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Katya Wesolowski, Instructional Staff of Thompson Writing Program and Visiting Professor of Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Cultural Anthropology
Office Phone:  (919) 660-7087
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • DANCE 131.01, CAPOEIRA: DANCE/MARTIAL ART Synopsis
    Rubenstein 124, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:35 PM
  • CULANTH 302.01, FIELDWORK METHODS Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 225, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • CULANTH 727S.01, DISSERTATION WRITERS' WORKSHOP Synopsis
    TBA, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Education:

Ph.D.Columbia University2007
MAColumbia University, (Anthropology and Education)
BAReed College (English)

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Wesolowski, K, Body Games: Capoeira and Ancestry, The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, vol. 22 no. 1 (March, 2017), pp. 198-201, WILEY
  2. Wesolowski, K, Jogo de Corpo: Capoeira e Ancestralidade / Body Games: Capoeira and Ancestry, 2013. A film by Richard Pakleppa, Matthias Röhrig Assunção and Mestre Cobra Mansa. 87 min. Color. Distributed by Manganga Produções., The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, vol. 21 no. 3 (2017)
  3. Wesolowski, K, From “moral disease” to “national sport”: Race, nation, and capoeira In Brazil, in Sports Culture in Latin American History (January, 2015), pp. 161-182, ISBN 9780822963370
  4. Wesolowski, K, HARD PLAY: CAPOEIRA AND THE POLITICS OF INEQUALITY IN RIO DE JANEIRO (June, 2013) [repository]
  5. Wesolowski, K, Professionalizing capoeira: The politics of play in twenty-first-century Brazil, Latin American Perspectives, vol. 39 no. 2 (March, 2012), pp. 82-92, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0094-582X [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]


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