Marcia Rego

Marcia Rego

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Thompson Writing Program

External Address: 
Thompson Writing Program, 109 Art Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708-0025
(919) 660-7062

Rego, MS. "The Naked Ethnographer." Anthropology Now 3.2 (September 2011). (Academic Article)

Airing our Dirty Laundry: Towards a Legible Anthropology. Creator, Designer. (2013)


The Words-We-Write quilt displays commonly (overly)used anthropological jargon in black and grey letters on a white background. The words featured in the quilt came from a compilation of 10 years' worth of article titles from the journal "Cultural Anthropology," as well as from several conversations with anthropologists in the process of writing their dissertations.

The World-We-Write-In quilt spells out realities of the world around us in bright-colored letters on a black background.