Notes on COVID-19 from Oaxaca

Long-standing interlocutors tell us about how the pandemic has affected local cultural practices and community life.

Motivation and Apathy in the Time of COVID-19

For many graduate students, the pandemic has postponed fieldwork and changed research plans. How do we keep going and cope with these challenges to our academic careers?  

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.  

From Cocoa Farms to Candy Chutes

The Wonka-fication of chocolate in American society is multiply damaging, increasing cocoa producer vulnerability to COVID-19 and further eliding the inequalities that characterize the value chain.

Killing the Workers Who Feed Us

Keeping processing lines running at workers’ expense is not only a sign of our pandemic times. The meat and poultry processing industry has long treated workers as disposable.

Greek Lessons

Discovering a language of unity between pensioner and refugee

Addressing Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Practicing anthropology helps play an important role in bringing more awareness and understanding of the complex issues related to food insecurity. It can also play a role in developing and implementing effective strategies to combat hunger and protect vulnerable populations, such as college students.