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Book launch for Ward Keeler

Fri, September 28, 2018 | SAC 5.118

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ward Keeler
Ward Keeler

Until its recent political thaw, Burma was closed to most foreign researchers, and field-work-based research was rare. In The Traffic in Hierarchy, one of the few such works to appear in recent years, author Ward Keeler combines close ethnographic attention to life in a Buddhist monastery with a broad analysis of Burman gender ideology. The result is a thought-provoking analysis of Burmese social relations both within and beyond a monastery’s walls.

Sponsored by: Department of Anthropology and the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies

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