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Comedic Lies as Transitory Truths

Alexandra Frankel , April 1st, 2019


Why are stand-up comedians better anthropologists than, well, anthropologists? And what happens when a Danish anthropologist takes the mic? Anthropology News recently decided to no longer accept prank…


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The Invisible Walls of the Whisper Network

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018


#MeToo makes us all responsible for confronting sexual harassment. Let me begin by saying that it has been difficult for me to write about #MeToo. Although the topic…


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Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA

Ryan Collins , June 14th, 2017


This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that…


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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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A Nuclear Advocacy Dilemma

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


Advocacy anthropology does not always mean aligning oneself with an underdog. Nicolas Raymond/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Since the establishment of our discipline, anthropologists have fretted over the questi…


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Introduction to “Ethnographer as Activist”

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


Grappling with Ethnography and Advocacy in the Field What follows is a transcribed conversation between the authors. It has been edited for length and clarity. iStock Haley Bryant:…


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Democratic Reflection: Evaluating Real-Time Citizen Responses to Media Content

gilesmoss , April 26th, 2016


What has always impressed me about this next method for ‘The Person in the (Big) Data‘ series is the way in which research participants were able to develop…


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