Publications & Presentations

Selected recent presentations:

Videographic Ease and Ethnographic Refusal: Video as Research Practice and Research Product, Visual Ethnography of Cultural Heritage and Community Activism. Engaging Anthropology Conference, UMass Amherst, October 5, 2019.

Kind gift from the Centre featuring the local rype, the little arctic grouse. Sadly, such birds are among those species threatened due to climate change (read more about that from UiT here).

Rules of Recognition: Indigenous Peoples, Public Perception, and the State. Invited presentation for the SESAM Brown Bag Seminar Series, Centre for Sami Studies, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø. February 8, 2019.

The Legislation of Identity and Indigeneity “Incorporated”: Criteria and Effects, Indigeneity Inc Arbeidsgruppen. Norsk Antropologisk Forening (NAF) Årskonferanse, Tromsø, Norway, May 5, 2018.

Insider/outsider Indigenous studies in anthropology Roundtable: Where critical reflections matter. Roundtable Panelist, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 17.

Rethinking Recognition in Europe and North America: The 1970s and 1980s in Norway and New England. Presented at the 4th Annual Graduate Workshop on Comparative Historical Research, organized by the Council for European Studies’ Network on the Historical Study of States and Regimes, Glasgow, Scotland, July 11, 2017.

State Recognition and Sami Sovereignty in Norway: Democracy, Pluralism, & Indigeneity in Late Liberalism. Proposal presented at CHESS/GRECO workshop, “Social Justice and Changing Forms of Value” at the University of Barcelona, January 12-15, 2016.

Research Relationships and Digital Mediation: Considering Fieldwork and Film, Part of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe Session: Reflections on Methods, Familiarity & Strangeness In The Fieldwork Encounter, November 21, 2015.

Hegemony & Heritage Infrastructure: The Building of an Interpretive Trail in Southeastern British Columbia. Paper presented at the Cultural Landscapes & Heritage Values, University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 14, 2014.

Peer reviewed scholarly publications:

Photo by Erica Kowsz, 2014

Kowsz, Erica. 2015. “Dominant Culture and Making Heritage Happen: The Building of an Interpretive Trail in British Columbia’s Slocan Valley.” Journal of Community Archaeology & Heritage 2 (2): 89–105.