Field Notes: Disaster


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Today marks two years since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Tohoku region. A string of additional catastrophes – tsunamis and More...

Field Notes: Affect


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The theme of the Field Notes discussion for the month of February is “affect.” Ruminations on affect, the passions, and emotion More...

Field Notes in February


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The very first round of Field Notes has now come to an end. See Chris Garces's excellent "Integration" post here. Chris has wonderfully put all three More...

Teaching Occupy


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Overview of Theme Adapted from the Introduction to “Hot Spots: Occupy, Anthropology and the 2011 Global Uprisings”, guest edited by More...



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This is a review of "Animacy" a panel discussion at the American Anthropological Association (AAA) annual conference Sunday, November 18, 2012 More...

Night Falls Silent in Damascus


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It’s 2 am and the night falls silent outside his window. Finally the sounds have stopped. The computer screen shimmers brightly with a stream of More...