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Οδυσσέας Γκιλής. Αναστενάρια L. Danforth. Αποσπάσματα από το βιβλίο.
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  Οδυσσέας Γκιλής Επιμέλεια ΑΝΑΣΤΕΝΑΡΙΑ  Loring DanforthLoring M. Danforth  is a  professor  of anthropology and epistemology, and an author working at Bates College in the United States. Danforth received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1!1 and a .A. and #h.D. from #rinceton University in 1!$ and 1!%. &e has written many 'ooks and articles on acedonia, (reece, Australia and nationalism. Danforth won a  )ational *ndowment for the &umanities +ellowship for College eachers and -ndependent Scholars, and was a recipient of a +ul'right +ellowship. &is 'ooks have 'een featured on the C&-C* lists. Danforth has taught at Bates College since 1!%./oring Danforth, professor of Anthropology, e0plores cultures through ethnic identityhis +aces at Bates profile was posted August 222 )oted cultural anthropologist /oring Danforth, a mem'er of the Bates faculty since 1!%, e0plores a variety of international cultures through the prism of ethnic identity. &is forthcoming essay in The American  Ethnologist   e0amines ethnic identity in connection with the sport of soccer in Australia, where teams were formed along ethnic lines until officials recently decided to reorgani3e the sport. -n late August, Danforth travels to oronto where he will conduct interviews with child refugees from the (reek Civil 4ar. &e has focused much of his scholarly attention on (reece, acedonia and Australia. &is award5winning 'ook 6he acedonian Conflict7 *thnic )ationalism in a ransnational 4orld6 8#rinceton University #ress, 19: concerns the claims to and construction of acedonian identity in )orthern (reece and Australia. &e is also the author of 6he Death ;ituals of ;ural (reece6 and 6+irewalking and ;eligious &ealing7 he Anastenaria of (reece and the American +irewalking ovement,6 'oth pu'lished 'y #rinceton University #ress.he recipient of a num'er of prestigious grants and awards, including +ul'right and  )ational *ndowment of the &umanities fellowships, Danforth cuts a wide swath in his investigations. +or instance, his course 6 yth, +olklore and #opular Culture6 e0amines a variety of te0ts, including ancient (reek myths, (rimm<s folktales, Apache =okes, African prover's, Bar'ie dolls and 4alt Disney comics and movies in light of important theoretical anthropological approaches.Although they don<t need to leave /ewiston to do so, Danforth e0pects his students to conduct e0tensive research through use of the -nternet and spends significant time finding 4e' pages for organi3ations linked to his course sylla'i. 6-t<s a way to lay the groundwork for students,6 he says, sparking their scholarly interest in topics as diverse as transse0uals and the U.S. arines.
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