Gender

Specialists

    • Anne Allison
    • Robert O. Keohane Professor of Cultural Anthropology; Professor of Women's Studies
    • Anne Allison is a cultural anthropologist who researches the intersection between political economy, everyday life, and the imagination in the context of late capitalist, post-industrial Japan. Her work spans the subjects of sexuality, pornography, and maternal labor to the globalization of Japanese youth products and the precarity of irregular workers. ...
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    • Micah Gilmer
    • My project focuses on a group of 13 African American high school football coaches. The first part of the dissertation challenges the myth of the emotionally inept (Black) male by examining the ways these men share intimate conversation and build community. The second part engages the coaches who also are educators, examining their critiques of the ...
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    • Laurie McIntosh
    • Assistant Professor
    • Laurie McIntosh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Harvard University. Professor McIntosh specializes in the anthropology of Europe, migration, critical race and gender studies, and film and visual studies. Her research explores the ethics and politics of immigrant integration ...
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    • Diane Nelson
    • Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Women's Studies
    • My work is concerned with subjectivity and power and draws on close to 25 years of work in Guatemala (over seven years in country). Specifically, I try to understand how complex social formations like nationalism, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality intersect with violence and the state to produce people’s senses of identity. I began working in Guatemala in ...
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    • Irene Silverblatt
    • Professor of Cultural Anthropology, History and Women's Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies
    • Irene Silverblatt researches the cultural dimensions of power. She studies how “race-thinking” and gender relations were integral to the making of the modern world as well as how historical memory has shaped feelings of national belonging and demands for universal rights. These interests are both historical and contemporary, and have taken Silverblatt to the Inca ...
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