Lecturer in Anthropology and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
DegreesBrandeis University, M.A.
Bryn Mawr College, B.A.
Brandeis University, A.B.D.
ExpertiseCulture theory, women's studies, gender studies, gender theory, nonheternormative sexualities, fandom and fan identity, agency and identity, medical anthropology, anthropology of the body, intentional communities, consciously created culture, folklore and magical practice.
ProfileKeridwen N. Luis is currently a Visiting Scholar at Brandeis University, where she took her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 2010. Her current research, "Fan Bodies and Fan Performance: Community, Identity, and Intersecting Selves," is a fieldwork and interview project examining gender, sexuality, race, and disability in science fiction and media fandom. She is also working on Embodying Herland: The Women's Land Movement, Culture, and Gender, a book about women's lands, gender, and body performativity, currently under contract at University of Minnesota Press.
|ANTH||109a||Children, Parenting, and Education in Cross-Cultural Perspective|
|ANTH||144a||The Anthropology of Gender|
|ANTH||145a||Anthropology of the Body|
|SOC||137a||Gender and the Life Course|
|WMGS||156b||Sexuality and Healthcare|
|WMGS||166a||Gender, Sexuality, and Social Media|