In this autoethnographic article, I contrast two experiences at the Midwest Sociological Society's 2007 meeting. In the first, Peter and Patti Adler take turns reading and pointing to their power point presentation during their presidential address. “Pomo is no mo,” they say, while “classical ethnography” thrives, concerned with (1) literary value, (2) narrative thrust, (3) reflexivity, and (4) ethics. I think this sounds quite pomo'ish. In the second experience, I am a presenter at a gender session. The room is bursting with energy, and the testimonies of young postmodernist ethnographers. I conclude that “pomo is so.”
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