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Recent Student Publications

When the Girls Still Wore Headscarves

Bruce Burnside's work, centered on a youth center in Berlin, draws on the anthropology of performance and the concept of "friction" to argue for an understanding of performances of belonging, where migrant girls stage acts of inclusion through creative encounters with the forces of integration to negotiate social effects.

Read "When the Girls Still Wore Headscarves: Integration and Belonging in an After-School Center in Berlin” by Bruce Burnside.

Social Stratification in Jaffna

Prashanth Kuganathan locates the system of caste in transition in the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka by reviewing recent literature written after the commencement of the war.

Read "Social Stratification in Jaffna: A Survey of Recent Research on Caste" by Prashanth Kuganathan, current PhD student.

Caring for Them All: Mexican Migrant Mothers and their Children

Gabrielle Oliveira explains how migrant workers in the U.S. who work as caregivers are changing their understanding of what it means to provide care for their own family members and be a "good" mother.

"Caring for them All: Mexican Migrant Mothers and Their Children" by Gabrielle Oliveira, current PhD student

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