Practicing Anthropology will be making some changes to our submission process in the near future. Stay tuned for our new submissions manager! In the meantime, find Practicing Anthropology on Duotrope! This is a fun way to track your own submissions and learn about literary journals and a few academic journals too. It's not required to… Continue reading Submissions
Are you new to the world of publishing? Do you have something important to say? Listen to this podcast hosted by Heritage Voices featuring the editors of several journals including PA. Publishing - Episode 19 ArcheoWebby July 17, 2018 On Today’s episode, Jessica hosts a panel focused on publishing. The panel includes Dr. Lisa Hardy… Continue reading Podcast about publishing
What can anthropology bring to the arts and what can the arts bring to anthropology? Exploring an Artist’s Intangible and Material World considers this. Mosse works with materials such as briquette ash, nails and dust. When completed the Materials Library for What's with the Apocalypse? contained over seventy materials. Displayed against a backdrop of water and the… Continue reading Exploring an Artist’s Intangible and Material World
I have heard many colleagues asking what we can do in troubling times. How can we use our skills and knowledge to support human rights? Here is an excellent example from Carole Joffe of how we can bridge academic knowledge with everyday policy. A strong op-ed in the Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/07/10/with-the-appointment-of-brett-kavanaugh-roe-v-wade-is-likely-dead/?utm_term=.2c1a82995f0b
UNDEAD AUTOETHNOGRAPHY By Michael Adair-Kriz Key words: dialysis, organ transplantation, rapid assessment ethnography Viper Bite I watch my blood pulse through the plastic tubing at an average rate of 300 ml per minute. I know it’s 300 ml per minute because that is what I’ve programed it to be. The NxStage machine pumps sangre out… Continue reading Read Undead Ethnography in the July issue of PA
Our summer issue is out. We are excited to share the work of collaborating authors in this issue of Practicing Anthropology. Check out the content and download the issue from a library or the SfAA website ASAP. We look forward to your thoughts and ideas related to this issue. FIRST PERSON CREATIVE PIECES AND POLICY/PRACTICE/ENGAGEMENT … Continue reading Summer issue is out!
Practicing Anthropology is soliciting comments, reflections, art, poetry, and short written pieces about what is going on at the US/Mexico border with the violent removal of babies and children from their parents. Please submit your work on this topic to firstname.lastname@example.org
See the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology (coming soon) for this article and more of Dan's art. "The following creative prose, Psychedelic Healing: The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper, is a culmination of collaborative writing experiments designed to uncover noetic experiences. We define the noetic as deeply insightful moments of knowing that are… Continue reading The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper: Collaborative Writing and Noetics in Fieldwork By Katinka Hooyer with Dan Kasza