A non-exhaustive collection of practical, conceptual, and institutional resources for doing experimental ethnography at Emory and beyond.
On Emory’s Campus
Peer Groups and Institutions
AnthroPod (podcast of Society for Cultural Anthropology): “What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Anthropology and Activism”
Behar, Ruth, and Deborah A. Gordon
1995 Women Writing Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Cantarella, Luke, Christine Hegel, and George E. Marcus
2019 Ethnography by Design: Scenographic Experiments in Fieldwork. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
Clifford, James, and George E. Marcus
1984 Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Elliott, Denielle and Dara Culhane, eds.
2017 A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Fischer, Michael M. J.
2018 Anthropology in the Meantime: Experimental Ethnography, Theory, and Method for the Twenty-First Century. Durham: Duke University Press.
Grimshaw, Anna, and Amanda Ravetz
2005 Visualizing Anthropology. Bristol: Intellect.
2011 Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description. London: Routledge.
1998 Transcultural Cinema. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press.
Pandian, Anand. & Stuart McLean
2017 Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing, Durham: Duke University Press.
Schneider, Arnd, and Christopher Wright, eds.
2010 Between Art and Anthropology: Contemporary Ethnographic Practice. Oxford; New York: Berg Publishers.
2018 Four Guiding Principles for Arts-Based Research Practice. In Arts-based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice. M. Cahnmann-Taylor and R. Siegesmund, eds. Pp. 247-258. New York: Routledge.
Chin, Elizabeth, ed.
2014 Katherine Dunham: Recovering an Anthropological Legacy, Choreographing Ethnographic Futures. Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press.
Collins, Samuel Gerald, Matthew Durington, and Harjant Gill 2017 “Multimodality: An Invitation.” American Anthropologist 119 (1): 142–46.
Dattatreyan, Ethiraj Gabriel, and Isaac Marrero‐Guillamón
2019 Introduction: Multimodal Anthropology and the Politics of Invention. American Anthropologist 121(1):220-228.
Feld, Steven, and Donald Brenneis
2004 Doing Anthropology in Sound. American Ethnologist 31(4):461-474.
Marcus, George E.
2010 Contemporary Fieldwork Aesthetics in Art and Anthropology: Experiments in Collaboration and Intervention. Visual Anthropology 23(4):263-277.
2010 The Future of Sensory Anthropology/The Anthropology of the Senses. Social Anthropology 18(3):331-333.
Varzi, Roxanne 2018.
“The Knot in the Wood: The Call to Multimodal Anthropology.” American Anthropologist website, June 5.
Vidali, Debra Spitulnik
2016 Multisensorial Anthropology: A Retrofit Cracking Open of the Field. American Anthropologist 118(2):395-400.