Tag Archives: Anthropological Insights

Teaching & Learning Creative Habits: The Evolution of #archink

With #inktober now in its 10th year, Katherine Cook explains the on-going success of the campaign, and discusses the evolution of #archink. As instructors, we often have rather lofty aspirations when we set assignments for our students, hoping for innovative approaches, clever … read more…

  • dateOctober 23, 2018
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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A Graphic Conversation: Talking Comics and Scholarship

Anne Brackenbury, Executive Editor at University of Toronto Press, and co-editor of the ethnoGRAPHIC Series, sat down recently with Kendra Boileau, Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief at Penn State University Press to talk comics and scholarship in the context of Penn … read more…

  • dateOctober 10, 2018
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  • posted byAnna
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Inequality and “the Global Question”

To mark the publication of Global Inequality, the first book in UTP’s new Anthropological Insights series, author Kenneth McGill explains the process of writing a book about inequality from a global perspective, and why the lessons in the book are necessary for today’s students. read more…

  • dateJune 9, 2016
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  • posted byKenneth McGill
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The Power of Two

Well, we’re now officially toddlers. It’s been two fun, stressful, sometimes frustrating, and often exhilarating years of the Teaching Culture blog. And I’m hoping that given the speed of life online we’re actually older than we appear (has anyone worked out the online years vs. human years equation yet?). We came at this as book people, not bloggers, so we don’t claim any expertise about blogging or tweeting, and like any toddler, we have a lot to learn about pacing ourselves. But even if the road ahead is filled with challenges, we also know that we’ve come a long way. We’ve gone from zero to being able to walk (running is another matter), and I think we may even be starting to find our voice(s) as well. So we’re taking a few moments out to celebrate where we’ve been before we sharpen the focus on where we are headed, and what we still want to accomplish. read more…

  • dateNovember 17, 2014
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  • posted byAnne
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Announcing a New Anthropology Book Series

Despite a stubborn polar vortex that just doesn’t want to go away, we’re focused on spring and the renewal it promises. So it seems an auspicious time to formally launch our new series designed for undergraduate teaching. Anthropological Insights will feature very brief books (80 to 100 pages or 35,000-50,000 words) that introduce students to contemporary anthropological research. read more…

  • dateFebruary 10, 2014
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  • posted byAnne
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