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
Assessing the Dimensions of Faith-Based Activism, Structural Vulnerability, and the Failed Comprehensive Immigration Reform of 2013 By: Ryan I. Logan, PhD, MPH My article entitled “La Fe en Acción: Faith-Based Activism, Immigration Reform, and Structural Vulnerability” explores how the leadership of a grassroots, social justice organization in Indianapolis called the Campaign for Citizenship Indiana (CCI,… Continue reading Take a look at the work of Ryan I. Logan in Practicing Anthropology’s upcoming issue where he analyzes how faith-based activism cultivated relationships among the membership of a grassroots organization and served as a means to provide a foundation to appeal to political leaders!
This issue of Practicing Anthropology focuses on a complex multi-disciplinary approach to criminal justice and population health: “Health Disparities in Jail Populations: Converging Epidemics of Infectious Disease, Behavioral Health, Chronic Illness, and Substance Abuse.” The impetus for the research and the publication of our results was created by an existing collaboration between our newly established… Continue reading Keep an eye out for the upcoming special issue Health Disparities in Jail Populations with guest editor Dr. Robert T. Trotter, II!
1.Te lalolagi e faigata, tatou ke toka ki Siona fou i luga. Au fia fano. Au e fia fano kite fakai gali fou. Ne fakatoka ne toku aliki mo tatou katoa. (This world is complicated, we have to get ready to go to Zion up there. I want to go, I want to go to… Continue reading Check Out the Work of Mariko Yoshida, An Author in the Upcoming Issue of Practicing Anthropology!
Do you write non-fiction, fiction, poetry, policy briefs, or other writing for non-academic audiences? Practicing Anthropology would like to hear from you. Anthropologists have the potential to reach a wide audience, though we don’t always know how to develop writing and other media to reach beyond the discipline. The Practicing Anthropology editorial team is soliciting… Continue reading Call for Submissions – Deadline March 1
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.
See the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology (coming soon) for this article and more of Dan's art. "The following creative prose, Psychedelic Healing: The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper, is a culmination of collaborative writing experiments designed to uncover noetic experiences. We define the noetic as deeply insightful moments of knowing that are… Continue reading The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper: Collaborative Writing and Noetics in Fieldwork By Katinka Hooyer with Dan Kasza
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
We are seeking practicing anthropologists and community partners who serve on Institutional Review Boards and/or have expertise in the area of ethics and community collaboration. We would like to talk with you about submitting short comments or a question and answer piece. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org