WRITING

 

books

2017    Framing a Lost City: Science, Photography and the Making of Machu Picchu. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

peer-reviewed articles

n.d. “Cooking up Heritage: Culinary Adventures of Peru’s Past.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Special Issue: Food Cultural Studies and the Trans Hispanic World, L. Anderson and R. Ingram, eds. (forthcoming)

2019     “Savoring Nostalgia: Food and the Past in Peru’s ‘La Casa de Don Cucho’.” Anthropology of Food, Special Issue: Gastro-politics: Culture, Identity and Culinary Politics in Peru, R. Matta and M.E. García, eds. (14) 1-22.

2019    “Heritage-Prospecting and the Past as Future(s) in Peru.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. (early online view). DOI: 10.1111/jlca.12402.

2018 “Living on a Prayer: Neo-Monasticism and Socio-ecological Change.” Religion (48:4) 678-699. DOI: 10.1090/0048721X.2018.1520752.

2018 “Archival Labyrinth: Words, Things and Bodies in Epistemic Formation.” Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society (1:1) 131-146. DOI: 10.1080/25729861.2018.1514713.

2019    “Evaluations that Fail: Small Samples, Nasty Emails and Tenuous Futures.” Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice (15:1) 161-172. Fast tracked, July 13, 2017. DOI: 10.1332/174426417X14998723379147.  

2017    “Neo-monastics in North Carolina: De-growth and a Theology of Enough.” Journal of Political Ecology (24) 543-565.

2012    “Collecting a ‘Lost City’ for Science: Huaquero Vision and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions to Machu Picchu.” Ethnohistory (59:2) 293-321. 

2007    “Purifying bodies, Translating Race: The Lantern Slides of Sir Everard im Thurn.” History of Photography (31:4) 348-364.

peer-reviewed book chapters

2016    “Machu Picchu: An Andean Utopia for the 21st Century?” World Heritage Sites and Tourism: Global and Local Relations, M.G. Barbas, L. Bourdeau and M. Robinson, eds., Pp. 37-44, London: Routledge.

2015    “Doing Christianity: Intentional Communities and Social Justice in the Early 21st Century.” Religious Diversity Today: Experiencing Religion in the Contemporary World, J.G. Goulet, L. Murphy, and A. Panagakos, eds., Pp. 35-64, Westport, CT: Praeger.

2014    “Latin America as Laboratory: The Camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions (1911, 1912, 1914-15).” Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology and Society in Latin America, E. Medina, I. Da Costa Marques, C. Holmes, eds., Pp. 245-266, Boston: MIT Press. 

Winner -2016 Amsterdamska Award from European Association for the Study of Science and Technology for most creative collaboration in an edited book.

book & film reviews

2019 Phantom Skies and Shifting Ground: Landscape, Culture and Rephotography in Eadweard Muybridge’s Illustrations of Central America, Byron Wolfe and Scott Brady, 2017, Temple University Press. Journal of Latin American Geography.

2018    “Looking Beyond the Ranges: Lost Cities and Scientific Virtue in Hollywood Cinema.” Review of the films The Lost City of Z and Embrace of the SerpentJournal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, (23:2) 397-400

2017    Darwin’s Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller. H-Latam, special issue on science in Latin America, February 14.

2014    Negotiating Culture: Heritage, Ownership and Intellectual Property, Laetitia La Follette, eds. Journal of Anthropological Research, (70:2).

2013    Extreme Collecting: Challenging Practices for 21stCentury Museums, Graeme Were and JCH King, eds.  Visual Anthropology Review. Fall, (29:2) 168-169.

2012    Take Me to My Paradise: Tourism and Nationalism in the British Virgin Islands, Colleen Ballerino Cohen 2010, Rutgers University Press. American Anthropologist, (114:2) 373-374.

2011    The Tourism Encounter: Fashioning Latin American Nations and Histories, Florence Babb, Stanford University Press. Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute, (18) 207-208.