Coping with the Everyday during Lockdown in Sri Lanka

In March 2020, urban middle-class mothers found themselves without the reproductive labor of domestic workers. Schedules and routines proved indispensable mechanisms through which they organized their family’s lives and coped with life at home.

Feminist Hopes for Chile’s Future

Two million Chileans marched for gender equality and democratic reform on International Women’s Day 2020. With the writing of a new constitution now on the horizon, feminist activists across the country are organized and ready.

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.