Category Archives: Academic Journal

La Sociologie Est un Sport Martial

I moved this entry to my more academic blog at AnthroBlogs. The permanent link to the entry is here

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fall meeting of Brazilian Studies Committee

Clémence Jouët-Pastré was kind enough to invite me to serve on the Brazilian Studies Committee, which met tonight. Met some interesting types. James Ito-Adler was there, ex-oficio. James Cavallaro plans to publish last year forum on human rights as a … Continue reading

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Sarah Robinson

Conversation just now with Sarah about her research in the fishing industry. She works in Gloucester on legal anthropology and law issues related to fishing. Recommended a small article in the book To work and to weep: women in fishing … Continue reading

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Public Anthropology roundtable at Tufts

Nov. 11, 2004. Presentations by Mark Auslander (Brandeis), David Guss (Tufts), Deborah Pacini (Tufts), Nina Kammerer (Brandeis), Ann Bookman (Sloan School, MIT), and Sally Merry (Wellesley). More a show-and-tell session, mostly for the Tufts program, than theoretical or political issues. … Continue reading

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Sachiko Tanuma

Met with visiting scholar Sachiko Tanuma yesterday. She has finished her ethnograhpic fieldwork in Cuba and is struggling with how to negotiate official and utopian visions of Cuba, both in the field and in academia (!). I sent her articles … Continue reading

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Catalina Laserna

Cataline Laserna stopped by today to meet me and invite me to her panel discussion next week of the digital divide project with Pittsburgh schools. She wants to start one in Boston. Recommends “culturally responsive pedagogy” as a model to … Continue reading

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planning the sophomore tutorial

Breakfast with Steve Caton to talk about planning the Sophomore tutorial.
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