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Christine Folch, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative

Christine Folch
Office Location:  201G Friedl Building
Office Phone:  (919) 668-4170
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Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • Culanth 225.01, Stimulants and society Synopsis
    Friedl bdg 204, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Culanth 301.01, Theoretical foundations Synopsis
    Friedl bdg 204, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Ph.D. City University of New York 2012

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Folch, C. Hydropolitics The Itaipu Dam, Sovereignty, and the Engineering of Modern South America. Princeton University Press, September, 2019. 272 pages pp.  [abs]
  2. Folch, C. "Ciudad del Este and the common market: A tale of two economic integrations." Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands Between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay  (January, 2018): 267-284.
  3. Folch, C. "The nature of sovereignty in the anthropocene: Hydroelectric lessons of struggle, otherness, and economics from paraguay." Current Anthropology  vol. 57 no. 5 (October, 2016): 565-585. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Folch, C. "The Cause of All Paraguayans? Defining and Defending Hydroelectric Sovereignty." The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology  vol. 20 no. 2 (January, 2015): 242-263. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Folch, C. "Surveillance and state violence in stroessner's paraguay: ItaipĂș hydroelectric dam, archive of terror." American Anthropologist  vol. 115 no. 1 (March, 2013): 44-57. [doi]  [abs]

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