"Hi Sarah, I'll try to give some suggestions (maybe too obvious):
* Cimetieres dans la falaise - Jean Rouch (1951)
Funeral rituals among the Dogon on the cliggs of Bandiagara, Mali.
* XANTOLO: Fiesta de todos los Santos -…"
A forum for conversations between those inclined towards presenting ethnographically-derived insights through experimental ethnographic writing including the broader fields of 'creative non-fiction' and ‘creative fiction'.
Hi Everyone,I'm teaching a new course on Culture and Mortality and am wondering if anyone has any ethnographic film suggestions on this topic? (Anything related to life/ death/ the life cycle/ funerary rituals/ ancestors/ the afterlife, etc.)Thanks,SarahSee More
The 7th Madagascar Workshop will be held at the University of Toronto, March 30-31, 2011.This workshop aims to bring together anthropologists, historians and other scholars who share an interest in Madagascar and its diaspora, and to provide a forum for participants to share current research and ideas. This year's workshop will include a keynote address by Dr. Karen Middleton (DPhil, Oxford).Participants are invited to present research on any topic related to the study of Malagasy society,…See More
Kinship refers to relations between individuals who are in relationships either by descent or marriage (and in some occasions fictive kinship).A field that is now ignored by researchers and scholars, despite it's use for areas like gender studies.