October

Caitrin Lynch, Warren Chamberlain and Shannon Ward. Photo courtesy Caitrin Lynch

In the nearly ten years since I began teaching at Olin College of Engineering, I have often found myself explaining…More

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Skopje train station. Photo courtesy Andrew Graan

As a scholar of postsocialism, I have come to understand a striking irony of history. Or, rather, an irony of…More

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NAPA Past Presidents Profile: Peter Van Arsdale

Past President Peter Van Arsdale looks back over his career and encourages all anthropologists to find a mentor/mentee in NAPA’s…More

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Police Waiting. Pushkin Square March 5, 2012. Photo courtesy Bogomolov

For activists seeking to challenge discriminatory laws, protest government policies, or oppose an entrenched, autocratic political system, contemporary Russia is…More

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Peppers, squash, garlic, tomatoes, eggplant. Photo courtesy the bittenword.com and wikicommons

In September 2013, Michael Powell was honored by the Mayor’s Office of Los Angeles “in appreciation and recognition for [his]…More

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Geodesic wall. Photo courtesy Graham Crumb and wikicommons

Frictions in Defining Community

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Jennifer Long
Melissa Fellin
Secil Erdogan-Ertorer


Trying to Avoid the Lone Anthropologist in Community-Based Research As a team of interdisciplinary colleagues, we conducted research on behalf…More

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Bright Vibrant Orange Yellow Adobe Wall Mexico

Collaborations with Family

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Kelly Fayard


Anthropological Work with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Sitting on the front porch with one of the most valuable…More

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Silent Engagement

Muslim American Voters and the Re-Election of Barack Obama Nearly a year after Barack Obama’s re-election, the hate crime against…More

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Halperin Memorial Fund Announcement

The Rhoda Halperin Memorial Fund celebrates the life and scholarly work of Rhoda Halperin by supporting PhD students in anthropology…More

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On Questioning Assumptions in a Current Engagement

As you know, the theme of this year’s AAA conference in Chicago is “Future Publics, Current Engagements.”  As I read…More

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