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Heather SWANSON

Dept. of Anthropology | Aarhus University
Presentation: "Densities of Industrial Disturbance: Large-scale salmon production, watershed change, and the redistribution of fish"

Sub-fields of specialization: Environmental anthropology, cultural geography, environmental history, animal studies, science and technology studies, postcolonial theory, feminist theory, American West, modern Japan.

Specific areas of interest: Multispecies anthropology; human-nonhuman “globalizations”; projects of modernity in Japan, Chile, and the United States; indigenous movements and natural resource claims; concepts of sustainability; theoretical approaches to frontiers, borderlands, and contact zones; practices of comparison; experimental methodologies; the “Pacific Rim”; gender studies.