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Anthro roundup: “Anthropological reflections on space colonization”

In Uncategorized on November 21, 2016 at 11:17

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Anthropological reflections on space colonization
The Space Review

In this regard, anthropology, as the scientific discipline that puts human beings at the center of its study focus, is of immense importance. Without sufficient knowledge about human behavior and reciprocal physical and cultural interaction with the

Museum of Anthropology spotlights Gullah culture
Winston-Salem Journal

“Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art and Culture,” at Wake Forest’s Museum of Anthropology, was organized by a team of four curators including two anthropology professors at the university and a South Carolina art-gallery owner, with help from

USM anthropologists uncover history in the Mississippi Delta
WDAM-TV
This is a news release from the University of Southern Mississippi. Every chiseled rock or oddly-shaped stone could be a potential clue to unearthing a part of the vast pre-European history of Native Americans in Mississippi. Dr. Ed Jackson

 

Bridging the Divide: Bringing Archaeology and Anthropology Closer through the AAA

This is the third in a series of guest blogs this November from the AAA Archaeology Division Executive Board detailing ideas generated at retreat at the Amerind Foundation this past June. This post is by outgoing AD Secretary, Jane Eva Baxter.

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition is pleased to announce the winners for our annual Christine Wilson prize. This prize goes to outstanding research papers by undergraduate and graduate students writing from the various perspectives embraced by Society, including nutrition, food studies and ethnography. This year we received submissions from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil. All the submissions were excellent. SAFN Vice President Amy Trubek organized the whole process this year and deserves our gratitude for a job well done, along with all the readers of the papers.

Yesterday we announced this year’s winner of the 2016 Christine Wilson Undergraduate Award and today we are proud to announce the winner of the 2016 Christine Wilson Graduate Award.This award goes to outstanding research papers by graduate students writing from the various perspectives embraced by Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, including nutrition, food studies and ethnography.

Mezcal: Hybrid Authentication

The third in our series of abstracts of papers submitted for SAFN’s annual Christine Wilson Award. Winners have been selected and will be recognized at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. From Nicolas Fabien-Ouellet, this one raises important questions about what, exactly, is being preserved in efforts to insure that foods maintain their “authenticity.”

Mezcal: Hybrid Authentication

Kiribati, a Pacific island nation that may become uninhabitable because of climate change, is just one of the threatened landscapes featured in The Anthropologist. Kyodo/Associated Press

The Anthropologist, 78 minutes, directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger

Nicolas Fabien-Ouellet
University of Vermont

Zachary Hecht, UCL Digital Anthropology Msc Student

Why would somebody forgo juicy steaks, delicate smoked salmon, velvety goat cheese, and the many seemingly delicious foods people eat? Why would somebody choose to submit themselves to the inconvenience of not being able to eat outside of their home without some advanced planning? Why would they refuse to wear products widely seen as fashionable and insist on knowing what their hygiene products are made of?

Are you in Minneapolis for the annual AAA meeting? Are you a SAFN member or someone interested in the anthropology of food and nutrition?

We need you!

Trump and Anthropology

We are the new Indians…there are people today who want to discover us again, who want to conquer, enslave, and colonize us, and who want to use us like the conquistadores once did….The Indians were sacked for centuries…we are the new Indians and we need defenders.

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