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Creating Light in Dark Times. Blog post by Charlotte Corden

On the Darkness in Light in Dark Times and On Light in Dark Times: Art and Anthropology in Graphic Form. Two blog posts by Alisse Waterston


Roundup of Fall 2020 books by Scott McLemee, Inside Higher Ed.

Alisse Waterston and Charlotte Corden. “Making Light in Dark Times.” Anthropology News (forthcoming
summer, 2021).

Alisse Waterston and Charlotte Corden. “Art and Anthropology in Graphic Form: Exceptional Experience
and Extraordinary Collaboration in the Making of Light in Dark Times.” In Exceptional Experiences: New
Horizons in Anthropological Studies of Art, Aesthetics, and Everyday Life, edited by Petra Rethman and
Helena Wullff. New York and London: Berghahn Books (forthcoming 2022).

Learn more about Light In Dark Times

Articles, Features, Speaking Engagements and Podcasts


In These Times Magazine 6 page spread: Alisse Waterston and Charlotte Corden. 2021. On Envisioning
an Alternative World. Vol. 45, Number 4 (April): 48-53.

Anthropology Professor Alisse Waterston Urges Readers to Envision an Alternative World in her Graphic
Book, Light in Dark Times. Andrea Dawn Clark, Senior Editor, John Jay News, March 8, 2021.

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Light in Dark Times Video Abstract with Alisse. UTP Quick Pitch.

Speaking Engagements

Queen’s University, Belfast, October 22, 2021

School for Advanced Research, October 14, 2021

University College of London, May 25, 2021

Colby College, May 4, 2021

Bard at Brooklyn Public Library, April 29, 2021

John Jay College, CUNY, April 29, 2021

Pracownia Duży Pokój/ Ethnographic Laboratory Association, Warsaw, April 27, 2021

University of Arizona, April 13, 2021

Hannah Arendt Center and Anthropology Program, Bard College, April 8, 2021

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), April 6, 2021

University of Michigan, April 5, 2021

University of South Florida, March 11, 2021

Stockholm University, February 8, 2021

University of California, San Diego, January 14, 2021

Heyman Humanities Center, Columbia University, December 11, 2020

Johns Hopkins University, December 7, 2020

Whitman College, October 19, 2020


New Books Network

Indoor Voices with Kathleen Collins

Otherwise Magazine with José Sherwood and Letizia Bonnano (Coming Soon)

In The Stacks with Christina Obolenskaya

Book Launch: Alisse Waterston and Charlotte Corden in conversation with Sherine Hamdy on Zoom.

In Search of Light in Dark Times, Podcast with Alisse Waterston and science journalist Natalie von der Lehr

Articles by the author and the artist

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