Anthropologist 人類學家

P. Kerim Friedman lives and teaches in Taiwan where he is an associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures (within the College of Indigenous Studies), at National Dong Hwa University in Hualien. Trained in both linguistic and visual anthropology, he has worked extensively with indigenous Taiwanese and with India's Denotified and Nomadic Tribes (DNTs).

His research interests include: indigeneity, language ideology, language revitalization, colonalism, ethnic studies, political economy, and ethnographic film. Links to his recent academic writing can be found on the publications tab, and a list of his courses can be found on the separate syllabi website.


Filmmaker 導演

Kerim is also a documentary filmmaker. His latest film, Please Don’t Beat Me, Sir!, was awarded the 2011 Jean Rouch Award for Collaborative Filmmaking from the Society of Visual Anthropology.

His other film projects, along with those of his filmmaker wife, Shashawti Talukdar, can be found on the Four Nine and a Half Pictures website.

Kerim is on the steering committee of the Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival.


Blogger 部落格

Kerim is a founding member of the anthropology blog Savage Minds which American Anthropologist called “the central online site of the North American anthropological community.”

His anthropology blogging also appears in Chinese on the Guava Anthropology website. And Keywords is his personal blog, for non-academic posts.

傅可恩為Savage Minds人類學部落格的創始成員,該部落格被美國人類學期刊《American Anthropologist》稱為「北美人類學社群的核心線上網站」,他所發表的人類學文章也會以中文呈現在「芭樂人類學」的網站,而「關鍵字」則是他個人非學術發表的部落格。

Other Activities 其它

Kerim is also on the board of Vimukta, a non-profit organization working on behalf of India's Denotified and Nomadic Tribes.