Dr. Kiran Jayaram on the Anthropology of Education During COVID 19 & Island Anthropologies
Season 1 Episode 4
Recorded 4 June 2020
The following conversation is with William, of the podcast A Partial Perspective and Dr. Kiran Jayaram, a professor of anthropology at the University of South Florida. In this conversation they discuss topics related to his research in Haiti and international development, National and international migration(including his family background), and his work with a group of scholars in Haiti and the Dominican Republic called Transnational Hispaniola and his work with the Island Anthropologies event that, among other things, attempts to rethink “the Caribbean” as a container for what we conceive of as “expected and normal” there. The conversation pick up discussing the Anthropology of education in the time of COVID-19, and what teaching has looked like right now during the pandemic.