To celebrate the creepy time of year, this fall Anthropology News is turning a spooky eye to spectral apparitions and things that go bump in the night. What can anthropology tell us about ghosts and hauntings of all kinds in all places: ghosts ritual and metaphorical, economic and political, long-experienced and recently imagined?
Breath is a powerful material and spiritual force, a point not only of harm but also recovery. It can show us how Black people experience multiple convergences of racial violence, health and environmental hazards, socioeconomic precarity, and disaster through time and space.
Virtual meetings and webinars are often touted as a way for graduate students to extend their professional connections during the pandemic. But they can be an alienating experience.
A collaboration between abolitionist groups in California educates and acts for a more just future.
Change is the rule, not the exception. The events of the last year make it imperative that we develop the capacity to anticipate change.
Opening our teaching to risk, horizontal interactions, UnEssays, and ungrading offers ways to truly cultivate students’ learning needs, curiosity, and responsibility—in line with what anthropologists report from learning throughout the world.
Participating in and delivering training sessions has helped me to address client problems and create future opportunities for my business.
What happens when ethnographers of education ask, How can we help?
An embodied intergenerational pedagogy sheds light on the possibilities of bringing together diverse LGBTQ+ cohorts to strengthen our sense of value and inclusion within a history, lineage, and community.