Tag: biography

The Dude Troll As Anthropologist: A Review of Peter Hempenstall’s “Truth’s Fool: Derek Freeman and the War Over Cultural Anthropology”

Rex , January 22nd, 2018

The first time I read Coming of Age in Samoa was in my Intro to Anthro course. My teacher — and future mentor — was a social anthropologist…


Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story – [Book Review]

Matt Thompson , June 8th, 2017

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Vidula G. Khanduri. A STEM major at Wellesley College, Vidula enjoys dabbling in the crossroads of politics, science, technology, and society. She’s an avid reader …

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Gareth Dale on Karl Polanyi

Rex , February 13th, 2017

Karl Polanyi (1886-1964) is difficult to summarize. A patriotic citizen of his native Hungary, he spoke German at home and identified with German intellectual culture. He was a…

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Notes on the third digital ethnography reading session

John Postill , September 18th, 2015

by Will Balmford PhD Candidate RMIT University, Melbourne See other posts on the digital ethnography reading group (DERG) This session we discussed Helen Kennedy’s 2003 article Technobiography: Rese…


Embracing Impostor Syndrome

Kerim , September 8th, 2015

image source It seems a fair amount of academics, especially women, suffer from impostor syndrome, “a constant fear of being discovered to be a fraud and a charlatan.”…

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Third session of digital ethnography reading group

John Postill , August 31st, 2015

by Will Balmford Research assistant Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC) School of Media and Communication RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Hello all, Welcome to round three of DERG! We’ve…