The Association for Africanist Anthropology (AfAA) is pleased to announce the recipient of 2019 Elliott P. Skinner Book Award.
The deteriorating security situation in Yemen poses methodological and practical challenges. But, research and scholarship is possible.
Awards, City and Society, our Positive Futures conference, and more.
For Hongkongers, kendo offers practice in the pursuit of self-cultivation and ethical work.
Radin was among Franz Boas’s first generation of students. Paul Glazier chronicles his anthropological approach and working partnership with Andrew Polk Watson.
In Brazil and Kentucky, rural populations are producing media content to take on marginalization and discrimination in their communities
How an Instagram-based gossip franchise allows celebrities to manage the authenticity of their public personae.
At Ghana’s Kumasi Central Market gossip is more than idle talk. It helps traders mitigate economic risk and boost professional reputations.
Tea sipping has a distinctly queer pedigree. To serve tea properly, one must be skilled in the art of verbal delivery.
Gossip and rumor are important informal modes of communication, influencing public opinion and individual actions. But, the distinction between information and falsehood can be difficult to see.