This post accompanies three pieces in the current issue of Practicing Anthropology that describe a campus-community partnership between Japantown Prepared (a community based organization) and San José State University. Check out the Fall 2021 issue to read more! By Gabbie Fall Japantown Prepared is a community-based disaster preparedness organization and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)… Continue reading Keeping the Ball Rolling: Campus-Community Partnerships for Disaster Preparedness During COVID-19
As we enter the final season of what has been another year of highs and lows, we are excited to share with you the Fall 2021 issue of Practicing Anthropology (available in October). This issue's authors reflect on the past and offer insight into what is to come. Below, we’ve pulled together a selection of… Continue reading Fall issue on the way: Anthropology in the Moment
The editor of Health Promotion Practice curated a special collection of articles on "Centering Native Voices." Practicing Anthropology editor Lisa Hardy worked with a group of researchers on a health project that is highlighted here. You can download these articles directly open access for this week only. Go here to download to read now or… Continue reading Download today!
SFAA Paper Session Proposal: Anthropology’s Contribution to Research and Action on Covid-19 Co-chairs Leah Mundell and Lisa Hardy In 2020 researchers across the globe have quickly embarked on data collection, documentation, and implementation related to COVID-19. Please join us to discuss your current COVID-19 research and ideas of transforming research results from anthropology into actionable… Continue reading CFP for the spring SfAA meetings – Anthropology’s Contribution to Research and Action on Covid-19
From Mark Anthony Arceño: As an anthropologist, the central theme of my work revolves around relationships among food, place, and identity. I am all about “learning through food,” or in the case of my contribution to the upcoming fall issue of Practicing Anthropology, wine. Over the past two years and counting, I have been learning… Continue reading On “Walking, Talking, and Tasting with Winegrowers in Central Ohio and Eastern France”
The following anonymous article is published in solidarity with people whose jobs are increasingly threatened by a system that values capital over educators. Though the author is not associated with this journal, Practicing Anthropology is publishing this piece because we believe it to be important and interesting to our readers. We respect the author’s request… Continue reading A Cog in the Machine
SfAA Statement on Global Violence, Systemic Racism, and Deep Inequities June 5, 2020 We at the Society for Applied Anthropology are saddened and frustrated by the murder of George Floyd and many others. We are concerned about global violence, systemic racism, and deep inequities. The history and acts of racism can no longer be… Continue reading SfAA Statement on Global Violence, Systemic Racism, and Deep Inequities
If you would like to contribute to Practicing Anthropology's summer issue we are looking for submissions pertaining to COVID-19. This is not just open to anthropologists and we are looking for practical responses (no need to be exclusively academics). Your submission can be just a few short paragraphs highlighting what you/they are doing. These would… Continue reading Last Call for Submissions on COVID-19
Take a look at a commentary of Practicing Anthropology's current issue “Health Disparities in Jail Populations” by Lisa Dahm of the Center for Health Equity Research at Northern Arizona University here.
Practicing Anthropology is currently seeking submissions for upcoming issues featuring the work of anthropologists and others who live and work and/or come from locations outside of the United States. We are also interested in including work from Indigenous researchers and research partners. Please consider submitting your work on exciting projects, policy recommendations, critical analyses, and… Continue reading Seeking Submissions