Tag: corporatization

Publicity or Marginality? On the Question of Academic “Silencing” in Anthropology

Maximilian C. Forte , December 15th, 2018

Abstract What is “silencing” and is it out of place in the contemporary North American university? How do “silencing” and “public anthropology” intersect? What are the roles of…


This Does Not Represent the Views of the University

Maximilian C. Forte , January 20th, 2018

I know that I am not the first person to ask this, but when did universities start having “views”? When some professors indulge their rights to free speech…


Misguided exclusivity: On the Anthropology News commenting policy

eli , May 25th, 2017

I’ve been exceptionally dismayed this year by the retrograde, anti-open-access, profit-oriented publication philosophy at the American Anthropological Association. Earlier this year they announc…


Scholarly meetings with a “Disclaimer and Waiver”

eli , March 18th, 2016

I’m guessing that most anthropologists don’t read the Disclaimer and Waiver to which you must consent when you register for conferences through the American Anthropological Association. It…