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No Open Access Today, Anthropology: On the latest AAA-Wiley Announcement

Ryan , June 15th, 2022

Last November, it looked like some good things were on the horizon for Open Access and the American Anthropological Association’s publishing portfolio: At this morning’s #AAA2021Baltimor…


The Possibility of Anthropological Micropublishing

Jeremy Trombley , January 14th, 2022

As one of the longest-running anthropology blogs around, Anthrodendum has been a space where many conversations about open access, and alternative forms of publishing and communication have taken…


Sahlins memorial piece in the JSO

Rex , September 2nd, 2021

I have a piece in memory of Marshall Sahlins in the latest issue of the Journal de la Société des Océanistes . This is a more personal piece…

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On The Culture of Harassment in Archaeology: An interview with Barbara L. Voss

Uzma Z. Rizvi , June 22nd, 2021

[Content advisory: This article discusses harassment and discrimination in archaeology, including discussion of sexual assault.] On the morning of March 30, 2021, three articles on the culture of…


Infrastructuring an open access journal is easy, until it’s not

Grant Otsuki , April 28th, 2021

All respect to the Public Knowledge Project and Open Journal Systems. The ecosystem they’ve built over years is tremendous and respectable. For good reasons, “open access journal” h…

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No Journal is an Island

Kate Herman , September 10th, 2020

Libraria is a collective of researchers based in the social sciences who seek to bring about a more open, diverse, community-controlled scholarly communication system. Since 2015, the group…


Welcome to #Roadsides

Roadsides , March 23rd, 2020

The side of a road is a good place for ethnography, we think. One of us owns a field next to a country road. It is a twenty-minute…


Patchy Anthropocene: Special Issue from Current Anthropology

jeremy schmidt , March 12th, 2020

I’m sure my ‘copy-and-paste’ will have some issues below [or not! many of the links seem to be working properly], so the direct link to this interesting set…

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Go read my chapter on ‘Leviathans’

Rex , March 4th, 2020

My chapter on ‘Leviathans’ is now available in the new volume Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon from the awesome open access publisher Punctum Books. I’ve long been a fan…

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Anthropology gets a little more open (access)

Ryan , January 27th, 2020

Still locked, the gate pulls open ever so slightly more. Photo: Ryan Anderson, 2020. There’s news in the world of open access anthropology. The gates have opened, just…


Can academics change the world?

Fran Barone , January 19th, 2020

Via The Conversation: Research and creative thinking can change the world. This means that academics have enormous power. But, as academics Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr have warned,…


Wedding Clothes and the Osage Community: A Giving Heritage

Jason Baird Jackson , October 22nd, 2019

It is a great moment for a great project. Some Shreds and Patches readers will remember when, in 2017, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures hosted the special…

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Go read my new encyclopedia article on mining!

Rex , October 2nd, 2019

I’m very happy to announce that my new entry on ‘mining’ is now available on the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology. I worked pretty hard on this piece so……

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Museum Anthropology Review is a Teenager Now; New Issue is Now Out

Jason Baird Jackson , March 30th, 2019

Life got away from me last week and I still have more “Exhibition Week” posts to share, but today I turn attention to the new issue of MAR….

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Shreds and Patches in 2018

Jason Baird Jackson , January 1st, 2019

Which Shreds and Patches posts were most popular in 2018? These were: What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU? Coconut Rattles in Florida…

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#HAUTALK: The Tyranny of Structurelessness and No End in Sight

Sarah Green , October 16th, 2018

On June 11th 2018, David Graeber published an apology about the amount of time it took him to understand the extent of what was going wrong within HAU…


Reclaiming a Broken Future for the Past

Kathryn Sampeck , October 4th, 2018

The revolution in information and communications technologies, which had so much promise for broadening access and participation in scholarship, certainly seems much darker and more ominous now. Socia…

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Some Writings: Summer 2018

Jason Baird Jackson , August 19th, 2018

Some (smaller) writings from summer. Jason Baird Jackson (2018) “Community-Based Open Access, Fast and Slow.” Allegra Lab. June 20, 2018. http://allegralaboratory.net/community-based-open…

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Bruce Kapferer: The Hau complicity: An event in the crisis of anthropology

Focaal Web Editor , July 9th, 2018

Hau is a phenomenon. It burst on the scene of the relatively small academic scholarly world of anthropology capturing scholars from around the globe into its spirit. Hau…


Respect, care, and labor in collaborative scholarly projects by Nayantara Sheoran Appleton

Nayantara Sheoran Appleton , July 2nd, 2018

As members of Somatosphere’s Editorial Collaborative, we have been following the unfolding crisis surrounding Hau with profound concern (Agro 2018, Flaherty 2018). As others have noted, this crisis…


Let’s Do This Together: A Cooperative Vision for Open Access

Guest Contributor , June 27th, 2018

by Marcel LaFlamme, Dominic Boyer, Kirsten Bell, Alberto Corsín Jiménez, Christopher Kelty, and John Willinsky Over the past two weeks, public allegations of abuse at the (formerly) open-access journa…


Don Kalb: HAU not: For David Graeber and the anthropological precariate

Focaal Web Editor , June 26th, 2018

When HAU was launched, my grad students at Central European University were celebrating. Open access! Finally, a breach in the wall that separated the haves from the have-nots….


Patrick Neveling: HAU and the latest stage of capitalism

Focaal Web Editor , June 22nd, 2018

As anthropology assesses an increasing number of reports about abuse, bullying, sexism, and financial misconduct and fraud at its now shooting-star journal HAU, it is important to keep…


Community-Based Open Access, Fast and Slow #hautalk

Jason Baird Jackson , June 20th, 2018

I would like to make the case that open access remains relevant to the mix of painful problems and worthy opportunities still before the ethnographic disciplines in the…