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Book review: Traces of the Future: An Archaeology of Medical Science in Africa by Damien Droney

Damien Droney , June 21st, 2017

Traces of the Future: An Archaeology of Medical Science in Africa Paul Wenzel Geissler, Guillaume Lachenal, John Manton, and Noémi Tousignant, editors Intellect Ltd./University of Chicago Press, 2016,…


How Can Making Movies Do Sheep Any Good? #VisualANTH

Clara Kleininger , April 21st, 2017

John Adair and Sol Worth, American anthropologists and filmmakers, found themselves in the sticky situation of answering the above question in 1966. They had just presented the leading…


City Play: Collaborative Filmmaking with Children

Paloma Yáñez Serrano , April 18th, 2017

In Egypt, children are subject to a conservative and hierarchical public educational system. Underfunding, overcrowded classrooms and precarious infrastructure make the Egyptian school a place full of…


Alice Street’s “Biomedicine in an Unstable Place: Infrastructure and Personhood in a Papua New Guinean Hospital” by Mackenzie Cramblit

Mackenzie Cramblit , January 30th, 2017

Biomedicine in an Unstable Place: Infrastructure and Personhood in a Papua New Guinean Hospital by Alice Street Duke University Press, 2014, 204 pages Social anthropologist Alice Street’s first…


Don’t Panic! The Neuroscience behind falling into Balance w/ Vivek Pandey Vimal

Nina Oria-Loureiro , November 23rd, 2016

Are balance and movement something that can be culturally shaped? Why aren’t female rats being used in drug studies? In this episode of This Anthropological Life we team…

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The human-side of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Steven Gustafson , June 20th, 2016

Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Steven Gustafson (@stevengustafson), founder of the Knowledge Discovery Lab at the General Electric Gl…

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Coming to #SCA2016: Infrastructures of Collaboration

Angela VandenBroek , April 12th, 2016

I am excited to announce with my co-organizer, Amy Robbins, that our panel for the biennial meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology has been accepted and is…

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Call for Papers: Infrastructures of Collaboration: Lessons Learned from Collaborative Failures

Angela VandenBroek , January 8th, 2016

Call for Papers for the Society for Cultural Anthropology Biennial Meeting Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Friday, May 13-Saturday, May 14, 2016 Conference Call for Papers Organizers Angela VandenBro…

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REDUX: Responsibility and Scholarship in the Current Political Moment – Graduate Conference | 25-26 September 2015

Alison Hanson , December 24th, 2015

Anthropology today is in a moment of creative rupture, redefinition, and profound possibility. Our collective intellectual energy is directed toward contemporary social and political issues with a new…


Writing with Community

Carole McGranahan , December 23rd, 2015

[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Sara Gonzalez as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Sara is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington,…

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The Nexus of Collaboration: Negotiating African American History and Public Interest in Southwest Virginia

Samuel R. Cook and Thomas Klatka , October 30th, 2015

Tom Klatka pauses after clearing debris to expose the end of a grave shaft in the Kentland slave cemetery. Note the larger exposed grave shaft in the background….

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An Anthropological Endeavor

Carrie Ida Edinger , October 2nd, 2015

I was very inquisitive about having the opportunity of understanding how two anthropologists, Gretchen Bakke and Marina Peterson, formed their content for an upcoming publication pertaining to anthrop…

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Yin and yang at Harvest Festival: Part 1

Hilary Agro , September 28th, 2015

NOTE: I will not be discussing my regular research topic (drug use) in this post, out of respect to the organizers of Harvest. All names have been changed….

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A methodological case of comparative anthropology

Juliano Andrade Spyer , June 8th, 2015

Image Courtesy Quinn Dombrowski (Creative Commons) I hear from colleagues in our department that completing a PhD can often be a solitary experience. Anthropologists tend to accept the fact that socia…

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Peopling Places-2013

ukvisualanth , June 6th, 2013

The screening and exhibition of third year anthropology student visual projects took place over a long afternoon in Marlowe Lecture theatre. The event was attended by a large…

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Using art and audiovisual methods with migrants in Spain: an interview with Francesco Bondanini

CarolineB , February 13th, 2013

Francesco Bondanini, a University of Kent alumnus, uses participatory visual methods to explore and empower the lives of migrants and detainees in Spain and Germany.  In the interview…

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