Tag: social change

Emanuel Moss takes the Page 99 test

| , June 27th, 2022


On the 99th page of my dissertation, “The Objective Function: Science and Society in the Age of Machine Intelligence”, the first full paragraph describes how machine learning researchers…


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Juan del Nido on his book, Taxis vs. Uber

| , February 21st, 2022


Interview by Diego Valdivieso https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=31529 Diego Valdivieso:  For those who have not had the opportunity to read your book and have a glimpse of the viciss…


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David Sutton on his book, Bigger Fish to Fry

| , February 14th, 2022


Interview by Ariana Gunderson https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/SuttonBigger Ariana Gunderson: You write that “cooking involves a code and its instantiations,” (Sutton 2021, 15). Do you c…


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Solidarity in Protest: Highlighting Positive Social Change in Urban Costa Rica

Carli Hansen , December 16th, 2021


Recently published in the Teaching Culture series, Millennial Movements: Positive Social Change in Urban Costa Rica presents case studies of Costa Rican millennial leaders and shows how youth…


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A Five Course Degustation for the Changing “Australian” Palette

Matthew Phung , June 6th, 2021


To this day, I love fried Spam and eggs. The crunchy and salty slice of processed mystery meat dipped in just cooked egg yolk is one of my…


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Taking Stock in California: Inequity & Grief

Julia Brown , February 28th, 2021


Having meaningful conversations about systemic racism and social immobility can connect people as much as the act of absorbing someone else’s microcosm of grief and relating to it….


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Advertising Change: Presenting a New New Zealander?

The Familiar Strange , October 25th, 2020


The Southern Man advert is aiming to speak to a specific audience of beer drinkers, assumed by Speight’s to be men. Other beer companies have played with similar…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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Is Life What You Make of It?

Julia Brown , September 5th, 2018


In regard to how much pre-determined ‘luck’ compares to perceptions of social mobility, it is useful to remember that both luck and feelings of free-will play into social…


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Sirpa Tenhunen on her new book, A Village Goes Mobile

| , June 25th, 2018


h https://global.oup.com/academic/product/a-village-goes-mobile-9780190630270 Interview by Ilana Gershon Ilana Gershon: What is so fascinating about A Village Goes Mobile is how effectively you use yo…


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East Side Orchestras: Music and Social Change

lorenagibson , February 15th, 2018


I am currently working on a research project that looks at the social impacts of Arohanui Strings, Porirua Soundscapes, and Virtuoso Strings. These groups provide free, Sistema-inspired orchestral mus…


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Fred Armisen is, like, so mean. So mean.

Grant , June 14th, 2017


[this post first appeared in Medium.] A friend told me about seeing a freshman on a university campus in the UK. The kid was clearly in agony. And…


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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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Local Food, Process, and Social Change

Ryan , October 6th, 2016


This entry is part 6 of 6 in the Anthropologies #22 series. The next installment of the Anthropologies #22 Issue on food comes from Allison Perrett, who is…


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“Snapshots of Change” – How Focusing on Change Affects Perspectives on Research Material

Thiruni Kelegama , May 24th, 2016


Ever since the multiplication of protest movements that have gained prominence since 2011, the issue of change and its assessment has become a recurring topic in scientific research….


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Looking for #Events? Follow us this way!

Allegra , May 23rd, 2016


You know us well! We, at Allegra, are always on the look out for exciting anthropological events from around the world. Which is why we have cooked you…


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The reception and consumption of telenovelas in Senegal

John Postill , May 18th, 2016


This is a fourth set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.)…


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The mediated modernities of Tuareg smith women

John Postill , January 20th, 2016


Occasionally I will be posting on this blog some notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and…


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