Elizabeth A. Eames
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Pettengill Hall, Room 159
B.A. Bryn Mawr College; M.A. and Ph.D. Harvard University
Africa; Economic Anthropology; Film Studies; Gender Studies, Human Rights; Immigration and Refugee Studies.
African immigrants in Maine, especially economic, employment, and resource allocation issues; impact of economic ‘development’ on urban and rural populations, especially its effects on gender relations; political mobilization of African market women; representations of Africa and Africans in various film and video industries.
- FYS 432: Disney Demystified: Race, Gender & Sexuality in “The Magic Kingdom”
- Anth 228: Person and Community in Contemporary Africa
- Anth 255: Cinematic Portraits of Africa
- Anth 339: Production & Reproduction: Economic Anthropology
- Anth s10: Encountering Community: Ethnographic Fieldwork Methodology
- Anth s27: Decoding Disney: Race, Gender & Sexuality in the Animated Blockbuster
- Anth s29: Global Maine: Documentary Production in Community
- ANWS 275: Gender and Culture
- INDS 100: African Perspectives on Justice, Human Rights, and Renewal