Loyola University Chicago

Department of Anthropology


New Article by Dr. Penglase in Ethnography Journal

A mural in Caxambu, Dr. Penglase's ethnographic research site

Ben Penglase’s most recent article is titled “Tubarão and Seu Lázaro’s dog: Spectacular and banal violence in a Brazilian favela.” In it, he re-examines his ethnographic research on violence and insecurity in a favela in Rio de Janeiro.

The article appears in a special issue of the journal Ethnography, focused on Ethnographies and/of Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean (Vol 20, Issue 3, September 2019). Read it here: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1466138118818190.