Professor of Anthropology

bucklelm@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education

BA, University of Essex ( UK )
MA, University of New Mexico
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Teaching

Cultural Anthropology, History of Theory in Sociocultural Anthropology, Ethnographic Genres and Methods, Visual Anthropology, Ethnographic Film

Research

Africa, Colonial Discourse and Postcolonial Studies, Aesthetics, Material Culture, Visual Anthropology, Anthropology of Art, Photography, Adornment

Publications

2014 Photography and Photo-Elicitation after Colonialism. Cultural Anthropology. 29:4

David Bowie is… (Exhibit Review). American Anthropologist. 116 (3): 653-655.

2013 Portrait Photography in a Postcolonial Age: How Beauty Tells the Truth. In Portrait Photography in Africa. Elizabeth Cameron and John Peffer,eds. (Indiana University Press)

Cine-film, Film-strips and the Devolution of Colonial Photography in The Gambia. History of Photography 34.2:147-157 (2010)

Photography, Elegance and the Aesthetics of Citizenship In Visual Sense: A Cultural Reader. Elizabeth Edwards and Kaushik Bhaumik , eds. New York: Berg Press (2008)

Gridwork: Gambian Colonial Photography. Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 2:40-55 (2008)

Studio Photography and the Aesthetics of Citizenship in The Gambia In Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, and Ruth B. Phillips, eds, 61-85. New York: Berg Press (2006)

Just Showing a Movie? Anthropology News 47(5):64 (2006)

Objects of Love and Decay: Colonial Photographs in a Postcolonial Archive. Cultural Anthropology 20(2): 249-270 (2005)

Some Notes on Posing in The Gambia. Anthropology News 46(4): 40-40. (2005)

Self and Accessory in Gambian Studio Photography. Visual Anthropology Review 16(2):71-91 (2001)

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