Tag: AnthroVice

Love, Kinship, and Ceremonial Observance

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


How do I explain to my soon-to-be college graduate that she has to go to her graduation ceremony? My invocations of Arnold van Gennep and Victor Turner are…


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Anthropological Invigoration

Alexandra Frankel , May 23rd, 2018


How do you balance a commitment to the discipline of anthropology with recognizing and valuing insights that are relevant and challenging but come from outside anthropology? How might…


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AnthroVice

Alexandra Frankel , May 5th, 2017


Grumpy Grad Student I am an early tenure-track professor with a needy grad student advisee. I appreciated my PhD advisor’s practice of briefly checking in with my mental…


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CFP=Call for Problems

Alexandra Frankel , February 24th, 2017


Adapted from Jeremy Tenenbaum/ Flickr CC BY 2.0 Should I take another adjunct position? How do I get through this mound of exam marking? Graduate student healthcare in…


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