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Kevin Anderson

Lecturer, Communication -- Visual anthropology and Ethnographic filmmaking; Reality Television, Documentary Film, and Medical Anthropology

Kevin Anderson

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Kevin Taylor Anderson is a visual anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker with experience shooting films in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Japan, Italy, India, Mexico, Alaska, and Ireland. He has published scholarly articles on Reality Television, Ethnographic Film, Documentary Film, and Medical Anthropology, and is currently finishing post-production on two films: Layers of Pompeii and Awakening the Internal Sound: the music and mission of Rabindra Goswami. Kevin has taught film studies and anthropology courses at Tufts University, Clark University, Seattle University, and currently is Lecturer in Media, Culture, and Visual Methods in the Communication Department at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His heroes are Jean Rouch, Chris Marker, and Basho.