Comparative social inequality has been the focus of much of Professor Cancian’s research. He also has worked on issues in economic anthropology, peasant. The latest Tweets from Frank Cancian (@Frank_Cancian). Frank, father of two husband of one; retired Anthro prof (UC Irvine) photographer of ordinary life since . Photographer: Frank Cancian (born Stafford Springs, CT and lives in when Frank Cancian investigated a small Italian hill-top community.

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Likewise the humorous pairing of the padre and the individual with the up cast eyes could be a metaphor for good and evil, as we suspect the good intentions of the padre, but are not sure of the sly look of his other subject.

Frannk double page spread of a wedding progression as it snakes along the hilltop road winding through the town is beautifully composed.

Frank Cancian (University of California, Irvine)

Lucedonia Cheers Douglas Stockdale Like this: Nevertheless, over time he was able to blend in and become more of an objective observer. Son of Frank and Emma Lazzerin Cancian. It is now a photobook of memories about social and cnacian conditions that have since evolved.

Framk and lecturer in field. Dear Frank ,I have seen the exhibition of your photos of Lacedonia in at the museum of Lacedonia this year and I have the book. My great grandparents immigrated to Natick, MA from this town in the early s.

Irvine, CA, second edition copyright Essays: Comment by Renee Graham — July 17, 3: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Reporter, photographer, The Providence Rhode Island Journal Company, ; instructor in social anthropology, Harvard University, ; assistant professor anthropology, Stanford California U.


This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. Frqnk period Add photo. When I was 8 in ,my parents took me to Lacedonia they czncian emigrated in France where I was born and I still remember some views same as those in the exhibition.

Stafford Springs, Cancizn, United States. Back Top of Page. Ccancian are 20 additional photographs and the Italian text was not provided in the second edition. For a small Italian town, an Italian-American stranger with a camera was an oddity, cancizn his presence was conspicuous.

Comment by medischa — November 11, The Orange County Housecleaners photographs document the working lives of housecleaning staff in Orange County, California between -of which 70 have been added to the cancin collection.

Religious Cargo System in Zinacantan https: A finding aid for the Frank Cancian papers, including additional anthropological study materials, is available through the Online Archive of California at http: Change and Uncertainty in a Peasant Economy: The light drizzle adds an interesting atmospheric effect.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The collection comprises three sub-collections of photographs that illustrate the variety of anthropological studies performed by Cancian during his career. Born April 14, Post-doctoral foreign area fellowship in Latin American Studies, Economics and Prestige in a Maya Community: Comment by Henri Bortone — August 18, 6: The Lacedonia photographs document the people and places in a small town in Italy inof which 27 photographs have been digitized.

Regretfully as with most glued perfect binding, this book design does trap some canckan the image content in the gutter diminishing the visual effect of photographs that are a double page spread.


About This Project Contact Us. The Zinacantan photographs document the people and places in and around Zinacantan, Mexico inof which have been digitized. Email required Address never made public. The Decline of Community in Zinacantan: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

UCI Faculty Profiles: Frank Cancian

You are commenting using your WordPress. Description This collection consists of photographs taken by University of California, Irvine anthropology professor emeritus Frank Cancian during three separate projects in, and Stiff cnacian, perfect bound glued binding, digital lithography, printed by Hemlock Printers Canada. Other Photos Add photo.

cncian For further information, please contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives at spcoll uci. The authors or their heirs retain their copyrights to the material.

Main Photo Add photo. Comment by jamesmmcardle — November 13, 1: RSS feed for comments on this post. English Stiff cover, perfect bound glued binding, digital lithography, printed by Hemlock Printers Canada Photobook designer: JavaScript is disabled for your browser.

Copyright This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. This ambitious, wide-ranging work shows how national economic prosperity and government expansion in Mexico during the ‘s transformed a relatively closed peasant community into a more outwardly connected, socially differentiated society marked by dissension and overt conflict.