Tag: linguistics

Anna Marie Trester on her book, Employing Linguistics

| , March 10th, 2022

Interview by Ilana Gershon https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/employing-linguistics-9781350137950/ Ilana Gershon: In writing a book about how linguists get jobs outside of the academy, what kind…

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Corona-Ninjas and Corona-Hyenas: COVID-19 Rhetoric in Poland (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 1st, 2020

Hide Press Release (4 Less Words) Izabella Main, Anna Witeska-Młynarczyk „Each word tastes of the context and contexts in which it has lived its socially charged life…„ Mikhail…


Towards a Covid-19 lexicon of conceptual off-shoots: locking sociality down in the Netherlands and Spain

Elena Burgos Martínez , April 23rd, 2020

This piece reconsiders the importance and impact of pandemic’s preventive discourses on existing language-scapes in society. During the COVID-19 pandemic, institutionalised anglophone paradigms of hea…


BONUS EPISODE: Faire une anthropologie multilingue, avec Monica Heller et Émilie Urbain: TFS in French

The Familiar Strange , October 30th, 2019

Monica Heller est professeure en anthropologie linguistique à l’Université de Toronto (Canada). Émilie Urbain est professeure adjointe de linguistique au département de français de l’Université Carlet…

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“Yes, We Can” and the Power of Political Slogans

Adam Hodges , October 21st, 2019

“Hey Joe, instead of saying, No we can’t,” retorted Senator Kamala Harris to Vice-President Joe Biden. “Let’s say, Yes, we can.” With that single line, Harris resurrected an…

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Petty Nationalism and the Right’s War on Language

aaaguestcontributor , February 23rd, 2018

This post was submitted by Phillip M. Carter, an associate professor of linguistics at Florida International University’s Cuban Research Institute The French Revolutionaries, compelled as they were by…

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Con-Men: Understanding the Gendered Language of the Comic Book Convention

Nick Mizer , August 22nd, 2016

By Steven Dashiell Featured image based on an Creative Commons image by GabboT. I can clearly remember my first time ever going to a comic book convention. It…

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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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Best of 2015: AnthroSource

Anne Kelsey , December 22nd, 2015

Here are the 10 most-downloaded articles from AnthroSource, AAA’s digital database for content from our publications. AAA members get free, unlimited access to AnthroSource. Just login with your…

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Your accent is we-ahd

Carie Little Hersh , August 21st, 2015

I grew up a Navy brat, bouncing from coast to coast in the U.S. until the 11th grade, when I hunkered down in the South for more than…

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I’m in a book

A. J. West , August 2nd, 2015

    I was looking in Blackwell's bookshop the other day – the big famous bookshop on Broad Street in Oxford – and I came across The Indo-European Controversy…

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Why I Like Ancient History

A. J. West , July 12th, 2015

    It would be fair to say that, of all the things in the world, I am most interested in the human lives that were lived before about…

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Physicists, alchemists, and ayahuasca shamans: A study of grammar and the body

Alex K. Gearin , July 14th, 2014

Are there any common denominators that may underlie the practices of leading physicists and scientists, Renaissance alchemists, and indigenous Amazonian ayahuasca healers? There are obviously a myriad…

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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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Latin America and Caribbean Anthropology: Book Update

Jason Antrosio , October 31st, 2013

Book orders are due for my anthropology course titled “Peoples and Cultures of Latin America.” I checked back to the May 2013 Anthropologists Studying Immigration in the United…

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Clickthrough Anthropology Blogs – October 2013

Jason Antrosio , October 13th, 2013

I keep all the Anthropology Blogs 2013 in a big Feedly subscription. Got behind and scrolled through over 400 articles in the last few weeks. These are the…

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