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Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding - This Anthro Life

4/30/2018
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Thanks to the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) for having Adam Gamwell and Matt Artz of This Anthro Life present at the annual meeting in Philadelphia. We presented as part of the New Methods, Interventions And Approaches session. Our paper title was Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding.... The post Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding...

Duration:00:19:31

Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino - This Anthro Life

4/11/2018
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On this episode of This Anthro Life, hosts Ryan Collins and Adam Gamwell are joined by TAL correspondent and guest host Astrid Countee and by a very special guest, Valorie Aquino. They joined us to talk about the 2017 March for Science. Valorie is one of the key organizing 30’s something scientists who helped make... The post Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:44:50

Brave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de Novais - This Anthro Life

2/14/2018
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Welcome listeners to the second installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new to the show, This Anthro Life (TAL) was launched as a scholar-practitioner program designed to bring anthropological and social science research and thinking to interdisciplinary and public... The post Brave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de Novais appeared first on This Anthro...

Duration:00:55:52

#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe - This Anthro Life

2/9/2018
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Welcome to Story Slamming Anthropology. This series features both innovative narrative and audio performance drawing on the deep toolkit and methods of anthropology. The goal with Story Slamming Anthropology is to invoke the public facing spirit of Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, Melville Herskovits and many others to speak to 21st century concerns from a comparative... The post #MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:20:22

Carving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson - This Anthro Life

1/31/2018
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Design and anthropology have been seen together with increasing frequency over the last few years, but how do design and anthropology fit together in relation to industry? And, how does this pairing create insight? Adam and Matt (a guest host at This Anthro Life) are joined by Dr. Natalie Hanson to explore these questions and... The post Carving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 - This Anthro Life

1/15/2018
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Welcome listeners to the first installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life with Brandeis University. For those of you who are new to the show, This Anthro Life (TAL) was launched as a scholar-practitioner program designed to bring anthropological and social science research and thinking to interdisciplinary and public... The post Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:36:26

Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen - This Anthro Life

12/13/2017
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In this Conversations episode, This Anthro Life hosts Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins are joined by author Andrew Rowen to discuss his new novel, Encounters Unforeseen: 1492 Retold. Coming in the months trailing the 525th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s (or Cristobal Colon’s) voyage to the America’s, Rowen’s novel seeks to add some much needed depth... The post Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:52:28

Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA - This Anthro Life

6/14/2017
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In the second conversation of the TAL + SM crossover series, Ryan and Adam were joined by AAA Executive Director Ed Liebow and Program Manager for Educational Outreach Leslie Walker. They explored the work of the AAA, the changing natures of work and research today, and critically assessed anthropology in terms of scope and impact.... The post Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:43:08

Writing “in my Culture” w/ Zoe Wool and Alex Golub of Savage Minds - This Anthro Life

6/7/2017
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This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that exist for multiple kinds of audiences and publics, we became inspired to have a series of conversations about why anthropology matters today. For this series we’re sitting... The post Writing “in my Culture” w/ Zoe Wool and Alex Golub of Savage Minds appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:39:16

Visual Anthropology Revisited, pt 2 - This Anthro Life

6/2/2017
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We like to bring you some of our favorite conversations from our catalogue as we think about new ways to explore the topic. This week we’re bringing you our Visual Anthropology conversation split into two, digestible parts, so here’s part 2. Plus we (still) miss Aneil and wanted to hear his voice again. We hope... The post Visual Anthropology Revisited, pt 2 appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:27:45

Visual Anthropology Revisited, pt 1 - This Anthro Life

5/31/2017
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We like to bring you some of our favorite conversations from our catalogue as we think about new ways to explore the topic. This week we’re bringing you our Visual Anthropology conversation split into two, digestible parts. Plus we miss Aneil and wanted to hear his voice again. We hope you enjoy the conversation revisited... The post Visual Anthropology Revisited, pt 1 appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:29:19

On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig - This Anthro Life

5/17/2017
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How do academics write for a variety of audiences? Is routine a necessary part of creating? How many times will Ryan mention Stephen King? In this episode of This Anthro Life, Adam and Ryan talk with Anita Hannig of Brandeis University about the writing process behind her new book, Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion... The post On the Craft of Writing w/ Dr. Anita Hannig appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:33:09

Free Think 6 – Who Are the 13,000? - This Anthro Life

5/12/2017
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FreeThink 6 – Who Are the 13,000? In this week’s Free Think, Adam and Ryan introduce a new member of our team, Matt Artz, who will be leading a new project to study and research you! We hit 13,000 subscribers in the past week which is a huge milestone for us. In order to keep... The post Free Think 6 – Who Are the 13,000? appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:16:20

Dating your Ancestors is Complicated: The Strange Case of Homo Naledi - This Anthro Life

4/26/2017
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On this episode, Adam and Ryan dive into the complexities of our ever evolving human family. How we understand our ancient ancestors, cousins, and ape family has the potential to impact our understanding of what it means to be human and how we are still changing. The new and exciting data we dive into this... The post Dating your Ancestors is Complicated: The Strange Case of Homo Naledi appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:31:24

Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy - This Anthro Life

4/19/2017
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Chef Maguiña with Adam Gamwell. Property of Adam Gamwell. This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthropology generously allowed us to release the audio from Adam’s presentation at the SFAA 2017 Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, so this episode is based entirely... The post Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:34:35

FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout - This Anthro Life

4/12/2017
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Freethink #5: Finding Balance in the midst of Burnout In this week’s free think Ryan and Adam talk burning out and finding balance. They reflect on their travels to conferences for the Society for Applied Anthropology and the Society for American Archaeology and why conferences are inspirational and invigorating. Also the AMAZING fact that TAL... The post FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:30:45

The Power of Vulnerability Revisited - This Anthro Life

3/22/2017
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This episode focuses on a conversation between Adam and Amy about a TEDtalk titled The Power of Vulnerability presented by Brené Brown. In this video, Brown breaks down the “wholehearted individual” one who has courage, social connection, compassion, and an appreciation for his/her vulnerabilities. They were unashamed to be vulnerable. They are comfortable with saying I... The post The Power of Vulnerability Revisited appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:55:43

FreeThink #4: On Art, Creativity, and Bringing Awe back to Anthropology - This Anthro Life

3/15/2017
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As you may have noticed, TAL has been on a bit of a break from releasing new episodes. But, the good news is that we have not been idle. The other night when Ryan and Adam were out and about they got to talking about TAL and their perspectives on public anthropology. What does the... The post FreeThink #4: On Art, Creativity, and Bringing Awe back to Anthropology appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:38:20

Investigating the Untethered Journey between Psychedelic Science, Medicine, and Drug Scheduling with Hamilton Morris - This Anthro Life

2/15/2017
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Psychedelia is the culture and experiences of psychedelic substances. Where did all the research on psychedelic drugs go? Could psychedelics be used in psychotherapy? How are hallucinogenic drugs used cross-culturally? In this episode of This Anthro Life Adam and Ryan explore the world of psychedelic drugs with Hamilton Morris of Vice’s Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia. We discuss... The post Investigating the Untethered Journey between Psychedelic Science, Medicine, and Drug Scheduling with...

Duration:00:35:19

Waiting w/ Serra Hakyemez - This Anthro Life

2/8/2017
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with Aneil and Ryan Special Guest: Serra Hakyemez Is waiting political? Can you cut in line at Starbucks during your hectic morning commute? In this episode of TAL we team up with Serra Hakyemez, a Junior Research Fellow from the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University to discuss her paper entitled, “Waiting,... The post Waiting w/ Serra Hakyemez appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:31:56

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