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Thinking with Kuru

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Barbara Andersen


I was sitting with a group of Papua New Guinean nursing students in the Open Bible Mission compound in Ivingoi,…More

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Approaching Animal-Human Interactions in Mexico In Amores Perros, perhaps the most famous Mexican film in recent history, a young man…More

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More and more high schools in the United States are including anthropology courses in their curriculum, presenting unique opportunities and…More

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Standing Their Ground in #Ferguson

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Lydia Brassard
Michael Partis


In her 2013 AAA Presidential Address, Anthropology Matters, Leith Mullings outlined the mutually constitutive relationship between social movements of the…More

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Twitter on the Plaza

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Samuel Gerald Collins


The Spatial Practice of Online Social Networks What are the relationships between the city and the social media used in…More

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Ferguson: An American Story

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Raymond Codrington


By now the story is familiar to many. In Ferguson, MO, a town of less than 16,000 people, Michael Brown,…More

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What can anthropology tell us about the beheading of two American journalists by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as…More

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On March 19, 1935, the white manager of WH Kress & Co five-and-dime store on 125th Street in Harlem apprehended…More

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I am an anthropologist who works as an investigator for a VA research center, Center of Innovation on Disability and…More

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The Violence of the Status Quo

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Pem Davidson Buck


Michael Brown, Ferguson and Tanks Years ago I thought about writing a paper I would call “The Violence of the…More

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