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Linguistic anthropologist Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein refutes the demonization of “filler words” such as “like” or “um”. She outlines how these discourse markers matter for social interaction and that attempts to banish such words are really a bias against women and younger generations who are assumed to use them more frequenlty.
While an anthropologist didn’t write this article, it details why businesses should hire anthropologists over MBAs. Worth a read if you’re looking to justify/create your place in the business world.
Dr. Paul Stoller is asking American society to think about creating a more inclusive set of cultural values that accounts for our diverse and even still rapidly diversifying society.
Gotta find them all? Anthropologists have partnered with a computer scientist to design a facial recognition system for… LEMURS!
Sociologist Sarah Thorton uses ethnography to document the art world. What do you think of her descriptive day-in-the-life approach?
Anthropologist Rob Thorne is helping to revive Māori instruments. (check out the video!)
Finally, Daniel Knight, an anthropologist doing fieldwork in Thessaly, Greece is shedding light on the effects of the… Continue reading
Will you be participating in anthropology day tomorrow? I look forward to the surge of stories about anthropology and anthropologists in the news. If you’re a practitioner and you’re publishing something—please send us a note, we’d love to feature you!
Who’s asking whom to be their valentine? Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher of match.com reports that men want women to make the first move.
Anthropologists team up with NASA to study urbanization in the Himalayas. Their mixed methods approach was initially thought too unusual until the devastating earthquake in Nepal in 2015, which highlighted the significant… Continue reading
Hello NAPA family,
After a brief hiatus and some technical issues, AnthroCurrents is back! My name is Julia Wignall, and I am joining the NAPA communications team as the new AnthroCurrents writer. My immediate predecessor Walter Pond has done an amazing job and certainly left me some fun and challenging shoes to fill! You can read a bit more about me in a previous, introductory blog posting on this site. Now, let’s review some recent examples of anthropology in the mass media: