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Call for Papers–Worlds of Resistance: Dystopia and Heterotopia in Fiction and Reality

Emma Louise Backe , August 23rd, 2017


We find ourselves in a period of worlding and otherworlding, of recognizing that the microcosms in which we operated were not simply illusory but untenable, shielding us from…


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Anthrogeekology: Matthew Wysocki

Nick Mizer , July 15th, 2016


Nick here: In this new series we will be introducing you to geektastic scholars from around the world. Know someone you think we should feature? Drop us a…


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Shiny! A Geek Anthropologist Newsletter!

Marie-Pierre Renaud , May 13th, 2016


Hello amazing TGA readers! At the end of May, we’ll be launching a brand new TGA newsletter. Each month, we’ll provide subscribers with: a list of recent posts;…


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May The Fourth Be with You!

Marie-Pierre Renaud , May 4th, 2016


How do anthropologists celebrate May the 4th? By reading anthropological articles of course! Head over to Anthropology News to read May The Folk be With You, a piece on…


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(Video) Games as Motivation for Japanese High School Students

Nick Mizer , April 21st, 2016


By Andrew Ross Sushi served on conveyor belts. Robot restaurants and robot theater. Toilets that automatically open themselves upon room entry. For visitors of Tokyo (and to an…


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A Geek’s Guide to the 2016 PCA/ACA Conference

Emma Louise Backe , March 21st, 2016


By Emma Louise Backe This week, Nick Mizer and I will be headed out to Seattle, Washington to attend the annual PCA/ACA Conference. Popular culture itself is a…


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Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Marie-Pierre Renaud , February 7th, 2016


Looking back on our goals for 2015, you might notice that we didn’t exactly keep up with our objectives. What happened? Which brings me to another questions you…


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A Geek Anthropologist’s First Time: Geek Themed Restaurants

raynaelizabeth , January 22nd, 2016


By Rayna Elizabeth Geek culture has become more popular than ever before. A new superhero movie seemingly premieres every week and merchandising is ubiquitous, including clothing, games, action…


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Introducing New Team Members

Marie-Pierre Renaud , June 1st, 2015


Name Tags by EmDashPaperCo on Etsy By Marie-Pierre Renaud I want to introduce you to some of our team members you may not know yet, but who’s work…


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TGA’s 200th Post!

Marie-Pierre Renaud , May 30th, 2015


By Marie-Pierre Renaud Just like Stargate SG-1, we’ve finally reached the 200th mark! Of course, we don’t have as much budget as MGM did when there were producing SG-1,…


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