Wednesday Round Up #49

No brains and no anthropology this week! Categories, that is. Not even a top-of-the-list. Just a data dump on Our Digital Age, then a plethora of psychiatry. Followed by fuzzy animals and furry hobbits. Our Digital Age The Op-Ed Project “an initiative to expand public debate, with an immediate emphasis on enlarging the pool of … Continue reading Wednesday Round Up #49

The Relevance of Anthropology – Part 1 on the Best of Anthro Blogging 2008

The Best of Anthropology Blogging 2008 shows what we bloggers have done – anthropology has both a public voice and a powerful presence on the Internet. In this post I want to speak to that presence, building on The “Best of Anthro 2008” Prizes and the descriptions of the posts that anthro bloggers selected as … Continue reading The Relevance of Anthropology – Part 1 on the Best of Anthro Blogging 2008

Wednesday Round Up #8

General Robert Sapolsky, A Natural History of Peace Foreign Affairs full-text article: humans, like most primates, make their own peace Michael Gazzaniga, Are Human Brains Unique? We’ve got big brains. So what? Michael Wesch, Anti-Teaching: Confronting the Crisis of Significance Pdf article bringing together Wesch’s work with digital ethnography, blogging, and participatory research with students—highly … Continue reading Wednesday Round Up #8