Tag: More-Than-Human Anthropology

Capturing Spiders: Golden Orb Weavers in Gainesville, Florida

colinhoag , September 15th, 2020

By Lisa Jean Moore, SUNY Purchase § Spiders construct webs from the manipulation of spider silk proteins. Golden Orb Weaver Spiders (Kuntner et al. 2017), Trichonephila clavipes, are…


Things That Are Not Alive, but Which May Be Alive in a Certain Way: An Interdisciplinary Essay on a Relational Theory of Life

colinhoag , September 10th, 2019

By Meredith Root-Bernstein, AgroParisTech, INRA § This blog post is adapted from a paper given at “Anthropology Off Earth,” Collège de France and l’Observatoire de Paris, 4-5 June…


Who Is Afraid of CRISPR Art?

therezamiller , July 19th, 2016

By Eben Kirksey, University of New South Wales § Originally published in Somatosphere A crowd-sourced Indiegogo funding campaign that raised over $45,000 for do-it-yourself gene editing kits in Decemb…


Plantworlds in West Papua

therezamiller , June 21st, 2016

By Sophie Chao, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia § First published in Anthropology & Environment Society’s section of Anthropology News Rejecting human exceptionalism and exploring th…


Some Organs of My Primate Body

colinhoag , April 26th, 2016

By Daniel Allen Solomon, De Anza College and Cabrillo College § The “monkey temple” on Jakhoo Hill in Shimla hosts a rowdy but well integrated bunch of rhesus…


What the Seed Knows of the Soil

therezamiller , January 27th, 2016

By Kay E. Lewis-Jones, University of Kent § Attending to the Seed On a December afternoon in the upper west side of Manhattan, a group of people sat in…