Trump’s first year was, if nothing else, eventful. It was so eventful that, in the onslaught of broken norms and sabotaged institutions, it is impossible to give each violation its due recognition.
In Athens, Greece, on December 31, 1967, eight months after the overthrow of the constitutional monarchy by the military junta on April 21, 1967, armed and uniformed men entered the building that housed the Social Sciences Centre, Athens and carted out boxes full of papers and books. What was contained in these boxes? Where did […]
How long can any of us expect our work to survive?
Does Trump’s racist language help or hinder efforts to expose racist policies?
Pride Goes before the Fall—of the Discipline? As anthropologists, we pride ourselves on exposing injustices and fighting for what is right. So, why have we not better organized as individuals, the AAA, and anthropology departments to right the wrong of overproducing PhDs in a rapidly shrinking job market where exploited adjuncts do half the teaching? […]
Do you have a knack for humor and a command of the challenges facing anthropology and anthropologists?
The annual spectacle of the Super Bowl tackles diversity head-on.
Turning to diversity audits to create better and more inclusive academic departments.
The Death of the Maden Family The Aegean Sea is a graveyard. Like its Mediterranean counterpart, its waters are filled with human bodies that wash up on the shores of Turkey and Greece. You may remember Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian. Two winters ago, the image of his lifeless body lying on a Turkish beach […]
When the now former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem in a preseason game in the summer of 2016, he set off far reaching political waves. He empowered other players to follow suit and provoked the sitting United States president to lash out at kneeling players. But Kaepernick […]