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Book Report Entry #3: Taking Notes from Field notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology

Jennifer Long , March 30th, 2017


In our continued feature of Fieldnotes: A ‘guided journal’ for doing anthropology by Luis A. Vivanco, we’re delving into his fourth chapter on Taking Notes in his Doing Fieldwork sectio…


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Book Report Entry #3: Taking Notes from Field notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology

Jennifer Long , March 30th, 2017


In our continued feature of Fieldnotes: A ‘guided journal’ for doing anthropology by Luis A. Vivanco, we’re delving into his fourth chapter on Taking Notes in his Doing Fieldwork sectio…


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Bullshit! Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data Syllabus

Jennifer Long , March 23rd, 2017


We came across this syllabus the other day and can think of many ways in which these open access materials and their analysis can be used in anthropology…


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Bullshit! Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data Syllabus

Jennifer Long , March 23rd, 2017


We came across this syllabus the other day and can think of many ways in which these open access materials and their analysis can be used in anthropology…


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Google Translate from Photos

Rhiannon Mosher , March 9th, 2017


Did you know that Google Translate now allows you to translate text from photos using the mobile app? (We’re living in the future!) Recent studies have shown that…


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Google Translate from Photos

Rhiannon Mosher , March 9th, 2017


Did you know that Google Translate now allows you to translate text from photos using the mobile app? (We’re living in the future!) Recent studies have shown that…


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Anthropology Webinars

Rhiannon Mosher , February 27th, 2017


Since 2014 the AAA has been hosting regular webinars that are free for anyone to view. You can join in the conversation live, and importantly, catch the lecture/…


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Imaginative Ethnography Syllabi (CIE)

Rhiannon Mosher , February 6th, 2017


The Centre for Imaginative Ethnography has gathered links to a number of syllabi that “attend to some combination of performance, theatre, visual media, writing and ethnography.” This treasure…


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Teaching ethnography

Rhiannon Mosher , January 26th, 2017


The anthro everywhere! authors recently came across an intriguing article written for the online magazine Quillette entitled “Tyranny of the Ethnography: How Lived Experience Corrupts t…


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What does knitting sweaters for kittens or filming fetish porn in your basement have in common? An Activity for second semester student introductions

Jennifer Long , January 19th, 2017


What are you we doing in the classroom besides trying to make one another think about things? Or think about things in a new way or create new…


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What does knitting sweaters for kittens or filming fetish porn in your basement have in common? An Activity for second semester student introductions

Jennifer Long , January 19th, 2017


What are you we doing in the classroom besides trying to make one another think about things? Or think about things in a new way or create new…


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More maps!

Rhiannon Mosher , January 16th, 2017


Maps are a useful tool for helping us make sense of our world. For anthropologists, they are also useful tools for critically thinking about the kinds global-local social…


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More maps!

Rhiannon Mosher , January 16th, 2017


Maps are a useful tool for helping us make sense of our world. For anthropologists, they are also useful tools for critically thinking about the kinds global-local social…


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Free Online Tools for Instructors

Rhiannon Mosher , January 5th, 2017


This list of free online tools for instructors began from thinking about the kinds of tools that we use in our own teaching and researching — but also…


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Free Online Tools for Instructors

Rhiannon Mosher , January 5th, 2017


This list of free online tools for instructors began from thinking about the kinds of tools that we use in our own teaching and researching — but also…


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Reading Lists for Decolonizing Anthropology & Beyond

Rhiannon Mosher , December 15th, 2016


One of the ways that anthropologists and other scholars have responded to recent world events — from the systemic issues underlying the Black Lives Matter movement and Standing…


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Reading Lists for Decolonizing Anthropology & Beyond

Rhiannon Mosher , December 15th, 2016


One of the ways that anthropologists and other scholars have responded to recent world events — from the systemic issues underlying the Black Lives Matter movement and Standing…


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Reading Lists for Decolonizing Anthropology & Beyond

Rhiannon Mosher , December 15th, 2016


One of the ways that anthropologists and other scholars have responded to recent world events — from the systemic issues underlying the Black Lives Matter movement and Standing…


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Undergraduate-Paper-Grading-Ophobia

Jennifer Long , September 26th, 2016


At times, student writing activities and assignments seem like more of a chore for instructors than the students (although I hear them complain too). In a recent article…


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Fisher v. "Race"-based Admissions

Jennifer Long , September 19th, 2016


The legal case of Abigail N. Fisher may be an interesting case study to get students thinking about the role of “race” (in quotations here in order to problematize…


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Advice for Grad Students

Rhiannon Mosher , September 12th, 2016


With the new academic year now underway, anthro everywhere! is happy to finally launch a page that we’ve been putting together for some time: Advice for Grad Students….


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Decolonial Atlas

Rhiannon Mosher , August 29th, 2016


This blog — The Decolonial Atlas — is a really interesting tool for discussions of representation. As the authors explain, The Decolonial Atlas, started in 2014, is an…


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Creating classroom culture on "Syllabus Day"

Rhiannon Mosher , August 25th, 2016


In this Vitae piece, Kevin Gannon argues that “Syllabus Day” is The Absolute Worst Way to Start the Semester (2016). Instead, course instructors are encouraged to employ a “a mindful…


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Resource: Transitioning from high school to post-secondary education

Rhiannon Mosher , August 22nd, 2016


Many students struggle with culture shock as they make the transition between high school and post-secondary education. New freedoms for many students living away from home for the…


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