Engagement on the Backroads: Insights for Anthropology and Education


Perry Gilmore is professor emerita at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and associate professor in the Department of Language, Reading, and Culture at the University of Arizona (pgilmore@u.arizona.edu).


This article is a slightly revised version of the Presidential Address delivered at the annual business meeting of the Council on Anthropology and Education, Washington, D.C., December 1, 2007. [“little communities,” ethnography as picaresque, parrhesia]