Rosalind C. Morris
Rosalind C. Morris is Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She was Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender between 1999 and 2004, and Associate Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia between 2003 and 2009. A scholar of both mainland Southeast Asia and South Africa, she has published widely on topics concerning the politics of representation, mass media, the relationship between violence and value, gender and sexuality, and changing forms of modernity in the global South. Her most recent book is Photographies East: The Camera and its Histories in East and Southeast Asia (Duke University Press 2009). Other books include In the Place of Origins: Modernity and its Mediums in Northern Thailand (Duke University Press 2000) and New Worlds from Fragments: Film, Ethnography, and the Representation of Northwest Coast Cultures (Westview Press 1994). Forthcoming in 2010 are an edited volume, Can the Subaltern Speak? Reflections on the History of an Idea (Columbia University Press) and a collection of essays entitled Wars I Have (not) Seen (Seagull Books).
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