Richard Fox

Pluralizing EthnographySAR Press PublicationPluralizing Ethnography: Comparison and Representation in Maya Cultures, Histories, and IdentitiesThis volume brings together eight Maya specialists and a prominent anthropological theorist as discussant to assess the contrasting historical circumstances and emerging cultural futures of Maya in Mexico and Guatemala.
2000, October 22–26
Advanced SeminarCulture Theory and Cross-Cultural Comparison: Maya Culture and History in a Multicultural WorldParticipants in the seminar included four scholars of Guatemala, including a prominent Maya scholar-activist, three specialists on Chiapas, and two on the Yucatan. Together they spanned anthropological inquiry in the region from the 1950s to the present. With expertise ranging from Maya linguistics, ritual, and religion, to economics, politics, and history, all participants were fully grounded in long-term, linguistically-informed ethnographic research.
Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer ScholarTranslations and Transformations
Recapturing AnthropologySAR Press PublicationRecapturing Anthropology: Working in the PresentThe ten papers in this volume offer different versions of how and where anthropologists might work usefully in today's world, converging on the issue of how anthropology can best recapture the progressive character its basic concepts, such as "culture," once had.
1989, June 5–9
Advanced SeminarRepresenting Anthropology
National Endowment for the Humanities Resident ScholarThe Authorship of Culture: Gandhian Socialism as Ideology and Utopia

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