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
UNDEAD AUTOETHNOGRAPHY By Michael Adair-Kriz Key words: dialysis, organ transplantation, rapid assessment ethnography Viper Bite I watch my blood pulse through the plastic tubing at an average rate of 300 ml per minute. I know it’s 300 ml per minute because that is what I’ve programed it to be. The NxStage machine pumps sangre out… Continue reading Read Undead Ethnography in the July issue of PA
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!
Practicing Anthropology is soliciting comments, reflections, art, poetry, and short written pieces about what is going on at the US/Mexico border with the violent removal of babies and children from their parents. Please submit your work on this topic to email@example.com
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
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
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
Deadline for Storying Climate Change has been Extended to December 1, 2018!
Practicing Anthropology is in the midst of considering a switch from an editor reviewed publication to a peer reviewed journal. We would like to explore this idea to 1) engage people in publishing by teaching how to review and submit publications so the process can be more community-engaged and less mystifying for nonacademic anthropologists and… Continue reading Possible switch to peer-review – What do you think?