"I don't know if this is relevant to your particular research, but I do recall reading an interesting book on humor -- Of corpse: death and humor in folklore and popular culture. Hope this helps. If nothing else, it's a good…"
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.
This is a forum for anyone wanting to discuss issues of transgression. I am interested in sexual transgression but this is only one of the many remits of the discussion, use it for talking on transgression in art, economics, politics, academia, bodie
I'm doing a master's thesis on British stand-up comedy, but I feel a bit stuck. I can't seem to find much decent anthropology of humour. Can anyone recommend a few basic texts to get me started? Or is it just an under-developed…"
For all those who are interested in Theory of Media Anthropology and who want to share, connect and exchange about specific subfields that are not yet covered by other groups like Print Media, Radio, Telephone, Journalism, PR, Ad...add more!
For those interested in taking anthropology to audiences beyond the academy. We hope to share ideas about achieving a more publicly engaged discipline and specifically about training anthropologists to better communicate with non-academic audiences.
I don't know if this is relevant to your particular research, but I do recall reading an interesting book on humor -- Of corpse: death and humor in folklore and popular culture. Hope this helps. If nothing else, it's a good read.