Zachary T. Androus, PhD: Anthropologist
Zachary T. Androus, PhD
“We Sing, We Fight, Hoping for the Nation”: Ethnographic Perspectives on Music as a Protagonist of Corsican Nationalism. Presented September 2016 at NISE Protagonists of National Movements Workshop, Institute of Political Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Free to Destroy Everything: Mass Tourism and Urban Change in Florence, Italy. Presented July 2016 at the 4th Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities, Heritage in Transition: Scenes of Urban Innovation, Ermopoulis, Hellenic Republic.
Sovereign or Suppressed? Island Nations in Europe and the Pacific (co-authored with Neyooxet Greymorning). Presented at Indigenous Resources: Decolonization and Development, Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland), Nuuk, Greenland, October 2015.
Illuminating Race in Gendered Approaches to Female Genital Mutilation and Male Circumcision: Using Ethnographic Perspectives to Analyse International Policies. Public lecture delivered March 2014 for the Gender, Race, and Sexuality Working Group, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy.
Reclaiming True Play: A Local Movement Against Mass-Market Football in Florence, Italy. Presented at Games of Late Modernity: Huizinga’s Homo Ludens 75 Years Later, Leusden, Netherlands, January 2014.
International Faculty Working for University Programs Abroad: Preliminary Results from a Qualitative Survey (co-authored with Scott Blair). Presented May 2013 at Human Resources and Capital Development in Education Abroad Conference, Syracuse University and Gonzaga University, Florence, Italy.
Experiential Learning During Study Abroad in Florence, Italy. Presented September 2011 at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for International Education, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Alma Artis: Conversazione tra antropologia e gioiello, tra passato e futuro. Discussant, Inaugural Roundtable for Florence Design Week, May 2010, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence, Italy.
“We Are the Last True Artisans”: Traditional Craftspeople in a Changing World. Presented November 2010 at The Myth of Florence: Conflict of Identities in a Changing Urban Landscape. Istituto Lorenzo de’Medici, Florence, Italy.
Making Males Into Men: U.S. Circumcision and the Embodiment of Gender
Ethnography in the Cyberspace
Sexuality: Participant Observation Among the Online Erotic Circumcision
and Circumcision: Why So Us and Them?
Engagement is Not Activism: Dilemmas of Public Anthropology on Infant
Circumcision in the U.S.
States, FGM, and Global Rights to Bodily Integrity
“Critiquing the SNIJ Hypothesis with Corsica and Hawaii.” (Co-authored with Neyooxet Greymorning.) Island Studies Journal 11(2):forthcoming, Nov. 2016.
“Critiquing Circumcision: In Search of A New Paradigm for Conceptualizing Genital Modification” Global Discourse 3(2):266-280, 2013.
“Cultural Relativism at Home and Abroad: An American Anthropologist Confronts the Genital Modification of Children”. In Circumcision and Human Rights, George C. Denniston, Frederick M. Hodges, and Marilyn Fayre Milos, eds., pp. 33-41. 2009. Springer.
“Fitting in and Getting Off: Adult Elective Circumcision in the United States”. In Circumcision and Human Rights, George C. Denniston, Frederick M. Hodges, and Marilyn Fayre Milos, eds., pp. 141-147. 2009. Springer.
“Why Not Laws Against MGM/FGM? An Anthropological Perspective.” Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter 5(3):3-4, Winter 2006-2007.
“The Focus That Blurs: Deconstructing the Body in Anthropology and Social Science” (co-authored with Noel Gazzano) In No Body Decoration: Research Jewelry as A Redefinition of the Human Body, Maria Cristina Bergesio, ed.2006: Le Arte Orafi: Firenze.
"Beefsteak for Solidarity": A Chance Encounter with Globalization
Female Genital Cutting: A Sociological Analysis (Review
of Female Genital Cutting by Elizabeth Heger Boyle)