What does anthropology sound like? Poetry

Alexandra, Darcy; Zia, Ather (27 October 2020). What does anthropology sound like? Poetry. In: André-Johnson, Cory-Alice (ed.), anthropod. The podcast of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Online: Society for Cultural Anthropology

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This is the second episode in the What Does Anthropology Sound Like series. In it Dr. Darcy Alexandra and Dr. Ather Zia join contributing editor and producer, Cory-Alice André-Johnson, to discuss ethnographic poetry. As the primary focus of the series is to showcase the various forms anthropology takes, in addition to answering a few questions about style and method, both guest also share examples of the ethnographic poetry they've written.

Dr. Alexandra will discuss three poems that were awarded first place in ethnographic poetry by the Society of Humanistic Anthropology in 2018 based on her experiences in El Salvador and the U.S.-Mexico border. Dr. Zia will share poems from her new book, Resisting Disappearances, based on her work in Kashmir.

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06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Social Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Alexandra, Darcy


300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology


Society for Cultural Anthropology




Anja Julienne Wohlgemuth

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26 Apr 2021 11:32

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26 Apr 2021 11:32

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