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Queer Language Matters

I recently co-authored a short article in anticipation of this weekend’s Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference for Anthropology News. In it we preview the Conference – now in its 22nd year – and argue why queer language matters, and why queer people themselves must remain at the center of conversations about LGBTQ realities. Read it here.

The conference takes place at American University, February 13-15, 2015. For more information, see the conference page.

EASA Panel CFP: “Moving people: Anthropologists and Governmental Categorisations”

EASA: European Association of Social Anthropologists

EASA: European Association of Social Anthropologists

Along with Julia Morris (University of Oxford), I am co-convening the following panel at the 13th EASA Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), taking place in Tallinn, Estonia, on 31 July – 3 August, 2014: 

Moving people: anthropologists adopting, interrogating and refuting governmental categorisations”

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Reflections on IUAES Congress 2013

Picture 1This summer, my alma mater the University of Manchester played host to the 17th Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnographic Scientists (IUAES). I was fortunate enough to attend, and found it exciting and unusual for a number of reasons, all of which were pleasantly surprising and unusually progressive for a conference of this size, scope and prestige.
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