Karen Pennesi
Department of Anthropology


The University of
Western Ontario

Fieldwork in Ceara, Brazil
(photo by Alex Pimentel)

Topics of Interest :

I am open to working with students in the following areas:

Applied anthropology
Applied linguistics
Cultural models
Discourse analysis
Environmental anthropology
Expert discourses
First Nations or Aboriginal ethnography and discourse
Indigenous or traditional environmental knowledge
Language and identity
Latin America
Names and naming
Narrative and storytelling
                                                                                                                                                                   Performance (verbal art)
Prediction and prophecy
Weather and society

Languages: Portuguese, French and Spanish