Julia Sizek

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Methods for Many Anthropocenes with Andrew S. Mathews

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Methods for Many Anthropocenes with Andrew S. Mathews

This Teaching Tools post is designed as a resource for using the article to explore visual techniques for ethnographic thought and to consider the environment a... More

Bateson Book Forum: The Resonance of Unseen Things

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Bateson Book Forum: The Resonance of Unseen Things

In The Resonance of Unseen Things: Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny, Susan Lepselter describes the affects and networked logics that ... More

Remembering in the Aftermath

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Remembering in the Aftermath

Something was wrong. The anxiety couldn’t be placed at first, until one day everything clicked. Some found Communion, a memoir of an alien abduction, and someti... More

Pedagogical Soundings: Hunter-Gatherer Studies

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Pedagogical Soundings: Hunter-Gatherer Studies

This installment of Pedagogical Soundings is a collaboration between the AnthroPod and Teaching Tools sections of the Cultural Anthropology website. It suppleme... More

Ecologies and Expertise: Teaching Climate Adaptation with Sarah E. Vaughn

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Ecologies and Expertise: Teaching Climate Adaptation with Sarah E. Vaughn

Sarah E. Vaughn is the James and Mary Pinchot Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (2016–2017) and Assistant Professor in the Departm... More

Film and Cosmopolitics: An Interview with Mario Blaser

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Film and Cosmopolitics: An Interview with Mario Blaser

Mario Blaser is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies at Memorial University Newfoundland. Blaser a... More

What Are You Reading? Responses to the Election and Inauguration

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What Are You Reading? Responses to the Election and Inauguration

Like many anthropologists, we responded to this postelection moment by turning to books. But confronted by the long lists of readings in crowdsourced syllabi, w... More

Iris Marion Young and Ernst Kantorowicz

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Iris Marion Young and Ernst Kantorowicz

We have arrived at a paradoxical historical moment when nearly everyone favors democracy, but apparently few believe that democratic governance can do anything.... More

Anthropologists Teach In

Anthropologists Teach In

Academics have recently called for renewed activism in the face of anti-intellectualism, classism, racism, anti-Semitism, ableism, and misogyny of the Donald Tr... More

Biographies of Taste: Teaching Humanitarian Food Aid with Micah M. Trapp

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Biographies of Taste: Teaching Humanitarian Food Aid with Micah M. Trapp

Micah M. Trapp is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Memphis. Using Trapp’s article as a jumping-off point, this Teac... More