May 17, 2017

On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig

On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig


How do academics write for a variety of audiences? Is routine a necessary part of creating? How many times will Ryan mention Stephen King? In this episode of This Anthro Life, Adam and Ryan talk with Anita Hannig of Brandeis University about the writing process behind her new book, Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital.  While they are looking at writing as a craft from the perspective of anthropologists, Ryan, Adam, and Anita draw on a variety of perspectives outside of the discipline to suggest some tips for writing routine, reaching a broad audience, and writing ethnography.

About Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig is an assistant professor at Brandeis University.

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