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Join the Club

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


An essential step in the ongoing development of aspiring anthropologists is involvement in some type of school affiliated anthropology club…More

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Unemployment and Divine Plans

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Claudia Strauss


When I began my research interviewing unemployed and underemployed Southern Californians in 2011, I did not expect that their religious…More

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Personnel of the heavy-crude pipeline work to stabilize the hillside after a landslide fractured the pipeline in Winchele, outside of the city of Esmeraldas in 2013. Approximately 5,000 barrels of heavy crude oil were spilled into the Winchele River. Photo courtesy Gabriela Valdivia

Crude Entanglements

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Gabriela Valdivia
Flora Lu


Living with Oil in Ecuador Thanks to social science funding from the NSF, we are researching how energy policy and…More

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Selling the Language Gap

Selling the Language Gap

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Susan D Blum
Kathleen C Riley


False Premises, False Promises You may have read recently about a novel approach to solving inequality (eg, here and here).…More

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Time and Money

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Jacob Doherty


Fieldwork Takes Both My research site in Kampala, Uganda is heavily saturated by national and international NGOs with short term…More

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AN Seeks Columnists for 2015

AN Seeks Columnists for 2015

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Anthropology News seeks Op-ed columnists for www.anthropologynews.org starting in 2015. These volunteers are an integral part of shaping the conversation…More

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Roundtable participants (Ilisa Barbash, John Bishop, Karma Foley, Jake Homiak, Guha Shankar, David Rowntree) break off into small group discussions. Photo courtesy Frank Aveni

Exploring Ethnographic Film Archiving Today

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Alice Apley
Alijah Case


Last spring, a group of 20 notable archivists, anthropologists, filmmakers and others concerned with the future of ethnographic media met…More

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Madre de Dios, Peru. Photo courtesy Geoff Gallice and wikicommons

An NSF-funded Investigation of Cultural Change in Amazonia I work at an ethnic boundary. “When they [the Matsigenka] first come,…More

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The Raw and the Reviewed

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Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz


My Experiences with the NSF One of the most significant moments in my early career was being awarded a National…More

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Every day since arriving in Tokyo this past April to do anthropological fieldwork, I have been thinking about earthquakes. That…More

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