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
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
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
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
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 […]
[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
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
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
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
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
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 ?
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
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! ?
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
[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
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
[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
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
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.
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