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More and more high schools in the United States are including anthropology courses in their curriculum, presenting unique opportunities and…More

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Twitter on the Plaza

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Samuel Gerald Collins


The Spatial Practice of Online Social Networks What are the relationships between the city and the social media used in…More

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Males and Females in Social Solidarity Economy

Voices from Latin America Gender relationships have been a contested terrain over time in Latin America. As it has been…More

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I am an anthropologist who works as an investigator for a VA research center, Center of Innovation on Disability and…More

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Dealing with Reality

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


Sexual Harassment in the Field Unlike our previous contributions, the topic presented below cannot be approached lightheartedly.  Harassment and assault…More

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The Guns of August, Again

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Michael E Harkin


I have been thinking about World War One this summer. Of course, the centennial of the start of the Great…More

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A Tale of Many Borders

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Gabriella Sanchez


Unaccompanied Minors and the Perils of Sentimentalism It is almost the last week in July, and the sun along the…More

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Working on The Hill

* * * ½   6 votes

Shirley J. Fiske


Politics as the Art of the Possible Despite Congress’s abysmally poor reputation in the public eye and its polarization, the…More

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Attack of the Social Media Zombies

* * * * * 5 votes

Samuel Gerald Collins


My colleague, Matthew Durington, and I have just finished our final iteration of a 4-year collaborative project, Anthropology By the…More

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The Trouble with ISIS

* * ½     5 votes

Daniel Martin Varisco


A decade ago the Canadian Pakistani Muslim, Irshad Manji, published her controversial book, The Trouble with Islam.  She identified many…More

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