Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

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

Syllabus Archive: Critical Ethnographies

Syllabus Archive: Critical Ethnographies

What is ethnography, and how do we teach about ethnography/ethnographies so that students understand the complexity of analysis? There have been many scholars w... More

Syllabus Archive Project: An Introduction

Syllabus Archive Project: An Introduction

As someone newly immersed in a university teaching environment after shedding my role as a graduate student, I was excited, yet unsure of how to approach design... More

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

From the point of view of the governed—citizens and non-citizens alike—the way government operates can seem like a black box. Despite talk of transparency, the ... More

Citation Matters: An Updated Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

Citation Matters: An Updated Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

Scholarship in environmental anthropology has historically asked questions about how humans relate to the interconnected biophysical and cultural processes unfo... More