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You have to strike, assholes!!! #PostCoronaUniversity

Alessandro Chidichimo , June 18th, 2020


You ask, “What concrete actions can we take?” You have to strike, assholes! We need to take the example of Aboubakar Soumaoro in Italy, who organized the 21…


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¡Un Saludo! An Audiovisual Conversation on Movement, Technology, and Memory in Cumbia

Alexandra Lippman , May 30th, 2018


Cumbia sonidera is Mexico’s bass-heavy, sound-system reinterpretation of music originally emanating from the Colombian northwest. During performances, the sonideros (DJs) mix songs and get on the mic …


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New Zealand-born and internationally raised

lorenagibson , February 14th, 2018


I am delighted to welcome writer Cileme Venkateswar to anthropod. This is the third post in my series on doing fieldwork with kids, and in it Cileme (who…


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The Art of Money

Alexandra Lippman , September 5th, 2017


Re-posted from “Considering Money Stuff” on Socializing Finance. Money is the most commonly circulating art form. At the same time, payment objects are unstable and excessive, frequently t…


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On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig

Gamwell , May 17th, 2017


How do academics write for a variety of audiences? Is routine a necessary part of creating? How many times will Ryan mention Stephen King? In this episode of…


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On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig

Gamwell , May 17th, 2017


How do academics write for a variety of audiences? Is routine a necessary part of creating? How many times will Ryan mention Stephen King? In this episode of…


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Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Alexandra Lippman , April 29th, 2017


Hot off the press! Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff just came out on MIT Press. I have a piece on dirty dollars as art…


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Movements, Or What Sound Does the Earth Make?

Alexandra Lippman , October 11th, 2016


This evening at USC Visions and Voices is hosting an interdisciplinary event on seismic  waves, Autotune, and Earthquake Quartets. I heard a version of Jace Clayton‘s discussion of…


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The hidden story of how metrics are being used in courtrooms and newsrooms to make more decisions

Angèle Christin , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: The next author for the Co-designing with machines edition is Angèle Christin (@angelechristin), sociologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Data & Soci…


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Peer Review and Academic Citizenship: A Call to Our Colleagues

Elyse Bailey , May 23rd, 2016


Most of us who earned our degrees before the advent of email remember the thrill of being asked to write our first peer review. We both remember how…


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David Novak on “The Dubbing of a New Era: Audiocassettes, Open Access and the Dissonances of Digital Democracy”

Alexandra Lippman , May 14th, 2016


  Brian Dettmer, Skull 11 (80’s metal), 2007 I am excited for Dave Novak‘s upcoming talk May 26th at UC Davis. I will serve as the discussant for…


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If I was going to be interviewed about blogging by The Geek Anthropologist: 15 questions

The Anxious Anthropologist , April 17th, 2016


  (… this is very informal…) Why do I blog? When you work outside academia and you’re not actively researching you still want to write, you still want…


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For anthropologists, is interdisciplinarity ever truly a meeting of equals?

The Anxious Anthropologist , February 20th, 2016


I recently read a Twitter post which asserted that interdisciplinarity was never a meeting of equals. As an anthropologist working outside of an academic department I met this…


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Don’t panic: the smart city is here!

dasdingwang , February 18th, 2016


Ding Wang, in her own words, ‘has a special interest in pursuing degrees whose names consist of two random words’ (specifically Tourism Management, Design Ethnography, and now Dig…


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Everybody’s an Ethnographer!

dhruvsharma101 , February 11th, 2016


Dhruv Sharma has a background in anthropology, has worked in various countries as an ethnographer, and also holds a master’s degree in design ethnography from Dundee University. His doctoral …


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What’s the matter with Ethnography?

Robert Potts , February 9th, 2016


Robert Potts is a filmmaker, lecturer, designer, and PhD candidate at the HighWire Centre for Doctoral Training who takes special interest in a diverse range of subjects including shared narr…


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What on Earth is Post Disciplinary Ethnography?

Joseph Lindley , January 26th, 2016


This post is part of the Post Disciplinary Ethnography Edition. ‘Jargon free’ text is the name of the game according to the Ethnography Matters style guide, so titling…


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Sounding Board– A Collective Exhibition

Alexandra Lippman , December 3rd, 2015


If you happen to be in Austin, make sure to visit the exciting–and first ever–Sounding Board collective installation curated by Leonardo Cardoso. The exhibition is the first of…


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An article! An article!

The Anxious Anthropologist , December 2nd, 2015


If there’s one thing that helps to ground you when you’ve felt voiceless or powerless in the past, it’s when you see the writing equivalent of your name…


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Change jobs, return to research or enrol in further higher ed?

The Anxious Anthropologist , August 10th, 2015


You get to a point in your life where you start to reflect on your skill set and your current responsibilities and you wonder whether these match up…


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Learning from failure: The case of the disappearing Web site

Fran Barone , August 9th, 2015


This article that I wrote with David Zeitlyn and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger based on the digital ethnographic research I did for the Oxford Internet Institute/Oxford Anthropology in 2014/15 came…


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Writing, writing, writing

The Anxious Anthropologist , July 30th, 2015


Writing looms large in my life now. I’m getting better at it than I was. I like short form [140 characters] but adore longer form, like blogs. And…


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Provoke! A Special Collection of Digital Sound Studies

Alexandra Lippman , February 12th, 2015


Cross-posted on Innovating Communication in Scholarship Provoke!  published its first online collection of sonic scholarship, making scholarly communication just a little noisier. As the editors write…


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Paperphone, a Scholarly Voice Playground

Alexandra Lippman , May 2nd, 2014


Digital humanist Wendy Hsu and experimental music artist Jonathan Zorn have been hard at work on Paperphone, an audio effects processor designed for scholarly papers exploring the nexus…


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