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Katya Wesolowski, Lecturing Fellow of Cultural Anthropology and Instructional Staff of Thompson Writing Program

Office Location:  Cultural Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-7087
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Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • Dance 131.01, Capoeira: dance/martial art Synopsis
    Ark 101, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Culanth 295s.01, Anthropology of childhood Synopsis
    White 201, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Culanth 424-1.01, Medical anthropology Synopsis
    Friedl bdg 204, WF 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Ph.D. Columbia University 2007
  • MA Columbia University, (Anthropology and Education)
  • BA Reed 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.): 198-201.
  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." Sports Culture in Latin American History  (January, 2015.): 161-182.
  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.): 82-92. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]

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