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Vignettes on Change and Permanence in India and eastern Africa

Guest Contributor , December 10th, 2021


By Jonathan Walz In recent decades, people and places in India and eastern Africa have, with increased frequency and scale, been impacted by environmental disasters, population growth, magnified…


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Quaran-teens Class of 2021: COVID-19’s Impact on Our Everyday Use of Technology

Guest Contributor , January 21st, 2021


[The following students are high school seniors Class of 2021 at “KTH School.” As part of their International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology class, they conducted a collaborative…


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Quaran-Teens Class of 2021: Challenges to Identity

Guest Contributor , January 14th, 2021


[The following students are high school seniors at “KTH School” taking International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology. After their final IB exams were cancelled, they decided they would…


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Quaran-Teens Class of 2021: Covid’s Impact on Social Relations

Guest Contributor , January 7th, 2021


[The following students are high school seniors Class of 20201 at “KTH School.” As part of their International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology class, they conducted a collaborative…


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I’ve Never Met Anyone Like Me, But Anthropologists (Not Me) Study People Like Me, Or: What if we trans/non-binary people weren’t just your objects of study?

Rine , October 8th, 2020


cw: transphobia, mention of suicide and murder Willow, our cat. I started writing this piece in June. It was during Pride month, amidst JK Rowling’s ongoing public transphobia,…


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On Gutters and Ethnography

Rine , September 25th, 2020


In a departure from more conventional communication methods in academia, I’m exploring how comics–a medium I love to read and am learning to make (thank you to my…


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Guest Blogger: Rine Vieth

Rine , September 20th, 2020


Rine Vieth at CASCA/AAA 2019. Photo by Dick Powis Anthro{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Rine Vieth. Hello, Anthrodendum readers! I’m excited to be a guest blogger for Anthrodendum for…


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A College Community of (COVID) Consociated Contemporaries

Guest Contributor , August 20th, 2020


Anthrodendum welcomes back guest blogger Christian Elliott, a recent graduate in cultural anthropology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. A College Community of (COVID) Consociated Contemp…


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Quaran-Teens 2020: Reflections on Teaching Auto-Ethnography to Quaran-Teens 2020

Guest Contributor , June 29th, 2020


By Dr. Rebecca Hodges Photo by the author of her classroom in March 2020, emptied by coronavirus quarantine. When the coronavirus epidemic response made us close campus, we…


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Quaran-Teens 2020: Changes Because of Quarantine

Guest Contributor , June 22nd, 2020


[The following students are high school seniors at “KTH School” taking International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology. After their final IB exams were cancelled, they decided they would…


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Wording sociality and health: COVID-19’s lexicon revisited

Elena Burgos Martínez , June 15th, 2020


Anthr{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Elena Burgos Martinez. It is all a matter of words. The recent emergence of a wealth of COVID-19-related material shows that we all narrate…


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Quaran-Teens 2020: Cultural Impact on Health

Guest Contributor , June 15th, 2020


[The following students are high school seniors at “KTH School” taking International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology. After their final IB exams were cancelled, they decided they would…


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More than arm’s length: reimagining rituals in a technologically mediated pandemic-centric era

Guest Contributor , June 13th, 2020


Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Dr. Caitlin E. McDonald, a digital anthropologist at Leading Edge Forum, a technology industry research organization, and a trustee for Ellpha Citizen, a charity…


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The Social Meanings of Food in a COVID-19 World

Guest Contributor , June 11th, 2020


Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Rituparna Patgiri, a doctoral student in the Centre for the Study of Social Systems (CSSS) at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She is interested…


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Quaran-Teens 2020: Classification During Quarantine

Guest Contributor , June 8th, 2020


[The following students are high school seniors at “KTH School” taking International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology. After their final IB exams were cancelled, they decided they would…


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Disaster, Dystopia, and Disphony

Guest Contributor , June 5th, 2020


by Pranathi Diwakar (Fieldwork in a Time of Coronavirus series) My last day of “fieldwork” was on March 14th, 2020. A chart-topping Gaana singer from the 1990s had…


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I Suddenly Thought of Your Face

Guest Contributor , June 2nd, 2020


[Bricoleur is the pen name of an anthropologist and blogger who also goes by the pseudonym, Ma De-wa. A frequent contributor to the anthropology group blog published in…


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Quaran-Teens 2020: Quarantined Bodies: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Guest Contributor , June 1st, 2020


[The following students are high school seniors at “KTH School” taking International Baccalaureate Social and Cultural Anthropology. After their final IB exams were cancelled, they decided they would…


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Pandemic Productivity

Guest Contributor , May 29th, 2020


by Hanna Pickwell (Fieldwork in a Time of Coronavirus series) There were two moments when it became clear that the dissertation project I had developed for four years…


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Connecting through the Layered Traumas of Fieldwork

Guest Contributor , May 22nd, 2020


By CD Green (Fieldwork in a Time of Coronavirus series) This billboard is part of an ad campaign that began just after the virus arrived. It has continued…


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No Longer a Field 

Guest Contributor , May 15th, 2020


by Rachel Howard (Fieldwork in a Time of Coronavirus series) An intersection at the author’s fieldsite. Image by the author. Suspending my fieldwork due to the COVID-19 pandemic…


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Fieldwork and the Nation Under Threat: Rethinking Critique, Recentering Relationships

Guest Contributor , May 8th, 2020


by Josh Babcock CNN’s Fareed Zakaria interviews Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a segment titled, “What the U.S. can learn from Singapore on Covid,” March 30,…


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Introduction: Fieldwork in a Time of Coronavirus (new series)

Guest Contributor , May 1st, 2020


Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Josh Babcock. Ph.D. Candidate in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology at the University of Chicago. His research examines the public co-construction of languag…


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Digital Migration

Guest Contributor , April 11th, 2020


Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Patricia G. Lange, an anthropologist and associate professor of Critical Studies (undergraduate program) and Visual & Critical Studies (graduate program) at Cal…


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