Category Archives: Author Interviews

Island in the Stream: A discussion with author Michael Lambek on his new release

The Scholarly Publishing program at University of Toronto Press has been producing the Anthropological Horizons series since 1991. The series is home to imaginative, immersive ethnographic works that engage a variety of topics, theoretical approaches, and methods of presentation with … read more…

  • dateNovember 5, 2018
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Anthropology Otherwise: Thoughts on a Graphic Novel Experiment – Part 2

This is the second of a two-part blog post by Marie-Eve Carrier Moisan discussing the challenges and potentials of transforming ethnographic research into graphic novel form. In my first blog, I discussed the process of fictionalizing ethnographic graphic research, and … read more…

  • dateNovember 1, 2018
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Anthropology Otherwise: Thoughts on a Graphic Novel Experiment – Part 1

In the first of a two-part blog post, Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan talks about the challenges of adapting her ethnographic work on sex tourism in Brazil into graphic novel form.  Gringo Love: Stories of Sex Tourism in Brazil will be available in … read more…

  • dateOctober 30, 2018
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Anthropological Horizons: An Interview with Series Editor Michael Lambek

In addition to all of the work we do in the Higher Education Division of University of Toronto Press to publish materials for undergraduate anthropology students—especially the Teaching Culture series of classroom ethnographies—we are fortunate to work alongside colleagues in our Scholarly Publishing Division who have as their focus the publication of new scholarship. In the lead-up to this week’s annual meeting of the Canadian Anthropology Society / Société canadienne d’anthropologie, we would like to highlight one of our colleagues’ most important series: Anthropological Horizons. In this interview, UTP Scholarly’s current Acquisition Editor for Social Sciences, Douglas Hildebrand, discusses the origins and the major contributions to Anthropological Horizons with the series editor, Michael Lambek (Canada Research Chair in the Anthropology of Ethical Life at the University of Toronto). read more…

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Unflattening Scholarship with Comics

For this post, We sat down with Nick Sousanis to talk about the challenges and benefits of making a stronger connection between comics, scholarship, and pedagogy in higher education. Nick defended his comic dissertation last spring at Columbia’s Teacher College and the published book, Unflattening, is being published by Harvard University Press this month. read more…

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