Cristiana Giordano (2015-16)

Cristiana Giordano is an assistant professor of anthropology. Her research interests include medical and psychological anthropology, psychoanalysis, ethno-psychiatry, subjectivity, theories of translation, migration, human rights, citizenship, anthropology of the state and the law, Italy, Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Cristiana's most recent book, Migrants in Translation: Caring and the Logics of Difference in Contemporary Italy (UC Press, 2014) is an ethnographic reflection on foreign migration, mental health, and cultural translation in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in anthropology at UC Berkeley.

Her 2015-16 Proseminar is entitled Ethnography and Care-full Description.

Learn more about Cristiana Giordano at her faculty webpage.

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