Tag: Jared Diamond

Public Anthropology

Edward J. Hedican , March 4th, 2016


To mark the publication of Public Anthropology: Engaging Social Issues in the Modern World, the author, Edward J. Hedican, provides us with a few thoughts on the impetus…


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Teaching Anthropology of/through Games, Part 2

Krista Harper , September 17th, 2015


By Krista Harper with Sam Anderson In my last blog post, I described my recent course on “Anthropology of/through Games.” Students in the class played, analyzed, and designed…


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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…


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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…


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Anthropology and the State during Globalization

Jason Antrosio , November 7th, 2013


What’s happening with the anthropology of the state? It seemed that in the 1990s, anthropology was breaking from the ethnographic trilogy of one fieldworker, one village, one year,…


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