Week 13 – Consumption & Identity

April 13
No Class:

We will not meet for class. Instead, Optional Draft of Research Proposal Due on BB no later than 11:59pm

April 15
Read:

  • Sarah Banet-Weiser, “Authentic” Intro and Ch. 1
  • Alexander Edmonds, “’The poor have the right to be beautiful’: cosmetic surgery in neoliberal Brazil” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 2007, Vol. 13. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Shehzad Nadeem, “Fair and anxious: on mimicry and skin-lightening in India,” Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation, and Culture, 2014. [DOWNLOAD]