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Art is a Movement – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , October 9th, 2018


“Money cannot be the reason why you make art. Artwork can be sold and should be sold because artists need to make a living. But they should not,…


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EPIC Evidence: with Dawn Nafus and Tye Rattenbury – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , September 19th, 2018


Exploring Evidence This Anthro Life is opening the conversation with EPIC (the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Community) on the theme of Evidence. Taking center stage at this year’s…


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The Awe is Shared: Evolution and Public Science with Andrea Eller – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , August 17th, 2018


Andrea Eller is a biological anthropologist driven by a question of how do our bodies continue to react to things today? In other words, how does evolution continue…


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Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , July 23rd, 2018


When TAL first interviewed Hamilton Morris, it was shortly after he and his production team had finished season 1 of Hamilton’s Pharmacopoeia. Now, Morris has completed two seasons…


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Consulting, Big Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , July 10th, 2018


Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is obsessed with how…


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EPIC Innovation w/ Dr. Alexandra Mack – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , June 1st, 2018


Welcome back listeners! Adam and Ryan have taken some time away as of late to finish and defend their dissertations. Now that Ryan is done, and Adam defends…


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Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , April 30th, 2018


Photo: Gigi Taylor Thanks to the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) for having Adam Gamwell and Matt Artz of This Anthro Life present at the annual meeting in…


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Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , April 11th, 2018


On this episode of This Anthro Life, hosts Ryan Collins and Adam Gamwell are joined by TAL correspondent and guest host Astrid Countee and by a very special…


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Brave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de Novais – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , February 14th, 2018


Welcome listeners to the second installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new…


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#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , February 9th, 2018


Welcome to Story Slamming Anthropology. This series features both innovative narrative and audio performance drawing on the deep toolkit and methods of anthropology. The goal with Story Slamming…


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Carving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , January 31st, 2018


Design and anthropology have been seen together with increasing frequency over the last few years, but how do design and anthropology fit together in relation to industry? And,…


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Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , January 15th, 2018


Welcome listeners to the first installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new…


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Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen

Gamwell , December 13th, 2017


From Press Release: After 525 years, the traditional literature recounting the history of Columbus’s epic voyage and first encounters with Native Americans remains Eurocentric, focused principally—whe…


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Coming to Our Senses

Gamwell , November 27th, 2017


In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins explore the subject of sensory ethnography –  a focus in anthropology that tends to deemphasize…


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Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language?

Gamwell , October 26th, 2017


Will Emojis be the death of writing? Are emojis modern day hieroglyphs? Is the increased use of emojis in textual conversations a sign of the end of language as we…


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The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

Gamwell , October 11th, 2017


In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of Design Anthropology with the help of Dr. Elizabeth…


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On the Brink Podcast: Featuring This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , September 30th, 2017


Although TAL is just now getting back into the recording studio, you can catch up with Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins on the latest episode, Episode 28, of…


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Fall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patreon Campaign

Ryan Collins , September 27th, 2017


Hey Listeners! Adam and Ryan are back from their brief summer hiatus (a time filled with fieldwork, dissertation writing, and travels abound) with new content, a fresh Patreon…


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The Happiness Fetish Revisited

Gamwell , July 24th, 2017


In response to several surveys that attempt to quantify happiness, Ryan, Adam, and Aneil spend this episode of This Anthro Life exploring happiness through the lens of fetishism….


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Conversations and Podcasting as Social Technology

Gamwell , July 14th, 2017


This episode is a little different from our normal content. In it we feature a presentation Adam gave for Pivotal Labs in which he explores This Anthro Life’s (and…


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The Stories Bones Tell w/ Kristina Killgrove

Gamwell , June 28th, 2017


Click here to read our blog post on Savage Minds This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog…


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Anthropology + Science Journalism = A New Genre? w/ Daniel Salas of SAPIENS

Ryan Collins , June 21st, 2017


Click here to check out the TAL + SM blog post This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and…


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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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Writing “in my Culture” w/ Zoe Wool and Alex Golub of Savage Minds

Gamwell , June 7th, 2017


Click the image above to read the blog post on Savage Minds What a title! This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a…


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