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Inclusion and Opportunities for Equal Participation for Autistic University Students in France

Cara Ryan , June 7th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this piece read by Cara Ryan Image by Jon Tyson, Unsplash Like the term “equal…


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Reflecting Three Years After the UNCC Mass Shooting

Anthropology365 , April 25th, 2022


Every year at this time, I reflect on the shooting that occurred in my classroom on April 30, 2019, that took the lives of two students, injured four…


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Sorting It Out: Sustainability in Higher Education

guestauth0r , November 15th, 2021


by Kathy Zhang In May of 2021, I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a combined degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Art. I…


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Myanmar anthropologists dismissed

standplaatswereld , June 16th, 2021


By Maaike Matelski – In this picture, anthropology students from Yangon University show the ‘three fingers salute’ for democracy. Students and university staff across Myanmar have been protesti…


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Academic Freedom under Threat in India

Benjamin Zachariah , February 28th, 2021


Since coming to power in 2014, India’s Hindu nationalist regime has been steadily shrinking the spaces of political and academic freedom. Its latest moves show a continuing tendency…


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Imagining the #PostCoronaUniversity in Brazil

Claiton da Silva , June 29th, 2020


Frequently, we Brazilian scholars have received concerned questions from foreign colleagues asking what the h… is happening in Brazil. In fact, the situation in the country since June…


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Reigniting student activism at UWI

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , June 21st, 2020


This co-authored op-ed from University of the West Indies, Sociology PhD candidate Nathan Chapman and myself, is meant as a conversation starter about the importance of student activism…


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Reigniting student activism at UWI

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , June 21st, 2020


This co-authored op-ed from University of the West Indies, Sociology PhD candidate Nathan Chapman and myself, is meant as a conversation starter about the importance of student activism…


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You have to strike, assholes!!! #PostCoronaUniversity

Alessandro Chidichimo , June 18th, 2020


You ask, “What concrete actions can we take?” You have to strike, assholes! We need to take the example of Aboubakar Soumaoro in Italy, who organized the 21…


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Connection and Inequality in the Remote Classroom

Lauren Sealy Krishnamurti , June 9th, 2020


The switchover to remote teaching in the wake of COVID-19 has prompted a flurry of conversation among academics regarding technology’s (in)capabilities in replicating the conventional in-person classr…


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7 Things I Learned at University

Alanis Christian , May 18th, 2020


A year ago today, I handed in my dissertation. So, I wanted to put together a list of things I learned throughout my time at university. They are…


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Revisiting the Past: Some Thoughts on the UNCC Shooting

Anthropology365 , April 28th, 2020


Today is April 27, 2020. April 30 will mark one year since a gunman walked into my LBST 2213 class on the last day of the semester. I’ve…


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Ep. #51: Newsworthy stories, Becoming projects, Ethics of danger & Balancing values: This month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , November 24th, 2019


Jodie [1:26] begins our panel this month with a recent incident in Canberra, Australia, where a woman was shot by a ‘random’ gunman. Luckily her wound was not…


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Ep. #50 An Anthropology of Universities: Jodie Trembath on Selling Academia

Kylie Wong Dolan , November 11th, 2019


This episode, Kylie interviews a very familiar guest … Dr Jodie-Lee Trembath (aka Jodie from TFS)! Now, Jodie’s no stranger to qualifications, but this year she completed her…


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Nov 5, 2019 Interview with Chris and Cara of Sausage of Science

The Story of a Mass Shooting Survivor and Anthropologist

Anthropology365 , May 2nd, 2019


  On April 30, my Liberal Studies class, framed as Anthropology and Philosophy of Science (Syllabus), was the site of a horrific event. Two of my students were…


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Teaching Evolution in the South: Framing Evolutionary Theory for Religious Students

Anthropology365 , April 8th, 2019


I am a biocultural anthropologist and teach at a university in the southern United States of America. This means that many of my students are religious and haven’t…


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Admissions Fraud and the SAT: Hidden Implications

Anthropology365 , March 14th, 2019


As you are well aware, there is a huge college admissions scandal that has been brought to life. Forbes calls it “The Worst Crime In College Admissions History…


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Anthropology? What ‘Anthropology’?

Mateusz Laszczkowski , January 24th, 2019


In September 2018, Jarosław Gowin, Poland’s Minister of Science and Higher Education abolished anthropology as an academic discipline by an executive decree. The much-protested new law on higher…


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“Certain esoteric rites” for The Ethnographer

Intensity

Gabriela Vargas-Cetina , December 22nd, 2018


It was my second night at the University Housing complex of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The metal frame and grid of the bed creaked so much it…


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The Nerds’ Turn: Battling for a Democratic Academia in Poland

Mateusz Laszczkowski , June 11th, 2018


As students and academics in Poland are fighting to defend democracy and autonomy of the universities, this post is a battle cry. It outlines the threats to intellectual…


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Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

Rose Deller , March 22nd, 2018


In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over 500 children to explore the class inequalities that persist in UK education today from the…


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Precarity in Canadian Academia… A Working Bibliography

Rhiannon Mosher , March 1st, 2018


Unfortunately, precarity in academia has become a well-worn cliché… not least of all for those of us living in this state of ontological insecurity. In Canada, most university…


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