Tag: Podcasts about books

Michael Kimmel, “Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era”

Lilian Calles Barger , December 18th, 2015

Michael Kimmel View on Amazon Michael Kimmel is the Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University. He is also executive director of the Center…

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Alexander R. Galloway, “Laruelle: Against the Digital”

Carla Nappi , March 5th, 2015

“The chief aim of [philosopher François Laruelle’s] life’s work is to consider philosophy without resorting to philosophy in order to do so.” What is non-philosophy, what would it…

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Lisa Stevenson, “Life Beside Itself: Imagining Care in the Canadian Arctic “

Carla Nappi , March 5th, 2015

Lisa Stevenson’s new book opens with two throat-singing women and one listening king. Whether we hear them sitting down to a normal night’s dinner (as the women) or…

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Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland, “Handbook of Anthropology in Business”

Astrid Countee , January 16th, 2015

Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland‘s book Handbook of Anthropology in Business (Left Coast Press, 2014) is a groundbreaking collection of essays all related to Business Anthropology. As with all inter……

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Katherine Frank, “Plays Well in Groups: A Journey Through the World of Group Sex”

Astrid Countee , September 15th, 2014

Dr. Katherine Frank‘s book, Plays Well in Groups: A Journey Through the World of Group Sex (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013), is a fascinating look at the taboo of group…

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Caitlin McDonald and Barbara Sellers-Young, eds., “Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity”

Astrid Countee , March 19th, 2014

When you think about research that contributes to understanding others (or maybe even yourself more), dance is not often the first thought that comes to mind. But the…

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Pedro Oliveira, “People-Centered Innovation: Becoming a Practitioner in Innovation Research”

Astrid Willis Countee , December 25th, 2013

Pedro Oliveira provides a fascinating glimpse into his transition from academia into consultancy, with a guide for those like minded to boot. People-Centered Innovation: Becoming a Practitioner in…

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Ken MacLeish, “Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a Military Community”

Linda Ho Peché and Kayla Price , November 12th, 2013

Ken MacLeish offers an ethnographic look at daily lives and the true costs borne by soldiers, their families, and communities, in his new book Making War at Fort…

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Pauline Turner Strong, “American Indians and the American Imaginary: Cultural Representation Across the Centuries”

Linda Ho Peché and Kayla Price , August 20th, 2013

Pauline Turner Strong’s new book American Indians and the American Imaginary: Cultural Representation Across the Centuries (Paradigm Publishers, 2012) traces the representations of Native Americans ac… Visit New Books…

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John S. Allen, “The Omnivorous Mind: Our Evolving Relationship to Food”

Eric Lemay , October 24th, 2012

[Cross-posted from New Books in Food] Did Proust have it right?  Does food, whether it’s a madeleine from an aristocratic childhood or the Velveeta mac-and-cheese my mom used to…

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Morgan Liu, “Under Solomon’s Throne: Uzbek Visions of Renewal in Osh”

Astrid Willis Countee , October 10th, 2012

Dr. Morgan Liu’s book, Under Solomon’s Throne: Uzbek Visions of Renewal in Osh (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012) brings to light the life of ethnic Uzbeks living in the…

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