people to this day. Some people came to Cayce with dreams of Christ. None was told that it was simply his imagination, but all were assured they were indeed in touch with him.

There is no dimension of human life, whether social, financial, emotional or physical, mental or spiritual with which the dream may not on occasion deal. Dreams may encourage or reprimand, instruct or deceive, inspire or seduce, guide or confuse. The potential for an immense array of experiences in consciousness is always there. What we actually receive depends upon our attitudes, motivations, the measure of our attunement, and the extent to which we have made applicable what was received in earlier dreams and in waking experiences.

SOURCE: Edgar Cayce on Dreams – Near-Death Experiences and the Afterlife

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Anomaly Archives eNews: We Need Your Help – 10/23/2017 

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Library Looking For New Location!

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October 23rd, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .

We Need Your Help!
Anomaly Archives Seeking New Location

Since 2009, the archive and lending library of the 501c3 Scientific Anomaly Institute has shared a space in North West Austin with the like-minded INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies). However, due to a variety of issues, both organizations are now actively seeking potential new locations; either jointly or independently. The lease for the current location expires at the end of January 2018.

Both the Anomaly Archives and INACS will be moving to a new location and are actively seeking new office space. One of the desired features they have been using in their search criteria is a large conference area that their partner organizations could continue to use for meetings and presentations.

Here are some of the features both organizations are seeking:

  • Single story or first floor
  • 800-1200 SF
  • Separate building entrance
  • Large conference / presentation space
  • Bathroom(s) and kitchenette area
  • 2-3 offices
  • Relatively central location

If any members of our associated groups are aware of office space available for lease that might be suitable, please pass the suggestion on to Anomaly Archives founder, SMiles Lewis and to INACS‘ Administrative Committee (Bob Price, Miles Lewis, and Lois McGee).

Thanks for your help!

 – SMiles Lewis

Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 


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Book of the Week…

Lone Star Lore: Myth, Mystery, and Haunted History
by TSHA – Texas State Historical Association

FREE eBOOK from the Texas State Historical Association !!!

“Texas has long held a reputation as a geographic and cultural crossroads, where the narrative traditions of Native American, European, and African settlers have intermingled to produce a captivating trove of lore and legend. The state’s well-documented history is equally rich with inexplicable accounts of sinister characters, unsolved mysteries, apocryphal tales, and supposedly supernatural occurrences.

Explore some of the darkest and most mysterious corners of Texas history in Lone Star Lore: Myth, Mystery, and Haunted History, a mystifying miscellany of thirteen entries drawn from TSHA’s Handbook of Texas that includes:

  • Biographies of some of Texas’s most haunting and mysterious historical figures
    • The sordid details of some of the most infamous crimes in Texas history
    • Information on popular points of interest for seekers of paranormal phenomena”Download your FREE copy of Lone Star Lore: Myth, Mystery, and Haunted History.

SOURCE: TSHA – Texas State Historical Association online

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Library Looking For New Location!

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Anomaly Archives Seeking New Location

Anomaly Archives Seeking New Location

Since 2009, the archive and lending library of the 501c3 Scientific Anomaly Institute has shared a space in North West Austin with the like-minded INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies). However, due to a variety of issues, both organizations are now actively seeking potential new locations; either jointly or independently. The lease for the current location expires at the end of January 2018.

Both the Anomaly Archives and INACS will be moving to a new location and are actively seeking new office space. One of the desired features they have been using in their search criteria is a large conference area that their partner organizations could continue to use for meetings and presentations.

Here are some of the features both organizations are seeking:

  • Single story or first floor
  • 800-1200 SF
  • Separate building entrance
  • Large conference / presentation space
  • Bathroom(s) and kitchenette area
  • 2-3 offices
  • Relatively central location

If any members of our associated groups are aware of office space available for lease that might be suitable, please pass the suggestion on to Anomaly Archives founder, SMiles Lewis and to INACS‘ Administrative Committee (Bob Price, Miles Lewis, and Lois McGee).

Thanks for your help!

– SMiles Lewis

Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 

Anomaly Archives eNews 10/2/2017

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October 2nd, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .

This weekend I gave a presentation to the monthly Anomaly Archives public meeting group (The Third Door) about my 2016 Mystery Hum Experience” that I first publicly talked about with Mack White on our PsiOp-Radio show in April. I’ll have a video of this lecture to upload soon.

 – BOOK OF THE WEEK

In the 1990s, while I was publishing my ELFIS zine and participating in multiple monthly local MUFON and Abductee / Experiencer support group meetings, I met a young woman doing primary research for her anthropological ethnographic dissertation. Many wonderful heady conversations were had and I was proud to have had the chance to interact with her.

Well, this past year her dissertation was finally published as an actual physical book which I highly recommend to true seekers within the UFO community.

Lo and behold… she has been awarded a great honor for this publication:

     “The Gregory Bateson Book Prize is awarded by the Society for Cultural Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association. Named after distinguished anthropologist, semiotician, cyberneticist, and photographer Gregory Bateson, the award reflects the SCA’s mandate to promote theoretically rich, ethnographically grounded research that engages the most current thinking across the arts and sciences. Welcoming a wide range of styles and argument, the Gregory Bateson Prize looks to single out work that is interdisciplinary, experimental, and innovative. In selecting the winners for this year’s prize, the jury, which consisted of Karen Strassler (Queens College, City University of New York; 2017 Bateson Prize Chair), Amira Mittermaier (University of Toronto), Lucas Bessire (University of Oklahoma), and Paul Eiss (Carnegie Mellon University), considered over one hundred books from more than thirty presses.”

Check out her book below…

 – VIDEOS OF THE WEEK

I’ve recently digitized and uploaded 3 different promotional videos for the ill-fated 2001 38th annual National UFO Conference that unfortunately didn’t occur. We hope you enjoy this flashback to those heady pre-911 days.

 – ANOMALY NEWS HEADLINES

Check out the other great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

Read on . . .

See you all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org

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Book of the Week…The Resonance of Unseen Things: 
Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncannyby Susan Lepselter

Susan Lepselter Awarded the 2017 Bateson Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is proud to award the ninth annual Gregory Bateson Prize to Susan Lepselter for her book The Resonance of Unseen Things: Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny (University of Michigan Press). In this exquisitely crafted ethnography, Susan Lepselter explores how the uncanny saturates the everyday among believers in UFOs in the American West. Rather than objects of elite disdain or sideshow curiosities, Lepselter’s interlocutors emerge as poets and theorists whose reflections on odd coincidences and eerie happenings offer a “strange mirror” on the experiences of late empire and late capitalism. Lepselter’s subjects rely on elaborate conspiracy theories and casual hunches to inhabit a landscape haunted by violent colonial conquest and the presence of a vast, “secret” military base. Deeply invested in an American mythology of freedom, they palpate the edges of the felt, the seen, and the known as they go about their daily lives convinced of the presence of pervasive but out-of-sight, alien powers—technology, the market, the state, the extraterrestrial.In writing that hews closely to the forms of her subjects’ language and thought, Lepselter evokes the affectively charged sediment of stories and memories whose persuasiveness rests not on logical coherence but on a set of potent resonances across seemingly disparate domains of experience and action. Enfolding her readers in a dense tissue of narrative fragments, she conjures a structure of feeling in which people experience a sense of confinement and a longing for release. Class, gender, race, and regional history indelibly inflect this structure of feeling. Yet in treating stories as mutating communal property that is continuously claimed and repurposed through creative acts of telling, Lepselter refuses to pin narratives reductively to singular subject positions or fixed social locations that would definitively author or explain them. Deeply informed by a wide range of thinkers from Jakobson to Freud and Foucault, Lepselter never merely applies theory but rather allows her ethnographic material to bend and rework it in unsettling ways. Both in form and in content, The Resonance of Unseen Things challenges ethnographic conventions, inviting us to examine our expectations of the genre and to explore modes of writing intimately attuned to the subjects we engage. Thanks to the support of libraries participating in the Knowledge Unlatched initiative, an open-access digital edition of the book is also freely available to read. Exemplifying ethnography’s potential to illuminate the political through immersion in the mundane and the apparently marginal, The Resonance of Unseen Things casts a startlingly penetrating light on our current moment.

     Source: Cultural Anthropology – CulAnth.org

The Resonance of Unseen Things: Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny (University of Michigan Press)

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