Unintended Logics


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At the age of nineteen, having recently moved to the United States with my family, I was prescribed the contraceptive pill for the first time. It was More...



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Omnipresent and versatile, hormones shape what it means to be human in fundamental ways. Hormones are often described as signaling molecules or More...

Call for New Contributing Editors


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The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is now accepting applications to its Contributing Editors Program, which is celebrating its tenth More...

Speaking Volumes


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Having engaged with the recent volumetric turn in architecture and political geography, anthropologists are increasingly concerned with realms such as More...

Teaching about Rape in Troubled Times


Richard Handler, Ida Hoequist and Xinyan Peng posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, we taught an introductory undergraduate anthropology course titled “Culture, Gender, and Violence” at the University More...

Open Access, Open Minds


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There’s a couplet in the Tirukkural, the sixth-century Tamil ethical treatise from south India, which speaks beautifully to the philosophy of More...



Jessica CooperOpen author orcid page in new window posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

We think we know what injustice feels like. We can identify moments in our own lives that felt like oppression, like the refusal of freedom, like a More...