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Sharon Roseman

Education

  • BA, Toronto, 1986
  • MA, McMaster University, 1988
  • PhD, McMaster University, 1993

Position

  • Professor

Contact Info

Research Interests

Geographical: Galicia (Northwestern Spain), Newfoundland and Labrador, Finnmark (Northeastern Norway)

Theoretical and Topical: Historical Anthropology, Memory, Anthropology of Labour, Critical Mobility and Migration Studies, Feminist Anthropology, Food Studies, Translation Studies, Alternative Media, Audiovisual Anthropology

Students interested in working in any of these areas should feel free to contact me to discuss possible honours or graduate thesis supervision.

I am currently serving as Academic Editor of ISER Books.

I also edit the European Anthropology in Translation book series of Berghahn Books.

 

Select Publications

Books

2012

  • Antropoloxía das mulleres galegas. As outras olladas. Co-editor with Enrique Alonso Población. Santiago de Compostela: Sotelo Blanco Edicións. 

 2008

  • Recasting Culture and Space in Iberian Contexts. Edited volume. Co-editor with Shawn S. Parkhurst. State University of New York Press. Series: National Identities.
  • O rexurdimento dunha base rural no concello de Zas: O Santiaguiño de Carreira. A Coruña: Baía Edicións.

2004

  • Intersecting Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Edited volume. Co- editor with Ellen Badone. The University of Illinois Press.

Edited Special Theme Issues of Journals

2013

  • Co-editor with Santiago Prado Conde and Xerardo Pereiro Pérez. Nuevas Ruralidades. Gazeta de Antropología 29(2).

2008

  • Co-editor with Nieves Herrero and Wayne Fife. The Cultural Politics of Tourism and Heritage in Galicia: Anthropological Perspectives. International Journal of Iberian Studies 21(2).

2002

  • Guest editor, "The Historical Anthropology of Europe: Translated Works," a special issue of the Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe.

1999

  • Co-editor with Heidi Kelley of "Ethnographic Explorations of Gender and Power in Rural Northwestern Iberia," special theme issue of Anthropologica.

Edited Conference Proceedings

2011

  • Antropología y nuevas ruralidades. Mesa de Trabajo, Actas del XII Congreso de Antropología de la FAAEE. Co-editor with Santiago Prado and Xerardo Pereiro. León: Federación de Asociaciones de Antropología del Estado Español.

2002

  • Identities, Power, and Place on the Atlantic Borders of Two Continents: Proceedings from the International Research Linkages Workshop on Newfoundland and Labrador Studies and Galician Studies. St. John's: Faculty of Arts, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2014

  • Anthropological Idiolects and Minoritizing Translation in Galician Ethnography. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 24(1): 19-41.

2013

  • Unemployment and Labor Migration in Rural Galicia (Spain). Dialectical Anthropology 37(3): 401-421.
  • Antropología y Nuevas Ruralidades. Co-authored with Santiago Prado Conde and Xerardo Pereiro Pérez. Gazeta de Antropología 29(2), artículo 01.

2012

  • ‘Hai que entenderse’ (We Have To Understand One Another): Fieldwork, Migration and Storytelling Events. In Where is the Field? The Experience of Migration Viewed through the Prism of Ethnographic Fieldwork. Laura Hirvi and Hanna Snellman, eds. Helsinki: Studia Fennica Ethnologica. Pp. 193-216.

  • Introdución. As outras olladas. Co-authored with Enrique Alonso Población. In Antropoloxía das mulleres galegas. As outras olladas. Santiago de Compostela: Sotelo Blanco Edicións. Pp. 1-22.
  • Reflexións sobre a antropoloxía de xénero. In Antropoloxía das mulleres galegas. As outras olladas. Co-editors Enrique Alonso Población and Sharon R. Roseman. Santiago de Compostela: Sotelo Blanco Edicións. Pp. 223-230.

 2011

  • Antropología y nuevas ruralidades: introducción teórica. Co-authored with Santiago Prado and Xerardo Pereiro. In Mesa de Trabajo sobre Antropología y nuevas ruralidades. Actas del XII Congreso de Antropología de la FAAEE. Co-editor with Santiago Prado and Xerardo Pereiro. León: Federación de Asociaciones de Antropología del Estado Español. Pp. 2163-2172.
  • Presentación. Co-authored with Xerardo Pereiro and Santiago Prado, and Sharon Roseman. In Mesa de Trabajo sobre Antropología y nuevas ruralidades. Actas del XII Congreso de Antropología de la FAAEE. León: FAAEE- Asociación Castellana de Antropología. Pp. 2157-2161.
  • Employment-Related Mobility and the Health of Workers, Families, and Communities: The Canadian Context. Julia Temple, Barbara Neis, Lois Jackson, Sharon R. Roseman, Paula Romanow, and Chrissy Vincent. Labour/Le Travail 67: 121-156.

2008

  • Culture and Space in Iberian Anthropology. Co-authored with Shawn S. Parkhurst. In Recasting Culture and Space in Iberian Contexts. Sharon R. Roseman and Shawn S. Parkhurst, eds. Albany: State University of New York Press. Pp. 1-32.
  • The Cultural Politics of Tourism and Heritage in Galicia: Anthropological Perspectives. Co-authored with Nieves Herrero and Wayne Fife
    International Journal of Iberian Studies 21(2): 73-86.
  • Souvenirs and Cultural Politics in Santiago de Compostela. Co-authored with Wayne Fife. International Journal of Iberian Studies 21(2): 109-130.
  • Cursillos and Concursos in Rural Galicia: The Sección Femenina and the Modernizing Project of the Franco Dictatorship. In Recasting Culture and Space in Iberian Contexts. Sharon R. Roseman and Shawn S. Parkhurst, eds. Albany: State University of New York Press. Pp. 129-149.

2007

  • ‘O patrimonio cultural como un enfoque crítico na loita pola identidade e a convivencia’, Ágora: Papeles de Filosofía, Vol. 26, No. 1: 7-26.

2006

  • Reivindicando el paisaje gallego: asociaciones rurales y políticas de desarrollo. In Galicia & Terranova & Labrador. Comparative Studies on Economic, Political and Socio-cultural Processes. Estudos comparativos das dinámicas económicas, políticas e socio-culturais. Xaquín S. Rodríguez Campos and Xosé M. Santos Solla, coords. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Santiago de Compostela University Press. Pp. 93-106.

2004

  • Approaches to the Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Co-authored with Ellen Badone. In Intersecting Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman, eds. Champaign: University of Illinois Press. Pp. 1-43.
  • Santiago de Compostela in the Year 2000: From Religious Centre to European City of Culture. In Intersecting Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman, eds. Champaign: University of Illinois Press. Pp. 171-208.
  • Bioregulation and Comida Caseira in Rural Galicia, Spain. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 11 (1): 9-37.

2003

  • Spaces of Production, Memories of Contention: An Account of Local Struggle in Late 20th Century Rural Galicia (Spain). Dialectical Anthropology 27: 19-45.
  • Poniendo la artesanía gallega y el turismo rural gallego en el mapa global: Políticas administrativas y propuestas locales [Putting Galician crafts and Galician Rural Tourism on the Global Map: Government Policies and Local Proposals]. In Las expresiones locales de la globalización: México y España [Local Expressions of Globalization: Mexico and Spain]. Carmen Bueno and Encarnación Aguilar, coordinadoras. México: Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social y Editorial Porrúa. Pp. 381 404.

2002

  • 'Strong Women' and 'Pretty Girls': Self-Provisioning, Gender, and Class Identity in Rural Galicia (Spain). American Anthropologist 104(1): 22-37
  • "And then, Afterward, There would be Broth without Fat": The Life Accounts of a Galician Married Couple. In Identities, Power, and Place on the Atlantic Borders of Two Continents: Proceedings from the International Research Linkages Workshop on Newfoundland and Labrador Studies and Galician Studies. St. John's: Faculty of Arts, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Pp. 213-223.
  • "Going Over to the Other Side": The Sociality of Remembrance in Galician Death Narratives. Ethos 30(4): 433-464.

2000

  • Vendiendo la labor, vendiendo los conocimientos: un estudio antropológico de las modistas de taller y de las costureras ambulantes gallegas [Selling Labour, Selling Knowledge: An Anthropological Study of Workshop-based Tailoresses and Itinerant Seamstresses in Galicia]. Semata: Ciencias Sociais e Humanidades12: 361-383. Comerciantes y Artesanos [Sellers and Artisans]. Theme issue. Carmen Fernández Casanova, ed.

1999

  • Introduction (Roseman, S., and H. Kelley). In the special theme issue "Ethnographic Explorations of Gender and Power in Rural Northwestern Iberia," Anthropologica XLI: 87-99.
  • ¿Quen manda ? (Who's in Charge?): The Politics of Household Authority in Rural Galicia. In the special theme issue "Ethnographic Explorations of Gender and Power in Rural Northwestern Iberia," Anthropologica XLI: 115-130. 
  • Fixo Ben (She Did the Right Thing): Women and Social Disruption in Rural Galicia. In Feminist Fields: Ethnographic Insights, Rae Bridgman, Sally Cole and Heather Howard-Bobiwash, editors. Peterborough: Broadview Press. Pp. 212-228.

1997

  • Celebrating Silenced Words: The "Reimagining" of a Feminist Nation in Late-Twentieth-Century Galicia. Feminist Studies 23(1): 43-71.
  • 'Lenguas de Solidaridad' en el medio rural: El mantenimiento del gallego vernáculo ['Languages of Solidarity' in the Rural Context: The Maintenance of Vernacular Galician]. In As linguas e as identidades: Ensaios de etnografía e de interpretación antropolóxica [Languages and Identities: Essays on Ethnography and Anthropological Interpretation], Xaquín Rodríguez Campos, editor. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Santiago de Compostela University Press. Pp. 105-22.

1996

  • 'How We Built the Road': The Politics of Memory in Rural Galicia. American Ethnologist 23(4): 836-860.

1995

  • 'Falamos como Falamos': Linguistic Revitalization and the Maintenance of Local Vernaculars in Galicia. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 5(1): 3-32.

1991

  • A Documentary Fiction and Ethnographic Production: An Analysis of Sherman's March. Cultural Anthropology 6(4): 505-524.

Ethnographic Photography

2008

  • Cover photograph and inside photographs, O rexurdimento dunha base rural no concello de Zas: O Santiaguiño de Carreira. A Coruña: Baía Edicións.

2004

  • Cover photograph for book: Intersecting Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. University of Illinois Press.

1999

  • Storing Hay, Husband and Wife Reaping Hay, Neighbours, Grandmother and Granddaughter, Malpica in 1989. In Photo Essay that is contained in the special theme issue "Ethnographic Explorations of Gender and Power in Rural Northwestern Iberia," Anthropologica XLI: 169-172.
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