Kinship, Myth, and Representation: Lévi-Strauss and Structuralism
- Created 13 January 2010; Published 10 March 2010Kinship, Myth, and Representation: Lévi-Strauss and Structuralism
A round table discussion with:
Jerome Levi, Sociology and Anthropology, Van Dusenbery, Sociology and Anthropology, Dana Strand, French & Francophone Studies, Silvia López, Spanish, Latin American Studies, Scott Carpenter, French & Francophone Studies
Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009), the “father of modern anthropology” and a founder of structuralism, was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. The round table will discuss Lévi-Strauss’s life, his thought, and his legacy in anthropology, ethnography, myth studies, linguistics and literary criticism.