The June 2017 issue of Open Anthropology assembles 15 articles for an issue titled “Music – Anthropology – Life.” Get these articles free until June 2018!
Sponsored by the Hardy Chair Lecture Series, a public lecture by Dr. David H. Price: “Tracing Funding, Tracing Impacts: The CIA and Anthropology.”
What Would Sid Do? Reflections on the Mintz legacy one year after his passing. Teaching Introduction to Anthropology as Global History & Interconnection.
With President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan, President Barack Obama of the US, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Anthropology is taking over the world.
What makes Jared Diamond possible? Discussant commentary for the panel “Margaret Mead and Jared Diamond: Past Publics, Current Engagements.”
If “anthropology’s future depends largely on its ability to contest the Savage slot” (Trouillot 2003:9), then how to take Napoleon Chagnon’s Noble Savages?
Ruth Benedict’s Patterns of Culture trumps Jared Diamond for conceptual clarity, writing style, ethnographic example, and impact. Pretty good for 1934.
Ann Gibbons in Science asks if it’s been “An Annus Horribilis for Anthropology?” But beyond the headlines: Great year for anthropology!
At the 2012 American Anthropological Association, Sidney Mintz received the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology and papers in honor.
Exciting public lecture by Agustin Fuentes on his book Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You. Fuentes ably defends the relevance of Anthropology.
The headline I wish we were reading is how the nation gathered to reflect on Trouillot’s work and legacy: Anthropology Changed Everything.
Katrina Karkazis, author of Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience, explores Olympic sex verification.
The 1987 Jared Diamond article “Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race,” takes from Richard B. Lee–mongongo nuts without credit.
Dr. Elizabeth Brumfiel, Professor of Anthropology & Archaeology at Northwestern University and an inspiring scholar, will be greatly missed.
Positive possibilities from the news on anthropology in Florida: Greater unity in anthropology and across humanities & sciences.
Fernando Coronil worked toward the moral optimism of anthropology, “energizing struggles to build a world made of many worlds.”
Anthropology got in the news for a “F— You Republicans” e-mail. Can anthropology survive the ambush? On understanding conservative victimhood politics.