Tag: Cultural Questions

Ethnography.com launches on Youtube thanks to Chinese Smartphones in Africa

Christina Lauren Quigley , November 6th, 2022

Greetings Ethnography.com aficionados! My previous post “What Happens if Chinese Smartphones Teach English Lessons in Tanzania?” is now on Youtube. Keeping up with the times, Tony and I…


What Happens if Chinese Smartphones Teach English Lessons in Tanzania?

Christina Lauren Quigley , October 7th, 2022

English is the dominant global language of the world, it is the language of power, and control. But it is not the only language, and different people have…


(Almost) Native Ethnography Meets the Heat of the Tunisian Desert

What does a Chicken, Drums, Whiskey, Gossip, and International Diplomacy have in common?

Life as an Insect Inside a Glass Jar: Language Learning Through Immersion

Is Drumming Better than Prozac? An Anthropological Reflection

The Place That Is Our Home

When is the country between India and Thailand called, Burma or Myanmar?

More about Erving Goffman and my German Language Problems

On the Culture of Binge Drinking in a Residential College Town

“Building Bildung,” and Other Improbabilities among German University Undergrads

We’ve Always Done It This Way

Student Housing and Ethnic Segregation at Chico State

Battle Ritual Among the Nacirema

True Believers and Personality Tests

Cowboy Nation

Johnny Cash on the Importance of Listening to Your Mama about Open Carry of Guns

Globalization and Mlitary Honor: The Dedication of a Statue of the Hmong General Vang Pao in California

One Year After the Death of Marc Thompson

Tony , September 3rd, 2015

One year ago today, Marc Thompson, Chico, California area activist, student of sociology, was found murdered in a burning car in a remote area outside the small town…