PhD candidate Katherine McNally publishes article on Anthropology News

August 11, 2022

PhD candidate Katherine McNally has published “Ghost Net,” based on her dissertation research, in Anthropology News. Her work connects the circulation and present-day effects of ghost nets in Newfoundland to ongoing legacies of colonialism, exploitation, and extraction in North American fisheries. Also a visual artist, McNally features her paintings in the article.

Access the article here.

Image by Katherine McNally via Anthropology News

Thousands of lost nets drift across our oceans. They are a sign of a desire for volume over quality and care—for our planet and for fishing communities.