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Donald L Brenneis

Donald L Brenneis

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Sound, Folklore, Folk Music

Biography, Education and Training

Donald Brenneis is a linguistic and social anthropologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He studied anthropology as an undergraduate at Stanford and received his Ph.D. from Harvard. His work has focused on the social life of communicative practices—linguistic, musical, performative, and textual.  He worked in a South Asian diasporic community in Fiji over a 20-year period, examining the relationships among language, music, conflict, law, and politics—and cons... more »

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