Tag: urban Amazonia

Plants that Keep the Bad Vibes Away

nckawa , May 5th, 2020


A special issue on “Phyto-Communicability” will be coming out in the journal Ethnos at the end of this year. I contributed a research article to the issue that…


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A Story of Us

nckawa , March 8th, 2019


For the past several years, the graduate students of the Ohio State Department of Anthropology have produced A Story of Us, a podcast that is sponsored by the…


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Urban Amazonian Show & Tell at #AmAnth18

nckawa , November 10th, 2018


At this year’s AAA meeting, I’ll be presenting a paper on a panel titled “The Cultural Work of Aesthetics: Brazilian Notions of the Beautiful and the Crafting of…


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A Pretext for Plunder? Environmental Change and State-Led Redevelopment in the Peruvian Amazon

nckawa , April 10th, 2018


Gordon Ulmer, Sydney Silverstein, and I just published a short article (with lots of photos!) in the latest edition of Anthropology Today. It examines how projected environmental changes…


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