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Ep #97: AI Art & Activist Anthropology Revisited: This Month on TFS 

The Familiar Strange , October 16th, 2022

The Familiar Strange · Ep #97: AI Art & Activist Anthropology Revisited: This Month on TFS This week we’re joined by Familiar Strangers Kathy, Lachlan, Alex and Sean…

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Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of feminist anthropology in Australia Part 3

The Familiar Strange , October 4th, 2022

The Familiar Strange · Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of feminist anthropology in Australia Part 3 We’re back this week and with a very special collaboration….

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Back into the (digital) armchair? A feminist approach to building research relations in a postcolonial setting

digitalethnography , May 4th, 2022

Syntia Hasenöhrl* (Virtually) being in Bamako over time. Images by Syntia Hasenöhrl. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many scholars had to transfer their research into the…

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Review: Intimate Eating

dsutton20 , April 29th, 2022

Anita Mannur Intimate Eating: Racialized Spaces and Radical Futures. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2022. 180 pp. ISBN 9781478017820 Fabio Parasecoli (New York University) What d…


Susan Paulson: Gender-aware care in pandemic and postgrowth worlds

focaal_admin , April 26th, 2022

Coronavirus has provoked some of us to think about our worlds in new ways and to consider different horizons of change. Yet in many pandemic-related discourses and policies,…


Ten Treasures (and a Bonus): A Selection of Anthropological Gems You Might Have Missed from the Past Few Years

Alma Gottlieb , January 26th, 2022

I began interviewing authors of fabulous new anthropology books for this space back in 2016. While completing 11 interviews, I also amassed a backlog of more terrific books…

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It’s Not “Just” a Symbol

Alma Gottlieb , January 13th, 2022

“Tails” side of the new U.S. quarter featuring Maya Angelou The new Maya Angelou quarter is a symbol, yes. But not “just” a symbol. Because, symbols matter. If…

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Caroline McKusick takes the page 99 test

| , September 27th, 2021

I find myself, on page 99, in the middle of a crisis of translation. Unsurprising, given that my “in” to dissertation fieldwork resembled that of many anthropologists, who…

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#BookReview: Me, Not You

One Pusumane , May 26th, 2021

In Me, Not You, Alison Phipps uses the #MeToo Movement as a backdrop to her work to illustrate how privileged white women using mainstream feminism as a conduit,…


Feminist Hopes for Chile’s Future

Chelsea Horton , March 5th, 2021

Two million Chileans marched for gender equality and democratic reform on International Women’s Day 2020. With the writing of a new constitution now on the horizon, feminist activists…

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Theory as reproduction: Reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia Part 1 and 2

The Familiar Strange , December 27th, 2020

The Familiar Strange · Part 1:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the history of doing feminist anthropology in Australia The Familiar Strange · Part 2:Theory as reproduction:reflections on the hist…

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Singing with Pippa Bacca

Chelsea Horton , November 20th, 2020

In noughties Italy, the Bubble Gum choir performed a liberatory counterimage of the feminine. Today, Bacca’s chorus breathes new life into the ensemble of characters and an impermanent…

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Called to the Torah: Navigating Feminism and Jewish Law in Modern Orthodox Communities

The Familiar Strange , September 27th, 2020

The synagogue – a deeply symbolic cultural space – is a place where feminist congregants are increasingly seeking equality. These women wish to read from the Torah (a…

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Feminism, disability, and reproductive autonomy: abortion in times of Zika in Brazil by Anahí Guedes de Mello

Anahí Guedes de Mello , February 17th, 2020

For English click here. Feminismo, deficiência e autonomia reprodutiva: o aborto em tempos de Zika no Brasil Introdução Em novembro de 2015, após o anúncio de que o…


“You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, so I Got Me Some”: Katie Numi Usher on the Fluid Mosaic

Katie Numi Usher , January 28th, 2020

Introduction I met Katie Numi Usher during a conference in London in 2018; she was invited as the winner of that year’s Bridget Jones Travel Award. K. N….


On reproductive work and family, again by Cinzia Greco

Cinzia Greco , November 5th, 2019

Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family Sophie Lewis Verso, 2019. 224 pages. In the first segment of the 1963 Oscar-winning anthology film Ieri, Oggi e Domani, Sophia Loren…


Marxism is amphetamines, biopolitics is cocaine: Social science theories as drugs.

Hilary Agro , October 22nd, 2019

Okay so hear me out, I have a new bit: Social science theories as drugs. Biopolitics is cocaine. I like it in small doses, and I can see…

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A Crisis Of (Feminist) Faith Through An Encounter In A Clinical Setting

Trauma and Resilience , July 1st, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Sreeparna Chattopadhyay. She is a Senior Research Scientist and Associate Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India. She finished her A.M. and Ph.D….


Book Forum: Saida Hodžić’s The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life After NGOs by Erin V. Moore

Erin V. Moore , April 18th, 2019

Saida Hodžić’s The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs (University of California Press, 2017) illuminates the myriad state and non-state actors collaborating on campaigns ag…


Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me/Meditations on Inheritances and Lineages, Anthropological and Otherwise

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019

Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me Silence chose me I didn’t choose silence silence immobilized me I could not breathe in my own skin without breaking the…

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Having a Moment: Ruminations on Women, Hysteria, Stress, and the Pelosi Backclap by Stephanie Palazzo

Stephanie Palazzo , April 1st, 2019

Women are having a moment. At President Trump’s State of the Union address, Democratic women wore white as a nod to suffragists and female leadership, and Nancy Pelosi’s backclap went…


The Abortion Green Scarf as a Boundary Object: Beyond the Curse of the Left by Mara Dicenta

Mara Dicenta , March 13th, 2019

Science and Technology Studies (STS) can engage with social movements in a variety of forms. STS scholarship has provided methods, theories, and concepts related to how information and…


Vigilance as coping, vigilance as injury by Michelle Munyikwa

Michelle Munyikwa , March 6th, 2019

If I were asked for a definition of myself, I would say that I am one who waits; I investigate my surroundings, I interpret everything in terms of…


When Women’s Laughter Keeps Men in Line

Alma Gottlieb , February 12th, 2019

Among the Mbendjele gathering-hunting people who live in the Republic of Congo, “women’s laughter manages to keep men in line.” Drawing from ethnographic research by Jerome Lewis, anthropo…

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