Faye V. Harrison

2009
Postcolonial Archaeologies in AfricaSAR Press PublicationPostcolonial Archaeologies in AfricaPostcolonial Archaeologies in Africa features some of the foremost archaeologists from Africa and the United States and presents cutting-edge proposals for how archaeology in Africa today can be made more relevant to the needs of local communities.
2008
The Gender of GlobalizationSAR Press PublicationThe Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic MarginalitiesAs “globalization” moves rapidly from buzzword to cliché, evaluating the claims of neoliberal capitalism to empower and enrich remains urgently important. The authors in this volume employ feminist, ethnographic methods to examine what free trade and export processing zones, economic liberalization, and currency reform mean to women in Argentina, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Ghana, the United States, India, Jamaica, and many other places.
2006
Afro-Atlantic DialoguesSAR Press PublicationAfro-Atlantic Dialogues: Anthropology in the DiasporaThis book breaks new theoretical and methodological ground in the study of the African diaspora in the Atlantic world. Leading scholars of archaeology, linguistics, and socio-cultural anthropology draw upon extensive field experiences and archival investigations of black communities in North America, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa to challenge received paradigms in Afro-American anthropology.
2005, April 7
Short SeminarWomen and GlobalizationThe participants sought to assess the contributions that feminist anthropology can make toward understanding the process of neoliberal, capitalist globalization.
1999, April 10–16
Advanced SeminarFrom Africa to the Americas: New Directions in Afro-American Anthropology“The study of the African diaspora begins with an enigma,” said Kevin Yelvington, chair of this year’s advanced seminar on From Africa to the Americas: New Directions in Afro-American Anthropology. “The transatlantic slave trade was an unprecedented and unparalleled migration of people, linked to a confluence of political, economic, and historical events different from other fields of anthropology.” To forge new directions in this field, contemporary investigations into the nature of African-derived cultures in the New World must be located within that context, and take into consideration the traditional concerns of scholarship on the African diaspora.


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