Sara Ann Knutson

University of California, Berkeley

I am an anthropologist and PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Trained in medieval History, Archaeology, and Ancient & modern languages, I am a specialist in the Archaeology of global cultural networks and trans-regional communities of practice. My interests include diasporas and human migrations, economic Anthropology, race and ethnicity, museums- and archival based research, and  digital methods in the Humanities and Social Sciences, including Social Network Analysis (SNA).

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MEDIA

"Ask an Archaeologist" with the Archaeological Research Facility, UC Berkeley

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

2021:

 Sara Ann Knutson and Caitlin Ellis. “‘Conversion’ to Islam in Early Medieval Europe: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives on Arab-Northern European Interactions.” Religions 12(7): 1-21.             

Access to article available here: https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/12/7/544

 

“Archaeology and the Silk Road Model.” World Archaeology.     

Access to article available here: 

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00438243.2021.1940268

 

Itinerant Assemblages and Material Networks: The Application of Assemblage Theory to Network Analysis Methods." Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. 

Access to article available here: https://rdcu.be/cdfHU

2020:

When Objects Misbehave: Materials & Assemblages in the Ancient 

Scandinavian Myths." Fabula: Zeitschrift für Erzählforschung/ Journal of Folktale Studies 61(3-4): 257-277.

Winner of the Jeanne P. Steager Memorial Prize in Folklore

                 Access to article available here

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