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Mounia El Kotni is a Cultural and Medical Anthropologist (PhD SUNY Albany, 2016). Her areas of expertise include: healthcare access, gender equity, reproductive justice, human rights and policy evaluation. Her research projects are grounded in participatory action research. Her dissertation is available on ProQuest or on demand.

Mounia El Kotni is a teacher,  researcher, and also offers her expertise as a cultural consultant for a wide range of projects. She has worked in France, the United States, Mexico, and Guatemala.She also has experience as an online teacher, translator and interpreter. She is available for public speaking and guest lecturing. For detailed information about her experience, you can download her Curriculum.

Have a project that would benefit from an anthropologist’s input? Do not hesitate to contact her .

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Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

An edited bibliography curated by Elise Andaya and Mounia El Kotni, available at http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/abstract/document/obo-9780199766567/obo-9780199766567-0197.xml Introduction Attention to reproduction within anthropology emerged in early cross-cultural studies, largely descriptive and ethnomedical in nature, that examined reproduction in the context of cultural and religious beliefs around conception, childbirth and postpartum taboos, and knowledge about fertility regulation. However, the … Continue reading Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

[ RECENSION ] Herland, Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Herland, Pantheon Books, 1979. Herland est une utopie féministe qui se déroule à la veille de la Première Guerre Mondiale. Trois hommes états-uniens (un sociologue, un médecin, un explorateur) entendent parler d’une société au Nord des montagnes, qui seraient composée uniquement de femmes. Et bien sûr malgré les avertissements des populations locales … Continue reading [ RECENSION ] Herland, Charlotte Perkins Gilman

[REVIEW] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation

[Originally published on August 8, 2018 on the Association for Feminist Anthropology website] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation, Sheila Cosminsky, University of Texas Press, 2016, 303 p. Midwives and Mothers builds on Sheila Cosminsky’s decades-long involvement with midwives in Guatemala, where she has been conducting research since 1974. This thoroughly documented … Continue reading [REVIEW] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation

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