Ryan B. Anderson is a cultural and environmental anthropologist in the department of anthropology at Santa Clara University.
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There’s a house in Pacifica, California that I think about a lot. This house was listed in late 2021 in the high $900k range. The introduction of the listing st... More
At the intersection of speculative fiction and anthropology, we find a sense of epistemological humility about the kind of worlds we could or should inhabit. ... More
Anthropology is suspended in teleologies we ourselves have spun. Our versions of life now are inescapably inflected by how we think life is going to be. —Sam... More
This past summer, I was leaning on a metal railing on the walkway near the famous surf spot known as Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. From the cliffs, ... More