Tag: anthropological science-fiction

Call for Anthropological Speculative Fiction

Nick Mizer , February 14th, 2020


“We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and…


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Moon Monogamy 4: Participant Observation, Session 2

Nick Mizer , August 16th, 2019


[This is the fourth installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. Previous installments: One , Two , Three] Beau shakes…


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Moon Monogamy 3: Participant Observation, Session 1

Nick Mizer , July 12th, 2019


[This is the third installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. The previous installments are here and here.] As you…


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Moon Monogamy 2: Preliminary Research, Session 1

Nick Mizer , May 1st, 2019


[This is the second installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. The first installment is here.] You would think that…


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Moon Monogamy 1 – Qualifications: One, Two, Three, Twelve, Thirteen, and Twenty-Seven

Nick Mizer , February 15th, 2019


We need more worlds. Better worlds. We can’t overlook the need for horrifying, ruined worlds, true, but more than anything we need better worlds. The worlds academics build…


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Speculative Anthropology Series in Cultural Anthropology

Samuel Gerald Collins , December 18th, 2018


Please check out this provocative collection of papers at cultural anthropology.  Edited by Ryan Anderson, Emma Louise Backe, Taylor Nelms, Elizabeth Reddy and Jeremy Trombley (and including my…


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Tracking the Future at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Samuel Gerald Collins , November 19th, 2017


–> (the Wow! signal, visualized by Benjamin Crowell, from Wikimedia) In a few days, many anthropologists will attend the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.  For…


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