Donna Young

 
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Assistant Professor
MW
282
(416) 208-2650

Affiliations: 

  • Canadian Association of Social and Cultural Anthropologists, member
  • American Anthropology Association, member
  • American Ethnological Society, member

Research Interests: 

  • Anthropology of Academic Practices
  • The Ethnography of Memory
  • The Anthropology of Religion & Pilgrimage

Awards and Grants: 

  • 2007 Research funding from Michael Lambek‚Äôs CRC "Anthropology of Ethical Life."
  • 2006 Departmental Nominee for Council of Graduate Schools/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award.
  • 2005-2006 SSHRC SIG Grant "Lives of Women Religious".

Publications: 

  • 2008 "Clothing of Piety, Clothing of Poverty: Object Lessons in a Convent School" Ethnos Vol. 73:3 377-398.
  • 2005 Donna J. Young and Anne Meneley (eds.) Auto-ethnographies: The Anthropology of Academic Practices. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press.
  • 2005 "Writing Against the Native Point of View." In Auto-ethnographies: The Anthropology of Academic Practices. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press. 203-215.

Teaching Interests: 

  • Conceptualizing Religion
  • Ritual and Religious Action
  • Political Anthropology