In this new series, our contributing editors reflect on a set of articles from the archives of American Anthropologist that speaks to their research interests. Here, Anthony Tricarico investigates the human-environment dialectic through recent work in historical ecology.
The December 2017 issue features a World Anthropologies section on the anthropologies of tourism. In the foreword, Noel B. Salazar argues that “mainstream scholarship seems mostly unaware of ‘Other’ anthropologies of tourism.” The essays and commentaries in this section attempt to remedy this. Foreword Anthropologies of Tourism: What’s in a Name? Noel B. Salazar Essays Development, Power,…
In this new series, our contributing editors reflect on a set of articles from the archives of American Anthropologist that speaks to their research interests. Here, Evan P. Conaway investigates play as a theory, object, and analytic.
Supplementary material for "Visualization and Movement as Configurations of Human-Nonhuman Engagements: Precolonial Geometric Earthwork Landscapes of the Upper Purus, Brazil" by Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen and Sanna Saunaluoma
Virtual Issues showcase articles on topics of contemporary relevance from the archives of American Anthropologist. This issue on water speaks to wide-ranging environmental challenges, both past and present.
In this installment, Ilana Gershon and Melissa Cefkin explore SDG #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, by asking what, exactly, counts as "decent work" these days, and how work-distribution platforms like Uber and TaskRabbit reflect, shape, and portend the future of employment in the United States.
In Episode 7, we sat down with Ralph Holloway (Columbia) and Shara Bailey (NYU) to talk about the different methods biological anthropologists use to study human evolution through comparative anatomy and more!
This online sketchbook accompanies the essay, “Drawing as Radical Multimodality: Salvaging Patrick Geddes’s Material Methodology," and illustrates how drawing can be used in ethnographic research and reflection.