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Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , August 25th, 2022

The full wraparound cover: https://www.aakarbooks.com/details.php?bid=875


Reflections on Novel Writing in Anthropology

The Familiar Strange , August 14th, 2022

Ethnographers have long struggled with the nebulous in-between spaces of science on the one hand, and story-telling on the other. It was what my frustrated seminar professor described…

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Writing Life  No. 20: An Interview with Emma Kowal by Carina Truyts

Carina Truyts , July 21st, 2022

Figure 1: Emma Kowal writing her thesis in 2006 with 7-month old Maya in Darwin, Australia. Image: supplied. One evening in December 2021, in a small South African…


Rejection journal.

john hutnyk , July 20th, 2022

Found in my notebooks from 2019: a proposal. Journal for Rejected Papers of Persistence and Perseverance    Aims and scope.    This journal, set up to the standards…


[unpacking my] word hoarding

john hutnyk , July 18th, 2022

Bamboo airlines generous 45 kg luggage allowance, plus 25kg add on, and back troubling hand luggage… On the hottest day of the year, leaving Notts at 39 for…


Down Down Deeper and Download

john hutnyk , July 9th, 2022

lots of things to download here. Articles: https://booksc.org/s/Hutnyk/?signAll=1&ts=0350&order=year Books: https://uk1lib.vip/s/Hutnyk/?signAll=1&ts=0401


What is “Labour-Based Grading”?

Grant Otsuki , July 5th, 2022

(This is an explanation of Labour-Based Grading that I provided to a first-year anthropology class I taught in 2020.) Labour-based grading is not what you are used to,…

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On Hazzard and White

john hutnyk , June 6th, 2022

Two little intro to the author books that I think are absolute gems – and they will get inside your ear to tell you more about the world…


Why “The Great Replacement Theory” is not a Theory, and why that Matters

Alma Gottlieb , May 18th, 2022

The notion of a “theory” comes from science. As such, the term conveys all the legitimacy upon which the scientific method relies. It should not be tossed around…


Helena Wulff reflects on her career

| , April 28th, 2022

What article or book that you wrote are you most pleased with?  Could you talk about the story behind writing it? It is hard to choose between an…

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Dear Anthropologists that I know.

john hutnyk , April 21st, 2022

Dear Anthropologists that I know. It is 100 years since Bronislaw Malinowski’s “Argonauts of the Western Pacific” began the terror of enforcing the participant observation fi…


Ethnographic Monographs – or now for something else?

standplaatswereld , April 18th, 2022

By Herbert Ploegman; Didi Boldewijn, Maya Roettger and Lorenzo Horwitz; Alice Riva, Claudia Rapisarda, Elisabeth Jongmans and Jasper Schotte; Ashley Prather and Maira van Emden Two crumpled up…

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Another Kind of Concrete

john hutnyk , April 5th, 2022

Another Kind of Concrete by Koushik Banerjea Started reading: I’ve been editing other people’s writing for a living for years, but the best writer with whom I’ve had…


Another Kind of Concrete – Koushik Banerjea

john hutnyk , March 1st, 2022

being ill is my excuse for catching up with novels, but I interrupt the stream of hackery to give a progress report on this as its the best…


Ask-Me-Almost-Anything (AMAA): Centering Student Engagement with Ethnographic Monographs by Christine Sargent

Christine Sargent , December 6th, 2021

“Why is this a book?” The student who volunteered this question during a class discussion could not have known how meaningful – and unsettling – I found the…


Soapbox: on slips and trips.

john hutnyk , December 6th, 2021

In the business of selling cultures for quids, and other random translations Once upon a long ago, there was a time when I was more rebelliously young, and…


Pantomime Terror and Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , December 3rd, 2021

Cheap paperback stocking stuffers… – though I wonder if 1 left in stock contradicts that whole value-scarcity thing. Pretty sure there is more than one.


30 Minute Methods: Jack Boulton at TDTU KhXH&NV

john hutnyk , November 30th, 2021

Jack Boulton 30 Minute Methods talk at TDTU, KHOA KHXH&NV,: 30 November 2021 ‘TV, film and literature sci-fi as part of the new literary turn in anthropology’ For…


TGA Seeking Editors!

emmalouisebackeanthro , November 16th, 2021

The Geek Anthropologist is seeking qualified individuals to join our Editorial Board. As an Editor at TGA, responsibilities include: recruiting new contributors and content for the blog and…

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Kate Vieira on her book, Writing for Love and Money

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Interview by Amy Garey https://global.oup.com/academic/product/writing-for-love-and-money-9780190877316 Amy Garey: How does migration influence literacy practices? Kate Vieira: Unfortuna…

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How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Rashmi Sadana

Sarah Soliz , October 28th, 2021

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

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Newly Published: “Camp at the Salon: Anthropological Sense-Making with a Wink”

mxschnepf , July 18th, 2021

To camp is a mode of seduction – one which employs flamboyant mannerisms susceptible of a double interpretation; gestures full of duplicity, with a witty meaning for cognoscenti…


How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Robert Caldwell

Sarah Soliz , July 9th, 2021

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

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Writing LifeNo. 14: An Interview with Hélène Mialet by Catelijne Coopmans

Catelijne Coopmans , June 17th, 2021

Image 1: Hélène’s home office. The pandemic has revealed the fragility of our lives and the vulnerability of our bodies. It has also revealed the importance of fleshy…