Dispatches from Syria: Marcell Shehwaro on Life in Aleppo

Marcell Shehwaro, a Syrian blogger and activist, wins the 2015 Online Journalism Award in the category of Online Commentary. “In this evocative […] series for Global Voices, […] Marcell Shehwaro describes her life in Aleppo, the heart of Syria’s armed conflict, between forces loyal to the current regime and those seeking to oust it.”

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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 here.

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” […]

Whiteness and anti-vaccines

This is an interesting perspective on the anti-vaccine debate currently making headlines by race scholar David Shih.

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.

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.

Demolished: The end of Chicago's public housing

This is a really interesting visual essay on Chicago’s public housing (on NPR). #publichousing

Check it out here.

Angela Davis: ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the US that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery’

Excerpt from article:

“There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. “There is so much history of this racist violence that simply to bring one […]

EURODRAM

EURODRAM 2015 – Open Call

EURODRAM is a theatrical promotion network of works in European, Mediterranean and Central Asian languages. Its main objective is to present works by contemporary playwrights to both theater professionals and the public at large, with a particular focus on …

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New Certificate in Performance Studies

SFU will offer a new Performance Studies Certificate starting in Spring 2015. The multidisciplinary certificate allows students to take courses across four primary disciplines: English, Anthropology, Gender, Sexuality and Women Studies, and Contemporary Arts. The interdisciplinary …

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