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Toward Living with (not Under) Anthropology, Pt. 2

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Takami Delisle. Tak currently works as a medical interpreter for Japanese patients and helps run an organization for anthropology students of color. You can read the first installment of this piece here. Show More Summary

Forget the outrage: Stop signing away your author rights to corporations.

Earlier this summer here at the Savage Minds editorial offices, we had a temporary informational mishap that led some of our staff to believe that the mega-publisher Elsevier had purchased Academia.edu and, possibly, the rights to all of our first born children. Show More Summary

Savage Minds Reader Survey Results Part 2: Education, Work & Debt

Earlier this year we conducted the Savage Minds Reader Survey. Kerim described some of the demographic results in this post. Here I’ll provide a very brief recap. The majority of the responses came from readers in North America (62.8%) and Western Europe (16.7%). Show More Summary

Toward Living with (not Under) Anthropology, Pt. 1

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Takami Delisle. Tak currently works as a medical interpreter for Japanese patients and helps run an organization for anthropology students of color. You can find her on Twitter @tsd1888 and she also has her own blog. Show More Summary

Music-Inspired Horror Short Fiction Collection “SAVAGE BEASTS” Nabs FANGO Contributor!

last weekGenres / Horror : Fangoria

Whether it’s a collection of small tales from a single artist and a compilation of chaotic minds under a thematic bill, horror short fiction collections are no stranger to fright fans. However, few ever get into the territory as Grey Matter Press’ SAVAGE BEASTS, which derives its scary stories under the guiding light of macabre […]

Ethnographic Field Data 1: Should I Share my Fieldnotes?

[Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Celia Emmelhainz.] “This will be your office,” Dr. Bernson says, unlocking the storage room near her office. Tall wooden shelves frame rows of ethnography, gender studies, and area studies book, dog-eared dictionaries of minority languages, and obscure books she picked up in the field. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Museum presents two immersive environments by artistic collaboration FAILE

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Brooklyn Museum is presenting FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds, including two major installations by FAILE, a collaboration between the Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, from July 10 through October 4, 2015. Show More Summary

An Arcade Meets a Temple at the Brooklyn Museum

FAILE. Temple. "Faile: Savage/Sacred Young Minds" (2015); all images courtesy of the artist. Finding yourself wedged between two extremes is inevitable in FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds. Entering the immaculately carved Temple, one-half...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Piss-Poor Judgment of Solomon

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Let's say two people entered a marriage under the agreement there would be no children resulting from this union. A few years into the marriage one person decides he/she wants children. The other has not changed his/her mind, and wants to remain child-free. Show More Summary

Holy FAILE! 'Savage/Sacred Young Minds' at Brooklyn Museum

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, blessShow More Summary

Summer Writing: Practice Community

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Lindsay Bell In the middle of the teaching term, summer is the far away season where you imagine that all of your academic, and possibly creative, writing projects will get off the ground. It is an oasis over the desert horizon. When summer finally arrives, you realize the large, luscious … Continue reading Summer Writing: Practice Community ?

Jonathan Kozol Reads from his First Book 'Death at an Early Age'

Perhaps best known for his classic Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools, Jonathan Kozol reads from his first book Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools (1968) as part of NPR's 50 Great Teachers series. Show More Summary

Welcome new blogger Uzma Rizvi!

Savage Minds has long been looking for an archaeologist whose writing would mesh well with our own (predominantly cultural anthropological) sensibility, and so when Uzma Rizvi guest blogged for us last August we knew we had found exactly what we had been looking for. We quickly asked her to consider joining the blog as a … Continue reading Welcome new blogger Uzma Rizvi! ?

WWC Wrap: Sundhage Savaged, Matildas March On, England to Attack Hosts

Should she stay or should she go? That’s the question exercising women’s-football-following minds in Sweden after the national team was dumped unceremoniously out of the World Cup by Germany and fingers of blame began pointing at head...Show More Summary

I Will Not Call Her Name: An Ethno-poem on Racial and Gendered Violence

[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this ethno-poem by L. Kaifa Roland who is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Kaifa is the author of Cuban Color in Tourism and La Lucha: An Ethnography of...Show More Summary

Reckonings: Participant-Observation from a Distance

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Sienna Craig. I am going to use this space as a Savage Minds guest to sort through some of the images, questions, and emotions unearthed over these past six weeks or so, as communities across Nepal...Show More Summary

Writing Good Anthropology in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from the Nepal Earthquake

[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by guest author Heather Hindman. Heather is Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her book Mediating the Global: Expatria’s Forms and...Show More Summary

Anthropology and the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions: Part 1

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. We are pleased to present the following two reflections by Mick Taussig and J. Lorand Matory as part of a two-week guest blog series entitled Anthropology and the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. Show More Summary

'I don't mind if people think I'm rubbish'

Robbie Savage looks back at his season's highlights as a pundit, recalls some of his run-ins and revisits some of his predictions too.

The work of Kyle Mays Wabinaw: bringing history to young people

This post is the second last in my series as a guest blogger for Savage Minds. Tomorrow I will post the final interview and wrap up my time here. Below is a conversation between Kyle Mays Wabinaw (@mays_kyle) and I about his work asShow More Summary

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