Tag: autoethnography

Waiting to Be Seen – How I Spent My Time in a Pain Treatment Center as a Patient

The Familiar Strange , December 5th, 2021

I am hospitalized while I am typing this, waiting to be seen for cervical vertebral disease, which is causing a daily numbing sensation in both hands. The wait…

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Emergent Anthropology: Reimagining U.S. Medical Anthropology in Theory and Practice by Ellen Rubinstein

Ellen Rubinstein , January 20th, 2021

The American Anthropological Association website identifies four subfields of anthropology (archaeology, biological, cultural, linguistic) and reserves a separate section for “applied and practicing …


“Porous Borders”: José Reyes on the Fluid Mosaic

José Reyes , January 31st, 2020

Introduction José Reyes is a researcher and an activist. In his contribution here, he offers us an exercise of autoethnography (Adams et al.)[1], a research method in which…


A Crisis Of (Feminist) Faith Through An Encounter In A Clinical Setting

Trauma and Resilience , July 1st, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Sreeparna Chattopadhyay. She is a Senior Research Scientist and Associate Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India. She finished her A.M. and Ph.D….


“Homework”: The highs and lows of anthropology at home

Trauma and Resilience , June 27th, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Chelsey Carter (Twitter @chelsitabonita7). She is an MPH/PhD candidate in Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis (USA) with a graduate certificate in Wo…


All you need is love…

Pris Nasrat , August 18th, 2018

In her two part article Envisioning Theory: An Anthropological Teaching Experiment, Dr Stefanie Mauksch narrates the pedagogical experiments that she and her co-teacher Dr Friederike Eichner. These ex…


Buses, Metros, Shoes & Confusing Journeys #Fieldnotes

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari , August 10th, 2015

This week we continue our thread on fieldnotes via four posts that all in their own way elaborate this thread’s overarching theme: journey. As is familiar to all…


NEW! — Dave Lewis: “Field Work”

Focaal Web Editor , August 3rd, 2015

My engagement with the ideas and practices of fieldwork stems from my interest in anthropology and the classification of human “types” through the “science” of anthropometry in the…


REDUX: Going Native at Home – Explorations in Method- and note-ology #FIELDWORK

Charis Boke , June 17th, 2015

I’m from here. Well, sort of. When I was 18 months old, we moved to this small town on the Connecticut River, in the shadow of Mt. Ascutney….