Re: feminist anthropology list(s)?

John Pastore (venture@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Wed, 29 May 1996 09:50:19 +0000

On 29 May 96 at 21:28, holly martelle hayter wrote:

> Hello John Pastore
> Feminist anthropology happens to be older than postmodern
> and
> reflexive (if you will) anthropology - and surely you know what that
> is.

Sure I do.

...Go back to Slocum 1970 "Male-Bias in Anthropology" and beyond
> for its beginnings.


.. A suggestion that others on this list often make
> to those who ask these types of questions is - use the library - go
> there - look up feminist and then feminist anthropology and see what
> you find. Reading the material on your own is the best answer.

Problem with that is Holly, except for an air-conditioner manual
library, Cancun, where I am, has no libraries. And, if they did,
somehow I think they would have a section on that one
--anthropologic or mechanic.

The librarian, for sure, would be a lady though.

> P.S. It won't appear in many "history of anthropology" or
> "anthropological theory" texts,

I wouln't imagine so... you'll have to get knee deep in
> feminism to find out.

Wouldn't mind that --even higher!

Really, Holly: thanks, and you can call me John, if you like. :)

> At 02:13 AM 5/29/96 +0000, John Pastore wrote:
> >On 29 May 96 at 9:42, Christiana Miewald wrote:
> >
> >> Sorry if this is off the topic, but I was wondering if anyone
> >> knew of lists that deal specifically with feminist anthropology?
> >> I'm looking for help with a paper on beauty pageants. Thanks.
> >>
> >
> >Feminist Anthropology? Excuse my ignorance, but may I ask: what is
> >that?
> >
> >

Ka Xiik Keech Ya Utzil,

John Pastore
Writer/Guide in 'El Mayab'
("The Mayan Homeland")

"A teepee is a pyramid, isn't it?"

Pyramid="fire (pyre) in the middle (amid)"