Tag: subculture

Anthropologists everywhere! Filming heavy metal with Sam Dunn

Rhiannon Mosher , October 2nd, 2017


The first time I met Sam Dunn was in the smoking room (when those still existed) of a dive-y bar that my cohort of Dalhousie MA students used…


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Solutionism – The Role of Technology in Solving SocioTechnical Problems

Jennifer Long , September 14th, 2017


It all began, over a year ago (June 2016), with what author Ethan Zuckerman described as hate-linking. Through this practice, Zuckerman stumbled upon and read an article by…


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An Anthropologist In Situ Part II: A Business Accreditation Conference

Jennifer Long , July 6th, 2017


I (Jenn) have recently been reflecting on the ways in which we can bring anthropological knowledge into non-traditional anthropological places – particularly, during conference season. First, I spoke…


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For the Love of Us All, No More Deplorables, Snowflakes, or Nasty Women

Carie Little Hersh , June 8th, 2017


8 Labels I Never Want to Hear Again There are several words that have gained in popularity over the last few years that I don’t ever want to…


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Understanding hipsters – scholarly and otherwise

Rhiannon Mosher , March 6th, 2017


Are “hipsters” on their way out, or have they become so normalized in our popular culture that we don’t really notice them anymore? (And, if the latter, is…


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Understanding hipsters – scholarly and otherwise

Rhiannon Mosher , March 6th, 2017


Are “hipsters” on their way out, or have they become so normalized in our popular culture that we don’t really notice them anymore? (And, if the latter, is…


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An anthropologist walks into… a gym

Rhiannon Mosher , July 5th, 2016


Katie Hejtmanek is a cultural anthropologist who studies the culture of strength sports (powerlifting, weightlifting, CrossFit) in the United States. Her articles for BarBend offer not only interesting…


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“I’m crazy for the moment.” A quest for rituals #1

csabaracs , June 20th, 2015


„-T.: OMG! Doherty claims he’s clean. That’s not Doherty anymore. ”Sex, Drugs and rock’n’roll” prince of the 21th (sic) century is now dead to me. – T. added:…


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“There is no world.” The troubled imagination of a hipster band

csabaracs , June 12th, 2015


In 2013 I moved to Riga, Latvia for an entire year to teach and proceed in a self-constructed ethnographic project. At times dreams came true, yes, they did,…


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