Creative, Upcoming Issue

Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.

Hope Behind the Shadow of Pain! I will draw my dreams on the wall of hope. A hope of finding home Hope of going to school Hope of holding my parent’s Hands and walk through the darkness without feeling scared. It seems hard, but from the Heart of disaster I will be waiting For somehow… Continue reading Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.

Call for Submission, Editor


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

About Us, Editor

Podcast about publishing

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

Creative, Uncategorized

Exploring an Artist’s Intangible and Material World

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

News, Policy, Practice, Research

Professors writing op-eds. Perspective | With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, Roe v. Wade is likely dead by Carole Joffe

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.


Read Undead Ethnography in the July issue of PA

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