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Edited by Brandon Lundy and Solomon Negash, the newly released Teaching Africa: A Guide for…More
2013 Whiteford Graduate Student Award in Applied and Public Anthropology
The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) announces its 2013 Whiteford Graduate Student…More
2013 Roseberry Nash Graduate Student Award Competition
The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology invites submission of papers for our Fourth…More
Inter-American Symposium on Ethnographic Research in Education
September 18-20, 2013 Ethnographic research is inherently local, but it also requires comparison to build…More
2013 Photo Contest Open Now through June 30
The AAA Photo Contest is designed to demonstrate the rich possibilities of anthropological work through…More
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Destroying NohmulHeritage Distancing and an Ancient Mayan Site in Belize A work crew excavating the Nohmul site to be hauled away as road-fill.Photo courtesy of CTV3 Belize News. The bulldozing and destruction of the...
Lévi-Strauss on the Moon歌川国芳 (Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1798 – 1861). Image courtesy of Wikicommons. Perception of the world begins with the construction of paracosms—imaginings of the wider world outside—outside our...
Biopolitical Economies in Higher Education Debt FormationFinancial Exploitation of Knowledge Production As institutions of higher learning experience increasing financial responsibilities and shrinking endowments they are simultaneously becoming the sites of...
Material Histories of Debt and PaymentAssembling the Transactions Archive Objects. Image courtesy of Taylor Nelms and Robert Kett Debt seems to be all around us—in monthly credit card statements, newspaper headlines and debates about predatory...
State Debt and the RuralTwo Historical Moments in India The distribution of famine relief in 1877 in Madras, India. From the Illustrated London News (1877). Image courtesy of Wikimedia commons Discussions on debt, especially...
Towards an Anthropology of TaxationFile Yours Early. Image courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration There is an old saying that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” The former has...
Library of Congress Changes Subject Heading from Voodooism to VodouIn October 2012, the Library of Congress announced that it changed its subject heading for the Haitian religion from “voodooism” to Vodou. In the memorandum posted on their website, the LC...
Development is a Storm Called ProgressIn the late eighties, I taught human ecology at the University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. Huddersfield was a dreary place, with a town center dominated by a ring-road built in the ‘50s, when...
Heritage Distancing and an Ancient Mayan Site in Belize The bulldozing and destruction of the ancient Maya site at Nohmul,…More
Perception of the world begins with the construction of paracosms—imaginings of the wider world outside—outside our door, our city, our…More
Financial Exploitation of Knowledge Production As institutions of higher learning experience increasing financial responsibilities and shrinking endowments they are simultaneously…More
Assembling the Transactions Archive Debt seems to be all around us—in monthly credit card statements, newspaper headlines and debates about…More
Two Historical Moments in India Discussions on debt, especially in the context of the state, are commonly drenched in economism.…More
There is an old saying that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”…More