Tag: Anthropologists on Aging

Being History

Anthropologists and Aging , October 3rd, 2022

by Robert Launay AI (Dall-E) generated “painting of historian walking through portrait gallery and seeing a picture of themselves” I have taught the history of anthropology since 1978,…


Careers and Caregiving: An impossible juggling act?

Anthropologists and Aging , September 26th, 2022

By Kathe Managan This fall, with my AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) card in my wallet, I attended my third new faculty orientation and learned about the…


Bifocal Glasses: Too old for an academic career?

Anthropologists and Aging , September 19th, 2022

By Marco Lazzarotti We have a tendency to perceive the passage of time as traced by the path of an idealized academic career. In this vision, an academic…


It’s not all downhill: On becoming an older scholar

Anthropologists and Aging , September 12th, 2022

By Laura Miller. Expectations for academics are sometimes based on stereotypes. One idea is that people reach the apex of their creativity and intensity before diminishing energy and…


The parallax effect of middle age

Anthropologists and Aging , September 5th, 2022

Post by blog member Kerim Friedman. As one gets older, one’s experience of time simultaneously collapses and expands, creating a parallax effect. Amidst the daily routine of the…