Anthro Reading Group


One: Which anthropologists become cannon? Why? 

Walker, Alice. Looking for Zora. looking-for-zora-a_-walker

May 10, 2018 . The Disavowal of Henrietta Schmerler 


Two: Decolonising Anthropology 

Jafari Sinclaire Allen and Ryan Cecil Jobson. 2016. The Decolonizing Generation: (Race and) Theory in Anthropology since the Eighties, Current Anthropology (685502) 57(2): 129-148.

Goodwin-Hawkins, B. & Gould, H. (2019) Fieldwork at Sunset: Visual Representations of the Anthropological Online: Goodwin-Hawkins_Gould_Focaal_FINALApril18. FOCAAL 


Three: Witches, Death, Magic (oh boy!) 


Four: Other Anthropologies

Kuwayama, Takami. 2004. Introduction. In: Native Anthropology: The Japanese Challenge to Western Academic Hegemony. 


Five: The “New Ethnographer”

Berry, Maya J., Chávez Argüelles, Claudia, Cordis, Shanya, Ihmoud, Sarah and Velásquez Estrada, Elizabeth. Toward a Fugitive Anthropology: Gender, Race, and Violence in the Field Cultural Anthropology 32, no. 4 (2017): 537–565.


Future topics: Death, Religion, Witchcraft, more-than-human anthropology, digital anthropology, neoliberalism/corporations, bodies, queer anthro


Suggested Additional readings: 

Co-becoming Bawaka: Towards a relational understanding of place/space (Progress in Human Geography 2016, Vol. 40(4) 455–475)


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