Tag: space & place

Remembering & Memories: there’s an app for that…

Rhiannon Mosher , July 17th, 2017


As we’ve posted about before, the adoption of new media and technology in our lives has an impact on our social lives in many interesting ways. In many…


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Water Politics Syllabus & Resources

Rhiannon Mosher , April 17th, 2017


We have been seeing some very interesting discussions and resources emerging around water politics recently. Image from “The Rights of the Whanganui River” (Peeps) In addition to the…


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Water Politics Syllabus & Resources

Rhiannon Mosher , April 17th, 2017


We have been seeing some very interesting discussions and resources emerging around water politics recently. Image from “The Rights of the Whanganui River” (Peeps) In addition to the…


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More maps!

Rhiannon Mosher , January 16th, 2017


Maps are a useful tool for helping us make sense of our world. For anthropologists, they are also useful tools for critically thinking about the kinds global-local social…


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More maps!

Rhiannon Mosher , January 16th, 2017


Maps are a useful tool for helping us make sense of our world. For anthropologists, they are also useful tools for critically thinking about the kinds global-local social…


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Naming and place: What Do You Call the Corner Store?

Rhiannon Mosher , November 21st, 2016


Depanneur in Quebec This is a fun little piece from Atlas Obscura that teachers might want to bring into a discussion of language: What Do You Call the Corner…


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Naming and place: What Do You Call the Corner Store?

Rhiannon Mosher , November 21st, 2016


Depanneur in Quebec This is a fun little piece from Atlas Obscura that teachers might want to bring into a discussion of language: What Do You Call the Corner…


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How does language shape our worldview?

Rhiannon Mosher , October 17th, 2016


Dinosaur Comics (Ryan North, 2005) At least since the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis, anthropologists and linguists have considered how language shapes how we understand and experience the people, places, thin…


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How does language shape our worldview?

Rhiannon Mosher , October 17th, 2016


Dinosaur Comics (Ryan North, 2005) At least since the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis, anthropologists and linguists have considered how language shapes how we understand and experience the people, places, thin…


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One person’s trash…

Rhiannon Mosher , July 18th, 2016


One person’s trash is another’s treasure… or data, if you are an archaeologist or anthropologist working in a landfill. Places where trash builds up can provide archaeologists important…


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Ghettos

Rhiannon Mosher , July 14th, 2016


Ghettos. We commonly associate the term today with places like “effective social or ethnic ghettos, from the favelas of Brazil to the mostly black urban neighbourhoods of the…


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