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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…


Talking Anthropology: Podcasting for the Public (Part 1) authored by TAL

Gamwell , June 29th, 2016

This Anthropological Life has joined the blogosphere! This article is a glimpse into where we see anthro podcasting today and in the future. Stay tuned for part 2…

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Talking Anthropology: Podcasting for the Public (Part One)

Adam Gamwell , June 28th, 2016

Following on a recent piece by Lindsay A. Bell on Podcast Pedagogy, this two-part post explores the potential of the podcast medium outside of traditional academic settings, taking…

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Creator brands: Brands that make culture

Grant , May 16th, 2016

At their most powerful, brands actually make culture. Creator brands, let’s call them. Nike changed the way we thought about exercise, fitness, bodies and diet in the 1970s…

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May The Fourth Be with You!

Marie-Pierre Renaud , May 4th, 2016

How do anthropologists celebrate May the 4th? By reading anthropological articles of course! Head over to Anthropology News to read May The Folk be With You, a piece on…

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Anthropology Blogging 101: Peeps

Emma Louise Backe , April 14th, 2016

This post is part of the Anthropology Blogging 101 series. In this edition of Anthropology Blogging, we welcome Aliah El-houni and Anya-Milana, Co-Editors of Peeps Magazine, an anthropology magazine f…

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Lemon Difficult: Building a Strategic Speculation Consultancy

Joseph Lindley , March 3rd, 2016

Joseph Lindley works with design fiction in order to facilitate meaningful speculation about the future. In between he likes to make music, take photographs and combine the other two…

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Will the Next Margaret Mead Please Stand Up? The SAPIENS-Allegra Competition to Discover New Public Anthropologists

Allegra , January 4th, 2016

The anthropologist is a peculiar creature. We study the world, yet too often do not share our insights with the world. Our work explores some of the most…


Four Legs Good: Working With A Canine Research Assistant

Robin Irvine , October 20th, 2015

Karen Lane – University of St Andrews The dog saw the elderly woman before I did. Walking up Market Street in St Andrews my mind was elsewhere (I’d…


Anthropology as Theoretical Storytelling

Carole McGranahan , October 19th, 2015

[This essay is part of the Fall 2015 Savage Minds Writers’ Workshop series.] Anthropologists are storytellers. We tell stories: other’s stories, our own stories, stories about other’s stories….

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Using storytelling to build online courses

Tom McDonald , July 21st, 2015

The project team filming a video for our online course Recently we have been filming a new online course on the anthropology of social media that will be available…

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Orpheus – the most haunting love story ever told

Gill , May 18th, 2014

Modern re-imaginings of Greek myths are a popular storytelling trope – my favourite of recent years being Anais Mitchell’s excellent folk opera Hadestown, which sets the story of…

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