Tag: Bipolar

Bipolar Expeditions: Toward an Antropology of Moods

Emily Martin
Taking the Measure of Moods
Wednesday, April 13 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Transcribing Emotions in Everyday Life
Thursday, April 14 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 15 2005, 9:30 am, 4314 Social Science

Emily Martin (Ph.D., Anthropology, Cornell University) is Professor of Anthropology at New York University. Her research interests include religion, ideology, politics, models and explanations in social anthropology, political economy of health, gender, anthropology of science, and rationality. She is the author of dozens of articles and book chapters and five books: The Cult of the Dead in a Chinese Village (1973), Chinese Ritual and Politics (1981), The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction (Winner of Eileen Basker Memorial Prize, 1987), Flexible Bodies: Tracking Immunity in America from the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS (1994); and Bipolar Expeditions: An Anthropology of Moods  (forthcoming). She has served on the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council and as president of the American Ethnological Society.