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Public Anthropology

To mark the publication of Public Anthropology: Engaging Social Issues in the Modern World, the author, Edward J. Hedican, provides us with a few thoughts on the impetus behind the book, why students can benefit from learning more about public anthropology, and some highlights of key anthropologists who are featured in the book. read more…

  • dateMarch 4, 2016
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  • posted byEdward J. Hedican
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Teaching Anthropology of/through Games, Part 2

In my last blog post, I described my recent course on “Anthropology of/through Games.” Students in the class played, analyzed, and designed games related to anthropological concepts, and they also used ethnographic techniques such as participant observation and interviews to understand participants’ experiences of games. In this post, I take a closer look at game-based pedagogy in theory and practice. read more…

  • dateSeptember 17, 2015
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  • posted byKrista Harper
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