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AnthroPod is produced by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (http://www.culanth.org). Each episode, we explore what anthropologists and anthropology can teach us about the world and people around us.

AnthroPod is produced by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (http://www.culanth.org). Each episode, we explore what anthropologists and anthropology can teach us about the world and people around us.
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AnthroPod is produced by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (http://www.culanth.org). Each episode, we explore what anthropologists and anthropology can teach us about the world and people around us.

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English


Episodes

44. Sounds of Economic Collapse in Egypt

7/10/2018
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Maria Frederika Malmstrom on the Sound of Economic Collapse in Egypt

Duration:00:26:54

43. AnthroPod Crossover Post: The Familiar Strange with Vijayendra Rao

6/12/2018
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Vijayendra Rao, an economist with the World Bank, talks with anthropologist Ian Pollock about the theory and practice of development, anthropology’s relationship to development, and how ethnography might help the disenfranchised engage with powerful institutions and effect social change.

Duration:00:36:10

AnthroBites: Hunters & Gathers

6/6/2018
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Graeme Warren explains what we can learn about histories and cultures through Hunter & Gatherer research.

Duration:00:17:00

42. Schools, Prisons, and Blackness in America: A Conversation with Damien Sojoyner

5/9/2018
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Damien Sojoyner on race, education, imprisonment, and their intersection in the United States.

Duration:00:54:18

41. Teresa Caldeira on Urban Practices and Ethnographic Intimacy

4/17/2018
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Teresa Caldeira discusses her recent research on urban practices and forms of cultural production from the peripheries of São Paulo, Brazil that are reshaping public space, including rap music, graffiti, ostentation funk, and pixação Producer: Liliana Gil Music: Excerpts from “Soldado Sem Bandeira” by Emicida (00:00, 08:20), “Fim de Semana no Parque” by Racionais MC’s (06:25), a birthday song recorded at the Jardim das Camélias’s Parish Church (14:05), and “Se Identifica” by A’s Trinca...

Duration:00:24:41

AnthroBites: Feminist Anthropology

3/15/2018
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Christa Craven discusses feminist anthropology in this episode of AnthroBites, the podcast that makes key concepts in anthropology more digestible.

Duration:00:15:13

40. Anthropology's Politics: A Conversation with Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar

2/13/2018
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Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar discuss their recent book, Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East (2015). They touch on how political and economic pressures shape how U.S.-based scholars research and teach about the Middle East, how certain topics and regions are embraced or pushed back on, and how those pressures and incentives impact scholars working in the Middle East from graduate school to teaching and public engagement. Producer: Beth Derderian Music: Sweeter Vermouth by...

Duration:00:45:59

39. Podcasts and Pedagogy: Audio in the Anthropology Classroom

1/16/2018
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Angela Jenks shares her approach to anthropological pedagogy and offers thoughtful insights into how anthropologists might begin thinking about how to incorporate podcasts into their syllabi.

Duration:00:24:09

38. The Anthropology of Media in a Post-Truth Era

12/21/2017
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Anthropologists of media and journalism reflect on the current post-truth era in the United States means for research and teaching. This episode features a panel from the the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association with Naomi Schiller, Robert Samet, Natalia Roudakova, Alexandra Juhasz, Amahl Bishara, and Faye Ginsburg. Music: “Bit Rio” and “Caravan” by Podington Bear

Duration:01:00:28

37. More-than-Human Politics

10/11/2017
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Guest producers Stine Krøijer and Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen take up a debate that is central to current environmental and political anthropology: namely, how ethnographers can identify and describe the political when earth beings, spirits, or nonhuman others become part of the ethnographic equation? Marisol de la Cadena’s 2015 book _Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds_ is the point of departure for the conversation. The episode is built around a recording of a...

Duration:01:01:59

AnthroBites: Sovereignty

9/27/2017
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Yarimar Bonilla discusses the concept of sovereignty and its anthropological applications in this episode of AnthroBites, the podcast that makes key concepts in anthropology more digestible.

Duration:00:15:11

36. Drone: Anthropology, Poetry, Military

9/15/2017
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Hugh Gusterson, Kim Garcia, and a U.S. military drone operator on active duty discuss the representation of drone warfare. Their conversation engages the ways we think about communities of expertise and war, as well as how we represent the experiences of others.

Duration:00:34:02

AnthroBites: Scientific Racism

8/29/2017
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Rachel Watkins discusses the origins and legacies of scientific racism for AnthroBites, the podcast that makes key concepts in anthropology more digestible.

Duration:00:16:42

35. Ethnography and Design 3: Labor in the Gig Economy

8/15/2017
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Lilly Irani discusses the human labor behind artificial intelligence technology. Irani helped create a platform called Turkopticon to support workers on Amazon Mechanical Turk, a website that outsources micro data processing work. Irani also talks about her current book project on entrepreneurialism and national development in India.

Duration:00:18:25

34. Ethnography and Design 2: Swedish Design and Ethnocharrettes

7/13/2017
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Keith Murphy discusses the anthropology of design through his work on Swedish design as well as bringing design methods into ethnography through ethnocharrettes.

Duration:00:25:10

33. Ethnography and Design 1: Disability, Design, and Performance

6/13/2017
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Cassandra Hartblay discusses design and ethnography through her work on disability in Russia.

Duration:00:26:33

32. Animals and Anthropology

5/25/2017
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Theory, method, and politics of studying human-animal relations from anthropological perspectives with Nikhil Anand, Philippe Descola, Radhika Govindrajan, Laura Ogden, and Paige West.

Duration:00:30:17

31. Socializing Through Technology: Pokémon GO in Downtown Detroit

4/11/2017
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Guest podcaster David Lein examines the impact of Pokémon GO on communities, both digital and physical, in conversation with Michigan-based scholars John Cheney-Lippold, Eric Montgomery, and individuals in Detroit who are using Pokémon GO.

Duration:00:44:15

30. Outer Space Trilogy 3: Ice Cream And Architecture

3/14/2017
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In the third and final episode in our trilogy on outer space, anthropologist Valerie Olson discusses systems thinking in the Anthropocene, off-world architecture and garbage, as well as food and health beyond Earth.

Duration:00:46:06

29. Outer Space Trilogy 2: Moon Dust And Cosmo/politics

2/14/2017
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In the second episode in our trilogy on outer space, anthropologist Debbora Battaglia discusses cosmo/politics, the diary of a space zucchini, and the social life of moon dust. For more, visit culanth.org.

Duration:00:42:03