• 254 Citations
20042019

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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

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
2017

Language and materiality: Ethnographic and theoretical explorations

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

12 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

Toward a theory of language materiality: An introduction

Shankar, S. & Cavanaugh, J. R., Jan 1 2017, Language and Materiality: Ethnographic and Theoretical Explorations. Cambridge University Press, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
2016

Coming in First: Sound and Embodiment in Spelling Bees

Shankar, S., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 26, 2, p. 119-140 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Asian Americans, They’re Just Like Us

Shankar, S., Feb 10 2015, In : Pacific Standard.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Super Bowl of Racial Candor?

Shankar, S., Feb 1 2015, In : Ms. (magazine).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Better Off Brown: Why Bobby Won’t be President but Piyush Could

Shankar, S., Jul 29 2015, In : Medium.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fifty years on, the overachiever stereotype is still hurting Asian Americans

Shankar, S., Apr 6 2015, In : Quartz.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How Do You Spell S-T-E-R-E-O-T-Y-P-E?

Shankar, S., Apr 6 2015, In : Pacific Standard.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

What does the spelling success of Indian American kids tell us?

Shankar, S., Jun 4 2015, In : The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Why are Indian Americans Winning the National Spelling Bee?

Shankar, S., Jun 7 2015, In : Newsweek.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

‘Brain sports’ are gaining momentum

Shankar, S., May 18 2015, In : Boston Globe.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Our racially diverse present (and future) deserves better than tokenism

Shankar, S., Dec 2014, In : The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Producing authenticity in global capitalism: Language, materiality, and value

Cavanaugh, J. R. & Shankar, S., Jan 1 2014, In : American Anthropologist. 116, 1, p. 51-64 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2013

Affect and sport in South Asian American advertising

Shankar, S., Oct 1 2013, In : South Asian Popular Culture. 11, 3, p. 231-242 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Chinese and Japanese Americans: Race and Ethnicity in Advertising, 1890s- Present

Shankar, S., 2013, Chinese and Japanese Americans.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

South Asian Americans: Race and Ethnicity in Advertising, 1890s- Present

Shankar, S., 2013, South Asian Americans.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Creating model consumers: Producing ethnicity, race, and class in Asian American advertising

Shankar, S., Aug 1 2012, In : American Ethnologist. 39, 3, p. 578-591 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Language and materiality in global capitalism

Shankar, S. & Cavanaugh, J. R., Oct 1 2012, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 41, p. 355-369 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
2011

Asian American youth language use: Perspectives across schools and communities

Shankar, S., Mar 1 2011, In : Review of Research in Education. 35, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2009

Reel to Real

Shankar, S., Jan 1 2009, Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008
46 Scopus citations
2007

Review of The Anthropology of Names and Naming edited by Gabriele vom Bruck and Barbara Bodenhorn

Shankar, S., 2007, In : Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 13, 4, p. 1045-1046 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2006

Metaconsumptive practices and the circulation of objectifications

Shankar, S., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Material Culture. 11, 3, p. 293-317 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2004

FOBby or Tight?: ‘Multicultural Day’ and Other Struggles at Two Silicon Valley High Schools

Shankar, S., 2004, Local Actions: Cultural Activism, Power and Public Life in America. Checker, M. & Fishman, M. (eds.). New York: Columbia University Press, p. 184-207

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood

Shankar, S., 2004, In : Pargmatics. 14, p. 317-335

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle