Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa
- Office Location:
- Roosevelt Hall 212
- Office Hours:
- T 4:00pm – 5:00pm W 10:30am – 11:30am W 1:00pm – 3:00pm And by appointment
- University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts
Temple University, Master of Arts
Temple University, Ph.D.
- Video Profile
Stephanie Takaragawa is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. Her research interests focus on issues of representation in film, mass media, art, performance, and cultural display. She is a founding member of the curatorial collective Ethnographic Terminalia (http://ethnographicterminalia.org/). Her dissertation Visualizing Japanese-America: the Japanese American National Museum and the Construction of Identity examined the role of the Japanese American National Museum in the construction and dissemination of a Japanese-American identity. She is currently president of the Society for Visual Anthropology (2015-2017)(http://societyforvisualanthropology.org/) a subsection of the American Anthropological Association.
B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
2015 Campbell, C., Hennessy, K., McDonald, F., Miller, T., Smith, T and Takaragawa, S. After the Bureau of Memories: Reflections on curating at the Intersections of Archives, Art and Anthropology. Mnemoscape 2.
2014 Ethnographic Terminalia Exhibition: The Bureau of Memories: Archives and Ephemera. Hierarchy Gallery. Washington D.C.
Stephanie Takaragawa. Book review: Arnd Scheinder and Christopher Wright (eds.) ‘Between Art and Anthropology.’ Visual Anthropology 26(1).
Ethnographic Terminalia Presents: Zoe Bray. American Museum of Natural History. New York.
Workshop as Residency. (Ethnographic Terminalia) Arts Incubator. Chicago, Il
Craig Campbell, Kate Hennessy, Fiona P McDonald, Trudi Lynn Smith, Stephanie Takaragawa. Thinking Through Collaboration. Anthropology News. October 2013. http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2013/10/15/ethnographic-terminalia-curatorial-collective/
The Audible Observatory (Ethnographic Terminalia exhibition) SOMArts, San Francisco lead curator
Stephanie Takaragawa and Victoria Carty. “The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election and New Digital Technologies: Political Campaigns as Social Movements and the Significance of Collective Identity.” Tamara: Journal for Organizational Inquiry 10(4): 73-89.
Ethnographic Terminalia, Eastern Bloc Gallery, Montreal, Canada Organizational Team
Kate Hennessy, Fiona P. MacDonald, Trudi Lynn Smith and Stephanie Takaragawa. “Ethnographic Terminalia 2010: 27 Works” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1): 57-73.
Maria Brodine, Craig Campbell, Kate Hennessy, Fiona P. MacDonald, Trudi Lynn Smith and Stephanie Takaragawa. “Ethnographic Terminalia: An Introduction” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1): 49-51.
Ethnographic Terminalia, DuMois Gallery and Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA Curatorial Collective
Ethnographic Terminalia, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA Organizational Team