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As the summer winds down…GET OFF MY LAWN!!

Jennifer Long , August 21st, 2017


At the beginning of the summer, Krystal D’Costa wrote an intriguing piece about The American Obsession with Lawns. Don’t think you’re interested in green, gardening? This post has…


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Jediism as Religion: Anthropology for a Changing World

Jennifer Long , August 17th, 2017


Last Thursday, anthroeverywhere! wrote about Gillian Parrish’s post on Jedi-training in the classroom, which they use as a means to teach implicit skills such as empathy to students. Today, w…


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Remembering & Memories: there’s an app for that…

Rhiannon Mosher , July 17th, 2017


As we’ve posted about before, the adoption of new media and technology in our lives has an impact on our social lives in many interesting ways. In many…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


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…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


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…


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Bringing anthropological ethics into the classroom

Rhiannon Mosher , April 24th, 2017


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…


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Bringing anthropological ethics into the classroom

Rhiannon Mosher , April 24th, 2017


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…


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Media, language, and social relationships

Rhiannon Mosher , April 20th, 2017


In teaching anthropology, I always find students to be exceptionally interested on the days that we talk about media. Many of my students consider social media to be…


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Media, language, and social relationships

Rhiannon Mosher , April 20th, 2017


In teaching anthropology, I always find students to be exceptionally interested on the days that we talk about media. Many of my students consider social media to be…


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Special Friday Edition: The Dutch Election, Domino Effects and Wilders’ Patriotic Spring

Jennifer Long , March 18th, 2017


Both contributing bloggers on this website completed their PhD research in the Netherlands. Why? We were drawn to understand the influence of nationalistic Dutch politicians on the everyday…


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Special Friday Edition: The Dutch Election, Domino Effects and Wilders’ Patriotic Spring

Jennifer Long , March 18th, 2017


Both contributing bloggers on this website completed their PhD research in the Netherlands. Why? We were drawn to understand the influence of nationalistic Dutch politicians on the everyday…


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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Add it to the dictionary! Changing language, changing culture

Rhiannon Mosher , December 12th, 2016


This short article about Merriam-Webster’s addition of ‘genderqueer’ to their dictionary is really useful for thinking about how language changes over time to describe our changing cultural worlds….


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The Anthropology of Trump: turning an ethnographic lens on Trumpland

Rhiannon Mosher , November 7th, 2016


Way back in March we posted about The Anthropology of Trump: It’s getting political in here (16 March 2016). In this earlier post, Jenn reviewed Paul Stoller’s analysis…


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The Anthropology of Trump: turning an ethnographic lens on Trumpland

Rhiannon Mosher , November 7th, 2016


Way back in March we posted about The Anthropology of Trump: It’s getting political in here (16 March 2016). In this earlier post, Jenn reviewed Paul Stoller’s analysis…


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How gender changes our jobs

Rhiannon Mosher , October 24th, 2016


One of the things I love about teaching anthropology is thinking about and showing how — through everyday experiences — broad processes shape local lives. I think that…


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How gender changes our jobs

Rhiannon Mosher , October 24th, 2016


One of the things I love about teaching anthropology is thinking about and showing how — through everyday experiences — broad processes shape local lives. I think that…


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Acknowledging Indigenous Territory at Universities

Rhiannon Mosher , September 29th, 2016


Every year in recent memory, the opening of the annual Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) conference begins with an acknowledgement that the meetings are taking place on Indigenous territory….


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A historical view of a long heated debate: what could be more menacing than the singular "they"?

Jennifer Long , September 8th, 2016


The use of ‘they’ as a replacement for ‘he or she’ pronouns has been gaining momentum not only because it lets one slip around those steadfast predefined gender…


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Anthropoliteia’s #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus

Rhiannon Mosher , September 5th, 2016


Anthropoliteia (@anthropoliteia) is another great anthropology resource publishing in blog form, offering “critical perspectives on police, security, crime, law and punishment around the world.” One of…


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