Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 13

In this episode, producer Diego Arispe-Bazan introduces two interviews: the first is between Penn grad student Josh Franklin and Professor Carolyn Sufrin on her recent book, Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars (2017), and the second with Xochitl Marsili-Vargas about how psychoanalytic discourse circulates outside of the clinic.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 12

In this episode, producer Nooshin Sadeq-Samimi interviews Laura Kunreuther, covering a range of issues related to how voice and sound figure into the political process.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 11

In this episode, we speak with Professors Adia Benton of Northwestern University and Miriam Ticktin of The New School about multimodal and public anthropology through the lens of humanitarianism.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 10

In this episode of Anthropological Airwaves, we talk with Tiffany Earley-Spadoni (University of Central Florida) and Stefani Crabtree (Penn State) about digital archaeology, covering both its more humanistic and computational modes.

Anthropological Airwaves: The Military Present, Episode 4

In the fourth and final episode of this special feature on “The Military Present,” Emily Sogn and Vasiliki Touhouliotis discuss war, injury, and the production of ungovernable life in Iraq and beyond with anthropologist and physician Omar Dewachi (American University of Beirut). 

Anthropological Airwaves: The Military Present, Episode 3

The third episode of this special feature, “The Military Present,” includes an interview with Wazhmah Osman, filmmaker and professor of media studies and production. Osman focuses on the United States’s dropping of the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) - the largest and most powerful nonnuclear weapon ever used - in Afghanistan in April of 2017.

Anthropological Airwaves: The Military Present, Episode 2

In the second episode of this special feature, "The Military Present," Vasiliki Touhouliotis and Emily Sogn continue to elaborate an anthropologically informed view of the militarized logics operating in our public discourse. They speak with Madiha Tahir (Columbia) to interrogate drone warfare by turning our eye-in-the sky gaze to focus instead on action and effects on the ground.

Anthropological Airwaves: Special Feature on “The Military Present”

In the first episode of this special feature, Vasiliki Touhouliotis and Emily Sogn present us with an anthropologically informed view of the militarized logics operating in our public discourse and speak with Dr. Joseph P. Masco (Chicago) to help historicize these logics and discourses to understand the work that they do in creating our "military present."

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 8

In this episode, we catch up with Dr. Laurence Ralph (Harvard) at the AAAs to talk about his ethnographic work on violence, injury, and healing on Chicago's South Side.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 7

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!

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 6

In this episode of Anthropological Airwaves, we interview Carolyn Rouse and Brent Luvaas about their multimodal research into various projects of self-making and becoming in religious and fashion media.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 5

This episode features timely interviews with Jason De León and Hilary Parsons Dick about immigration policy and immigration discourse in relation to Trump's border wall as well as the roles and responsibilities that anthropologists have in the public sphere.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 4

This episode features interviews with Monique Scott and Salam Al Kuntar about museums and how they engage with different publics through their exhibitions and programming.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 3

This episode features an interview with Damien Stankiewicz about his recent article in American Anthropologist, "Against Imagination: On the Ambiguities of a Composite Concept," and his thoughts on anthropology's public engagement conundrums.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 2

This episode features interviews with Nazia Kazi and Mariam Durrani about the present realities and historical continuities of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism in America.

Anthropological Airwaves: Episode 1

Anthropological Airwaves is a new podcast that explores the craft of anthropology in all of its forms. Episode 1 includes an interview with Deborah Thomas about her vision for the journal and website as well as a discussion about the nexus of race and science.