Coedited by Yarimar Bonilla (Rutgers University) and Adia Benton (Northwestern University)

“Rethinking Public Anthropologies in the Digital Age: Toward a New Dialogue”

In the launch essay for Public Anthropologies, coeditors Adia Benton and Yarimar Bonilla discuss their plans for the section. They talk about the particularities of public anthropology in the digital age, what kind of approaches will be highlighted in the section, and how submissions will be evaluated. To submit a piece to public anthropologies, please consult our guidelines and write to us directly at: And get the latest Public Anthropologies news on their Facebook and Twitter pages.


Immigrant Labor Before and After Trump: An Interview with Sarah B. Horton

June 14, 2017

Sarah B. Horton discusses her work on "crimmigration" and the role of public anthropology in contemporary immigration debates.

How Not to Think About Fake News by Jonah S. Rubin

March 30, 2017

Jonah Rubin unpacks the political ideologies behind how we get our news.

Activist Anthropology: A Conversation between Daniel M. Goldstein and Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

March 27, 2017

A conversation between Daniel Goldstein and Keisha-Khan Perry on public/activist anthropologies and decolonial approaches to research and teaching.