Gender Studies & Anthropology

UC Berkeley
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Istifaa Ahmed

Black women’s bodies have been sites of sexual violence in public and private spaces. Tameka Norris performs the piece, Untitled (2012), using her blood and body as medium across a white gallery wall as canvas. Before a

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University of Hong Kong
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Ziying Jiang

Filial piety is an extremely important virtue in traditional Chinese thought. Despite the popularity of Buddhism in China, it being considered one of the ‘Three Pillars’ of Chinese thought along with Confucianism and Daoism, early Buddhists were...

University of Chicago
Gender Studies & Anthropology
E. Nory Kaplan-Kelly

How does a commodity develop? How do commodities manipulate their producers and their users? This paper seeks to answer these questions by examining a very specific but useful subject: the trans*masculine community in the United States. By...

Trinity College Dublin
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Daniel McCarron

As urban populations and policy makers begin to recognize the anthropogenic nature of global environmental change a sense of urgency is pervading the debate on how to reconnect urban centres with their natural surroundings. By 2050 two thirds of...

Western University
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Allison Taylor

This paper will argue that popular conceptions of the American South in the North American cultural imaginary construct queerness as antithetical to Southern-ness.  This occurs because of the American South’s historical culture, which is deeply...

Queen's University Belfast
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Naomi Watson

Photography is increasingly being used as a visual method to explore spaces, places and events. This photo essay explores the space of Chris’s bedroom to uncover the geographies of virtual reality, computer gaming and online community in our...

Queen's University Belfast
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Charlotte Tory
Queen's University Belfast
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Andeas Peatfield

This paper investigates the changing social biography of the ‘bulul’, a wooden ritual idol from Ifugao, in the Cordillera region of the Philippines. It explores how the bulul has acquired multiple, contrasting values as it has shifted context and...

Queen's University Belfast
Gender Studies & Anthropology
Anna Poloni

 

This essay investigates whether acceptance of a biological basis to gendered behaviour is compatible with a feminist political stance. After examining the opposition between biological and cultural explanations of behavioural...