Glenn Davis Stone
Glenn Davis Stone is Professor of Anthropologist and Environmental Studies at Washington University. With major funding from the John Templeton Foundation and the National Science Foundation, he has researched GM agriculture issues in India, Philippines, and the US since 2000. He was recently a Guggenheim Fellow.
Posts by Glenn Davis Stone
The real Elvis is American, remember, and America is a consumer society. The desires we project, the stuff we buy—that is what feels real to us. It lets us have any Elvis we want. He left plenty of kitsch in his wake, plenty of pseudo-religion, plenty of Elvis jokes—but he was not, is not, a joke. He lived our contradictions, released our inhibitions, and lost himself in the process.