#MeToo is an opening for change—but can anthropologists look beyond the media moment to confront sexual violence and transform the discipline?
#MeToo makes us all responsible for confronting sexual harassment.
Medico-legal systems must change how they respond to victims.
Anthropology’s decades-long misrepresentation of this story of sexual violence should inform the discipline’s relationship to #MeToo.
Remember when everyone feared the “normalization” of a Trump presidency? Well, it’s gotten to the point where the US president can now openly brag about lying to the Canadian prime minister, and his bald-faced maneuvers to discredit the Robert Mueller investigation and FBI have been openly joined by House Republicans under the deceptive moniker of “oversight.”
The summer fieldwork season is fast approaching, and as you pack up to head off to your field sites, AN wants to know, What’s in your bag?
With our upcoming annual anthropological gathering in San José this November, Anthropology News will focus on all things Silicon Valley.
When the news broke that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III indicted a Russian “troll farm” and 13 individuals associated with it, news and commentary reacted with outrage over the allegations that a foreign government had interfered in a US election.
Intertextuality and the propagation of disinformation Propaganda typically refers to manipulative techniques and misleading messages used to gain public acquiescence for a political cause, especially during times of war. Over the past century, George Orwell, Harold Lasswell, Jacques Ellul, and Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, among others, have written or theorized about propaganda. But […]
[pquote]It is a word apt for the state of social adulthood in the US, where a long-eroding set of markers from the twentieth century are collapsing into a disordered adulthood, fertile with possibility and risk.[/pquote]In 2016, the Oxford Dictionary shortlisted the noun-turned-verb-turned-gerund “adulting” for its Word of the Year designation. Oxford defined adulting as “the practice […]