Bonnie McElhinny

Photo of Prof. Bonnie McElhinneyBonnie S. McElhinny, Ph.D. (Stanford University, 1993)
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-3297
bonnie.mcelhinny@utoronto.ca
Office: AP 364A         Lab: AP 364

Research Keywords: Linguistic anthropology, feminist anthropology, gender, socialization, ideology and political economy, stratified reproduction, work

Research Region: USA, Canada, Philippines

 

Recent Publications

Cover of Filipinos in Canada2012. Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility. Ed. by Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, J.P. Catungal, and Lisa Davidson. University of Toronto Press.

2012.  Spectres of (In)visibility:  Filipina/o Labour, Culture and Youth in Canada. (Bonnie McElhinny, Lisa Davidson, J.P. Catungal, Ethel Tungohan and Roland Coloma). In Filipinos in CanadaDisturbing Invisibility. Ed. By Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, J.P. Catungal, and Lisa Davidson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 10-64.

2012.  Meet Me in Toronto:  The Re-Exhibition of Artifacts from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition at the Royal Ontario Museum. In Filipinos in CanadaDisturbing Invisibility. Ed. By Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, J.P. Catungal, and Lisa Davidson.   Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 291-316.

2011.  Silicon Valley Sociolinguistics?  Analyzing Language, Gender and Communities of Practice in the New Knowledge Economy. In  Language in Late Capitalism:  Pride and Profit, Edited by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller.  Taylor & Francis:  Routledge (Series on Critical Multilingualism), pp. 230-261.

2010. The Audacity of Affect:  Gender, Race and History in Linguistic Accounts of Legitimacy and Belonging  Annual Review of Anthropology 39:309-328.

2009.   Producing the A-1 Baby:  Puericulture Centres and the Birth of the Clinic in the U.S. Occupied Philippines 1906-1946.  Philippine Studies  Special Issue on Public Health in the Twentieth Century Philippines.  57(2):219-60.

2009. Bonnie McElhinny, Shirley Yeung, Valerie Damasco, Angela DeOcampo, Monina Febria, Christianne Collantes, and Jason Salonga.   “Talk about Luck”:  Coherence, Contingency, Character and Class in the Life Stories of Filipino Canadians in Toronto.  In Beyond Yellow English:  Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America,  edited by Angela Reyes and Adrienne Lo.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, pp. 93-110.

2007  Words, Worlds, Material Girls: Language and Gender in a Global Economy, ed. Bonnie McElhinny. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 452 pp.

2007  Bonnie McElhinny, Shirley Yeung, Valerie Damasco, Angela DeOcampo, Monina Febria, Christianne Collantes, and Jason Salonga “Talk about Luck”: Coherence, Contingency, Character and Cass in the Life Stories of Filipino Canadians in Toronto. In Language and Asia-Pacific Americans, edited by Adrienne Lo and Angela Reyes. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 20 pp.

2007  “Language, Gender and Economies in Global Transitions: Provacative and Provoking Questions about How Gender is Articulated.” In Words, Worlds, Material Girls: Language and Gender in a Global Economy, ed. Bonnie McElhinny. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 1-38.

2007  “Recontextualizing the American Occupation of the Philippines: Erasure and Ventriloquism in Colonial Discourse around Men, Medicine and Infant Mortaility. In Words, Worlds, Material Girls: Language and Gender in a Global Economy, ed. Bonnie McElhinny. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 205-236

2007  “Prétextes de L’Empire Américain aux Philippines: Recontextualisation des Histoires de la Médecine Impériale” [Pretexts of American Empire in the Philippines: Recontextualizing Histories of American Medicine] Anthropologie et Sociétés Special issue on “Dynampiques et pratiqueslangagiéres.” edited by Michelle Daveluy. 31 (1): 75-95

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