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Making #AAACASCA Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 25

Anna , November 21st, 2019


It is that time of year again—November is flying by, and thousands of anthropologists are gathering to share, learn, explore, discuss, and debate important issues in their field….


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Hello from a New Editor

Anna , November 21st, 2019


As the fall term draws to a close, and as many of us head to Vancouver for AAA-CASCA, I would like to take a moment to introduce myself…


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Interrogating the Concept of Categories – an Interview with Lochlann Jain

Anna , October 1st, 2019


Stanford University anthropologist and artist, Lochlann Jain, speaks with Anne Brackenbury (former editor at University of Toronto Press who launched the ethnoGRAPHIC Series) to talk about Jain’s new…


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The Last Word(s)

Anna , April 4th, 2019


After 11 years at the University of Toronto Press, and over 6 years curating this blog, I’m stepping down, hanging up my hat, moving on (choose what euphemism…


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Making #AmAnth18 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

Anna , November 8th, 2018


The 2018 AAA meetings are upon us and we’re looking forward to getting out from this rainy, cold Toronto weather and into some California sun! In keeping with…


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Island in the Stream: A discussion with author Michael Lambek on his new release

Anna , November 5th, 2018


The Scholarly Publishing program at University of Toronto Press has been producing the Anthropological Horizons series since 1991. The series is home to imaginative, immersive ethnographic works that…


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Anthropology Otherwise: Thoughts on a Graphic Novel Experiment – Part 2

Anna , November 1st, 2018


This is the second of a two-part blog post by Marie-Eve Carrier Moisan discussing the challenges and potentials of part of transforming ethnographic research into graphic novel form….


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Anthropology Otherwise: Thoughts on a Graphic Novel Experiment

Anna , October 30th, 2018


In the first of a two-part blog post, Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan talks about the challenges of adapting her ethnographic work on sex tourism in Brazil into graphic novel form….


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A Graphic Conversation: Talking Comics and Scholarship

Anna , October 10th, 2018


Anne Brackenbury, Executive Editor at University of Toronto Press, and co-editor of the ethnoGRAPHIC Series, sat down recently with Kendra Boileau, Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief at Penn State…


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Making #AmAnth17 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

Anne , November 22nd, 2017


What would the AAA be without the Teaching Culture Top 30 list? Every year we scour the AAA program and try to winnow it down to a short…


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Q&A: On Illustration, Collaboration, and Anthropology

Anne , November 15th, 2017


This month, we launch our first graphic novel and the first book in our new ethnoGRAPHIC series, Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution. This project…


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An Advance Student Review of Lissa

Anna , November 8th, 2017


Reviews of Lissa, the graphic novel launching our new ethnoGRAPHIC series, will start to appear in the next few weeks, including reviews by academics writing for journals, blogs,…


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ethnoGRAPHIC: Extending Anthropology’s Reach, One Comic at a Time

Anne , November 1st, 2017


Part of my job as an editor is to convince people to write the books I think they should write, not necessarily the ones they want to write….


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Call for Papers: Ethno/Graphic Storytelling

Anne , April 4th, 2017


AAA 2017: Anthropology Matters November 29-December 3, 2017 Washington, DC Ethno/Graphic Storytelling: Communicating research through graphic novels and animation Co-Organizers: Archaeologist Sonya At…


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Supporting the Resistance

Anne , February 16th, 2017


Well, 2017 has certainly burst out of the gates, with Trump signing executive orders the way a bull wreaks havoc in a china shop, and the resistance using…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 16: Victor Kumar on James Baldwin, Margaret Mead and Ethnographic Approaches to Studying Race

anthropoliteiaadmin , January 25th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to relaunch the second semester of an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagog…


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Chatting While Waterskiing, Part 2

Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway , November 2nd, 2016


In this three-part blog series, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway of Oberlin College reflects on the challenges she has encountered in trying to incorporate drawing into her work as a linguistic…


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Chatting While Waterskiing, Part 1

Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway , October 31st, 2016


In this three-part blog series, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway of Oberlin College reflects on the challenges she has encountered in trying to incorporate drawing into her work as a linguistic…


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The future of designing autonomous systems will involve ethnographers

Madeleine clare elish , June 28th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Madeleine Clare Elish, (@mcette), is an anthropologist and researcher at Data & Society, presents a…


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An Engineering Anthropologist: Why tech companies need to hire software developers with ethnographic skills

Astrid Countee , June 22nd, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: I’m very please to announce that the next contributor in the Co-designing with machines edition is Astrid Countee (@ianthro), an anthropologist, software de…


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The human-side of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Steven Gustafson , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: Next up in our Co-designing with machines edition is Steven Gustafson (@stevengustafson), founder of the Knowledge Discovery Lab at the General Electric Gl…


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The hidden story of how metrics are being used in courtrooms and newsrooms to make more decisions

Angèle Christin , June 20th, 2016


Note from the Editor, Tricia Wang: The next author for the Co-designing with machines edition is Angèle Christin (@angelechristin), sociologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Data & Soci…


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Why do brands lose their chill? How bots, algorithms, and humans can work together on social media

Molly Templeton , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: The fourth contributor to the Co-designing with machines edition is Molly Templeton (@mollymeme), digital and social media expert, Director of Social Media at Everybody …


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Lou and Cee Cee prepare for fieldwork in the future: a world where robots conduct ethnography

Alicia Dudek , June 17th, 2016


Editor’s Note: Kicking off our Co-designing with machines edition is Alicia Dudek (@aliciadudek), Innovation Insight Lead & Design Ethnographer at Deloitte Digital Australia. Using …


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