Sarah LeBaron von Baeyer

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Lecturer in East Asian Studies (August 2016 - June 2018)
Areas of interest : 
Transnational Migration and Mobility; Race and Ethnicity; Minorities in Japan
Region: 
Japan, Transregional

Sarah LeBaron von Baeyer completed her PhD in sociocultural anthropology at Yale University in 2015. Her research focuses on the experiences of different generations of Japanese-Brazilian labor migrants moving between Japan and Brazil over the last three decades. She has also worked as an applied anthropologist, and has recently completed a project on education and technology use among Syrian refugee children in Jordan.

Courses

ANTH 254

Japan: Culture, Society, Modernity

Introduction to Japanese society and culture. The historical development of Japanese society; family, work, and education in contemporary Japan; Japanese aesthetics; and psychological, sociological, and cultural interpretations of Japanese behavior.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
ANTH 414, EAST 417

Hubs, Mobilities, and World Cities

Analysis of urban life in historical and contemporary societies. Topics include capitalist and postmodern transformations; class, gender, ethnicity, and migration; and global landscapes of power and citizenship.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
ANTH 575, EAST 575

Hubs, Mobilities, and World Cities

Analysis of urban life in historical and contemporary societies. Topics include capitalist and postmodern transformations, class, gender, ethnicity, migration, and global landscapes of power and citizenship.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM