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Marc L. Moskowitz is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina. Focusing on the intersection between gender and popular culture in Chinese-speaking Asia, he is a recipient of the ACLS-NEH, Chiang Ching-Kuo, Fulbright, and Fulbright-Hays Awards. In addition to the books and films he has published in a range of journals, including the China Quarterly, Popular Music, Sexualities, and Visual Anthropology. Since his first trip to the PRC in the late 1980s, Moskowitz lived in Chinese-speaking Asia for a total of over eleven years.
- ANTH 102 – Understanding Other Cultures (An Introduction to Anthropology)
- ANTH 215 – Chinese Popular Culture
- SCHC 332Z.501 – Gender Issues in China and Taiwan
- ANTH 360 – The Anthropology of Sex
- ANTH 518 – (Graduate Level) Visual Cultures
- ANTH 703 – (Graduate Level) Anthropological Inquiry (a graduate core course)
- ANTH 791 – (Graduate Level) Theorizing Popular Culture
- Cultural & visual anthropology
- Popular culture
His research interests include cultural and visual anthropology, gender, popular culture, religion, sexuality His areas of interest include China and Taiwan.
Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China. Berkeley: University of California Press. (2013)
Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and its Cultural Connotations. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. (2010)
The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. (2001)
Popular Culture in Taiwan: Charismatic Modernity. New York: Routledge. (2011)
The Minor Arts of Daily Life: Popular Culture in Modern Taiwan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. (Co-edited with David K. Jordan and Andrew D. Morris). (2004)
In addition to his written publications, Moskowitz has produced and directed two ethnographic documentaries.
2012 Weiqi Wonders: Conversations About the Game of Go in China. High-Definition Color. 50 min. Distributed by CreateSpace.
2011 Dancing for the Dead: Funeral Strippers in Taiwan. High-Definition Color. 38 min. Distributed by CreateSpace.
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