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Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Rowen

12/13/2017
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From Press Release: After 525 years, the traditional literature recounting the history of Columbus’s epic voyage and first encounters with Native Americans remains Eurocentric, focused principally—whether pro- or anti-Columbus—on Columbus and the European perspective. A historical novel, Encounters Unforeseen: 1492 Retold now dramatizes these events from a bicultural perspective, fictionalizing the beliefs, thoughts, and actions of the... The post Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural...

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 written word to explore visual, acoustic,… Continue Reading Coming 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? Join us for one of… Continue Reading Are 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. Design Anthropology is a subject… Continue Reading The 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, lined up interviews, an upcoming limited… Continue Reading Fall 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 discuss Daniel Gilbert’s Stumbling on Happiness, the film Happy, and more! They seek to answer the following questions: What kinds of things make us happy? How […] The post The Happiness Fetish Revisited appeared first on This Anthro Life.

Duration: 00:20:08