Ethnography and The “Cochin Jews” of Kerala: Insights from Fieldwork in India and Israel, 1972-2012

Tue, Apr 23, 2013 5:00am to 6:00am

After introducing the Kerala Jews, their history and culture in South India for more thana millennia, and their community life since migrating to Israel, Johnson will offer a fewhighlights from her research and her own ethnographic practice over the past 40 years.Topics include collaborative research, changing views of gender and caste, and the joys ofresearch on their vernacular women’s folk songs.

About Barbara Johnson, Emerita Professor of Anthropology, Ithaca College

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