Cuba as Dreamworld and Catastrophe


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This Hot Spots series attempts to interrogate how Cuba is interpellated by diverse audiences to think with and about the complexities and paradoxes of More...

Giving Birth in Captivity


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In the early, still-dark hours of a winter morning in 2004, I was in a hospital room preparing to catch the baby of a pregnant woman in the final More...



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In a global order marked, on the one hand, by unfettered mobility for the powerful and their resources, and, on the other, by the strengthening of More...

The Banality of the Anthropocene


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I want to propose an Anthropocene territorialization and a subject-making project in which anthropologists might want to engage. The territory of More...

Science and the Senses


Christy Spackman and Marianne DeLaet posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Scientific inquiry eschews and embraces sensory experience. Yet sight, sound, touch, smell, taste, and movement all inform scientific work. Across More...

Anthropologists Teach In


Julia Sizek and Whitney Russell posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

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

The Rise of Trumpism


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The rise of Donald Trump caught many off-guard. What happened? And what comes next? At least one thing is clear: stark divides are being exposed in More...

Teaching Queer Anthropology


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The November 2016 issue of Cultural Anthropology included a Retrospectives collection on “Queer Anthropology,” edited by Martin F. More...

Standing Rock, #NoDAPL, and Mni Wiconi


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Thousands of Water Protectors from more than three hundred Native nations, as well as allied supporters from a range of social movements, gathered at More...