Isabel Salovaara is a PhD student in Anthropology at Stanford University. Her research focuses on markets for supplementary education in India and what they can teach us about the changing futures of work, status, and aspiration in an era of digital mediation.
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Making is central to knowing. Doing ethnographic fieldwork makes this obvious. It is less obvious in the classroom, however, where sitting and reading texts tog... More
Group brainstorms and projects can be a great way to get students to work collaboratively on course topics, engage in more open-ended discussions, and develop a... More
I met Mr. Prasad, at his suggestion, in a trendy coffee shop in an area of Patna dominated by entrance exam tutorial classes for medical colleges and the Indian... More
This post will present a lesson plan and short author interview to accompany Kathryn Mariner’s article “‘Who you are in these pieces of paper’: Imagining Future... More
This post presents a conversation with Gabrielle Hecht, Frank Stanton Foundation Professor of Nuclear Security, Professor of History, and Professor (by courtesy... More