Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

Christopher Bracken

Christopher Bracken

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Christopher Bracken is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.  His research interests include the poetics of anthropology and the rhetoric of law—all within the frame of settler colonialism.  His editorial interests lie largely in the reports that Boas produced for British Association for the Advancement of Science.  He has written on Boas’s discursive cannibalism, Boas’s conception of the end of the West, and Boas’s theory of history as dissemination.