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Mosquito Trails: Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement (Book Review)

guestanthropologist , January 14th, 2022


By Jack Payne-Cook If I was asked by someone unfamiliar with anthropology to provide an example of the contemporary relevance of the discipline, I would consider offering Alex…


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On the Edge of the Body

Renata , December 1st, 2021


By Renata Carvalho Anthropology’s many attempts of conceptualising the body into clear and useful analytical categories has raised significant ontological questions that problematise the very basi…


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A Brief Lindbergh Update

Anthropology365 , April 5th, 2021


One of my more popular posts of late has been The Fall and Rise of Lindbergh: A Javelina Story. In that post, I tell the story of a…


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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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Escape, Exposure, and Life on the Pacific Crest Trail

Emily Chambers , December 11th, 2020


An act of walking into the wilderness implies an act of walking out of somewhere or something. The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), which extends over the US states…


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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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Indigenous-led technology can boost biodiversity and ensure human rights

Simon Hoyte , July 28th, 2020


Simon Hoyte, Alice Sheppard, Marcos Moreu, Megan Laws & Jerome Lewis Extreme Citizen Science Research Group   Over recent years there have been high profile legal challenges, investigative…


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Texas Herping: May 23 & 25, 2020

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

What is Anthropology? A Summary Review of the Second Edition by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Jodie-Lee Trembath , March 1st, 2020


I found it helpful when Eriksen drew the line in the sand about the fundamental questions that anthropology concerns itself with. Here’s his Big Three: 1) What is…


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Sheila Jasanoff ~ The Human Imprint: Nature, Time, and Law in the Anthropocene

Nature-Based Integration: Building Taskscapes Together in Swedish Nature

Benedict Singleton , August 13th, 2019


We’re a diverse group: between us we hail from four continents and our languages include Somali, English, Spanish and Swahili. We’re one of several subgroups that have been…


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The Nature of the Copy

Richard Fadok , April 2nd, 2019


From the dead center of an all-white eye, a lone sapling rose two feet tall. Cyclical ridges and valleys, etched in bioplastic by an unseen watchmaker, encircled the…


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Wizards, Vampires, Klingons, and Other Alternative Cultures

Carie Little Hersh , August 16th, 2018


On the last day of my introduction to anthropology class, we watch scenes from the documentary Trekkies. Students grin at the sincere folks dressed as Starfleet officers and…


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反对声音自然主义 | Against Sonic Naturalism

Gabriele , June 28th, 2018


At the end of last year, I had the privilege to be part of the best academic conference ever – full spoilers, it’s called Tuning Speculation, it’s broadly…


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Im Reisefieber

Tomke , November 4th, 2017


Dieser Blogeintrag ist schon seit Langem überfällig und Charlotte ist mir natürlich schon zuvorgekommen – zumindest was den Teil in Chile betrifft. Ich meine natürliche unsere Reisen in…


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Method and Politics in the Dee Estuary

hannahknox , April 21st, 2017


I am leading a research group at the moment called SLOM:Lab (Social life of Methods Lab). This is a blog post I wrote for the SLOM:Lab.org website last …


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Vulnerable Knowledge: DataRefuge and the Protection of Public Research

Scott Schwartz , February 12th, 2017


Judith Butler has written that “resistance is the mobilization of vulnerability,” arguing that precariousness animates action. This suggests that rather than a state of docile subjugation, vulnerabili…


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Jessica Dempsey on Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets, and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics

jeremy schmidt , January 11th, 2017


A great new book from Jessica Dempsey (UBC Geography). Description below and a short animated video from her website. The publisher’s description does not do the book justice…


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Giving Gifts and the Spirit of Sharing

Gamwell , December 21st, 2016


Giving Gifts and the Spirit of Sharing Summary: Why can’t you get rid of that ugly sweater from Grandma? What rules dictate your selection of gifts this holiday…


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Are explorers the descendants of our past?

Kevin Karaca , November 14th, 2016


by Kevin Karaca As a climber I am fascinated by the wilderness: great empty canyons or vast tundras worthy of expedition, steep tall cliff faces ready to climb….


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A Business for the Future? Redefining Value, Quinoa and the Quest of Pachakuti Foods w/ Alexander Wankel

Gamwell , March 23rd, 2016


We’re back in Peru! Join Adam and special guest Alexander Wankel of Pachakuti Foods for a conversation about the future of food production, agrobiodiversity, sustainability, and keeping traditio…


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