Perceptions of “Intra-Disciplinary” Unity and Division

These “Thin Partitions:” Bridging the Growing Divide Between Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology co-edited by Joshua D. Englehardt and Ivy A. Rieger seeks to reexamine if and to what extent the sub-disciplines of Anthropology have become disjunctured. Specifically, Englehardt and Rieger sought to evaluate the historical, contemporary, and future relationship between cultural anthropologists and archaeologists. The […]

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Editor Natalie Konopinski [email protected] Design Print: Moon Design Editorial Advisory Board Tiffany C. Cain, Princeton University Ariana A. Curtis, National Museum of African American History and Culture Miguel Díaz-Barriga, University of Richmond Margaret Dorsey, University of Richmond Mariam Durrani, Hamilton College Agustín-Fuentes, University of Notre Dame Marc Kissel, Appalachian State University Cara Ocobock, University of […]

Coping with the Everyday during Lockdown in Sri Lanka

In March 2020, urban middle-class mothers found themselves without the reproductive labor of domestic workers. Schedules and routines proved indispensable mechanisms through which they organized their family’s lives and coped with life at home.

Mind the Gap

“Disaster upon Disaster,” a collection of essays edited by Susanna Hoffman and Roberto Barrios, examines disjunctures and gaps between anthropological knowledge and the policies and practices of states and NGOs that address risk, hazards, and disasters. This volume is the latest of a series of excellent collaborative projects—The Angry Earth (Oliver-Smith and Hoffman, 1999), Catastrophe […]

Aeolian politics and the duograph

Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer have crafted two eloquent accounts of the turbulent, aeolian politics that unfolded during their 16-month-long field research in Mexico’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec, between 2009 and 2013. A gap in the Sierra Madre mountain range forms an extraordinary wind tunnel in the isthmus, making the region a convenient site for renewable […]