Selected Anthropology Faculty Publications
“Cultivating taste and class in the garden” IN A Gronseth and D Davis, eds., Mutuality and Empathy: Self and Other in the Ethnographic Encounter. Oxon: Sean Kingston Publishing. Accepted for publication.
Beth Notar, as part of being invited to be a fellow for Virginia Tech's Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLIGS) accompanied a group of Executive Master's students to Yunnan, China where she conducts research. She also gave a guest webinar on Yunnan to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) which is organizing a program in Yunnan this summer.
Beth Notar also received a Mellon grant for developing a new course "Mobility and Sustainability" as related to her current research on the rise of automobility in China. The grant will enable her to attend a faculty development workshop on sustainability in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Displacing Desire: Travel and Popular Culture in China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2006. (Reviewed in American Ethnologist, Asian Anthropology, Book News, Choice, China Journal, China Quarterly, Journal of Asian Studies, Pacific Affairs)
"Producing Cosmopolitanism at the Borderlands: Lonely Planeteers and 'Local' Cosmopolitians in Southwest China." Anthropological Quarterly Vol. 81, no.3 (summer) 2008: 615-650.
"Dui Yunnam Dali Baizu de biaoshu (yu ziwo biaoshu) de zai sikao" (Relfections on Representations and Self-Representations of the Bai minority of Dali, Yunnan). Xinan minzu daxue xuebao (Journal of the Southwestern Nationalities University), forthcoming summer 2008.
"Pathways to Promote and Guide the Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Research." IN Turning Research into Pratice (TRIP) Suggested Actions from Case-Studies of Sexual and Reproductive Health Research. Geneva: World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research. Pp. 44-47.
"Mesa Redonda: Intersection entre las ciencias biomedicas y sociales." IN Aportes a la Investigation Social en Salud Sexual y Reproductiva. (Round Table Commentary: Intersection between Biomedical adn Social Sciences. Workshop on Social Research in Sexual and Reproductive Health) Buenos Aires: Centro de Estudios de Poblacion, CENEP-CEDES-AEPA-UNFPA. Pp. 417-422.
"Hunting and Colonial Identity: Collaboration and Subversion in the Northern Frontier Region of the British Empire." In Conversation and Society, Vol. 8 No. 2: 2010, 112-126.
"Forms of Predation: Tiger and Markhor Hunting in Colonial Governance." In Modern Asia Studies. Forthcoming
"The Pelt Smuggler." In Voice of Snow Leopard. Donald Hunter (Ed.) University of Colorado Press; Boulder. Forthcoming (Spring 2011)
"Multiple Sovereignty and Transnationalism in a Nation State: Aga Khan Developement Network in Hunza, Pakistan." In NGO's, Sovereignty and International Developement: Soft Forms of Governance. Boris Petric (Ed.) Under Review
"Religious Sovereignty and Transnationalism in a Nation-State: Postcolonial Identities in Northern Pakistan." In Tsantsa, No.14, 2009: 66-75.
"Small Players in the Great Game: Marginality and Representation on the Northern Frontiers of Nineteenth-Century Colonial India." In South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies Vol XXIX, no.2, August 2006: 235-253.