What Can We Do for DREAMers?

APLA Contributing Editor Lucy Carrillo Arciniega interviewed anthropologist Caitlin Fouratt, Assistant Professor of International Studies at the California State University Long Beach about her experiences in advocating for DREAMERS on campus.

Below is a short version of the interview redacted for word count.

Latinx America and an Anthropology of Dissent

Our Annual Meeting theme has a problem. “Anthropology Matters!” both asserts the discipline’s relevance and considers anthropology’s subjects of study, but as an anthropologist of color, I question the wisdom in upholding this at face value. If we do, it runs the risk of masking what anthropology inherited from colonialism, hiding its racial legacies. Instead […]