Even if the SfAA is face-to-face in 2021, SAS is already discussing the possibility of have one or two live virtual sessions for those scholars that cannot make the meeting. It could allow for more equity and inclusiveness.
Is a four-field approach to specific anthropological research questions feasible in the modern era or is the idea dead? The authors suggest a new approach that makes four-field investigations practical and fruitful.
Feeling boxed in by traditional professional or academic publishing outlets? A zine—a small self-published pamphlet or booklet—can be a powerful tool for unlocking creativity and expanding the reach and impact of your work.
In noughties Italy, the Bubble Gum choir performed a liberatory counterimage of the feminine. Today, Bacca’s chorus breathes new life into the ensemble of characters and an impermanent but continuo art piece.
Practicing anthropology helps play an important role in bringing more awareness and understanding of the complex issues related to food insecurity. It can also play a role in developing and implementing effective strategies to combat hunger and protect vulnerable populations, such as college students.
If the objective is to make “good” birth a possibility for all Brazilian women, then maternal and infant health policies must make a more robust attempt to address the systematic exclusions of racially and economically marginalized Brazilians from the promise of “health for all."
A participatory pop-up exhibition breaks down traditional disciplinary boundaries between art and anthropology to inform wider audiences about the humanitarian crisis occurring at the United States–Mexico border.
June C. Nash, distinguished professor emerita of anthropology at the City University of New York and the author of numerous books on Latin America, died on December 9, 2019, at the Linda Manor hospice in Leeds, Massachusetts. She was 92.