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    Postdoctoral fellow Hannah Turner edits Special Issue of Museum Anthropology

    This special issue of Museum Anthropology develops a “critical history” of museum catalogues to position the documentation of material culture as a historical epistemological practice. Authors engage critically with emergent discussions concerning the formalization of knowledge about ethnographic material culture as it developed in the nineteenth century. Each article thus contributes to a wider conversation […]

  • Essay on Uyghur Social Media by co-authored by Aynur Kadir

    Darren Byler and Aynur Kadir co-authored an essay on the blog Art of Life in Chinese Central Asia. Their essay “Ms. Munirä’s Wedding Gifts: Trolling Uyghur Elite Society” explores the mediation of Uyghur life through social media through the lens of a recent ‘viral video’ showcasing the presentation of wedding gifts, and the memes that it inspired.

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    Congratulations to Reese Muntean, MA

    This week Reese Muntean successfully her MA Thesis “Tangible Interactions with Intangible Heritage: The Development and Design of ʔeləw̓k̓ʷ — Belongings“. Congratulations Reese on your wonderful work, and our equally heartfelt gratitude to our collaborators at MOA, Jordan Wilson and Sue Rowley for the amazing opportunity to be involved in this project. Reese we are excited that […]

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    New book chapter in “Changing Perceptions of Nature”

    Kate Hennessy and Natasha Lyons have written a book chapter titled “Representing Natural Heritage in Digital Space: from the National Museum of Natural History to Inuvialuit Living History” in the newly published volume “Changing Perceptions of Nature (Ian Convery and Peter Davis, eds. Boydell Press, 2016). The chapter explores the ways in which artificial divisions […]

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    Workshop CFP: “The Photo-Essay is Dead! Long Live the Photo-Essay!”

    The Ethnographic Terminalia Collective invites submissions by photo-essayists working within an anthropological idiom to present their photo-essays at a full-day workshop at the 2016 AAA Meetings in Minneapolis. The full-day workshop is designed for creative and engaged participation from both participants and presenters.  It is structured around three sessions each of which features the presentation […]

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    Monique Scott discusses Ethnographic Terminalia 2013: Exhibition as Residency

    The journal Visual Anthropology Review recently published a “VAR Supplement” video to accompany Monique Scott’s review, “White Walls, ‘Black City’: Reflections on “Exhibition as Residency—Art, Anthropology, Collaboration”. It “discusses efforts to resuscitate the image of the anthropology exhibitions for contemporary audiences. Her review specifically considers the exhibition organized by Ethnographic Terminalia at the Arts Incubator […]

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    First place in Video Competition, ICCC 2015, Paris

    Student Alida Horsely was awarded 1st place in the video competition at the International Conference on Computational Creativity in Paris, July 2015. Her film was made in Kate’s Fall 2015 Moving Images class, and documents the exhibition Generations, curated by Kate Hennessy, Gabriela Aceves-Sepulveda, and Thecla Schiphorst. SFU News has published a great interview with Alida […]

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    Moving Images class work represented at Museum of Vancouver

    Students in Kate Hennessy’s Moving Images class (IAT 344), with MCL PhD student and Teaching Assistant Rachel Ward, have exhibited 8 short documentaries in the Museum of Vancouver’s All Together Now exhibition that runs until Jan. 8, 2017. SFU News recently published a story about the project; or check out more here on our website. Congratulations to the students–26 in total […]

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    Convocation day, 2016!

    Congratulations to Dr. Claude Fortin, who is now a postdoctoral fellow at McGill University, and to Irine Prastio, who completed her MA and is an interactive documentary producer in Los Angeles.  

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    20/20 for #MMXX – paper chosen as one of 20 most influential MWEB papers in 20 years.

    We were really excited to see that our paper “Virtual Repatriation and the Application Programming Interface: From the Smithsonian Institution’s MacFarlane Collection to ‘Inuvialuit Living History’” was selected as one of the 20 top papers  from 20 years of Museums and the Web proceedings for an #MWXX anniversary e-book, forthcoming. Our paper was chosen by Vince Dziekan,  Director […]