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The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global

In June 2011, Korea’s production company held its first European concert in Paris, singing for fans from France, the UK,…More

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Anthropology’s Role in Assessment

In February 2013 I was asked to lead, along with one of our institution’s vice presidents, a team of campus…More

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Keep Those Fields Alive

Agricultural Future of Vermont’s Mad River Valley Vermont’s Mad River Valley sits ten miles west of the state capital, Montpelier,…More

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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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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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Rush Limbaugh’s Club G’itmo and Semiotic Claims to Minority Status

“Waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists,” Sarah Palin claimed in her speech to the National Rifle Association in April of…More

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