Tag: human nature

Nacirema Thinking

Jason Antrosio , June 23rd, 2018


Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Horace Miner’s “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” has endured as a first-day favorite for Introduction to Anthropology courses, and is read far beyond…


→Living Anthropologically

Nacirema Thinking

Jason Antrosio , June 23rd, 2018


Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Horace Miner’s “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” has endured as a first-day favorite for Introduction to Anthropology courses, and is read far beyond…


→Living Anthropologically

Conditions & Potentials of Human Life

Jason Antrosio , November 12th, 2017


What is Anthropology? In each generation, the question of “What is Anthropology?” must be answered anew. In 2017, Tim Ingold’s Anthropology and/as Education provides a summation of a…


→Living Anthropologically

Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2016


Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class In February 2016, I was honored to participate in several sessions around the theme “Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teachin…


→Living Anthropologically

Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2016


On 4-5 February 2016, honored to participate in several sessions around the theme “Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century.” The idea of…


→Living Anthropologically

Gun Control Podcast – Bring Sanity to Gun Violence

Jason Antrosio , December 6th, 2015


Update 14 June 2017: Re-releasing this Gun Control Podcast from 2015 as the stories break on Alexandria and the San Francisco UPS. I support gun control and a…


→Living Anthropologically

Gun Control Podcast – Bringing Sanity to Gun Violence

Jason Antrosio , December 6th, 2015


This gun control podcast was recorded October 2015 for a Natalia Reagan project which was to be titled “Science for Social Change.” At the time, the gun control…


→Living Anthropologically

Hartwick Anthropology 2016 Courses – Spring & J Term

Jason Antrosio , November 5th, 2015


Teaching Hartwick Anthropology courses is what launched and sustains Living Anthropologically. For more information, visit the Hartwick Anthropology webpage and sign up for some great Hartwick Anthrop…


→Living Anthropologically

Culture, Culture, Everywhere

Jason Antrosio , September 21st, 2015


Just as I was preparing to teach Cultural Anthropology, two posts about culture came out on powerhouse anthropology blogs. On Savage Minds, Alex Golub reviews The Asian American…


→Living Anthropologically

Introduction to Anthropology Course 2015

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2015


For my 2015 Introduction to Anthropology course, I am excited to be getting a first look at the 3rd edition of Anthropology: What Does It Mean to be…


→Living Anthropologically

hope: the first anthropological emotion

Jason Antrosio , December 28th, 2014


During the comments from the Anthropology and Storytelling panel at the #AAA2014 meetings: “The first anthropological emotion is hope” (Carole McGranahan). As McGranahan clarified in a fol…


→Living Anthropologically

Teaching Cultural Anthropology (via a quote from Tim Ingold, Making, 2013:13)

Jason Antrosio , September 2nd, 2014


Fall 2014, teaching Cultural Anthropology. The Hartwick College Anthropology format for teaching cultural anthropology is to begin with a four-fields Introduction to Anthropology, followed by mid-leve…


→Living Anthropologically

Jared Diamond and Future Public Anthropology

Jason Antrosio , July 21st, 2014


It was an honor and pleasure to be discussant for Margaret Mead and Jared Diamond: Past Publics, Current Engagements, organized by Alex Golub for the 2013 American Anthropological…


→Living Anthropologically

Introduction to Anthropology – 2014 – Entangling the Biological

Jason Antrosio , February 8th, 2014


Update: See the 2015 Introduction to Anthropology for more thoughts on this course and how the 2014 books worked. For spring 2014, another round of Introduction to Anthropology–another…


→Living Anthropologically

Anthropology Blogs 2014

Jason Antrosio , February 7th, 2014


Update 2015: This is the archive page for 2014 Anthropology Blogs. Click Anthropology Blogs 2015 for a current list and see also the Anthropology Blogs 2013 and 2012…


→Anthropology Report

Cultural Anthropology 2013: Human Nature & Public Debates

Jason Antrosio , January 1st, 2014


It was a great honor and privilege to be invited to deliver the Cultural Anthropology overview for the Five Fields Update sponsored by the Society for Anthropology in…


→Anthropology Report