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Special issue available now: Leila Monaghan’s Contributions to Anthropology

This special issue is a collection of "papers inspired by Monaghan’s passion, emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and love of helping others learn more about human cultures." Thank you to guest editors Dr. Emery Eaves and Aliyah Balsiger and to editorial team member Bonnie Marquez for filling the role of editorial director for this issue.… Continue reading Special issue available now: Leila Monaghan’s Contributions to Anthropology

COVID-19, Current Issue

Spring 2022 issue out now!

Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology, LANDSCAPES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: MAPPING, DESIGN, AND HEALTH! Table of Contents for the Spring 2022 Issue: Images throughout the issue continue our documentation of pandemic signage during times that seem permanent but will undoubtedly pass. Below: Pandemic Signage in Puerto Rico 2022

Current Issue

Writing as a Form of Practice: Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology

Welcome to a new year! The Winter 2022 issue of Practicing Anthropology, is now available. Authors in this issue reflect on the publication process, writing for a popular audience, the need to resist monolingualism, and more. "Anthropologists have good ideas, and we sift through stories to find truths. We often hope that communicating those truths… Continue reading Writing as a Form of Practice: Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology

Current Issue

An Interview with Anuli Akanegbu about Podcasting and BLACK IRLTM in the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Check out this interview in our summer issue with anthropology PhD student and podcaster Anuli Akanegbu. You will definitely want to listen to Anuli's podcast and read about the podcasting process. Anuli also provides podcasting training sessions on a consulting basis. About the podcast and the project from the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology BLK IRLTM website… Continue reading An Interview with Anuli Akanegbu about Podcasting and BLACK IRLTM in the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

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Check out the wonderful work of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders featured in the current summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Creating a Zoom Community: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders Inspire Each Other to Make Art during the Pandemicby Gwendolyn Saul The pandemic halted conferences and meetings in person, including the annual gathering of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) beadworkers at the International Iroquois Beadwork Conference. The group began gathering online via zoom to catch up with each other, share completed… Continue reading Check out the wonderful work of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders featured in the current summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Current Issue, Upcoming Issue

Spring issue is coming: Illustrating Mechanisms of Practice

Hello, everyone. We are excited to bring you the forthcoming spring issue of Practicing Anthropology. To welcome you to this issue we bring you images from Dr. Kerry Thompson and Ryan T. Wilson in Leupp, Arizona with the image pictured here: "Thompson/Wilson Hooghan Under Construction." From the introduction: These images depict a fabulously satisfying symmetry.… Continue reading Spring issue is coming: Illustrating Mechanisms of Practice

Climate Change, COVID-19, Current Issue, Research

Fall 2020 Issue

Fall 2020 and social scientists are hard at work. Check out what some of us are doing in our latest issue of Practicing Anthropology. Continuing On Making Native Art Known During Pandemic TimesBy Gwendolyn Saul Shifting Landscapes of Belonging: Birth Doulas and COVID-19By Angela N. Castañeda and Julie Johnson Searcy Bordertown Blues and COVID-19By Sonja Michal… Continue reading Fall 2020 Issue

COVID-19, Current Issue

The Interplay of Words and Politics During COVID-19: Locally Contextualizing the Universal Pandemic Vocabulary

From Inayat Ali and Robbie Davis-Floyd: Whenever a challenging situation emerges, an ambiguous, robust and thought-provoking vocabulary also surfaces. Sometimes, entirely new words are introduced, such as “coronavirus” and “COVID-19”; at other times, the terminology existing in what Ali calls the “societal memory” is sufficient to make sense of that extraordinary event, and problems arise… Continue reading The Interplay of Words and Politics During COVID-19: Locally Contextualizing the Universal Pandemic Vocabulary

COVID-19, Current Issue

Patterns of Virus: Navigating the Social Contours around SARSCoV2 and COVID19

The following statement comes from Miles Fahlman, author of Patterns of Virus: Navigating the Social Contours around SARSCoV2 and COVID19, that can be found in the Summer 2020 issue of Practicing Anthropology:  Concerning the Social Contours project here in Saskatchewan, which survey’s the general public on making use of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), including high-risk behavior, and… Continue reading Patterns of Virus: Navigating the Social Contours around SARSCoV2 and COVID19