Laura A. LeVon

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Teaching the Possibility of Spirits: An Invitation

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Teaching the Possibility of Spirits: An Invitation

Constantin Stanislavski (1948) called it “the magic if.” In his method for actors, the question “what if” is the foundation of the connection between an actor a... More

Teaching Race with Lisa Anderson-Levy: Intersectionality, Paradigm Shifts, and the Ubiquity of Whiteness

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Teaching Race with Lisa Anderson-Levy: Intersectionality, Paradigm Shifts, and the Ubiquity of Whiteness

The word race doesn’t even matter. What we’re talking about are the relationships of power. So if that’s what we’re talking about, okay, so use culture or use e... More

Personal Precarity

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Personal Precarity

As a graduate student, what I found most striking about the initial round of responses to this forum was their silence on the matter of poverty. The fear and an... More

Teaching Fugitive Anthropology with Maya Berry and Colleagues

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Teaching Fugitive Anthropology with Maya Berry and Colleagues

In the wake of #MeToo and the resulting dialogues over sexual assault and its intersection with racial identities in the United States, this article brings thes... More

Teaching Race: On Stereotypes and Privilege

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Teaching Race: On Stereotypes and Privilege

I am a white woman, an identity I share with the majority of women voters who elected President Donald Trump. I am also middle-class, another aspect of my privi... More