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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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Supporting the Resistance

In honor of World Anthropology Day, we wanted to thank you for your work in the undergraduate classroom and offer a glimpse into some of the texts you can expect to see from University of Toronto Press in the coming months—texts we hope will help you in continuing to fight the good fight! read more…

  • dateFebruary 16, 2017
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  • posted byAnne
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Chatting While Waterskiing, Part 2

In this three-part blog series, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway of Oberlin College reflects on the challenges she has encountered in trying to incorporate drawing into her work as a linguistic anthropologist. In this particular post, she describes her experiences during a two-week drawing workshop, including how the group of workshop attendees learned to shift their conversational practices as they adjusted to drawing while doing other things. read more…

  • dateNovember 2, 2016
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  • posted byErika Hoffmann-Dilloway
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Chatting While Waterskiing, Part 1

In this three-part blog series, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway of Oberlin College reflects on the challenges she has encountered in trying to incorporate drawing into her work as a linguistic anthropologist. She begins by exploring the difficulties of engaging socially while sketching. read more…

  • dateOctober 31, 2016
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  • posted byErika Hoffmann-Dilloway
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The Making of Lissa: Still Time—An ethnoGRAPHIC Novel

On World Anthropology Day, we are thrilled to highlight an important project that is currently in the works. This guest post is about the making of a graphic ethnography, scheduled to be published by the University of Toronto Press in 2017. Here, the filmmaker, Francesco Dragone, who is documenting the process of transforming scholarship into graphic novel form, outlines a recent trip to Cairo, Egypt organized by the academic authors to help the artists better understand the physical, social, political, and cultural landscape in which the novel is situated. We’ll be offering periodic updates on this project throughout the year, with more from the authors on the challenges and opportunities that graphic novels offer for realizing ethnographic research. read more…

  • dateFebruary 18, 2016
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  • posted byFrancesco Dragone
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