• 251 Citations
20042019
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Education/Academic qualification

Anthropology, PhD, New York University

… → 2003

Anthropology, MA, New York University

… → 1998

Anthropology, BA, Wesleyan University

… → 1994

Research interests

  • Desi (South Asian American) youth
  • Ethnography
  • Race in advertising

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ethnicity Social Sciences
minority Social Sciences
objectification Social Sciences
producer Social Sciences

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Grants 2009 2018

Research Output 2004 2019

Bad Habitus: Anthropology in the Age of the Multimodal

Takaragawa, S., Smith, T. L., Hennessy, K., Alvarez Astacio, P., Chio, J., Nye, C. & Shankar, S., May 2019, In : American Anthropologist. 121, 2, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthropology
Anthropology
Habitus

Nothing Sells like Whiteness: Race, Ontology, and American Advertising

Shankar, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Anthropologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ontology
advertising medium
multicultural society
ethnicity
Whiteness
12 Citations (Scopus)

Language and materiality: Ethnographic and theoretical explorations

Cavanaugh, J. R. & Shankar, S., Jan 1 2017, Cambridge University Press. 303 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

language
aesthetics
semiotics
mediatization
sociolinguistics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linguistic Anthropology in 2016: Now What?

Shankar, S., Jun 2017, In : American Anthropologist. 119, 2, p. 319-332 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthropology
linguistics
racism
language
social justice

Spelling materiality: The branded business of competitive spelling

Shankar, S., Jan 1 2017, Language and Materiality: Ethnographic and Theoretical Explorations. Cambridge University Press, p. 87-102 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

language
orthography
social media
broadcast
semiotics