[Karen Nakamura - kanji] Karen Nakamura

1993 B.A., Cornell University. College Scholar Program and Psychology.
1998 M.Phil., Yale University. Socio-Cultural Anthropology.
2001 Ph.D., Yale University. Socio-Cultural Anthropology.
karen nakamura

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
Yale University
51 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven CT 06520-8277

Abe Fellow
Center for Global Partnership and
Social Science Research Foundation

Introduction: I'm an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Yale University. My doctoral research in sociocultural anthropology has been on sign language, identity, civil society, and minority social movements in modern Japan. At Yale, I teach courses on queer ethnography, disability and culture, Japan Studies, and visual and applied anthropology.

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first of all let me express my admiration for your work.

I started some time ago a camera collection of my own and reading your articles inspired and guided me.

I am a 67 year old portuguese photographer that started shooting pictures 50 years ago, mainly fascinated by the immense variety of cultures and behaviors in the world. Perhaps I am an espontaneous kind of ethnographic mind.

I started the building of a blog about my collection (around 50 cameras now) and I would be grateful if you allow me to display some of your material, always mentioning the author of course.

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Best Regards

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