Tag: Multispecies Ethnography

Fieldwork Diary July 8-9, 2021

Anthropology365 , July 12th, 2021

I am conducting research across Texas on Human and javelina relations. I am interested in how humans and other animals negotiate space at sites of encounter. During this…

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The Fall and Rise and Lindbergh: A Javelina Story

Anthropology365 , March 8th, 2021

I have been working with javelinas in Texas for nearly a year. My first encounter with them occurred at Big Bend National Park and I have since visited…

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Shadows, Ambiguity, and More-Than-Human Politics

Anthropology365 , December 8th, 2020

My first glimpse of a peccary/javelina at one of my fieldsites. I am currently working on a manuscript exploring the ways that both literal and metaphorical shadows produce…

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Adventures with Peccaries pt. 3

Anthropology365 , October 31st, 2020

Here is some javelina video during fieldwork on October 30, 2020.

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Field Research: Laguna Atascosa NWR October 2020

A Tale of Two Snakes

Anthropology365 , August 21st, 2020

Upon entering the warmest room in our house, we are greeted with the subtle smell of earth. In this room is a 36″X18″X12″ bioactive habitat with two small…

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Zombie Knowledge: Toward a Deeper Conversation between Black Studies and Multispecies Anthropology

Johnathan Favini , July 14th, 2020

Monsters, the nightmarish figures we conjure in the dark, reflect our own culturally and politically specific anxieties. They are a dark mirror: a terrifying rendering of a social…


Ep #59 The Palm Oil Frontier: Sophie Chao & Walking the forest with the Marind People

Alex D'Aloia , May 31st, 2020

The Familiar Strange · Ep #59 The Palm Oil Frontier: Sophie Chao & Walking the forest with the Marind People “Because for a few hours, maybe sometimes a…

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Texas Herping: May 2 & 4, 2020

Anthropology365 , May 5th, 2020

Dr. Sarah Pollock and I braved the scorching heat (>95F) to look for snakes around little water around Culebra Creek Park. Special Guests: Lots of ribbons snakes and…

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A Discussion of Multispecies Love and Arts of Noticing

Texas Herping: April 30, 2020

The Figueroa Flock

Alexandra Frankel , May 16th, 2019

In Queens, a pigeon is one of the multispecies family. Emily Leshner and Ben Boteler Negrito lives the life of a typical New Yorker; he wakes, eats, goes…

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A Feminist Analysis of Orthodox Dogspotting

The Familiar Strange , November 18th, 2018

Dogspotting, arguably, was a tenuous thematic precursor to real-world crossover Pokémon Go. Instead of catching cutesy pocket monsters, group members went about spotting (and appreciating) as many can…

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Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene [review]

Matt Thompson , November 18th, 2016

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Cthulhu, Great Old One and Special Collections Librarian at Brown University. When the puny mortals at Savage Minds invited me to review the…

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“Dinna you get attached tae yon lamb” Fieldwork with Yoda.

Catherine Munro , December 15th, 2015

Two pairs of eyes looked at me from across the table waiting for my response. A third pair joined them. The four day old lamb cradled in my…