Tag: Crossing Disciplinary Lines

Still Holding Out for a Second Opinion: Carlos’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 15th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Nature, Nurture, and Mexicanidad: Tatiana’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 8th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Five DNA Tests, 100% Me, and Back to Square One

Sarah Abel , September 5th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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A Mainer’s Portrait of a Melting Pot: Kate’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 4th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Searching for Common Humanity in Dystopia: Evlondo’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 3rd, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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On the Limits of Curiosity: Rodrigo’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 2nd, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Back to School

Sarah Abel , September 2nd, 2014


Things have been quiet on the blog front recently. This has mainly been for practical reasons: I moved back to Paris from Washington DC at the beginning of the summer,…


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Podcast: DNA Ancestry Testing and the Legacies of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Sarah Abel , May 2nd, 2014


To listen again to my discussion with Bernice Bennett about my current study on the social impact of DNA ancestry testing in the Americas, as well as related research into the…


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A DNA Experiment: Carlos’ Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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A DNA Experiment: Kate’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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A DNA Experiment: Tatiana’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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A DNA Experiment: Evlondo’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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A DNA Experiment: Rodrigo’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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A DNA Experiment: Sarah’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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