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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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A Graphic Conversation: Talking Comics and Scholarship

Anne Brackenbury, Executive Editor at University of Toronto Press, and co-editor of the ethnoGRAPHIC Series, sat down recently with Kendra Boileau, Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief at Penn State University Press to talk comics and scholarship in the context of Penn … read more…

  • dateOctober 10, 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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Q&A: On Illustration, Collaboration, and Anthropology

This month, we launch our first graphic novel and the first book in our new ethnoGRAPHIC series, Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution. This project is the result of a collaborative effort involving many players, but at the heart of the process is the collaboration between two anthropologists and two artists. In advance of the book’s publication, our editor, Anne Brackenbury, sits down with artists Sarula Bao and Caroline Brewer to discuss their role in the making of Lissa. read more…

  • dateNovember 15, 2017
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