Current Issue, Identity, Power, Practice, Research

Have you read “From Bean to Bar: Cultural Esteem and Healing through Chocolate” By Dan Small, Shelley Bolton, Sarah Zwaryck, Danielle Turone, and Belrina Hanuse in our spring issue? Catch a glimpse of it here!

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) community was once described as “Our 4 Blocks of Hell” on the cover of the local newspaper. The DTES has remained an epicenter of demonization for almost a century. The public perception of this area focusses on how it has been home to some of the city’s most marginalized for generations:… Continue reading Have you read “From Bean to Bar: Cultural Esteem and Healing through Chocolate” By Dan Small, Shelley Bolton, Sarah Zwaryck, Danielle Turone, and Belrina Hanuse in our spring issue? Catch a glimpse of it here!

Current Issue, Practice

Cooperative Extension and Practicing Anthropology: A Natural Fit By Jacqueline Comito and Brandy Case Haub

“Where is Practice in Practicing Anthropology?” was the theme of Practicing Anthropology’s Winter 2018 issue. Outgoing co-editors Shirley J. Fiske and Judith N. Freidenberg (2018) introduced this question with a brief history of practice as a term within United States anthropology and an overview of current understandings of practice as perceived by anthropologists working in… Continue reading Cooperative Extension and Practicing Anthropology: A Natural Fit By Jacqueline Comito and Brandy Case Haub

Current Issue, Policy, Power, Practice, Victim Activism

Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

What is Colibrí? The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a family advocacy organization that works to end the deaths of people who migrate through the United States – México Border. Colibrí is a nonprofit and a non-governmental organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Colibrí works with families and forensic scientists at the Pima County Office… Continue reading Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

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. 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

Creative, News, Practice, Research

Summer issue is out!

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!

Practice, Upcoming Issue

Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest

By: Ryan I. Logan, MA, CPH My article entitled “Let the Horse Run: Assessing the Potentiality, Challenges, and Future Sustainability of CHWs in Indiana” explores the experiences of community health workers in Indiana – a state that suffers from a variety of health issues – and specifically the impact, potentialities, challenges, and future of the… Continue reading Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest

Power, Practice, Upcoming Issue, Victim Activism

Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal

  Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal: Building Collaborations for Victim-Centric Practice[i] By Krista Billingsley This article, and its collaboratively paired article written solely by victim-activists (Bhandari, Chaudhary, and Chaudhary 2018 in this special issue), focus on the families of people who were forcibly disappeared during Nepal’s decade-long internal armed conflict and their continued… Continue reading Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal