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Tracking the conversation from Displacements

Samuel Gerald Collins , April 22nd, 2018

The joint SCA/SVA “Displacements” conference has come to an end (although the archived presentations will remain up until the end of the month).  By all accounts, this virtual…

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Race is Still a Problem in Anthropology

Guest Contributor , April 9th, 2018

By Anar Parikh [The following essay emerges from conversation with fellow PhD student and AES/SVA attendee, Scott Ross (George Washington University).] How is it that a senior anthropologist…


Close Encounters of a Hairy Kind

E. Gabriel Dattatreyan , November 20th, 2017

Hair is something we think we know. Growing spontaneously from our heads, demanding attention throughout our lives, it is intrinsically bound up with our identities and biographies, our…

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Ethnography and Street Photography

E. Gabriel Dattatreyan , March 10th, 2017

Two Arts of Serendipity Brent Luvaas Street photography, notes Magnum photographer Alex Webb, is a practice of harnessing serendipity. Photographers never know what they are going to find…

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