Tag: #HAUtalk

Awakening to being the “other” A schizophrenic streak

Mascha Gugganig , May 12th, 2020


In discussions on COVID-19, it has become a common trope that disciplines like anthropology are particularly relevant and fitting for writing about the pandemic. Indeed, the pandemic unearths…


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The Future of Social Media in Anthropology

Samuel Gerald Collins , January 7th, 2020


From the conclusion to my contribution on “Social Media” in Wiley’s “The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology:” Anthropologists are still coming to terms with social media and its impact…


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I’m too tired to read your work — on refusing HAU Journal

zoetodd , July 1st, 2019


This weekend, PhD student Taylor Genovese drew attention to the fact that the former Editor in Chief of HAU journal was granted an opportunity to write a final editorial…


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Towards a compassionate turn

thenewethnographer , February 26th, 2019


Introduction   When The New Ethnographer launched in 2018, several decades had passed since the reflexive turn of the 1980s, in which anthropologists were asked to reflect thoughtfully…


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Participant observation from a first-timer at the AAA conference 2018, San Jose

Ian Pollock , December 2nd, 2018


This first experience of a really big conference makes me want to go to smaller conferences, where it would be easier to find the people who share my…


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Twitter Wrap-up for AmAnth2018: Hashtags and Hautalk

Samuel Gerald Collins , November 21st, 2018


As I have done over the past few years (2017, 2016), I returned from AAA2018 and ran some Twitter analytics.  Here’s the sociograph I came up with (click…


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HAU’s Hauntings

Emma Louise Backe , October 29th, 2018


How does the genre of weird fiction provide the destabilizing framework for the future of HAUtalk?  The HAU controversy is a dense teratoma,[1] a complicated intermingling of issues…


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#HAUTALK: The Tyranny of Structurelessness and No End in Sight

Sarah Green , October 16th, 2018


On June 11th 2018, David Graeber published an apology about the amount of time it took him to understand the extent of what was going wrong within HAU…


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Ethical dilemmas, anthropological practice, and principles #HauTalk

Proshant Chakraborty , July 13th, 2018


Hautalk is an opportunity to reinvigorate and remake our disciplinary identities. But how can we move this discussion beyond disciplinary boundaries—into spaces where we practice our craft? This…


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Guest Post: Citation is a Gift: “Punking” Accounting in #hautalk

Footnotes Editor , July 7th, 2018


[Footnotes is excited to present a guest post by Jules Weiss. Weiss is an MA student in the Applied Anthropology program at Oregon State University. They are a…


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REDUX: #PrecAnthro. Let’s talk about unionisation. #hautalk

PrecAnthro , June 21st, 2018


First published  on the 21st of June 2018  The HAU controversy is both a disappointment and an opportunity. It is a disappointment because it reflects the troubled condition…


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Guest Post: Anthropology’s front-lines: Notes on crisis, coloniality, and violence

Footnotes Editor , June 17th, 2018


[The following is a guest post by Proshant Chakraborty. Proshant is an applied anthropologist and research consultant based in Mumbai, India. He obtained his master’s in Social and Cultural Anthropolo…


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Anthro Reckoning and Reconnaissance

Emma Louise Backe , June 16th, 2018


Over the past several days, the anthropological community has been forced to confront instances of abuse, exploitation and discrimination latent in the discipline. A tweet from Cultural Anthropology…


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