I learned anthropology in a Quito classroom with classmates who had practiced anthropology for decades all over South America. They showed me that knowledge about culture is acquired through teamwork.
Launching in May 2020, the journal Feminist Anthropology will be a site for the kind of scholarship for which our field is rightly known: listening to ethnographic particulars; inverting philosophical wisdoms we think we know; and ultimately asking how we might flourish differently.
“What was the vision for AFA at its founding?” I ask. Naomi Quinn’s (one of three founders of AFA) response was simple: “We three just filled a hole we thought needed filling.”
Panels, retrospectives, roundtables, receptions: Please read on for a list of events hosted and sponsored by the Association of Feminist Anthropology. See you in San José!