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Article: “Kultuuriline omastamine kultuurimuutusena” in Studia Vernacula 14

More good news in terms of publication work. I am pleased to share that my article “Kultuuriline omastamine kultuurimuutusena” is now published in Estonian in the wonderful journal…

Food Justice and Cultural Appropriation: How do Place and Nostalgia Fit?

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of postings by students in a graduate seminar on food justice at the University of New Orleans. You can read…

On Taking Credit: Textile Traditions and Fashion Rip-Offs

Below find a guest post by Carrie Hertz, Curator of Dress and Textiles at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. –Jason Baird…

What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 26, 2019

David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…

Top Articles of 2018

As the year winds down, Anthropology News rounds up our most popular articles of 2018. From critical reflections on the discipline and experiences of it, to grappling with…

Trade War and the Nationalist Exchange: Trudeau Trails Trump

“These tariffs are totally unacceptable. For 150 years, Canada has been America’s most steadfast ally. Canadians have served alongside Americans in two world wars and in Korea. From…

What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, March 12, 2018

David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…

Cultural Appropriation, Cultural Exploitation, Cultural Genocide: Problems of Neoliberal Diversity Management

“The Emergence of the Chief” is a statue on the Loyola campus of Concordia University in Montreal. {click to enlarge} In Canada, “a yoga instructor…says her free class…

What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, October 9, 2017

David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…

More on racist mascots

In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…

More on racist mascots

In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…

Cultural appropriation: Against inspiration?

This blog post comes from a debate organised by the University of Manchester Anthropology undergraduate society. The title of the debate was “This house believes cultural inspiration is…

Bringing anthropological ethics into the classroom

With the Canadian Anthropology Society Conference next week comes CASCA’s Spring issue of the network’s newsletter, Culture. One item that caught our eye in this issue was Eric…

Bringing anthropological ethics into the classroom

With the Canadian Anthropology Society Conference next week comes CASCA’s Spring issue of the network’s newsletter, Culture. One item that caught our eye in this issue was Eric…

Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca Part 7

Conclusion: It’s all fun and games… As I mentioned in the first post of my series, anthropologists and ethnobiologists have played an outsized role in studying and popularizing…

Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca Part 4

Ayahuasca Healings Last week (March 18, 2017), I received an email that read, in toto: Just like I promised: Get the free eBook here (right click, “Save Link…

Understanding hipsters – scholarly and otherwise

Are “hipsters” on their way out, or have they become so normalized in our popular culture that we don’t really notice them anymore? (And, if the latter, is…

Understanding hipsters – scholarly and otherwise

Are “hipsters” on their way out, or have they become so normalized in our popular culture that we don’t really notice them anymore? (And, if the latter, is…

Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca

Part 2: The New Ayahuasca Churches Yesterday I sat in on a webinar sponsored by ICEERS (the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service) and organized by anthropologist…

Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Christina Callicott. I’m guessing that by now most of my readers will have heard of this stuff called “ayahuasca.” Everyone from Stephen Colbert…

Hallowe’en & Racism

LSPIRG’s (Wilfred Laurier University) I am Not a Costume campaign Boo! Hallowe’en is a rich holiday for anthropologists to dig into for how it brings together many different…

Hallowe’en & Racism

LSPIRG’s (Wilfred Laurier University) I am Not a Costume campaign Boo! Hallowe’en is a rich holiday for anthropologists to dig into for how it brings together many different…

A Short Resource Guide to Food, Race, and Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation has been almost a buzzword lately, giving us anthropologists a lot of popular culture fodder on the topic — and perhaps more importantly, spurring critical discussion…

Indigenous cultural appropriation?

In June we posted an article from The Atlantic on The do’s and don’ts of Cultural Appropriation. In that post I suggested that the article, with its focus…