Visiting Faculty


Faculty Contact Information Area of Expertise
Office Hours
canning

Emily Canning

Lecturer

canning@brandeis.edu

Linguistic anthropology. Language ideology, ethnicity and nationalism, writing systems, religion. Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan
moises

Moises Lino e Silva

Lecturer, Joint appointment with Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

moises@brandeis.edu

Brazilian urban life, favelas, the question of freedom in its relationship to wider topics such as poverty, sexuality, religion, violence, social justice, globalization, and linguistic practices.
Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm
Morimoto

Ryo Morimoto

University Prize Instructor

ryo@brandeis.edu

Semiotic anthropology, anthropology of disaster and loss; post-disaster trauma and social/cultural changes in relationship to the politics of memory; relationship between semiology and semiotics; Japan.

Travis Parno

Travis G. Parno

Lecturer

tparno@brandeis.edu

Archaeology, historic house sites, agrarian middle-class America, heritage and museum studies, material culture, smuggling and illegal trade; New England and the West
Indies.
Tuesday 12:00-2:00pm
Sweigart

Leigh Swigart

Lecturer

swigart@brandeis.edu

Linguistic anthropology, African languages and international justice,
the international judiciary, African urban speech varieties, US
immigration and refugee resettlement from Africa.