We would like to invite you to a book launch during our Symposium – Anthropology and the Ends of Worlds (AEoW):
When: Friday 26 March, during the lunch hour.
Where: Holme Bdg, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
Prof. Diane Austin-Broos will launch the book.
Please note that the book launches are part of the Symposium Anthropology and the Ends of Worlds and require registration. To find out how to register please click the tab on top of the page.
Answers to this question are as diverse as the researchers and the field sites they choose. Anthropologists no longer fit the stereotype of white Westerners going to exotic places to study people very different from themselves. Rather, anthropologists now come from a variety of backgrounds, and their identities are complicated, even to them.
This book addresses how identity affects research in the contemporary world, where field sites are no longer static. Each chapter describes how the author negotiated aspects of identity in the field, including race, nationality, class, gender, religion, and sexuality. The authors are all early-career researchers who have conducted fieldwork in different Caribbean nations, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Trinidad, and Belize.
Caribbean Studies Press. Catalog Number: CSP6007, 258pp, Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58432-600-7 $27.50