Tag: biography

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

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]

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 …

Gareth Dale on Karl Polanyi

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…

Notes on the third digital ethnography reading session

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

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.”…

Third session of digital ethnography reading group

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…