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.
See the AAA’s press release about the December 2017 article “Signaling Safety: Characterizing Fieldwork Experiences and Their Implications for Career Trajectories” by Robin G. Nelson, Julienne N. Rutherford, Katie Hinde, and Kathryn B. H. Clancy. The article is open access. Their findings have already been discussed in various news outlets, including Newsweek, the Atlantic, and the Washington Post.