Tag Archives: Anthropology

Environmentalism in Iran

A review of Remaking Nature in Iran: Environmentalism, Science and the Nation, by Satoshi Abe. Satoshi Abe’s dissertation Remaking Nature in Iran: Environmentalism, Science and…

Academic Sparring Partners

Academic Training Partners Lately the media has emphasized many disheartening aspects of the graduate school experience: the debt crisis, the slumping of the academic job…

Han Clothing Movement & Nationalism

A review of The Imaginary Institution of China: Dialectics of Fantasy and Failure in Nationalist Identification, as Seen through China’s Han Clothing Movement, by Kevin…

Disaster & Insecurity in Sri Lanka

A Review of After Disasters: The Persistence of Insecurity in Sri Lanka, by Vivian Choi. Vivian Choi’s dissertation, After Disasters: The Persistence of Insecurity in Sri…

Staying Safe During Fieldwork

Safety in the Field In August 2013, a former study abroad student published a report on her experiences with sexual violence in India that sparked…

Anthropology of the Flashmob

A review of Scenes of Chaos and Joy: Playing and Performing Selves in Digitally Virtu/Real Places, by Denice Joy Szafran. Denise Joy Szafran’s dissertation is…

Peruvian Migrant Laborers in South Korea

A review of Converting Dreams: Money, Religion and Belonging among Peruvian Migrant Laborers in South Korea, by Erica Vogel. Erica Vogel’s Converting Dreams: Money, Religion…