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Ask-Me-Almost-Anything (AMAA): Centering Student Engagement with Ethnographic Monographs by Christine Sargent

Christine Sargent , December 6th, 2021

“Why is this a book?” The student who volunteered this question during a class discussion could not have known how meaningful – and unsettling – I found the…


30 Minute Methods in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, TDTU.

john hutnyk , November 30th, 2021

The most useful thing I heard anyone say (it was Olivia Harris) about a methods course is that it should never be a discussion of how to, but…


Welcome Back to the Teaching Culture Blog!

John Barker , November 11th, 2021

After a two-year hiatus, we’re delighted to announce the relaunching of UTP’s Teaching Culture blog. We are mindful of the incredible changes and challenges that have occurred and/or…

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What Should Teachers Teach?

Alma Gottlieb , September 27th, 2021

Source here. Educators are wringing their hands these days about how much students have “fallen behind” the past year.  News story after news story laments a year of…

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Feeling Digital and Reimagining Fieldwork during COVID Times

digitalethnography , September 3rd, 2021

Yichen Rao, Anna Castel & Lili Almási-Szabó* During the outbreak of COVID-19, everyday life has been modified in accordance with the protocols that every country has implemented. These…

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Anthropology for Liberation readings 3.0

lorenagibson , September 3rd, 2021

2021 marks the fourth year I have taught Anthropology for Liberation, an undergraduate course in the Cultural Anthropology Programme at Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington. The course…

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Fall 2021 Syllabus: Introduction to Anthropology

Anthropology365 , August 24th, 2021


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My Most Recent Publication on Faculty and Student Mental Health

Anthropology365 , August 10th, 2021

You can read the article here: “Mental health in academia: Hacks for cultivating and sustaining wellbeing” Johnson and Lester 2021

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California’s budget a win for families, early education challenges remain

Bruce Fuller , July 9th, 2021

California’s budget compromise adds a pre-kindergarten year for all 4-year-olds, funds 200,000 fresh child care slots, and modestly raises wages for pre-K teachers and subsidized child-minders. These …

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Tips for Better Online Teaching

Kerim , May 15th, 2021

As I write this, colleges in Taiwan are switching to online learning for the first time since the pandemic started. This is because, for most of the past…


My Reflections Two Years After Surviving a Classroom Shooting

Anthropology365 , April 30th, 2021

Today marks two years since a classroom shooting happened while teaching my final class at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Six students were shot, two of which…

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Prof. Dr. Ulla Johansen passed away

Stephan Dudeck , February 19th, 2021

On 14th of February 2021 in her 94th year of life a great person, colleague in Arctic Anthropology and professor emerita of ethnology, Ulla Johansen passed away. Born…

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john hutnyk , January 13th, 2021

In an essay last term, students Làu Cẩm Tú and Hồ Phạm Ngọc Trân brought out the problems and possibilities inherent in Ruth Benedicts work style – though there is…


Ethnographic books for teaching and learning about Medical Anthropology: a list by Amy Cooper

Amy Cooper , December 11th, 2020

I’m an “expert” at overhauling syllabi. At least, I should be. I’ve taught a medical anthropology course almost every term for the past ten years, and no matter…


Fall 2020 Epidemics and Society Syllabus

Anthropology365 , November 19th, 2020

Epidemics and Society (LBST 2101) UNC Charlotte, Fall 2020 Online/Asynchronous This syllabus contains policies and expectations I have established for this course.  Please read the enti…

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TDTU Brainstorming Essay Plans

john hutnyk , October 24th, 2020

15 minutes approx per paper, what can we make of the lectures, reading and discussion that offers arguments to challenge readers and convey the relevance of anthro texts…


Education Philosophy and Theory Vol 52, Issue 11

john hutnyk , August 5th, 2020

Volume 52, 2020 Innovating Institutions: Instituting Innovation – section editor John Hutnyk Introduction An intuition of innovative new institutions Le Thi Mai & John Hutnyk Pages: 1120-112…


Guest Post: NAGPRA is not a metaphor: Anthropologists’ indifference upholds structural racism

Footnotes Editor , August 3rd, 2020

[Footnotes is excited to present a guest post co-authored by Krystiana L. Krupa and Savannah Newell. Krystiana L. Krupa serves as the NAGPRA Program Officer for the University…


Education Philosophy and Theory special journal issue on Innovating Institutions

john hutnyk , July 25th, 2020

Please read the intro (free access) and follow up the rest (you know how): https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00131857.2020.1757395 Whole issue: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rept20/52/11?…


Bác Hồ’s Security Detail Lesson

john hutnyk , June 24th, 2020

Theodor is in grade 2 of primary (7 years old) and they study Ho Chi Minh thought. Here is an example of their little parables about Bác Hồ…


Saving Anthropology from COVID-19

Chelsea Horton , June 19th, 2020

Higher education is at a crossroads. Can we adapt to the ongoing challenges and create transformative educational courses for an uncertain future? As colleges and universities started shutting…

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Regna Darnell’s reflections upon retirement

| , May 18th, 2020

What is your morning routine? I’m a night owl with frequent insomnia.  On a good morning, the CBC radio alarm plays local and global news from 7:30-8:30.  I…

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Nenets mothers’ education: another PhD defense

fstammle , May 11th, 2020

After recently having celebrated the world’s first Nenets PhD defense, now we can witness another one, in three days time, 14 May 11.15 Norwegian time! Zoya Vylka Ravna…

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Co-research in Vietnam for the anthropology classroom

john hutnyk , May 4th, 2020

New paper: Co-research in Vietnam for the anthropology classroom Do Thi Xuan Huong & John Hutnyk 50 free ‘eprints’ for those who want to read it now –…