Tag: Anne Brackenbury

Hello from a New Editor

As the fall term draws to a close, and as many of us head to Vancouver for AAA-CASCA, I would like to take a moment to introduce myself…

Interrogating the Concept of Categories – an Interview with Lochlann Jain

Stanford University anthropologist and artist, Lochlann Jain, speaks with Anne Brackenbury (former editor at University of Toronto Press who launched the ethnoGRAPHIC Series) to talk about Jain’s new…

The Last Word(s)

After 11 years at the University of Toronto Press, and over 6 years curating this blog, I’m stepping down, hanging up my hat, moving on (choose what euphemism…

Making #AmAnth18 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

The 2018 AAA meetings are upon us and we’re looking forward to getting out from this rainy, cold Toronto weather and into some California sun! In keeping with…

A Graphic Conversation: Talking Comics and Scholarship

Anne Brackenbury, Executive Editor at University of Toronto Press, and co-editor of the ethnoGRAPHIC Series, sat down recently with Kendra Boileau, Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief at Penn State…

Five Years of Teaching Culture

Five years ago this fall we launched an experiment. As an editor at a university press, with an interest in ethnographic methods and a mandate for publishing teaching-oriented…

Making #AmAnth17 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

What would the AAA be without the Teaching Culture Top 30 list? Every year we scour the AAA program and try to winnow it down to a short…

Q&A: On Illustration, Collaboration, and Anthropology

This month, we launch our first graphic novel and the first book in our new ethnoGRAPHIC series, Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution. This project…

ethnoGRAPHIC: Extending Anthropology’s Reach, One Comic at a Time

Part of my job as an editor is to convince people to write the books I think they should write, not necessarily the ones they want to write….

Making #AAA2016 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

It’s officially November and we all know what that means: #AAA2016 is right around the corner. The panic around getting desks cleared and papers/presentations written, comingled with the…

2016: Trends in Teaching, Publishing, and Anthropology

2015 was a bit of blur for me. I spent the bulk of the year in a post-concussive haze. Thankfully, our team pulled in some great syllabi to…

Post #AAA2015

I’m still applying moisturizer three times a day to rehydrate after the arid Denver conditions. It was an energizing, exhausting, and momentous #AAA2015 as members voted overwhelmingly in…

Making #AAA2015 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

It’s that time of year again, when anthropologists start gathering on Twitter, finish writing their papers, and pack their scarves for the annual AAA pilgrimage. (Given the extended…

Announcing ethnoGRAPHIC: A New Series

Graphic Adventures in Anthropology This is the final post in a blog series called Graphic Adventures in Anthropology. For several weeks now, guest contributors have been writing about various…