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Understanding the Shaman’s Tribulations

Guest Blogger , June 15th, 2022


Understanding the Shaman’s Tribulations – By Taba Menia – The scholarship of shamanism is closely related to ideas about traditional healing and their knowledge. Found across the world…


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(Almost) Native Ethnography Meets the Heat of the Tunisian Desert

Introduction to Book Forum on Clara Han’s Seeing Like a Child: Inheriting the Korean War by Andrew Brandel

Andrew Brandel , September 29th, 2021


Clara Han’s Seeing Like a Child: Inheriting the Korean War (Fordham University Press, 2021) describes war’s dispersal into everyday life, intimacy and the domestic. Departing from genres of…


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The Fear of Dahalo Bandits on a Drive Through the Alaotra Night (Madagascar)

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Sabina Perrino on her book, Narrating Migration

| , May 25th, 2020


https://www.routledge.com/Narrating-Migration-Intimacies-of-Exclusion-in-Northern-Italy-1st-Edition/Perrino/p/book/9781138584679 Interview by Daniela Narvaez Daniela Narvaez: In your book, you reflec…


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Very, very mild: Covid-19 symptoms and illness classification by Felicity Callard

Felicity Callard , May 9th, 2020


Mild ‘[A] large portion won’t notice that they have it’. ‘Another substantial portion will have very, very mild symptoms’. ‘A small portion will have a very significant reaction’….


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Rumba is good, even through war, through Ebola

A Liquor Store is like a Drive-Thru Cheers

Would sobriety coins be an acceptable form of payment at the liquor store?

“Certain esoteric rites” for The Ethnographer

Burning down the house: When crisis becomes daily life in early-onset dementia by Silke Hoppe

Silke Hoppe , September 24th, 2018


For my doctoral research, I interviewed family members living with a loved one with early-onset dementia, a diagnosis that one receives under the age of 65. Jans, not…


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Cancer Culture avant la lettre by Vincent Bruyère

Vincent Bruyère , July 10th, 2018


Figure 1. Two views of Clara Jacobi (Netherlands, 1689). U.S. National Library of Medicinehttps://collections.nlm.nih.gov/catalog/nlm:nlmuid-101392944-img In the class I teach on illness narratives, c…


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Diet and the Disease of Civilization: An Interview with Adrienne Rose Bitar

davidgerstle , April 26th, 2018


  In her recently published Diet and the Disease of Civilization, Dr. Adrienne Rose Bitar argues that diet books capture the socio-political concerns of America. Looking at Paleo,…


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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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Sherine Hamdy and Coleman Nye’s Lissa by Juliet McMullin

Juliet McMullin , January 23rd, 2018


Lissa: A Story About Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution Written by Sherine Hamdy and Coleman Nye Illustrated by Sarula Bao and Caroline Brewer Lettering by Marc Parenteau University…


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#Review: White Faces. Reframing memory #PerformanceArt

Christine Moderbacher , January 22nd, 2018


“It was so special” appears in simple white letters on a black screen while the performer Yadgar Bakir is speaking in a calm voice about childhood events that…


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ethnoGRAPHIC: Extending Anthropology’s Reach, One Comic at a Time

Anne , November 1st, 2017


Part of my job as an editor is to convince people to write the books I think they should write, not necessarily the ones they want to write….


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Remembering the Mexican Revolution with Aunt Julia

Matt Thompson , September 16th, 2017


Growing up in Austin, Texas, Diez y Seis — Mexican Independence Day — always seemed to hold an official, albeit minor, status in the state capitol. This was…


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Remembering the Mexican Revolution with Aunt Julia

Matt Thompson , September 16th, 2017


Growing up in Austin, Texas, Diez y Seis — Mexican Independence Day — always seemed to hold an official, albeit minor, status in the state capitol. This was…


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Audiovisual research practice in the global era

Paloma Yáñez Serrano , April 17th, 2017


Time has shortened, space has shrunk, social relations have stretched and information keeps coming as intensive flows. This article explores the role audiovisual media has in reshaping time…


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Book Forum – Hervé Guibert’s Cytomegalovirus: A Hospitalization Diary by Eugene Raikhel

Eugene Raikhel , December 2nd, 2016


A quarter-century after it was written, Hervé Guibert’s Cytomegalovirus reads both as a vital document of a particular moment in the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and as…


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It’s In the Cards: Narratives and Storytelling in Magic: The Gathering

Nick Mizer , November 28th, 2016


  By Steven Dashiell Gaming isn’t the focus of my research, but I’ve participated in it since I was 13 years old, the first day I bought a…


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Not Getting Closure: Reflecting on the Vindication of Gaetan Dugas by Greg Clinton

Greg Clinton , November 21st, 2016


Now drowned in the torrent of post-election analysis, on October 26, 2016, the journal Nature published a study which traced genomic data in an effort to map the spread…


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