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Including Anthropology in a high school curriculum provides important opportunities for students and instructors, but it also presents unique challenges.…More

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Dancing through Istanbul

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Daniel Martin Varisco


Turkey is all over the news these days.  Former Prime Minister and now President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is seen by…More

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As I have read this column over the last several months, I’ve been heartened to see many familiar themes. Contributors…More

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The Wyoming Way

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Michael Harkin


Leaves are turning, there’s a nip in the air, the parking lot by the library is suddenly impossible: yes, thousands…More

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Dealing with Inflated Egos

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


If you have been in academia long enough, you are bound to encounter more than a few outsized egos.  Often…More

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“In order to understand history it is necessary to know not only how things are, but how they have come…More

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Contesting the Terms of Inclusion

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Heather Wurtz


Kichwa Midwives Challenge State Commitment to Indigenous Rights There is an increased controversy on the role of indigenous midwives in…More

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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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