Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism Volume 8

As always, I am very impressed by the work of the Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism. Check out Volume 8. Their work embodies the principles of the CIE for its focus on multimedia experiments, attention to theory and social justice, and novel ways of imagining academic scholarship. Beautiful!

Learning Graphic Novels from an Artist's Perspective by Stacy Leigh Pigg

Be sure to check out CIE member Stacy Leigh Pigg‘s new blog post at the UTP teaching blog. 

This is the third post in a new blog series called Graphic Adventures in Anthropology. Once a week for 7 weeks, a guest contributor will write about some aspect of graphic anthropology (and by “graphic” we mean drawing […]

CTR: Performance and Human Rights in the Americas

Check out the newest issues of the Canadian Theatre Review, “Performance and Human Rights in The Americas.” 

Comedy of Things: An anthropology experiment

This is a very interesting project that uses comedy to think about knowledge making in Anthropology. Check it out here.

Fiction Writing Contest

Have you seen the annual ethnographic fiction writing contest sponsored by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology?

From their webpage:

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual ethnographic fiction competition to encourage anthropologists to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns associated with the four fields of anthropology. Stories should not exceed […]

Max Liboiron

Scholar, artist, and activist at Memorial University whose research includes discard studies, waste and media. Check out her work at her webpage here.

CFP: Creative Landscapes of Knowledge: Audio/Visual Approaches and Ethics

Panel CFP: Creative Landscapes of Knowledge: Audio/Visual Approaches and Ethics

(Version française ci-dessous)


Annual Conference of the Canadian Anthropology Society

Department of Anthropology, Université Laval (Québec)

May 13-16, 2015


This panel discusses the creative potentials of anthropologists in designing, conducting and evaluating research. It addresses how innovative approaches, more specifically in engaging with […]

Converging Narratives: The Personal Meets the National Conference

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce their first interdisciplinary graduate student conference:

 Converging Narratives: The Personal Meets the National April 10 and 11, 2015 Chicago, IL Keynote […]

Visual Anthropology - new issue

Visual Anthropology’s newest special issue focusing on Popular Pictorial Arts. Check it out here.

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies

The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies are pleased to announce that issue 29.1 is now available. This is a special issue, Framing Lives, guest edited by Paul Longley Arthur. For more information, please visit our website here.