Author: Natalie Konopinski

Call for Pitches: PEDAGOGY

Natalie Konopinski , December 1st, 2020

Image description: Eight apples are lined up in two rows of four on a light green background. The apples alternate in color between red and green. iStock Class…

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Virtual Attendance Pilot Project Slated for 2019 Annual Meeting

Natalie Konopinski , October 8th, 2019

At the request of the Members’ Programmatic Advisory and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC), AAA is offering a “Virtual Attendance” pilot project in conjunction with the 2019 Annual Meeting in…

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Natalie Konopinski , August 27th, 2019

iStock   Psst, have you heard? We’re making a gossip issue. For our January/February issue, Anthropology News is indulging in some loose talk and tittle-tattle. Whether you have…

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Playing with Conspiracy Theories

Natalie Konopinski , July 31st, 2019

What might viewing conspiracism as a form of play tell us about the workings of contemporary culture, our capacity for critical thinking, or how we build new understandings?…

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Anthropomorphizing Wine in Our Current Climate

Natalie Konopinski , February 25th, 2019

What might a Basque wine tell us about current wine trends and broader human issues? My coworkers at the wine bar knew I had an interest in the…

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Protecting Undocumented Students Post-Election

Natalie Konopinski , December 7th, 2016

From meeting to action. Working together to support our students.   In the wake of the recent presidential election, we find ourselves reflecting deeply on our roles as…

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Genetics, Race, and the Practice of Science, Part Two

Natalie Konopinski , December 2nd, 2016

On how human genetics is biopolitical. Earlier this year Jonathan Marks and I sat down at the University of Notre Dame for a conversation about his recent books,…

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Genetics, Race, and the Practice of Science, Part One

Natalie Konopinski , December 1st, 2016

On how the humanities help us think critically about science. Jonathan Marks and I have a lot in common (despite the fact that I am a Christian feminist…

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Gone to #AAA2016!

Natalie Konopinski , November 14th, 2016

AN will be at the AAA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis this week. We’ll be back in action soon. If you’re joining the fun in Minneapolis, check out our Annual…

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