In order to hear about new ideas and work in the fields of communication, media and performance anthropology, the editors of CaMP blog have reached out to recently published authors whose work provides new voice in the conversation.
Sareeta Amrute on her new book, Encoding Race, Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
A.Aneesh on the publication of his new book, Neutral Accent: How Language, Labor and Life Become Global. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Julie Archambault on her new book, Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique. Interview by Anna Eisenstein.
Rusty Barnett on his new book, From Drag Queens to Leathermen: Language, Gender and Gay Male Subcultures. Interview by Sandhya Narayanan
Ulla Berg on her new book, Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Susan Blum on her new book, “I Love Learning; I Hate School”: An Anthropology of College. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Alex E. Chávez on his new book, Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Politics of Huapango Arribeňo. Interview by William Cotter.
Francis Cody on his book, The Light of Knowledge: Literacy Activism and the Politics of Writing in South India. Interview by Rachel Howard.
James Costa on his new book, Revitalising Language in Provence: A Critical Approach. Interview by Sandhya Narayanan.
Sonia Das on her new book, Linguistic Rivalries: Tamil Migrants and Anglo-Franco Conflicts. Interview by Lia Siewert.
Eva-Marie Dubuisson on her new book, Living Language in Kazakhstan: The Dialogic Emergence of an Ancestral Worldview. Interview by Meghanne Barker.
Brooke Erin Duffy on her new book, (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Media, and Aspirational Work. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Patrick Eisenlohr on his new book, Sounding Islam: Voice, Media and Sonic Atmospheres in an Indian Ocean. Interview by Ben Ale-Ebrahim.
Harri Englund on his new book, Gogo Breeze. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Catherine Fennell on her book, Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago. Interview by Janet Connor.
Daniel Fisher on his book, The Voice and Its Doubles: Media and Music in Northern Australia. Interview by Georgia Ennis.
Ilana Gershon on her new book, Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don’t Find) Work Today. Interview by Matt Tomlinson
Perry Gilmore on her new book, Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki. Interview by Alma Gottlieb.
Shane Greene on his new book, Punk and Revolution: Seven More Interpretations of Peruvian Reality. Interview by Orin Starn.
Courtney Handman on her book, Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea. Interview by Dan Jorgensen.
Naomi Haynes on her new book, Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt. Interview by Jon Bialecki.
Erika Hoffman-Dilloway on her new book, Signing and Belonging in Nepal. Interview by Rebekah Cupitt.
Kristina Jacobsen on her new book, The Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging. Interview by Morgan Siewert.
Graham Jones on his new book, Magic’s Reason: An Anthropology of Analogy. Interview by Dalila Ozier.
Ieva Jusionyte on her new book, Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Webb Keane on his new book, Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Elizabeth Keating on her new book, Words Matter: Communicating Effectively in the New Global Office Place. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Suk Young Kim on her new book, K-pop Live: Fans, Idols and Multimedia Performance. Interview by Chuyun Oh.
Paul Manning on his book, Love Stories: Language, Private Love, and Public Romance in Georgia. Interview by Kamala Russell.
Sylvia Martin on her new book, Haunted: An Ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong Media Industries. Interview by Maria Nikolaeva Lechtarova
William Mazzarella on his new book, The Mana of Mass Society. Interview by Elayne Oliphant.
Birgit Meyer on her new book, Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity. Interview by Yeon-Ju Bae
Roxana Moroşanu on her new book, An Ethnography of Household Energy Demand in the UK. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Keith Murphy on his new book, Swedish Design: An Ethnography. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Constantine V. Nakassis on his new book, Doing Style: Youth and Mass Mediation in South India. Interview by Ilana Gershon
Chaim Noy on his new book, Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem. Interview by Lindsey Pullam.
Ben Peters on his new book, How Not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet. Interview by Ilana Gershon
John Postill on his new book, The Rise of Nerd Politics: Digital Activism and Political Change. Interview by Angela VandenBroek.
Nina Sylvanus on her new book, Patterns in Circulation: Cloth, Gender, and Materiality in West Africa. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Sirpa Tenhunen on her book, A Village Goes Mobile: Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Roxanne Varzi on her book, Last Scene Underground: An Ethnographic Novel of Iran. Interview by Harvey Stark.
Tony Webster on his new book, Intimate Grammars: An Ethnography of Navajo Poetry. Interview by Juan Luis Rodriquez
Kit Woolard on her new book, Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia. Interview by Ilana Gershon.
Rihan Yeh on her new book, Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City. Interview by Hector Beltran.