Tag: Society for Visual Anthropology

Close Encounters of a Hairy Kind

E. Gabriel Dattatreyan , November 20th, 2017

Hair is something we think we know. Growing spontaneously from our heads, demanding attention throughout our lives, it is intrinsically bound up with our identities and biographies, our…

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Ethnography and Street Photography

E. Gabriel Dattatreyan , March 10th, 2017

Two Arts of Serendipity Brent Luvaas Street photography, notes Magnum photographer Alex Webb, is a practice of harnessing serendipity. Photographers never know what they are going to find…

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A Pitch Session for Ethnographic Filmmakers: Developing Your Story, Integrating Your Research, Finding Funding and Distribution: AAA 2016 Workshop Highlight

Anne Kelsey , November 10th, 2016

We asked Annual Meeting workshop organizers to give our blog readers a sneak peek at the events they have planned for AAA 2016. This post was submitted by Alice…

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Making #AAA2016 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

Anne , November 8th, 2016

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…

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Multimodal Ethnography and the Possibilities for Engaged Anthropology

Jennifer Reynolds , October 21st, 2016

In our scholarship, we strive to strike a balance between anthropological theory-building and social engagement. To do so we use digital technology – inexpensive cameras and social media…

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