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On The Culture of Harassment in Archaeology: An interview with Barbara L. Voss

Uzma Z. Rizvi , June 22nd, 2021

[Content advisory: This article discusses harassment and discrimination in archaeology, including discussion of sexual assault.] On the morning of March 30, 2021, three articles on the culture of…


#BookReview: Me, Not You

One Pusumane , May 26th, 2021

In Me, Not You, Alison Phipps uses the #MeToo Movement as a backdrop to her work to illustrate how privileged white women using mainstream feminism as a conduit,…


#men, too?

Raji Steineck , November 3rd, 2019

Die #MeToo-Debatte hat einmal mehr gezeigt: Es wäre höchste Zeit, dass die Männer, die das Verhalten der Weinsteins, Trumps etc. beschämend finden, selbst sagen, was sie von sich…

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Dos veces víctimas: mujeres negras agredidas no se les reconoce como víctimas

Eshe Lewis , September 9th, 2019

Mujeres activistas, incluida la autora (derecha), marchan en contra de la violencia de género y feminicidios en Lima, Perú, en noviembre de 2016. Fotoholica Press/Getty Images Clara* colg…


2018 in Review: The Year in Horror

Emma Louise Backe , January 10th, 2019

By Emma Louise Backe In February 2018, Guillermo del Toro was awarded the Oscar for The Shape Of Water, an interspecies period romance premised on inverting the horror…

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Top Articles of 2018

Alexandra Frankel , December 17th, 2018

As the year winds down, Anthropology News rounds up our most popular articles of 2018. From critical reflections on the discipline and experiences of it, to grappling with…

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MeToo Anthropology

The Familiar Strange , December 16th, 2018

I’ll spare you the worst of it but I will tell you that, some agonizing moments later, I was able to reach my field knife while he was…

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White Patriarchy Gets a Pacifier

Alexandra Frankel , October 15th, 2018

In the era of #MeToo, we need collective liberation, not the tears and tantrums of white male entitlement. In less than the time it takes you to read…

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Anthro Reckoning and Reconnaissance

Emma Louise Backe , June 16th, 2018

Over the past several days, the anthropological community has been forced to confront instances of abuse, exploitation and discrimination latent in the discipline. A tweet from Cultural Anthropology…

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Guest Post: An Open Letter from the Former HAU Staff 7

Footnotes Editor , June 13th, 2018

[Footnotes has received the following open letter from “The Former HAU Staff 7.”] This open-letter was written in December 2017 by a collective of former HAU staff in…


Black Women and the Fight against Sexual Violence

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

We cannot fully comprehend today’s activism without the complex histories of Black women’s struggles against sexual violence. Several years ago I interviewed a retired scholar who was one…

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Gastronomie, Inegalité, Fraternité

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

For French chefs, inequality begins in culinary school. The kitchen is heaving with activity—it is a Friday and we are in the middle of another practical exam. The…

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Disciplinary Violence

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

#MeToo is an opening for change—but can anthropologists look beyond the media moment to confront sexual violence and transform the discipline? Those who speak up to share stories…

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The Invisible Walls of the Whisper Network

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

#MeToo makes us all responsible for confronting sexual harassment. Let me begin by saying that it has been difficult for me to write about #MeToo. Although the topic…

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Sexual Violence in the Clinics and the Courts

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

Medico-legal systems must change how they respond to victims. Many survivors of sexual assault neither seek out health care nor report to law enforcement, yet these two institutional…

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The Disavowal of Henrietta Schmerler

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018

 Anthropology’s decades-long misrepresentation of this story of sexual violence should inform the discipline’s relationship to #MeToo. This is the story of a story that matters to us. In…

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#MeToo Holds Lessons for Political Resistance

Adam Hodges , May 10th, 2018

How to Stop the Normalizing of Trump. Remember when everyone feared the “normalization” of a Trump presidency? Well, it’s gotten to the point where the US president can…

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An Anthropologist’s Obsession with Outlander

Carie Little Hersh , May 3rd, 2018

I have been on hiatus from blogging for some time, mainly due to two factors. First, I launched a public anthropology podcast, Anthropologist on the Street (huzzah!), which…


Being a (feminist) killjoy – he or me?

standplaatswereld , March 5th, 2018

TRIGGER WARNING: This article, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. Girl I want to make you…

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Ep. #9 Calculated risk: Elizabeth Watt talks sexual power, politics, and vulnerability in the field

Julia Brown , March 4th, 2018

“I knew I was making myself vulnerable, but I also knew that there was phone reception down there, and there were other people within shouting range, and that…

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Why #MeToo Is Complicated for Female Anthropologists

The Familiar Strange , February 28th, 2018

How do we ensure that the #metoo movements reach beyond both Hollywood’s red carpets and academia’s Ivory Towers, to areas where a shake-up is arguably most needed? How…

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#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , February 9th, 2018

Welcome to Story Slamming Anthropology. This series features both innovative narrative and audio performance drawing on the deep toolkit and methods of anthropology. The goal with Story Slamming…

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Colossal: The 2017 Monster Movie About Abuse You Might Have Missed

Emma Louise Backe , January 19th, 2018

By Emma Louise Backe 2017 was a year for grappling with monstrosity, the deeds and discourses perpetrated by private citizens and public officials, as well as the explosion…

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Call for Proposals: #MeToo

Alexandra Frankel , January 16th, 2018

As stories of sexual assault and misconduct continue to make news headlines, Anthropology News invites anthropologists to reflect on the #MeToo movement and this particular moment in sexual…

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