Waste by Jennifer Wenzel

Waste is a tricky word. In our meditations in Somatosphere, waste hews toward its concrete sense as discard: material byproducts of some …


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anthro in the news 10/23/17

Credit: Pixabay/Creative Commons clarifying the “Nuclear Deal” The Huffington Post published commentary by William O. Beeman, professor of anthropology at the University …


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Me Too Anthropology

TW: Rape, abuse, misogyny; CW: cis-gendered language by Elizabeth Beckmann Just over a week ago the #MeToo campaign, originally pioneered by black activist …


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Welcome to the Simulocene

In my contribution to Cultural Anthropology’s Lexicon for the Anthropocene Yet Unseen, I suggested that, perhaps, another name for our epoch, among …


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which movie?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #60 A man is sitting in the cinema. Which movie is he watching? Mind, I am not asking …


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Borderland in the Iron Gates

Only recently I had the opportunity to spend five days in the Danube region near Đerdap national park in  Golubac, Serbia. #DANUrB brought …


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The Lomidine Files (book review)

Guillaume Lachenal’s The Lomidine Files-The Untold Story of a Medical Disaster in Colonial Africa, expertly translated by Noémi Tousignant, has been one …


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Feminismus in Äthiopien

Ist Feminismus eine westliche Errungenschaft? NÖ! Und wie sehen die Facetten der globalen feministischen Kämpfe aus? Während eines zweimonatigen Aufenthalts in Äthiopien …


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Can We “See” Climate Change?

While standing on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., in February 2015, Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma expressed his deep skepticism …


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Review: Eating the Ocean

Eating the Ocean. Elspeth Probyn. Duke University Press, 2016. L. G. Brown (Indiana University) In, Eating the Ocean, Elspeth Probyn contributes to …


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