Tag: Anthro in the Media


Anne Kelsey , July 7th, 2016

Shaka McGlotten is Associate Professor of media, society and the arts at Purchase College-SUNY and Co-Chair of the Association for Queer Anthropology.  Before I left for my summer…

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The Queer Political is Geopolitical

Anne Kelsey , June 22nd, 2016

This month, major cities throughout the U.S. will hold annual gay pride events: parades followed by parties throughout the night and weekend. These kinds of celebrations – for…

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Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

Anne Kelsey , May 16th, 2016

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police…

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Racial Disproportionality in the King County Juvenile Justice System

Anne Kelsey , May 10th, 2016

“He’s been shot, you have to go to him. Tell him mom is on the way!” is all I heard as I answered a phone call from my…

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Applying Anthropology for a Safer World

Anne Kelsey , April 19th, 2016

Claim our bodies, claim our right, Take a stand, take back the night! Across the globe, the month of April is a time for communities to mobilize Take…

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It’s Not Oscar, It’s HBO

Anne Kelsey , February 28th, 2016

I can’t remember the last movie I watched in an actual movie theater. Some of that is because I find the dramatic TV serial so much more powerful…

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Post Gezi Sensibilities and the Recent Turkish Elections

Anne Kelsey , November 25th, 2015

In Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks, Jenny White (2014:198) argues, “In the Gezi clashes, a new generation of citizens, whose expectations have been shaped by twenty-first-century global…

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The Anthropologist- An Interview with Director Seth Kramer

Anne Kelsey , November 12th, 2015

AAA reached out to documentary filmmaker Seth Kramer to discuss his upcoming film The Anthropologist. At the core of The Anthropologist are the parallel stories of two women:…

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Changing Tides: Celebrating Women’s Valor on Veterans Day

Anne Kelsey , November 10th, 2015

This Veterans Day, Americans will celebrate the sacrifice and heroism of those who served in uniform from World War I to the most recent wars in Iraq and…

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2015 AAA Photo Contest Submission Period End Midnight September 30th.

Andrew R , September 29th, 2015

This has been an amazing year for submissions to the annual photo contest– and we’re not done yet! There’s still time to submit your photos for consideration of…

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People, Primates and Pathogens: Integrated approaches to Health, Disease, and the human-animal interface with Augustin Fuentes and Lisa Jones-Engel

Andrew R , September 14th, 2015

The AAA welcomes back Agustin Fuentes for another Webinar Wednesday, this time joined by Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel.  Please note our different time this week: 11 AM Eastern. Utilizing…

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An Addendum by Patricia Sunderland: Witnessing and Speaking Charleston

Anne Kelsey , July 16th, 2015

On the evening of June 17th, the murder of nine African Americans took place at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina.  My Rachel Dolezal post was…

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HTS and the Ethics of Anthropology

Anne Kelsey , July 13th, 2015

The following post was submitted by Hugh Gusterson, a professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at George Washington University. A specialist on nuclear culture, the political economy of…

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The Challenge of Public Dissemination

Anne Kelsey , July 8th, 2015

The following post was submitted by Elisa (EJ) Sobo, Professor of Anthropology, San Diego State University. The New York Times recently featured an op-ed piece titled ‘Academics seek…

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White + Word Gap = Wrong!

Anne Kelsey , June 22nd, 2015

The following post was written by AAA members Susan D. Blum, Netta Avineri, and Eric J. Johnson in response to a recent article in the Washington Post. Read…

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Race and Rachel Dolezal: A Conversation with Patricia Sunderland

jmartin7647 , June 18th, 2015

Recent news surrounding Rachel Dolezal has led to quite the discussion on race. Our associates at the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) pointed us to an article (‘You May…

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2015 Photo Contest Starts!

Andrew R , May 11th, 2015

The AAA Photo Contest returns again this year, and submission are open to all active AAA members, submit here! “By the End of a Day” from Ming Xue,…

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Webinar Wednesday with Larissa Sandy: Sex Work in Cambodia

Andrew R , May 7th, 2015

Hello anthropology enthusiasts!  Our next webinar, with Larissa Sandy, will be the last scheduled before we take a break for the summer.  In it we’ll be exploring the…

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Unanthrapologetically Working Together: Mixed Methods Collaboration and Health Services Research at the Department of Veterans Affairs

Andrew R , April 30th, 2015

Hope you all enjoyed your webinar hiatus (and Call for Papers period) because we’ve got two more amazing webinars coming your way before we break for the summer!…

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