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Teaching about Rape in Troubled Times
In the fall of 2016, we taught an introductory undergraduate anthropology course titled “Culture, Gender, and Violence” at the University of Virginia (UVA). Ric... More
Understanding the Distant Other, Angered by the Internal Other
Serving as a teaching assistant for “Culture, Gender, and Violence” was personally challenging for me. I grew up in a family of two daughters in central souther... More
Conclusion: Overtaken by Events
Teaching is a learning experience for instructors as well as for students. As we went through the “Gender, Violence, and Culture” course with our students, the ... More