Tag Archives: public anthropology

The Last Word(s)

After 11 years at the University of Toronto Press, and over 6 years curating this blog, I’m stepping down, hanging up my hat, moving on (choose what euphemism you like). It has been a wonderful experience writing for an audience … read more…

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Adventures in Blogging: Bringing Anthropology to the World

For World Anthropology Day, we asked Paul Stoller to share his thoughts on the urgent need for a more public anthropology, as well as his ideas about blogging as one particular way to reach that public. Paul’s forthcoming book, Adventures in Blogging: Public Anthropology and Popular Media, will be available in April. read more…

  • dateFebruary 15, 2018
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  • posted byAnne
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ethnoGRAPHIC: Extending Anthropology’s Reach, One Comic at a Time

Part of my job as an editor is to convince people to write the books I think they should write, not necessarily the ones they want to write. I’ve had some success doing so, even in the face of laughter, eye rolling, and outright rejection. In fact, some of the best books I have published came from authors who had originally put up the most resistance to my pitch. So perhaps it’s not surprising that I thought I could launch a new book series based on what some might call a wacky idea, without an academic series editor, and with no projects in hand. read more…

  • dateNovember 1, 2017
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  • posted byAnne
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Coding Culture II: Four Hacks to Digitize Your Anthropology Classroom

This is the second post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. She outlines a series of platforms and assignments that she has tested in undergraduate courses. They are flexible enough to cut, spruce, and duct tape into any anthropological application. read more…

  • dateMarch 13, 2017
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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  • dateMarch 1, 2017
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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