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Rine Vieth

Multimodal Contributing Editor, Platypus, The CASTAC Blog

About Rine

Rine (they/them) is an anthropologist interested in law, migration, religion, and Islamic jurisprudence. They are curious about intersections between legal processes and religion. Rine (iel) est anthropologue de droit, asile, religion et jurisprudence islamique. Iel est des intersections entre les processus juridiques et la religion.



Contributions to Platypus, The CASTAC Blog

View all of Rine's posts on Platypus, The CASTAC Blog.

Is it Going to Be Okay? / Est-ce que ça va aller?

This is is a multilingual comic that serves as a meditation on the infrastructures of COVID-19, care, and time. In the spirit of the multilingual spaces I inhabit in Tio’tia:ke/Mooninyaang/Montréal, I have chosen to write bilingually—a process that can be messy, but that speaks to my experiences of COVID-19 locally as I am thinking of COVID-19 globally. (more…) (read more...)

Monstrous Matter, Out of Place

The following is an autoethnographic comic about my experiences re-understanding a new diagnosis through revisiting Mary Douglas’s Purity and Danger. (And yes, the final panel is from a conversation I did have with a grad student colleague and dear friend.) (more…) (read more...)