Danilyn Rutherford, president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, discusses her research, the future of the field of anthropology, and the impact of her SSRC International Doctoral Research Fellowship.
Border Matters: Gender, Precarity, and the Body on Mexico’s “Forgotten Frontier”by Heather Wurtz
A 2016 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient, Heather Wurtz is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University. Her dissertation research assumes an ethnographic approach along the Mexico-Guatemala border to examine how migrant women navigate their reproductive lives within complex institutional settings. The “Research Snapshots” series is an initiative aimed at highlighting important and innovative research by SSRC fellows who are currently conducting or who have recently returned from doing international research.
Japan’s Gender-Bending Historyby Jennifer Robertson
In Japanese popular culture, new trends come and go. But the Japanese have toyed with gender norms for generations.
The Lights of Winaqby Elena Turevon
Elena Turevon is a 2014 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient and a graduate student at Duke University. In this Research Snapshot, she examines the social consequences of climate change by focusing on Andean entrepreneurs who work as both miners and mountain guides in Peru's Cordillera Blanca. The Research Snapshots series is an initiative aimed at highlighting important and innovative research by SSRC fellows who are currently conducting or who have recently returned from doing international research.