Author: paigewest

From Reciprocity to Relationality: Anthropological Possibilities

paigewest , September 29th, 2018


In September 2018 the wonderful journal Cultural Anthropology published a special edition of their Hot Spots series that I edited. You can find the link to webpage for…


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Decolonizing Conservation

paigewest , July 28th, 2018


(John Aini and Paige West, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Photo by JC Salyer) Collaboration In June 2018 John Aini and Paige West presented joint keynote lectures at…


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Women’s Scholarship in Political Ecology

paigewest , June 21st, 2018


On June 20th, 2018, I was honored to give one of the keynote addresses at the 2018 POLLEN conference in Oslo, Norway. The talk I gave, “Critical Approaches…


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My Year in Mansplaining

paigewest , December 15th, 2016


My year in Mansplaining Posted on December 31, 2013   December 29, 2013 — My year in Mansplaining Mansplain– delighting in condescending, inaccurate explanations delivered with rock solid confide…


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That Person at your office

paigewest , December 15th, 2016


That person at your office Posted on May 6, 2014 As a professor who teaches and serves as a mentor to university undergraduates, MA and Ph.D. students, and junior faculty,…


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Teaching Decolonizing Methodologies

paigewest , August 17th, 2016


This essay first appeared on the website Savage Minds. For about a decade I have been teaching a graduate seminar in anthropology at Columbia University called “Decolonizing Methodology”…


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Wofford College Commencement Address 2016

paigewest , May 17th, 2016


** On May 15, 2016, I had the honor of delivering the Commencement Address at Wofford College, the college I attended for my undergraduate degree. Here is the…


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