Tag: positionality

Jérôme Camal on his book, Creolized Aurality

Interview by Sara Isabel Castro Font https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo38870959.html Sara Isabel Castro Font: In this book you explore the sounds and practices of gwoka …

Ep # 91: The Hiking Middle Class & Perspectives on Perspectives This month on TFS 

The Familiar Strange · Ep # 91: The Hiking Middle Class & Perspectives on Perspectives This month on TFS Welcome back to the Familiar Strange!  This week is…

AMAA on Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World by Cal Biruk

Questions developed by the members of CU Denver’s ANTH4600/5600, S2021: Kaylynn Aiona, Delilah Chavarria, Darcy Copeland, Keaton Green, Ari Jones, Caitlin Konchan, Chris Kuelling, Kuba Kwiecinski, Ro…

Positioning your position

In the picture above, you see me reading along with Hebrew psalms and prayers during a synagogue (shul) service on simchat torah. Simchat torah is a festive day…

Crazy people on the other side of the world: challenges of ethnography and positionality in Iran

by Younes Saramifar I recall vividly that I was pleased with my progress in the field on 14th March 2019. I smiled at the list of confirmed appointments…

Ep. #35: Loneliness, Positionality, ‘Person’ & Violence: This Month on TFS

This month Julia (0:59) starts us off with the relationship between loneliness and health after listening to an episode of ‘All in the Mind’, a podcast that explores…

Dick description: Writing sexy

Let’s start with an anthropological classic: Geertz’s thick description of the Balinese cock fight which sometimes reads like a dick description[1] (“uninventive obscenities” anticipated by Geertz 197…

Positionalities: How my partner did field-work with me

I was standing in front of one of the work stations at Mastercut, the hairdressing salon I did my ethnographic fieldwork at. Two or three weeks in the…