Questions of culture for Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 

Interview originally published in Section Culture. Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Vol. 29 #1-2.   Last August you handed the skeptron, as Bourdieu would call it, of the Chair of the Culture Section over to Jenn Lena. Before we speak about your work can you tell us a bit about your experience heading the section?  It was such a rewarding experience! Because of the … Continue reading Questions of culture for Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 

Four Questions for Ann Mische

[The content of this post was initially published in the Summer 2015 issue of the Section CULTURE newsletter]   Ann Mische, University of Notre Dame Section CULTURE: How did you become interested in the study of culture? Ann Mische: It’s always hard to track the beginnings of something (as beginnings themselves are cultural constructions), but perhaps I can date it to my undergraduate studies at … Continue reading Four Questions for Ann Mische

TEN QUESTIONS FOR SARAH THORNTON

   Sarah Thornton is a writer and sociologist of art. After earning her Ph.D. in sociology, Sarah went on to work as the chief correspondent on contemporary art for The Economist, as well as writing for many other publications, including Artforum, the Guardian, and The New Yorker.  She published Seven Days in the Art World in 2008, a book about the inner workings of the … Continue reading TEN QUESTIONS FOR SARAH THORNTON