Author: Leah McCurdy

Proposing a Harry Potter and Anthropology Course

Leah McCurdy , April 20th, 2016


In Part Three of an ongoing series on teaching anthropology and popular culture, Leah McCurdy (University of Texas, San Antonio) provides some suggestions for creating an anthropology course…


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Popular Culture Courses for Anthropology

Leah McCurdy , March 15th, 2016


In Part Two of an ongoing series, Leah McCurdy (University of Texas, San Antonio) provides an overview of how popular culture can be integrated into the university classroom. Last…


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“Creative Connections” with J.R.R. Tolkien: Teaching Anthropology with Imaginative Literature

Leah McCurdy , February 11th, 2016


In Part One of an ongoing series, Leah McCurdy (University of Texas, San Antonio) shares her ideas for integrating imaginative literature into the anthropology classroom. How do J.R.R….


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Assigned Readings: Strategies and Ponderings

Leah McCurdy , August 24th, 2015


To mark the beginning of the fall semester at most US colleges and universities, we would like to return to our series of blog postings by the Anthropology…


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