July

What is Humanistic Anthropology?

Approaching SHA’s 40th Anniversary At the American Anthropological Association (AAA) meetings in Mexico City in 1974, a group of rogue…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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Former President Nasheed of the Maldives President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs reporters during the Copenhagen climate change talks. Photo courtesy Adam Weltz and wikicommons

Agreeing to Kill the People of the Maldives Earlier this year researchers described huge collapses on the Western Antarctic ice…More

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AAA Committee for Human Rights Plans Third Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights

AAA Committee for Human Rights Plans Third Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights

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Tricia Redeker Hepner
Rebekah Park
Eva Friedlander


  This coming June, the 1999 Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights will turn 15 years old. The declaration is…More

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Alexa Hagerty Wins the 2014 AES Parsons Prize

At the AES/SVA joint conference in Boston in April, AES awarded Alexa Hagerty (Stanford U) the 2014 Elsie Clews Parsons…More

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Using Western science guided by Helitsuk principles, Coastwatch, a program of the Heiltsuk Nation’s Qqs Projects Society, monitors Grizzly bear populations in the Great Bear Rainforest. William Housty, Director of Coastwatch, checks a barbed wire snare for Grizzly bear hair to be used in DNA analysis. Photo Credit: Mark Godfrey/The Nature Conservancy

Anthropology has had a productive and sometimes contentious relationship with initiatives for biodiversity conservation. Numerous anthropological studies have revealed the…More

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Family Camp

My research examines the social and cultural implications of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Anchorage, Alaska. FASD is an…More

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Tehran’s Bra Shops

Tracing the Effects of Economic Policies This essay discusses the current economic context of bra shops in Tehran, and outlines…More

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funeral-season

Review of “Funeral Season (ou La saison des funerailles).” Matthew Lancit, dir. 87 min. Documentary Educational Resources, 2012. An early…More

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Chicago across from Lake Michigan. Photo courtesy Mike Boehmer and wikicommons

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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