SFAA Animating Anthropology Series

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The Society for Applied Anthropology, or SFAA, was held in late March this year (2016) in Vancouver. The CIE had a series of events and panels including a double session on “Animating Anthropology” (co-organized by Denielle Elliott and Alex Boudreault-Fournier) with both faculty and student presenters – discussing cartoons, drawing, graphic novels and ethnographic fieldwork. Here you will find two of the student presentations by Emily Thiessen and Katherine Mackenzie.


By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: SFAA|

Emily Thiessen is a drawer, climate justice organizer, and a student at the University of Victoria majoring in Anthropology with electives in as many unrelated things as possible. She grew up on Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ territories in Victoria except [...]

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Katherine Mackenzie is a dedicated comic book fan, runner, and current graduate student in anthropology. She is fascinated by how new media can have meaningful impact for activists and academics, in particular how graphic media can facilitate accountable and [...]

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