Anthropology of the Contemporary 8-31-12 1. Framing: modes of veridiction, subjectivation and jurisdiction. 2. Collaborative practice. 3. Problem oriented work 4. Instance: Retraction Watch 5. The question of modes of veridiction in anthropology, and the forms for modes of veridiction. 6. Break-out discussion of forms: exemplars for discussion Writing Culture, the question of form after Geertz, liberalism and anti-liberalism, humanitarianism.