CFP: The Gender of Ethnographic Collecting (Virtual, 14 May 2021)

It has long been accepted that colonialism had a distinctive epistemic dimension, which was upheld by disciplines such as social anthropology and other knowledge-making projects. Under this colonial episteme, people and human experiences were hierarchically classified according to racial categories and ethnography and ethnographic collecting were key components in these processes. However, the colonial regime did not only rely on race as an organising category, but also on gender.

CfP: The disruption and regeneration of death during the Covid-19 pandemic

Call for Papers: Special Issue for Anthropology Quarterly
 

Anthropology has long framed death as a crisis, both within an individual’s life trajectory and for the existential continuity of the community. In the tradition of scholarship following Hertz (1960), mortuary and funerary rituals are framed as a site of collective action mounted in response to crisis.

Folklore and Crisis

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The Folklore Studies Association of Canada/l’Association canadienne d’ethnologie et de folklore (FSAC/ACEF) will hold its 2021 annual meeting online. The meeting will take place between June 2 and 7. Specific dates and technologies will be communicated shortly.

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