Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Ashish Avikunthak The early months of 2013 saw one of the largest congregations of mankind in the 21st century transpiring at the confluence of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna in the north Indian town of Allahabad. Show More Summary
JOE NEWTON Down to business: Christmas came and went, and every present I bought for my extraordinary husband could be opened in front of our children. He deserves better, and I have a particular gift in mind for Valentine's Day. My husband has expressed an interest in sounding, something we've attempted only with my little finger. Show More Summary
[Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Sara Perry.] This is the first in a series of posts, coordinated with Colleen Morgan, on the relations between analog and digital cultures. Over the next month, through the contributions of a variety...Show More Summary
It’s been a big year for Savage Minds, so big that the annual blog review didn’t fit in 2015! (Yes, that’s why it was delayed). This year we celebrated our 10th blogiversary with a panel at the AAAs, an executive director’s award, and a rare in-person gathering, which gave us the chance to reflect on our … Continue reading Around the Web: Year in Review 2015 ?
Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Colleen Morgan. Post by Laia Pujol-Tost. Archaeology has a long tradition of using visual representations to depict the past. For most of its history, images were done by hand and based on artistic skills and conventions. Show More Summary
[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Sara Gonzalez as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Sara is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle. She works at the intersection...Show More Summary
Reading our own Clover Hope’s excellent piece about fanboy journalism today sparked a memory that’s never far from mind: In the early 1990s, beloved cool-teen magazine Sassy perfected the art of anti-fangirling, running several feature profiles on then-famous teens that reveled in brutally excoriating their subjects. Show More Summary
Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Pablo Figueroa. Pablo is an assistant professor in the Center for International Education at Waseda University in Tokyo. In this position, he teaches courses on globalization, leadership, and disasters. His...Show More Summary
From alligators violently killed for designer leather products to savage military training exercises on pigs, PETA's most shocking investigations of 2015 opened minds and changed hearts. The post The Most Disturbing PETA Investigations of 2015 appeared first on PETA.
[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Stuart McLean as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Stuart is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of The Event and Its Terrors: Ireland, Famine, Modernity (Stanford University Press, 2004). Show More Summary
The blog harvest was rich again this week at the Savage Minds ranch. Help me find more blogs by sending me links at firstname.lastname@example.org. HuffPost featured this article in which an anthropologist argues that isolating babies...Show More Summary
[Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Karen Holmberg] Concentric circles of the local to the larger ripple out from a megapolis like New York. The unnatural and natural are tangled in them. I live across the street from a garment sweatshop. Show More Summary
[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Barak Kalir as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Barak is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of Latino Migrants in the...Show More Summary
[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Bhrigupati Singh as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Bhrigupati is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brown University. His book Poverty and the Quest for Life:Show More Summary
I, and my husband, have followed you for over a decade. I think we grew to become very open minded, subconsciously, because of it. We never planned to open up our relationship, I had sworn off my attraction to women, but after kids and life, we didn't really have sex for several years. Show More Summary
[Savage Minds is pleased to present the last essay in the series “Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement.” In the past week, events have taken place in Minneapolis and Chicago which demonstrate the...Show More Summary
While the burgeoning DC movie universe will officially attempt to win the hearts of minds of audiences all over the world with 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, the DC television universe has already moved past its “safe and comfortable” phase and into its “totally batshit can you believe this exists” phase. Show More Summary
[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Gastón Gordillo as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Gastón is Acting Director of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Show More Summary
[Have a powerful Trans Day of Resilience! Savage Minds is pleased to present the fourth essay in the series “Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement.” Erin M. Stephens, the author, is a doctoral student...Show More Summary
Welcome to Denver! If you are like me, you will be disappointed by the failure of the AAA to foreground the Mile High City as the location of timeless classic Mork and Mindy. But you don’t be disappointed by the ridonculous amount of panels on offer. Savage Minds has a lot going on this AAA, … Continue reading Savage Minds at #AAA2015 ?