Tag Archives: American Anthropological Association

Making #AmAnth18 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

The 2018 AAA meetings are upon us and we’re looking forward to getting out from this rainy, cold Toronto weather and into some California sun! In keeping with tradition, we have curated a list of recommended sessions to attend. We … read more…

  • dateNovember 8, 2018
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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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Making #AmAnth17 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

What would the AAA be without the Teaching Culture Top 30 list? Every year we scour the AAA program and try to winnow it down to a short list of recommended sessions. We acknowledge it’s an almost impossible task, and only ever a partial list, but we attempt it anyway. As usual, there are a good number of recommended sessions that deal with teaching. That is our mandate after all. But in honor of the publication of our first ethnoGRAPHIC novel, we are also turning the spotlight on sessions that expand the possibilities for ethnography to work in a variety of multi-modal formats. read more…

  • dateNovember 22, 2017
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  • posted byAnne
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Call for Papers: Ethno/Graphic Storytelling

We can all agree that anthropology matters – but how can we get this message to a broader public? This panel focuses on the potential of comics, graphic novels, and animation as valuable tools for thinking through, and communicating, our research to others. These non-traditional media formats and their potential are reflected in the creation of a new book series at University of Toronto Press called ethnoGRAPHIC: Ethnography in Graphic Form. read more…

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Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method

To mark the publication of Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method, author Andrew Causey provides the following thoughts on how drawing can also be used in the classroom to teach students about seeing and perception. Drawn to See will be launched this week at the meetings of the American Anthropological Association in Minneapolis. To see how attendees at the conference apply advice from the book, follow #sketchAAA on Twitter. read more…

  • dateNovember 15, 2016
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  • posted byAndrew Causey
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