Tag: Teaching and Learning

Six Ways Anthropologists Can Challenge White Supremacy

Lucy Carrillo , March 27th, 2017


Recently, white supremacists attempted to defame Boasian Anthropology and its historic role in challenging scientific racism. This article proposes some concrete steps by which to challenge whiteness …


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Top Thematic Series

Alexandra Frankel , December 19th, 2016


In the run-up to the holiday season we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of our most popular content this year. We are continually on…


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Top Thematic Series

Alexandra Frankel , December 19th, 2016


In the run-up to the holiday season we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of our most popular content this year. We are continually on…


Top Five In Focus

Alexandra Frankel , December 19th, 2016


In the run-up to the holiday season we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of our most popular content this year. We are continually on…


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Top Five In Focus

Alexandra Frankel , December 19th, 2016


In the run-up to the holiday season we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some of our most popular content this year. We are continually on…


Ethnography as Education, Alone and Otherwise

Elyse Bailey , September 30th, 2016


Ethnographic fieldwork is a unique and life-altering experience. But it is also a trying and complicated experience. Even as someone who is relatively new in the field of…


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So, What is Anthropology Anyway?

Elyse Bailey , September 29th, 2016


How do you engage students who have never heard of anthropology before? In a community college one finds very few students who have already decided to be anthropology…


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Class is in Session

Elyse Bailey , September 21st, 2016


What can anthropology offer high school students? Two teachers answer the question. Anthropologists across the discipline despair at how little-known the field is, how it’s often confused with…


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Skulls, Skeletons and Shakespeare

Elyse Bailey , September 19th, 2016


Osteology “Boot Camp” What can human skeletonized remains reveal about people’s lives? How can you hold a single human bone and use it to reveal age, sex, ethnicity,…


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What Do We Want Our Students to Learn?

Elyse Bailey , September 16th, 2016


Learning Outcomes for Anthropology It is one of those odd, dissociative facts that many of us who get PhDs in anthropology spend the majority of our professional time…


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Designing for People

Elyse Bailey , September 14th, 2016


A new course bridges anthropology and technology teaching to develop design solutions. In this picture, we see a student team “The Nutter Butters” working on their class project….


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Judging Books by Their Cover

Elyse Bailey , September 12th, 2016


Why we must challenge misrepresentations of race and culture on our textbook covers. Is it possible to claim that anthropology no longer exoticizes and creates cultural Others, when…


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Why We Post

Elyse Bailey , September 8th, 2016


Taking Anthropology to the World While we should consider all anthropological projects to be of equal importance to our own discipline, studies which focus on topics such as…


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Teaching Anthropology in the Sacrifice Zone

Elyse Bailey , September 6th, 2016


How one group of students engages with ethnography and structural inequalities in their home communities. I am driving through the mountains in pouring, relentless rain. Surrounding me is…


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