Collaborative Anthropologies

Collaborative Anthropologies

Edited by Charles Menzies

ISSN 1943-2550

eISSN 2152-4009

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Collaborative Anthropologies is a forum for dialogue with a special focus on the complex collaborations between and among researchers and research participants/interlocutors. It features essays that are descriptive as well as analytical, from all subfields of anthropology and closely related disciplines, and that present a diversity of perspectives on collaborative research.

Table Of Contents

Vol. 10, No. 1-2 (Fall-Spring 2017-18)

Special Issue: Collaborative Knowing: Considering Onto/Epistemology in Collaboration
Introduction to the Special Issue
Caroline Gatt

Soil Fictions: Addressing Urban Soils between Art, Soil Ecology, and Anthropology
Germain Meulemans, Marine Legrand, Anaïs Tondeur, Yesenia Thibault-Picazo, and Alan Vergnes

On Reverie, Collaboration, and Recovery
Amanda Ravetz

Collaboration and Emergence: The Paradox of Presence and Surrender
Gey Pin Ang and Caroline Gatt

“I Would Prefer Not To”: Dilemmas in Collaboration
Cassis Kilian

On the Possibilities of Collaboration in the Valdés Peninsula: Fishers, Biologists, Anthropologists, and the Politics of Knowledge
Francesca Marin

“Don’t Write Bulls**t”: Working with Gwich’in in the Canadian North
Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

Working with and for Feminist Activists: Questions of Multipositionality, Contention, and Collaboration
Seda Saluk

Utilizing Local Epistemologies in Building a Framework for Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Collaboration
Matthew J. Lebrato

Narrating Disaster through Participatory Research: Perspectives from Post-Earthquake Nepal
Geoff Childs, Sienna Craig, Dubi Nanda Dhakal, Mark Donohue, and Kristine Hildebrandt

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Editorial Office

Charles Menzies, Editor-in-Chief—
Collaborative Anthropologies
University of British Columbia Department of Anthropology
6303 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver BC
Canada V6T 1Z1


Author Guidelines and Submission Procedures

Collaborative Anthropologies encourages submissions that engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields.

Works must be original and not previously published. Manuscripts should be submitted in English and prepared according to the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style (following the author-date documentation system, which employs parenthetical text citations and a reference list), with one-inch margins, double-spaced type, and no more than 14,000 words. Each submission must also include an abstract 150-200 words in length.

E-mail submissions (in Word, WordPerfect, or compatible RTF) are encouraged, though hard copies will be accepted (when mailing, send four copies). Please contact the Editorial Office with any questions.

Book, Media, and Exhibit Reviews

Collaborative Anthropologies encourages book, media, and exhibit reviews that chronicle the creative and innovative use of collaboration in anthropology and closely related fields. Reviews should be submitted in English and prepared according to the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style (following the author-date documentation system, which employs parenthetical text citations and a reference list), with one-inch margins, double-spaced type, and no more than 2,000 words. Please contact the Editorial Office with any questions or suggestions for reviews.

Editorial Board

Charles Menzies (University of British Columbia)

Book Review Editor
S. Ashley Kistler (Rollins College)

Past Editors
Susan Hyatt, Associate Editor (Term: 2014-2016)
Karen Quintiliani, Associate Editor (Term: 2014-2016)
Ashley Kistler, Founding Book Review Editor.
Samuel R. Cook, Co-Editor (Term: 2010-2016).
Luke Eric Lassiter, Founding Editor (Term: 2008-2016).

Current Editorial Board:
Diane E. Austin (U of Arizona)
Linda Basch (National Council for Research on Women)
Michael L. Blakey (C of William & Mary)
Caroline B. Brettell (Southern Methodist U)
James Clifford (U of California, Santa Cruz)
Samuel R. Cook (Virginia Tech)
Les W. Field (U of New Mexico)
Caroline Humphrey (U of Cambridge)
Sjoerd R. Jaarsma (Papua Heritage Foundation)
Junji Koizumi (Osaka U)
Luke Eric Lassiter (Marshall U)
Smadar Lavie (Macalester C)
Dorothy Lippert (Smithsonian Institution)
George Marcus (U of California, Irvine)
Yolanda Moses (U of California, Riverside)
James L. Peacock (U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Joanne Rappaport (Georgetown U)
Gustavo Lins Ribeiro (U of Brasília)
Jean J. Schensul (Institute for Community Research)
Judith Stacey (New York U)
Paul Stoller (West Chester U)
Sandy Toussaint (U of Western Australia)
Alaka Wali (The Field Museum)
Larry J. Zimmerman (IUPUI/Eiteljorg Museum)


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