Tag: Participant Observations

Special Focus: The Morton Cranial Collection and Legacies of Scientific Racism in Museums

Paul Wolff Mitchell , February 19th, 2021


Pressures in and outside the academy are forcing museums to grapple ever more deeply with the legacies of scientific racism embedded and embodied in their anthropological collections. The…


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‘All the World Is Here’ Exhibition Review

Allegra Giovine , December 12th, 2017


All the World Is Here: Harvard’s Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology. A new exhibit (opened April 2017) at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology…


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‘Collecting Mesoamerica’ Exhibition Review

Allegra Giovine , September 12th, 2017


Collecting Mesoamerica: The Hemispheric Roots of U.S. Anthropology. A recent exhibit (May 8 – July 7, 2017) at the Kislak Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, curated by Lindsay…


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