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Brandeis University
P.O. Box 549110, MS 006
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2210
(781) 736-2232 (FAX)
Department Office: Brown 228
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Women is the Origin of Death
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Academic and Community Partners

Scholarly Advisory Board

Rogaia Abusharaf, Senior Research Associate at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women (Brown University). Author of Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America and editor of  Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.

Mark Auslander, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Director of MA Program in Cultural Production, Brandeis University.

Stephanie Beswick, Associate Professor of History . Department of History.  Ball State University.  Author of Sudan's Blood Memory: The Legacy of War, Ethnicity and Slavery in Early South Sudan (University of Rochester Press, 2004). 

Robert Collins, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of California-Santa Barbara. Author of Shadows in the Grass: Britain in the Southern Sudan, 1918-1956 (Yale, 1983); Land Beyond the Rivers:The Southern Sudan, 1898-1918 (Yale, 1971); The Southern Sudan 1883-1898: A Struggle for Control (Yale, 1962); Darfur: The Long Road to Disaster, Princeton: Marcus Wiener Publishers, 2006.

Jeremy Coote, Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford.

Dr. Douglas Johnson, Author of The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars. (Indiana University Press 2003, Nuer prophets, Oxford University Press 1994.

Jok Madut Jok, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. author of Militarization, Gender and Reproductive Health in South Sudan and War and Slavery in Sudan: The Ethnography of Political Violence.

Janet McIntosh, Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Department of Anthropology Brandeis University

John Ryle, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Bard College.

Faith Smith, Associate Professor of English and African & Afro-American Studies. Brandeis University.

Ibrahim Sundiata, Professor of History and African & Afro-American Studies. Brandeis University

Justin Willis, Reader in the Department of History, Durham University. Director, British Institute of Eastern Africa.

Classes and Students

  • Museums and Public Memory (Anth 159a) Brandeis University. Dr. Auslander

  • African Arts and Aesthetics (Anth 112a) Brandeis University. Dr. Auslander

Community Organizations

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