Dr. Kate Kingsbury

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Gendered Violence & Drug Violence Expert, Anthropology of Religion & Folk Healing Speaker
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Dr. Kate Kingsbury is an Anthropologist & Gendered Violence & Drug Violence Expert. Her expertise encompasses gender, Especially women, and the LGBTQ community's religion and spirituality. Kate Kingsbury is an Oxford University-educated trilingual anthropologist and an excellent speaker given that her work involves lecturing to 80+ students daily. Dr. Kate Kingsbury's latest research explores Santa Muerte veneration, particularly amongst women. She has spent time in Mexico doing fieldwork on Santa Muerte devotion, visiting local shrines, and attending rituals and other events with devotees.

Expertise in

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mental Health & Mental Wellness
  • Resilience & Adversity

Speaker Types

  • Audience Industry
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Education & Teachers
  • Gender Equality
  • Philanthropy & Giving Back
  • Racial Justice
  • Social & Cultural

DR. KATE KINGSBURY BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Kate Kingsbury is an Anthropologist & LGBTQ Expert. Her expertise encompasses gender, Especially women, and the LGBTQ community’s religion and spirituality.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury is an Oxford University-educated trilingual anthropologist and an excellent speaker gave that her work involves lecturing to 80+ students daily. She also speaks every single month on podcasts, TV, and radio (CBC, Radio Canada) and she is cited in the press.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury, D.Phil. has lived in the UK, France, Belgium, and Senegal, moving to live permanently in Canada in 2017. More recently she spends much time in Mexico doing fieldwork. Dr. Kate Kingsbury received her B.A. in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and an M.Phil and D.Phil in Anthropology from the University of Oxford.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury has taught at McMaster University, and at the University of Alberta, where she was an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology and was awarded the Arts Instructor Teaching Award for her pedagogic achievements in 2020.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury is a recipient of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion’s Jack Shand Grant, and also received Bryan-Gruhn funding for her fieldwork on the fastest-growing new religious movement, the Mexican female folk saint of death, Santa Muerte.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury has published on the two titans of religion, Christianity, and Islam in their vernacular forms, and has written on magic, witchcraft, and ethnomedicine including folk healing, faith healing, and curanderismo.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury is a leading authority on Santa Muerte. Her current research on the female followers of Santa Muerte has led to her being a regular guest in the press, on podcasts, and as a consultant for media productions related to the folk saint, such as Hollywood films like Will Smith’s Bad Boys for Life.

Dr. Kate Kingsbury  latest research explores Santa Muerte veneration, particularly amongst women. She has spent time in Mexico doing fieldwork on Santa Muerte devotion, visiting local shrines, attending rituals and other events with devotees.

Santa Muerte, also known as the Skeleton Saint, Saint Death, or Holy Death, is a fierce, female, Mexican folk saint who personifies death, blending Catholic elements of faith with pre-Columbian, shamanic, Indigenous praxis. Dr. Kingsbury recently accepted a rather unusual assignment. She has been working for Will Smith’s production company, Overbrook Entertainment, to provide her expertise on Holy Death for Smith’s film, ‘Bad Boys for Life’ which is due to hit movie theatre screens in 2020.

It will feature Kate del Castillo as a Santa Muerte devotee. Dr. Kingsbury was asked to write parts of the script that featured Santa Muerte veneration scenes and make suggestions as to ritual actions typically performed. She was also asked to provide a Santa Muerte vengeance prayer which will be recited by Kate del Castillo during a Holy Death ritual.

Dr. Kingsbury was also requested to aid with set design for the Santa Muerte altar to be featured in the film. Dr. Kingsbury advised on what colours, motifs, oblations and other elements should be featured in a Saint Death shrine built by a devotee (Kate del Castillo in the film) for vengeance and death to enemies.

Anthropology of Religion

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Folk Healing

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Ethnomedicine And Women

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Looking At Santa Muerte Devotion By Women

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Face of Death

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Gendered Violence & Drug Violence

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Poverty And Precarity In The Post-Colony

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IN THE MEDIA

PODCASTS

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Dr. Kate Kingsbury CAN DELIVER CUSTOMIZED PRESENTATIONS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF EXPERTISE & TOPIC THEMES

Expertise in

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mental Health & Mental Wellness
  • Resilience & Adversity

Speaker Types

  • Audience Industry
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Education & Teachers
  • Gender Equality
  • Philanthropy & Giving Back
  • Racial Justice
  • Social & Cultural
  • Social Justice & Human Rights
  • Women in Business
  • Women of Influence
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