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Michiko Aramaki

Part-time Instructor, Sociology and Anthropology
Part-time Faculty, Simone de Beauvoir Institute & Womens Studies

Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2152
Availability: Office Hours: T.B.A.


PhD Anthropology, McGill University
MA Anthropology, University of Tsukuba, Japan
BA Italian Language, Osaka University of Foreign Languages, Japan

Research interests

Feminist theory, critical race theory, and postcolonial theory, and research methods.

Courses taught

Feminisms & Research Methods
Intro to Women's Studies II
Women and Development
South Asian Women
Women and the Earth

Conference papers

(forthcoming) How Can We Speak of Experience of Horror? Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association. Montreal.

2011 When Abject Speaks: Affect, Pain and Subjectivity.  Annual Meeting of Society for Socialist Studies.  Congress 2011, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton (NS)

2010 Japanese Self and “Speaking for Others”.  Annual Meeting of the Canadian Anthropology Association (CASCA). Congress 2010, Concordia University, Montreal (QC).

2006 Science, Politics and Identity: The Human Genome Research and Racialized Genes.  Annual Meeting of the Canadian Anthropology and Sociology Association, Concordia University, Montreal

2005 Rhetorical Enactment of Democracy and Justice for Science and Technology: A Critical Visit to Gross Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University

2005 Care or Taming? Evanescence and Mirage of Nature/Progress Debates Canadian Women's Studies Association, London, Univ. of Western Ontario.

2004 Environment, Technology and Democracy: Quebec Farmers and GM Crops Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, Halifax, NS.

2004 Envisioning "Democracy": Scholarship to Challenge Global Capitalist Patriarchies Canadian Women's Studies Association, Manitoba.

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