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Around the Web Digest – Week of February 14

Rebecca Nelson , February 21st, 2016


I hope your Día del Cariño was full of love of some form – the version of the holiday I experienced in Guatemala pertains to a much wider definition…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of January 31

Rebecca Nelson , February 15th, 2016


Human life stages are the theme for this roundup, with posts ranging from early childhood to senescence. Send me links to anything you want to see included here…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of January 24th

Rebecca Nelson , February 2nd, 2016


Happy Monday, dear readers! Don’t forget to send me any links to feature here at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. Incredibly (or not so incredibly, given the power of his name as…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of January 17

Rebecca Nelson , January 25th, 2016


Greetings from the heart of a city ravaged by Snowzilla! Send me anything that should be included here at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. This Decasia post argues that half-formed, abandoned and…


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Around the Web: Year in Review 2015

Rebecca Nelson , January 7th, 2016


It’s been a big year for Savage Minds, so big that the annual blog review didn’t fit in 2015! (Yes, that’s why it was delayed). This year we…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of December 13

Rebecca Nelson , December 22nd, 2015


Dear readers, this post is late and I apologize for nothing. Send me any links for inclusion here at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. I hope you’ve been enjoying the glow of…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of December 6

Rebecca Nelson , December 14th, 2015


The blog harvest was rich again this week at the Savage Minds ranch. Help me find more blogs by sending me links at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. HuffPost featured this article…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of November 29

Rebecca Nelson , December 5th, 2015


Good grief, the anthroblogosphere was active this week! I usually don’t have to omit too many entries I find interesting but this week you might need to do…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of November 22

Rebecca Nelson , November 30th, 2015


Happy Sunday, readers. Don’t forget to send me links to content I should mention here, at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. It’s a linguistic link! HuffPost Women characterizes a controvers…


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NGO-graphies: On Knowledge Production and Contention

Rebecca Nelson , November 27th, 2015


The NGOs and Nonprofits Special Interest Group held its second biennial conference before the AAAs last week. It’s designed to give anthropologists and practitioners working in and with…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of November 15

Rebecca Nelson , November 23rd, 2015


Forgive the lateness, dear readers… AAA fatigue is real. Help me out by sending me links you want featured here at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. This post by a linguist in…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of November 8

Rebecca Nelson , November 16th, 2015


Are you going to the AAAs? If so, I hope to meet you! Let me take the opportunity to rep a few sessions, the Savage Minds panel at…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of November 1

Rebecca Nelson , November 9th, 2015


Ben Carson made our week by opining about Egyptology, a topic he has clearly researched extensively. Help us all stay equally informed by sending me links at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of October 25

Rebecca Nelson , November 2nd, 2015


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, Halloween. Send me any links to include here at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. The Economist traces the growing popularity of the holiday…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of October 18

Rebecca Nelson , October 26th, 2015


Happy Sunday (technically)! If you come across any links to include here, email me at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. It’s not explicitly anthropological, but City Lab started an interesting co…


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The Privacy Paradox: IRBs in an Era of NSA Mass Surveillance

Rebecca Nelson , October 22nd, 2015


[This invited post was written by Daniel O’Maley, who recently graduated with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the global Internet freedom movement…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of October 11

Rebecca Nelson , October 19th, 2015


OK, who else hate-watched Eli Roth’s new “retro” cannibal horror film The Green Inferno? It can’t just have been me. Send me any thoughts about the movie (or…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of October 4

Rebecca Nelson , October 12th, 2015


Happy alternative to Columbus Day, readers! (I like Indigenous People’s Day personally). Send me any blog posts at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com. This article in New Republic critiques Anna Ts…


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Pseudonyms 2.0: How Can We Hide Participants’ Identities When They’re on Pinterest?

Rebecca Nelson , October 8th, 2015


It has been standard practice in anthropology to change the names of the people and places we analyze, but recently scholars have been questioning the necessity and even…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of September 27

Rebecca Nelson , October 5th, 2015


This week, a number of online magazines addressed some of the big questions of human history. As always, if you want me to feature anything on the blog,…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of September 20

Rebecca Nelson , September 28th, 2015


A storm cut off my Internet yesterday, delaying your beloved weekly digest. The theme of this week is “how-to,” with several blogs featuring advice on how to get…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of September 13

Rebecca Nelson , September 21st, 2015


The theme of this blog roundup seems to be “our digital selves.” Send me anything you’ve written or found at rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com! The Global Social Media Impact Study blo…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of September 6

Rebecca Nelson , September 14th, 2015


Aside from a flurry of archaeological excitement, the blogs seem a little less active this week… perhaps it’s early-semester stress. Please send me anything interesting at rebecca.nelson.j…


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Around the Web Digest: Week of August 30

Rebecca Nelson , September 8th, 2015


Send along anything interesting to rebecca.nelson.jacobs@gmail.com! The BBC reports that Chimpanzees and Monkeys Have Entered the Stone Age (by using relatively sophisticated stone tools). More intere…


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