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A Cog in the Machine

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

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SfAA Statement on Global Violence, Systemic Racism, and Deep Inequities

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

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Last Call for Submissions on COVID-19

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

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Seeking Submissions

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

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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

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PA Spotlight: Immigrant Youth Project

Practicing Anthropology aims to highlight and promote anthropologists using their skills both inside academia and out. The Immigrant Youth Project is a wonderful organization where anthropologists are doing significant and important work. The Immigrant Youth Project is a collaborative research study supported by the National Science Foundation and conducted by researchers at the University of… Continue reading PA Spotlight: Immigrant Youth Project