2012 Social Study of Medicine Lecture Series - 'Performing Consent: Ethics, Engaged Ethnography in Downtown eastside Vancouver'

2012-03-07 by

Dara Culhane, associate professor of anthropology at Simon Frasier University, gave this lecture based on her work in performance/arts-based ethnography and collaborative storytelling. She has conducted research with the N/amgis First Nation, Alert Bay, British Columbia and with Aboriginal women in downtown eastside Vancouver. She is author of “An Error in Judgement” (1987), “The Pleasure of the Crown” (1998) and “In Plain Sight” (2005), which was the winner of the George Ryga Award for Social Issues in Literature.

The discussant (enters the podcast at about 51 minutes in) was Dr. Phyllis Fast, who received her doctorate in anthropology from Harvard University. She is the author of “Northern Athabascan Survival: Women, Community and the Future,” (winner of the 2000 Northern Northern American Indian Prose Award. In 2006 she received the Alaska Native Writer on the Environment Award from the Alaska Conservation Foundation.

This podcast was recorded March 5, 2012.

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For More Information:

Dr. Dara Culhane
Bio page, Simon Frasier University Department of Anthropology
UAA Department of Anthropology
Dr. Phyllis Fast
Bio page, UAA Department of Anthropology