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Udo Krautwurst

BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 566-0306
Department: 
Sociology and Anthropology
Office: 
Main Building, 528
Education: 
BA (Manitoba);
MA (Manitoba);
PhD (Connecticut)

Africa; kinship and family; social organization; visual anthropology; knowledge and culture; colonialism and post-colonialism; post-structural theory; science and technology studies.

Dr. Krautwurst is a social theorist with particular interest in the anthropology of representations and the historical confrontations between different means of knowledge production and technology. Recently, he has been researching and theorizing the anthropology of science and technology on PEI; he is studying the cultural practices surrounding information technologies and biotechnoscience and how these practices link to issues of power and issues of knowledge production that affect social relations.
  • 2007, ‘Cyborg Anthropology and/as Endocolonization’, Culture, Theory, Critique as part of a special issue on ‘Paul Virilio and Anthropology, Culture, Theory, Critique, Vol. 48, No. 2, Oct. 2007, pp.139-160.
  • 2005, ‘Review of Michael M. J. Fischer, Emergent Forms of Life and the Anthropological Voice’, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology On-Line Book Reviews, http://www.csaa.ca/BookReview/ReviewsList.htm
  • 2004, ‘Review of Daniel Joseph Walther, Creating Germans Abroad: Cultural Policies and National Identity in Namibia’, Canadian Journal of African Studies, Vol. 38 (1), pp. 225-227.
  • 2002 (Note: © 2003),‘The Joy of Looking: Early German Anthropology, Photography, and Audience Formation’, Visual Anthropology Review, vol 18 (1-2), pp. 55-79.
  • 2003, ‘What is Settler Colonialism?: An Anthropological Meditation on Frantz Fanon’s ‘Concerning Violence’’, History and Anthropology, March, vol 14(1), pp. 55-72.
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