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“Bioculturalism” — An interview with Christopher Lynn by Christopher D. Lynn

Christopher D. Lynn , August 24th, 2015


This series aims to get anthropologists and closely-related others talking seriously, and thinking practically, about how to synergize biological and social scientific approaches to human health and w…


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Image as Method: Conversations on Anthropology through the Image by Andrés Romero

Andrés Romero , August 14th, 2015


What follows is a series of conversations conducted after the recent Image as Method symposium, which took place on May 4th and 5th, 2015, at Columbia University’s Heyman…


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Alberto Prunetti’s “Amianto. Una storia operaia” by Cinzia Greco

Cinzia Greco , August 12th, 2015


Amianto. Una storia operaia by Alberto Prunetti Edizioni Alegre, 2014, 192 pages. Amianto. Una storia operaia (Asbestos. A Working-Class Story) is written by Alberto Prunetti, an Italian writer…


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“Bioculturalism” – An interview with Emily Mendenhall by Emily Mendenhall

Emily Mendenhall , August 10th, 2015


This series aims to get anthropologists and closely-related others talking seriously, and thinking practically, about how to synergize biological and social scientific approaches to human health and w…


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Sarah Pinto’s Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contemporary India by Saiba Varma

Saiba Varma , August 7th, 2015


Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contemporary India University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014, 283 pages. Sarah Pinto’s extraordinary ethnography, Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in C…


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“Bioculturalism” – An interview with William Dressler by William Dressler

William Dressler , July 27th, 2015


This series aims to get anthropologists and closely-related others talking seriously, and thinking practically, about how to synergize biological and social scientific approaches to human health and w…


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Introduction: “Bioculturalism: The Why and How of a Promising Medical Anthropological Future” by Jeffrey G. Snodgrass

Jeff Snodgrass , July 27th, 2015


I’m perplexed by cultural anthropology’s antagonism toward biology, with culture and biology more typically treated as providing alternate and competing, rather than complementary and synergistic, exp…


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The Ethnographic Vision of John L. Gwaltney: The Thrice Shy, A Forgotten Gem by Lesley A. Sharp

Lesley A. Sharp , July 24th, 2015


Gwaltney, John L. 1967. The Thrice Shy: Cultural Accommodation to Blindness and Other Disasters in a Mexican Community. New York and London: Columbia University Press. 219 pp., including…


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