Tag: sugar

Too Fat to Be an Anthropologist

Alex D'Aloia , October 24th, 2021

In what now feels like a lifetime ago, I was having one last catch up with a mate from my PhD cohort before we both set off for…

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The Darker the History, the Sweeter the Truth

Chelsea Horton , January 8th, 2021

How a white identified city struggles to commemorate the Black lives and deaths that produced its sugar and built its wealth. Sugar Land is a growing, white, politically…

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The Work it Takes to Stop Working: Productivity in Labs and Sugarcane

Katie Ulrich , November 10th, 2020

In spring of 2020, thousands of scientific labs across several continents shut down. What was deemed “non-essential” research was ramped down and/or paused in an effort to stop…


What EM Is Thinking

foodanthro , January 19th, 2017

Frequent FoodAnthropology book reviewer Ellen Messer has sent us this eclectic collection of comments and insights into recent food and nutrition related news. We hope to be able…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus, Week 2: Elizabeth Chin on bell hooks (and Sidney Mintz, Voltaire, and Kara Walker)

smulla16 , September 14th, 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…