A UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences news story about my latest project, ‘Elevating Equity Values in the Transition of the Energy System (ELEVATE).” I’ll be part of a large-scale interdisciplinary team with engineers, computer scientists, economists, and environmental
#AnthropologyConUMass17 is Thursday 12/14 from 6-9 pm!
The UMass Amherst Department of Anthropology will be hosting “#AnthropologyConUMass17” on Thursday, December 14 from 6-9 pm in Machmer Hall E24. Student game design teams will pitch and playtest tabletop board, card, and digital games representing a range of
Promoted to Full Professor!
I just learned that I will be promoted to the rank of Full Professor as of September 1, 2017. This fall also marks 25 years since I started graduate school at UC Santa Cruz–hard to believe how the time has
“Communities of Exclusion” (April 29): Graduate Association of Europeanists workshop
Summer Field Course in Lisbon, Portugal (July 2016)!
SUMMER COURSE – URBAN AGRICULTURE AND CIVIC ECOLOGY July 2 – 30, 2016 Lisbon, Portugal Study in Portugal Network Application deadline: March 30, 2016. Students should apply through their school’s study abroad office to ensure that credits will
CFP: “Communities of Exclusion,” Graduate Association of Europeanists conference, April 29-30 at UMass Amherst
The Graduate Association of Europeanists welcomes submissions for its upcoming conference, “Communities of Exclusion,” to be held April 29-30th, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. We seek papers focused on Europe from a variety of academic perspectives and encourage
Engaged Anthropology: Ethics, Documentation, Communication, a CHESS Seminar with Prof. Maple Razsa
The Culture and Heritage in European Societies and Spaces (CHESS) program is pleased to host a seminar with Professor Maple Razsa of Colby College on October 16 at UMass Amherst. Prof. Razsa is an anthropologist, activist and documentary filmmaker. He is
Sticky webs: Research relationships, internal confidentiality and ethnographers in the field
This week’s topic on our CHESS training blog was “the sticky webs of research relationships.” (The CHESS training blog is password-protected and confidential for obvious reasons–students need a place to check in and discuss their research without exposing people in
Coming in June 2015: Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Action!
Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Action Aline Gubrium, Krista Harper, and Marty Otañez, eds. Available to preorder from Left Coast Press HERE TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword by Phillip Vannini Acknowledgments Introduction, Aline Gubrium, Krista Harper, and
The low-down on co-authoring
Cultural anthropologists have often conducted research and written solo, as “The Lone Ethnographer” (see Renato Rosaldo and also Sally Galman). But as time goes on, I find that I enjoy working and writing with other people, and certainly the “participatory