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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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