Tag: interdisciplinary

Interdisciplinary Efforts to Oppose a Punitive Perinatal Substance Use Law in North Carolina by Bayla Ostrach

Bayla Ostrach , December 15th, 2021


Across the United States, legislators continue to devise new ways to target parents who use drugs through a variety of state systems. In the past twenty years, the…


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Interdisciplinary Co-teaching Takes on Wicked Problems

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


A course about COVID-19 innovates pedagogy to guide students in conceptualizing the pandemic and collaborating to address complex situations. Smack dab in the middle of a virulent pandemic,…


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Ep #46 Reconfigurable: Elanor Huntington talks engineering, anthropology, & how we’re making our world

Ian Pollock , September 15th, 2019


“Not only do we need engineers working alongside anthropologists to do good quality engineering, I also think that we need to do an anthropology of engineers… Engineers are…


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On interdisciplinary & collaborative approaches.

Verónica Reyero , May 30th, 2018


Laura Korculanin is a Slovenian and Croatian design anthropologist specialising in water and toilets issues. She is conducting her PhD research at Design faculty IADE-UE where she is using anthropolog…


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On interdisciplinary & collaborative approaches.

Verónica Reyero , May 30th, 2018


Laura Korculanin is a Slovenian and Croatian design anthropologist specialising in water and toilets issues. She is conducting her PhD research at Design faculty IADE-UE where she is using anthropolog…


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Revisiting ‘States at Work. Dynamics of African Bureaucracies’

Thomas Bierschenk , January 16th, 2018


‘States at Work’ aims to contribute to the academic debates on processes of state-building in Africa, and, among development practitioners, on the role of the state in development,…


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Panel Proposal, AAA 2017: Interdisciplinary Work in Food and Nutrition

foodanthro , March 16th, 2017


This is an abstract for a panel for the AAA 2017 meetings in DC. Click here to see the CFP for the conference from SAFN and here for…


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FreeThink #2 – Moving Beyond the Mic: On Collaborations and Working Across Disciplines

Gamwell , October 19th, 2016


Join Aneil, Adam and Ryan for the second FreeThink episode, where they talk unscripted about upcoming projects and potential interdisciplinary collaborations beyond the mic. FreeThink is a new…


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Food Anthropology, A Tribute to Sidney W. Mintz

Jason Antrosio , June 10th, 2016


What are your essential articles for teaching a Food Anthropology course? What most distinguishes Food Anthropology from other ways of studying food? What are the most important insights…


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For anthropologists, is interdisciplinarity ever truly a meeting of equals?

The Anxious Anthropologist , February 20th, 2016


I recently read a Twitter post which asserted that interdisciplinarity was never a meeting of equals. As an anthropologist working outside of an academic department I met this…


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In Memoriam, Sidney Mintz, 1922-2015

Jason Antrosio , December 28th, 2015


Professor Sidney Wilfred Mintz, affectionately known as “Sid,” passed away on December 26, 2015. In a first and now widely-shared post, Elizabeth Dunn succinctly conveyed the thoughts of…


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Back to School

Sarah Abel , September 2nd, 2014


Things have been quiet on the blog front recently. This has mainly been for practical reasons: I moved back to Paris from Washington DC at the beginning of the summer,…


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"Religion in Digital Games": Relaunch of Open Access journal "Online"

lorenz , February 28th, 2014


“Second Life is their only chance to participate in religious rituals”: This seven year old post about the research by anthropologist Tom Boellstorff on the virtual world Second…


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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…


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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…


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