These days, images of Black women protesting proliferate, but often they are accompanied with captions that describe Black women as on the frontlines fighting for the rights of Black men, as if police violence does not also affect us.
For our November/December issue, Anthropology News is putting all its eggs in one basket for a series about food production and consumption.
What a passionate exchange at a protest for civil rights tells us about the performance of Black masculinity as sincere investment in the Black community.
Molly G. Schuchat, an anthropologist, editor, and local playwright, died on May 19, 2020, at her home in Washington, DC, of natural causes. She was 92.
Eric Bruce Henderson passed away after a brief battle with cancer in Tucson, Arizona, on March 31, 2020.
Robert E. Hinshaw, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on March 3, 2020, in his beloved Guatemala.
Raymond Harris Thompson Jr., who was born May 10, 1924, in Woodford, Maine, died January 29, 2020, in Tucson, Arizona.
Jeffrey S. Juris was born on December 10, 1971, and raised in South Brunswick Township, New Jersey. He died on June 18, 2020, from complications of a year-long battle with brain cancer.
A tale of two cemeteries in northern Osaka shows us much about recent changes in Japanese mortuary traditions.
The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition announces its three annual student awards for research and writing. Due to the turmoil and confusion of the last few months, we have delayed the deadlines for all three awards. They are now due September 18, 2020.