Xinyan Peng

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Understanding the Distant Other, Angered by the Internal Other

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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

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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

Teaching about Rape in Troubled Times

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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