Tag: space anthropology

The Death of Outer Space Dreams: Hard Decisions and a War of Utopian Demands

emmalouisebackeanthro , April 22nd, 2021


By Savannah Mandel Sometimes we have to make tough decisions as adults. That’s what I’m learning as I enter my mid-twenties. Maybe you’re debating between becoming a vegetarian…


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Moon Monogamy 4: Participant Observation, Session 2

Nick Mizer , August 16th, 2019


[This is the fourth installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. Previous installments: One , Two , Three] Beau shakes…


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Moon Monogamy 3: Participant Observation, Session 1

Nick Mizer , July 12th, 2019


[This is the third installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. The previous installments are here and here.] As you…


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Space Races & Special Forces at Smithsonian’s Future Con

Emma Louise Backe , May 15th, 2019


In April of 2018, as cosplayers, geeks, and comic vendors descended on the Walter Washington Memorial Convention Center in Washington, DC for the annual Awesome Con, affiliates of…


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Moon Monogamy 2: Preliminary Research, Session 1

Nick Mizer , May 1st, 2019


[This is the second installment of Moon Monogamy (And Other Things That Are Bound to Go Wrong) by Savannah Mandel. The first installment is here.] You would think that…


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Moon Monogamy 1 – Qualifications: One, Two, Three, Twelve, Thirteen, and Twenty-Seven

Nick Mizer , February 15th, 2019


We need more worlds. Better worlds. We can’t overlook the need for horrifying, ruined worlds, true, but more than anything we need better worlds. The worlds academics build…


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