Virginia Garcia-Acosta

Catastrophe & CultureSAR Press PublicationCatastrophe & Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterAt a time of increasing globalization and worldwide vulnerability, the study of disasters has become an important focus for anthropological research-one where the four fields of anthropology are synthesized to address the multidimensionality of the effects to a community’s social structures and relationship to the environment.
1997, October 19–23
Advanced SeminarCatastrophe and Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterThis seminar explored the potentials of establishing common ground among the ecological, political economic, and sociocultural forms of disaster analysis and, by doing so, developing a coherent framework for the anthropology of disaster.

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