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Weaving Social Fabric: The Craft of African Fashion

12/10/2018
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Welcome to CultureMade: Heritage Enterprise in a World on the Move , an audio collaboration from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the American Anthropological Association and This Anthro Life Podcast “I meanContinue readingWeaving Social Fabric: The Craft of African Fashion The post Weaving Social Fabric: The Craft of African Fashion appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:43:54

Sharing Sonic Space

11/8/2018
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“I hope that more people will listen to more music outside of their own little comfort zone. I think that we enrich ourselves, we are better human beings when youContinue readingSharing Sonic Space: Music as Home, Soul and Connector The post Sharing Sonic Space: Music as Home, Soul and Connector appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:38:56

Art is a Movement

10/9/2018
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“Money cannot be the reason why you make art. Artwork can be sold and should be sold because artists need to make a living. But they should not, and shouldContinue readingArt is a Movement The post Art is a Movement appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:35:54

EPIC Evidence: with Dawn Nafus and Tye Rattenbury

9/19/2018
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Exploring Evidence This Anthro Life is opening the conversation with EPIC (the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Community) on the theme of Evidence. Taking center stage at this year’s Annual EPIC Continue readingEPIC Evidence: with Dawn Nafus and Tye Rattenbury The post EPIC Evidence: with Dawn Nafus and Tye Rattenbury appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:56:31

The Awe is Shared: Evolution and Public Science with Andrea Eller

8/17/2018
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We’ve partnered with the March for Science to help raise awareness and support for the movement. Help us help them through a donation to MFS or TAL or grab someContinue readingThe Awe is Shared: Evolution and Public Science with Andrea Eller The post The Awe is Shared: Evolution and Public Science with Andrea Eller appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:36:58

Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris

7/23/2018
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When TAL first interviewed Hamilton Morris, it was shortly after he and his production team had finished season 1 of Hamilton’s Pharmacopoeia. Now, Morris has completed two seasons of hisContinue readingIts Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris The post Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:38:52

Tech Ethnography, Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang

7/10/2018
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Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is obsessed with how technology andContinue readingConsulting, Big Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang The post Consulting, Big Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang appeared first on This Anthro Life.

EPIC Innovation w/ Dr. Alexandra Mack

6/1/2018
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Welcome back listeners! Adam and Ryan have taken some time away as of late to finish and defend their dissertations. Now that Ryan is done, and Adam defends in justContinue readingEPIC Innovation w/ Dr. Alexandra Mack The post EPIC Innovation w/ Dr. Alexandra Mack appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:46:26

Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voices, Storytelling and Solution Finding

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 partContinue readingConsulting 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 appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:19:31

Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino

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, ValorieContinue readingMarching for Science w/Valorie Aquino 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

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 theContinue readingBrave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de Novais The post Brave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de Novais appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:55:52

#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe

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 isContinue reading#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe 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

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 doesContinue readingCarving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson 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

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 theContinue readingDiversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1 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

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 inContinue readingEncounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen The post Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:52:28

Coming to Our Senses

11/27/2017
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In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins explore the subject of sensory ethnography – a focus in anthropology that tends to deemphasize the writtenContinue readingComing to Our Senses The post Coming to Our Senses appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:30:23

Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language?

10/26/2017
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Will Emojis be the death of writing? Are emojis modern day hieroglyphs? Is the increased use of emojis in textual conversations a sign of the end of language as we know it?Continue readingAre Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language? The post Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language? appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:34:11

The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

10/11/2017
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In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of Design Anthropology with the help of Dr. Elizabeth “Dori” Tunstall.Continue readingThe Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall The post The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunstall appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:01:04:37

Fall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patreon Campaign

9/27/2017
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Hey Listeners! Adam and Ryan are back from their brief summer hiatus (a time filled with fieldwork, dissertation writing, and travels abound) with new content, a fresh Patreon campaign, linedContinue readingFall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patreon Campaign The post Fall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patreon Campaign appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:26:31

The Happiness Fetish Revisited

7/24/2017
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In response to several surveys that attempt to quantify happiness, Ryan, Adam, and Aneil spend this episode of This Anthro Life exploring happiness through the lens of fetishism. They discussContinue readingThe Happiness Fetish Revisited The post The Happiness Fetish Revisited appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration:00:20:08