Author: Sarah Shulist

“Proving” the language/culture connection

Sarah Shulist , August 24th, 2020

Over the weekend, several anthropologist called attention to this research report produced by Princeton University (link to full report here). The headline touts the research with the claim…


Like talking to a door: Thoughts on the interactional and semiotic dynamics of an office door

Sarah Shulist , June 22nd, 2020

This post is Part 2 in a short series covering some of my thoughts on a recent story about University of Alberta professor Kathleen Lowrey, whose “gender critical”…


Academic labour and academic freedom: What does it mean to be ‘fired’?

Sarah Shulist , June 18th, 2020

While The-Author-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named has been the most prominent example of a public figure going all-in on a so-called “gender critical” argument that works to essentially justify transphobia, ove…


When all there are is words for experiences that are too big for words

Sarah Shulist , April 22nd, 2020

I had a different first post in mind when I agreed to come on board to write for anthrodendum. I think we all had many different things in…