How does the dominant narrative portray nature tourists? And how might we all benefit from a more inclusive view?
On clichés and a first year as a tenure-track anthropology professor at a community college.
Rural residents and an anthropologist reflect on 25 years of economic change, transnational perspectives, and the growing power of nongovernmental organizations.
At the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting the SACC will be offering its Five Fields Update on the power of engagement in teaching anthropology.
Any visit to Washington, DC, today can’t occur without witnessing troops of school-age kids combing the sites of the nation’s capital adorned in MAGA hats. Since the Donald Trump campaign and through his presidency, those red Make America Great Again hats have become part of our cultural landscape. Curiously, the MAGA hat did not become […]
Although community college faculty typically teach five courses per term and are expected to engage in a significant amount of committee work, many of us still find the time to engage in research. That research can result in college-wide, national, or even international presentations or articles in publications like Practicing Anthropology or American Anthropologist, as […]
In today’s world, where the tentacles of science delve into our humanity in ways most of us could only imagine a generation ago, the space that falls at the intersection between the biological and social sciences has become more critical than ever to operationalize.
As many of us prepare to travel to the 117th AAA Annual Meeting in San José, California, it seems appropriate to use this month’s section news to get us thinking about the meeting’s themes of resistance, resilience, and adaptation. The aim of these themes is to encourage us to reimagine our anthropological focus within a world beset by tremendous change.