Tag: Sexism

The Same Old Song and Dance: Nothing Has Been Done to Reduce Mass Shootings

Anthropology365 , May 26th, 2022


We are only a few days removed from the horrific mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX where nearly two dozen people were murdered in cold…


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When Women’s Laughter Keeps Men in Line

Alma Gottlieb , February 12th, 2019


Among the Mbendjele gathering-hunting people who live in the Republic of Congo, “women’s laughter manages to keep men in line.” Drawing from ethnographic research by Jerome Lewis, anthropo…


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Ep. #21 Misogyny, irrational politics, the ontological turn, and multi-media learning: this month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , September 2nd, 2018


Jodie (1:04), drawing on the book Down Girl by Australian philosopher Kate Manne, starts us off by asking what misogyny is, and how we should tackle it as…


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An Anthropologist at the Women’s March on Washington, Part 2: The Posters

Alma Gottlieb , March 1st, 2017


  Photo by Alma Gottlieb   Women (and some men) with signs, as far as the eye could see. In my first post about the Women’s March of…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 6: Lee D. Baker on Ta-Nehisi Coates

smulla16 , October 12th, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


my last column for the Guardian under their current editor, who i think fired me for calling out his star columnist for being a sexist… Maybe I am…


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Donald Trump vs. Blood Magic

Alma Gottlieb , August 12th, 2015


Donald Trump has revived old stereotypes in claiming that Fox News commentator/Republican debate moderator Megyn Kelly was ruled by her hormones (“bleeding from her wherever”) when she cri…


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Social Change: One Petition at a Time?

Alma Gottlieb , March 7th, 2015


As a high school student, I remember the excitement of going door-to-door to solicit signatures on petitions of various sorts. Adding one’s name to a list of other…


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Are We Stuck in the ‘Fifties?

Alma Gottlieb , January 29th, 2015


This set of fourteen offensively sexist ads from the 1950s is so over-the-top, it’s easy to dismiss them, relegating them to a “Thank goodness we’re beyond this and…


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