Tag: Washington

Airbnb’s Location Ratings as Anti-Black Spatial Disinvestment in Washington D.C.

Nina Medvedeva , March 16th, 2021

In 2016, Airbnb host Synta Keeling appeared on NPR’s Hidden Brain to share her story of hosting as a Black woman living east of the Anacostia River. She…


In the Journals – Incarceration, Rehabilitation, and Recidivism

allisontedesco , March 1st, 2021

Josh Shapiro: Fair Commutation Not Mass Incarceration by joepiette2 via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are often siloed…


Making #AmAnth17 Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 30

Anne , November 22nd, 2017

What would the AAA be without the Teaching Culture Top 30 list? Every year we scour the AAA program and try to winnow it down to a short…

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A “Hoppy” Bubble? Linking Labor and Capital in Washington State’s Beer and Cannabis Industries

foodanthro , November 17th, 2017

Blog Editor’s note: This is the second installment in FoodAnthropology’s series on Latinx foodways in North America. We welcome contributions from researchers in this area. More details about…


Donald Trump is a fireship

Grant , September 8th, 2015

The question in yesterday’s post was: Why has Donald Trump survived our discovery of his flaws and deficiencies? Normally, a new candidate has his or her moment in…

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A Geek’s Guide to Washington D.C.’s AwesomeCon

Emma Louise Backe , May 28th, 2015

By Emma Louise Backe Awesome Con is in Washington, D.C. this weekend and I can’t wait to see the Metro flooded with cyborgs, otaku and every version of…

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