Tag: black feminism

Sandro Mezzadra: Intersectionality, Identity, and the Riddle of Class

focaal_admin , October 22nd, 2021


Identity and class While identity is of course a fundamental category in European philosophy at least since Aristotle, its politicization is a much more recent phenomenon. One can…


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Guest Post: Reflexive Anthropology: Black Women and Ethnographic Performances // Antropología Reflexiva: Mujer Negra y Actos Etnográficos

footnotes , November 9th, 2020


[Footnotes is pleased to present this guest post by Carolina Nvé Díaz San Francisco in both English and Spanish. Carolina is currently a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology…


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Guest Post: Black Latinx Encuentros: Embodied Knowledge and Reciprocal Forms of Knowledge Sharing

Footnotes Editor , July 1st, 2020


[Footnotes is excited to present a guest post by Amarilys Estrella and Meryleen Mena. This post is a part of the Embodying Reciprocity se…


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Listen to Black Women…please?

Chelsey R. Carter , May 1st, 2020


I woke up at 11:01 this morning. I was too tired and too sad to go on a long walk with my pitbull, Nala. But regardless of my…


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Top Articles of 2019

Chelsea Horton , December 20th, 2019


Another year almost done! Sit back, relax, and read some of the most-clicked articles on the website in 2019. With thanks to everyone involved with Anthropology News this…


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How Race & Gender Interact To Shape Inequality

Shay-Akil , March 19th, 2019


INTRODUCTION Inequality can be best understood in the context of how humans conceptualize ‘equality’.  In the United States, a nation that projects an image of democracy and fairness,…


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When We Come to Anthropology, Elsewhere Comes with Us

Alexandra Frankel , February 20th, 2019


Ethnography’s power comes from the margins. Not the center. A glance at my watch revealed that my colleague was already five minutes over his thirty-minute allotment. Students from…


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Love-Politics and the Carceral Encounter

Alexandra Frankel , January 25th, 2019


For community organizers in New Orleans, action to oppose the carceral state first requires the building of community. We were in the middle of one of Voice of…


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I did a thing (and it has to do with researching African American Breastfeeding in Mississippi)

Acquanda Stanford , December 18th, 2018


[Image]: My (fully loaded) car in front of the state sign. It reads: Welcome To Mississippi – Birthplace of America’s Music. I finally made it to Mississippi –…


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Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Rose Deller , October 1st, 2018


In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una Marson, Paulette Nardal and Es…


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Breastfeeding Research in Mississippi

Acquanda Stanford , August 21st, 2018


I’ve had a ton of conversations about breastfeeding and PhD work with my life coach, friends and colleagues. After mulling over everything for some time I’m here, working…


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All you need is love…

Pris Nasrat , August 18th, 2018


In her two part article Envisioning Theory: An Anthropological Teaching Experiment, Dr Stefanie Mauksch narrates the pedagogical experiments that she and her co-teacher Dr Friederike Eichner. These ex…


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Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Rose Deller , March 15th, 2018


In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses of the political effects of austerity by looking at…


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Breastfeeding research in Mississippi — help support it! #BlkBfing

Acquanda Stanford , June 16th, 2016


I am raising money to help with a research project focusing on breastfeeding in the Mississippi Delta, USA. I am … Continue reading →


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