Teaching Citizenship

Voluntarism, Experiential Learning and Civic Enculturation The growing ties between voluntarism and experiential learning offer a productive space for the…More

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Temple University’s Futures of Visual Anthropology Conference

In the spring of 2012, graduate students at Temple University in Philadelphia revived an annual conference tradition which during much…More

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International Seminar on Language and Anthropological Knowledge

First  International Webinar in October 2013 Online event: October 6-25 2013 Real-time webinar: October 15, 2013 A virtual seminar pilot project…More

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AWR Goes Open Access on Topic of Precarity

The newest open access virtual issue of the Anthropology of Work Review features articles which explore dimensions of precarity. This virtual issue…More

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Graffiti in Andalucia, Spain Photo courtesy Kilezz and wikicommons

George Zimmerman, Christopher Dorner, Oscar Grant and Beyond Recently a few anthropologists, myself included, have commented on the trial and…More

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Sanford Florida Courthouse. Photo courtesy Georgia Guerci by wikicommons

On February 26, 2012, 28-year-old George Zimmerman shot and killed an unarmed 17-year-old African American teenager who, after buying Skittles…More

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Memorial to the victims of the uprising, in Gezi Park. Photo courtesy Nihan Kayaardı

Whither Turkey

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Servando Z Hinojosa

Democracy Interrupted, Youth Obstructed On June 17, a man named Erdem Gündüz entered Istanbul’s Taksim Square, set his backpack down,…More

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Egyptian Flag during the protests in Tahrir Square, Cairo. Wikicommons Photo courtesy Jonathan Rashad

On Pharaohs, Pundits and Scholars

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Daniel Martin Varisco

The removal of Mohammed Morsi as president of Egypt has generated a frenzy of talking head punditry that shows little…More

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Author on the right. Undergraduate research assistant and anthropology major, Tim Grieve-Carlson, in the middle.  John Fenton, local farmer and Chair of Pavillion Area Concerned Citizens on the left.

This marks my third summer in Wyoming investigating the state’s gas industry.  Funded by a NASA Environmental Science and Civic…More

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Diane Cohen Freedman

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Diane Cohen Freedman, 64 (April 1, 1948–January 22, 2013), was a pioneer in teaching anthropology and internationalizing the curriculum at…More

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