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Latin America & Caribbean Anthropology 2020

Jason Antrosio , December 31st, 2019


This was a January 2020 Anthropology course using the second edition of The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean by Harry Sanabria. Here is the course outline,…


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Making #AAACASCA Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 25

Anna , November 21st, 2019


It is that time of year again—November is flying by, and thousands of anthropologists are gathering to share, learn, explore, discuss, and debate important issues in their field….


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Interrogating the Concept of Categories – an Interview with Lochlann Jain

Anna , October 1st, 2019


Stanford University anthropologist and artist, Lochlann Jain, speaks with Anne Brackenbury (former editor at University of Toronto Press who launched the ethnoGRAPHIC Series) to talk about Jain’s new…


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What Students Deserve in a Textbook

Anna , August 22nd, 2019


With the recent release of Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology, we asked author Laura Tubelle de González to talk about her new textbook, and her hopes for…


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Teaching Latin America 2019

Jason Antrosio , December 18th, 2018


In January 2019, I teach “Peoples and Cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean” as a one-month anthropology course at Hartwick College. I first taught this as a…


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Anthropology in Brazil

Jason Antrosio , August 15th, 2018


Antropologia. Uma Introdução Professor Roberto Jarry Richardson sent me this excellent question: I am a Brazilian professor with a Ph.D. in International Development Education at Stanford University. …


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Nacirema Thinking

Jason Antrosio , June 23rd, 2018


Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Horace Miner’s “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” has endured as a first-day favorite for Introduction to Anthropology courses, and is read far beyond…


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Nacirema Thinking

Jason Antrosio , June 23rd, 2018


Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Horace Miner’s “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” has endured as a first-day favorite for Introduction to Anthropology courses, and is read far beyond…


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Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food, Second Edition

Gillian Crowther , June 13th, 2018


Feast on this! We have just published a gorgeous new edition of Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide to Food, with a full-colour interior and a range of new…


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Open Access and Anthro in Community Colleges: HELLZ YES.

Rex , March 16th, 2017


I was originally going to title this post #OA & @SACC : HELLZ YES, but I was afraid that would be too hard to understand. But what isn’t…


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Anthropology’s Unfinished Revolution

Jason Antrosio , December 27th, 2016


The Discovery of Sidney Mintz I delivered this paper at the 2016 meetings of the American Anthropological Association. The panel was titled “The Legacies of Sidney Mintz: Discovering…


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Anthropology’s Unfinished Revolution

Jason Antrosio , December 26th, 2016


The Discovery of Sidney Mintz I delivered this paper at the 2016 meetings of the American Anthropological Association. The panel was titled “The Legacies of Sidney Mintz: Discovering…


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The Discovery of Sidney Mintz: Anthropology’s Unfinished Revolution

Jason Antrosio , December 26th, 2016


This is the text of a paper delivered at the 2016 meetings of the American Anthropological Association. The panel was titled “The Legacies of Sidney Mintz: Discovering Political…


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The Discovery of Sidney Mintz: Anthropology’s Unfinished Revolution

Jason Antrosio , December 26th, 2016


This is the text of a paper delivered at the 2016 meetings of the American Anthropological Association. The panel was titled “The Legacies of Sidney Mintz: Discovering Political…


A History of Anthropological Theory

Anna , October 24th, 2016


To mark the publication of the fifth editions of their enormously successful texts, A History of Anthropological Theory and Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory, we asked authors…


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Decolonizing Anthropology Textbook Covers

Decolonizing Anthropology , June 21st, 2016


This entry is part 8 of 8 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By: Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall and Jennifer Esperanza   As young anthropology students in the 90s we heard Dr….


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Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2016


Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class In February 2016, I was honored to participate in several sessions around the theme “Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teachin…


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Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2016


On 4-5 February 2016, honored to participate in several sessions around the theme “Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century.” The idea of…


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Hartwick Anthropology 2016 Courses – Spring & J Term

Jason Antrosio , November 5th, 2015


Teaching Hartwick Anthropology courses is what launched and sustains Living Anthropologically. For more information, visit the Hartwick Anthropology webpage and sign up for some great Hartwick Anthrop…


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Culture, Culture, Everywhere

Jason Antrosio , September 21st, 2015


Just as I was preparing to teach Cultural Anthropology, two posts about culture came out on powerhouse anthropology blogs. On Savage Minds, Alex Golub reviews The Asian American…


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How Did Anthropology Begin?

Jason Antrosio , August 31st, 2015


In fall 2015, I adopted the new Robert Welsch and Luis Vivanco textbook Cultural Anthropology (see previous discussion of Hartwick Anthropology Courses). It’s now time for the first…


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Assigned Readings: Strategies and Ponderings

Leah McCurdy , August 24th, 2015


To mark the beginning of the fall semester at most US colleges and universities, we would like to return to our series of blog postings by the Anthropology…


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Hartwick Anthropology Courses – Fall 2015

Jason Antrosio , April 11th, 2015


Teaching Hartwick Anthropology courses is what launched and sustains Living Anthropologically. For more information, visit the Hartwick Anthropology webpage and sign up for some great fall 2015 Hartwi…


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Introduction to Anthropology Course 2015

Jason Antrosio , February 4th, 2015


For my 2015 Introduction to Anthropology course, I am excited to be getting a first look at the 3rd edition of Anthropology: What Does It Mean to be…


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