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Catherine Mathers

Associate Professor of the Practice of Program in International Comparative Studies
International Comparative Studies

Selected Publications


Introduction

Book · September 7, 2022 Full text Cite

Conclusion

Chapter · September 7, 2022 Full text Cite

Framed: representations of the western imagination of Africa

Other Place Branding and Public Diplomacy · 2016 Cite

Shared Journey: The Rockefeller Foundation, Human Capital and Development in Africa

Book · 2013 Shared Journey: The Rockefeller Foundation, Human Capital and Development in Africa is one of six produced by the Foundation for our Centennial celebration—together, they tell the story of the Foundation’s work in the United States, Africa and Asia, and in ... Cite

Mr. Kristof, I Presume?

Journal Article Transition · 2012 Featured Publication Full text Cite

Travel, Humanitarianism, and Becoming American in Africa

Book · January 19, 2011 Travel, humanitarianism, and becoming American in Africa / Kathryn Mathers. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978–0–230–10806–6 (alk.paper) 1. United States—Relations—Africa. 2. Africa—Relations—United States. 3. ... Cite

The past is another country: Archaeology in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

Chapter · July 31, 2008 This volume examines ancient landscapes that have been cleared of inhabitants and the social impacts of clearance on their populations. ... Cite

‘An interplay at specific points’: Traveling between California and Cape Town

Journal Article Tourist Studies · January 1, 2008 Ethnographic research on the everyday lives of those who are privileged to travel as vacationers or on study abroad programs offers important insights into assumptions about global connections in the 21st century. This article tells the stories of two jour ... Full text Cite

Natives, tourists, and makwerekwere: Ethical concerns with 'Proudly South African' tourism

Journal Article Development Southern Africa · September 1, 2007 Featured Publication South Africa wants to be the African destination for tourists from the continent and elsewhere in the world. Its ambitions rely on an amorphous 'African' brand that simultaneously positions itself as quintessentially African and 'not African'. Examining th ... Full text Cite

Doing Africa: Travelers, Adventurers and American conquest of Africa

Chapter · 2006 Prominent anthropologists have come together in this volume to reflect on various aspects of this phenomenon and to discuss contemporary forms of adventure. ... Cite

Surviving American empire in Africa: The anthropology of reality television

Journal Article International Journal of Cultural Studies · December 1, 2004 Featured Publication Full text Cite

'South Africa is not Africa’: What American students learn about South Africa

Journal Article Tourism Review International · January 1, 2004 Full text Cite

Human adaptations to meat eating

Journal Article Human Evolution · July 1998 Full text Cite

Introduction

Book · September 7, 2022 Full text Cite

Conclusion

Chapter · September 7, 2022 Full text Cite

Framed: representations of the western imagination of Africa

Other Place Branding and Public Diplomacy · 2016 Cite

Shared Journey: The Rockefeller Foundation, Human Capital and Development in Africa

Book · 2013 Shared Journey: The Rockefeller Foundation, Human Capital and Development in Africa is one of six produced by the Foundation for our Centennial celebration—together, they tell the story of the Foundation’s work in the United States, Africa and Asia, and in ... Cite

Mr. Kristof, I Presume?

Journal Article Transition · 2012 Featured Publication Full text Cite

Travel, Humanitarianism, and Becoming American in Africa

Book · January 19, 2011 Travel, humanitarianism, and becoming American in Africa / Kathryn Mathers. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978–0–230–10806–6 (alk.paper) 1. United States—Relations—Africa. 2. Africa—Relations—United States. 3. ... Cite

The past is another country: Archaeology in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

Chapter · July 31, 2008 This volume examines ancient landscapes that have been cleared of inhabitants and the social impacts of clearance on their populations. ... Cite

‘An interplay at specific points’: Traveling between California and Cape Town

Journal Article Tourist Studies · January 1, 2008 Ethnographic research on the everyday lives of those who are privileged to travel as vacationers or on study abroad programs offers important insights into assumptions about global connections in the 21st century. This article tells the stories of two jour ... Full text Cite

Natives, tourists, and makwerekwere: Ethical concerns with 'Proudly South African' tourism

Journal Article Development Southern Africa · September 1, 2007 Featured Publication South Africa wants to be the African destination for tourists from the continent and elsewhere in the world. Its ambitions rely on an amorphous 'African' brand that simultaneously positions itself as quintessentially African and 'not African'. Examining th ... Full text Cite

Doing Africa: Travelers, Adventurers and American conquest of Africa

Chapter · 2006 Prominent anthropologists have come together in this volume to reflect on various aspects of this phenomenon and to discuss contemporary forms of adventure. ... Cite

Surviving American empire in Africa: The anthropology of reality television

Journal Article International Journal of Cultural Studies · December 1, 2004 Featured Publication Full text Cite

'South Africa is not Africa’: What American students learn about South Africa

Journal Article Tourism Review International · January 1, 2004 Full text Cite

Human adaptations to meat eating

Journal Article Human Evolution · July 1998 Full text Cite

Evaluating public awareness of 'Mrs Ples' and palaeontological heritage

Journal Article South African Journal of Science Cite

Reconstruction of body heights, age and sex from handprints

Journal Article South African Journal of Science Cite