Tag: Hollywood

Lindsey Clouse on her book, Stigmatized on Screen

Interview by Jeremy A. Rud https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781793647412/Stigmatized-on-Screen-How-Hollywood-Portrays-Nonstandard-Dialects Jeremy Rud: Linguists have long called out the language at…

Doctor Strange. Das Multiversum erzählen

Seit ein paar Tagen läuft der neue Marvel-Film „Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness“ im Kino. In seiner Verbindung aller möglichen Superheld:innen-Welten treibt er das filmische Erzählen…

Hollywood ha muerto

Read Time:5 Minute, 37 Second Seatle, 1931. Una estudiante de 18 años escribe un ensayo titulado ‘Dios muere’ que es pr…

Will “Only Murders” be funny? It depends.

Martin Short, Steve Martin and Selena Gomez to star in the new show Only Murders. Variety tells us that the new show called Only Murders and staring Selena…

Kleopatra – Schwarz oder Weiß? Hintergründe einer schwarzweißen Debatte

Braucht es wirklich eine Neuverfilmung von Kleopatra? Paramount meint ja und hat als Hauptdarstellerin die israelische Schauspielerin Gal Gadot verpflichtet. Regie führt Patty Jenkins und das Buch sta…

Una revolución en la disciplina: Antropología industrial e inteligencia artificial

De entre todas las características que tiene la antropología, una que atrae a muchas personas es su versatilidad respecto de las labores a las que uno como profesional…

From Hollywood to Hitler: Rethinking the Cultural Politics of Propaganda

What is propaganda? What does cinema reveal about the Third Reich and its people? What are German films about during the Third Reich? What do they reveal? And…

I did it for the data

As an ethnographer of porn, I entered the field with some hard limits and never crossed them. I never ended up doing anything I regretted, but the pressure…

Sarah Mitchell takes the page 99 test

For the sake of full disclosure, I’m going to start my reflection on my Page 99 with a quick nod to the blog’s editor. When Dr. Gershon started…

American Exceptionalism, American Innocence

Review of American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News—from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror. By Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong. Foreword…

Unapologetically Inaccurate

Rami Malek claims “we’re longing for stories like” the one he won an Oscar for. Are we? On Sunday, Rami Malek won an Academy Award for portraying Freddy…

The representation of Africa in Hollywood movie Black Panther.

By Rhoda Woets Almost every month, I join a small group of anthropologists from the VU to go to the movies. Last month, we went to the action…

The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 29: Courtney Morris For Black Boys Who Look Blue

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…

Grounded Dreams?

Hong Kong and Hollywood face the challenges of a globalizing movie economy. Hortense Powdermaker’s analysis of a Hollywood movie industry driven by extreme uncertainty, anxiety, and crisis in…

Spielberg: 1, Harvard: 0

Hollywood used to know what Americans wanted. Then came the new diversity of moving-going taste and preference. Hollywood was in trouble. In the words of Tom Hanks: “Nobody…

Would Artificial intelligence become strong enough to be a concern? An Anthropologist’s view

Recently there has been some robust progress in AI (Artificial Intelligence), with some scientists even successfully uploading the mind of a roundworm into a Lego robot. Although this seems…