AO: Their data is the email correspondence between Malkki (member of committee) and Cerwonka as she was in Australia for her fieldwork. They used the emails in a class (taught at UCI
AO: The analysts are interested in thinking about collaboration from an embodied perspective, positing the trope of lesbian collaboration. They ask if their collaboration was
AO: The authors note their “coming of age” as feminist academics in the 1970s when they were dealing with institutions that had only recently begun admitting women students and
AO: Lack of time and conflicting institutional schedules and duties makes it challenging to collaborate.
AO: The analysts seem to largely see themselves as equal and non-heirarchical. They describe themselves (middle aged, academic feminists with diverse sexual orientations over time).
AO: The authors appear to grow out of a dependency theory mindset arguing: “A closer analysis of the collaborative patterns of individual countries also points to relations of
AO: The analysts look at power differentials within the academy and the volunteer labor of collaborative projects.
AO: Shared commitments, intellectual, ideological and political convictions and assumptions (in this case, commitment to lucid writing; significance between popular and “high”
AO: According to these analysts, the ideal collaboration requires being part of the same shared epistemic culture.Read more
AO: Cerwonka writes: “one of my motivations for collaborating with Liisa on this book was my sense that as more and more scholars undertake interdisciplinary work, they face