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Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

Rose Deller , April 10th, 2018


In Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, Timothy Pachirat offers an experimental contribution to scholarship on social science methodology. Written in the form of a play,…


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The Personhood and Rights of Apes

Anthropology365 , April 3rd, 2018


I spent the earliest part of my career as an anthropologist studying captive chimpanzees at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC. While there, I always made a…


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Research Moving Forward: The Social Construction of Down syndrome

Anthropology365 , March 1st, 2018


I’m at the point where I’m beginning to plan out my next research project. I’m finishing up work on one manuscript (Genocolonization) and writing another with my partner…


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Film Review: Black Panther

Anthropology365 , February 19th, 2018


Nearly three decades ago, my grandfather took me to the local pharmacy in Broadway, NC to get ice cream (it had an ice cream bar!). While there, I…


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Conference Transcript: “Slipping Into Darkness: Recruiting and Student Understanding of Anthropology as a Field and Major”

Anthropology365 , February 11th, 2018


This is the transcript for the talk I gave at Skeletal Biology in the Carolina conference. You can see the PPT here: Slipping into Darkness Slide 1 Introduction Slide…


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Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

Rose Deller , February 1st, 2018


In Food, Power and Agency, editors Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon bring together contributors to explore how food, power and agency contribute to the formation of ‘culinary capital’ a…


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Call for #Reviews: #AnthroState #Africa

Julie Billaud , January 17th, 2018


As we start into 2018, we seize the opportunity of this post by Thomas Bierschenk and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan on their influential edited volume States at Work to…


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Call for Proposals: #MeToo

Alexandra Frankel , January 16th, 2018


As stories of sexual assault and misconduct continue to make news headlines, Anthropology News invites anthropologists to reflect on the #MeToo movement and this particular moment in sexual…


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Is the United Nations Broken?

Ronald Niezen , November 1st, 2017


U.S. President Donald Trump excoriated the United Nations at the 72nd U.N. General Assembly in September. MediaPunch/Associated Press When the United Nations General Assembly convened its…


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The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

Gamwell , October 11th, 2017


In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of Design Anthropology with the help of Dr. Elizabeth…


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Data overload

The Anxious Anthropologist , August 21st, 2017


How do we proceed to live in a world in which data overwhelms us? At every point we seem to be participating in capture schemes that reduce us…


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The Ku Klux Klan and the Value of Shame

Richard Handler , August 2nd, 2017


A recent Ku Klux Klan rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, drew close to 1,000 counterprotestors. Steve Helber/Associated Press On July 8, Charlottesville, Virginia, witnessed the value of…


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Every Day is Heterosexual Pride Day

Carie Little Hersh , June 30th, 2017


Are you a heterosexual? Feeling discriminated against by a persecuted minority? Why can’t we celebrate what makes us common and powerful? Just because we’re not unique, it doesn’t…


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For the Love of Us All, No More Deplorables, Snowflakes, or Nasty Women

Carie Little Hersh , June 8th, 2017


8 Labels I Never Want to Hear Again There are several words that have gained in popularity over the last few years that I don’t ever want to…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 31: Adia Benton on Public Health, Ebola and Black Lives on Both Sides of the Atlantic

smulla16 , May 17th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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Eating People Is Wrong—But It’s Also Widespread and Sacred

Ben Thomas , April 20th, 2017


This 15th-century depiction of cannibalistic practices was inspired by Marco Polo’s writings about traveling through Asia. Bibliothèque Nationale/Wikimedia Commons This article was origin…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 26: Sameena Mulla on Missing Black Girls and Women

smulla16 , April 5th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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Kendzior: In Defense of Complaining

Ryan , March 27th, 2017


This was meant to be a book review. Instead, it’s an essay about the power—and importance—of complaining.[1] The book under consideration here is Sarah Kendzior’s The View from…


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Trump L’oeil

Hugh Gusterson , March 2nd, 2017


Anthropologists are addressing the mystery of President Donald Trump. They are trying to decipher what his victory portends and whether it is an anomaly (caused by Russian hacking,…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 21: Maurice Magaña on Seeing Race and Citizenship in the U.S. through Ava Duvernay’s 13th

smulla16 , March 1st, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 19: Anne Galvin on Reflexivity and the White Anthropologist

smulla16 , February 15th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 18: Avram Bornstein on the Statistical Geographies of Racialized Policing

smulla16 , February 8th, 2017


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D+A #2: What Makes a Protest Successful and How do I get involved?

Gamwell , February 6th, 2017


Today’s D+A minisode follows on the heels of last week’s powerful conversation with Jara Connell on protesting and people-powered forms of resistance. In this minisode Jara offers us…


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The Mysterious Power of Arrogance

Joel Robbins , February 2nd, 2017


In the community of Urapmin lives a man named Kinimnok—a boastful, loud, and often angry public figure—whose role in society may help us understand some Americans’ love of…


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