Call for Pitches: Graphic Ethnography

This summer, the Anthropology News magazine turns comic. We will look at the growing interest in using drawings as ethnographic fieldwork method and the process of transforming research into comic forms and graphic novels. We’ll explore the creative work of anthropologist-cartoonists and imaginative collaborations between anthropologists and cartoonists.

How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests offer tantalizing yet speculative promises to connect us with our distant past and live a healthier life, but there are a host of bioethical issues.

Bovine Bloodlines

Selective breeding for milk and muscle has corroded cattle health and genetic diversity. Heritage breed farmers are pushing back.

Call for Pitches: CARE

In Anthropology News 62.3, the “Care” issue, we will tell stories that reveal the ways we provide and receive care in its many forms. How do individuals and communities care for one another in order to protect, survive, exclude, resist, or thrive?

Immigrant Women’s Care Work in a Global Pandemic

The shuttering of the global economy and the devastating health ramifications of COVID-19 have left undocumented immigrant women in the United States struggling to provide emotional and economic care across borders.  

Evolutionary Foodprints

New approaches to the dental remains of early hominins and the diets of living primates are changing our understanding of what our ancestors ate and why.