Anthropology 4U started the topic What Parts of Your Life are Individual? Which are Part of Culture? in the forum Anthropology 4U Blog Comments 1 month, 1 week ago
In a blog post called, “Is Everyone in a Culture the Same?” I asked you to consider which parts of your life are individual, and which parts are cultural. Here’s my answer! I like ice cream, which is an individual thing. Some people like it, and some don’t. But the fact that I eat ice cream at all is cultural. Some cultures don’t have ice…[Read more]
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Anthropology 4U started the topic [Bibliography Entry] Biological and Physical Anthropology in the forum Physical/Biological Anthropology 3 months ago
The Oxford Bibliographies website has an entry fro “Biological and Physical Anthropology.” The entry discusses the field of Physical Anthropology and provides a list of links for further reading. Check out the entry at this link.
This journal article, called “Living with Transplant,” was published in the MAT (Medicine Anthropology Theory) journal. You can read it for free at this link.
Abstract taken directly from the website:
Organ transplantation is often held to epitomize the power and promise of biomedicine. Yet life after transplant does not so clearly mark an…
Anthropology 4U started the topic [TED Talk] Why Language is Humanity's Greatest Invention in the forum Linguistic Anthropology 3 months ago
This TED talk is called, “Why language is humanity’s greatest invention.” The speaker’s name is David Peterson. You can view the talk online at this link.
Excerpt from the website:
Civilization rests upon the existence of language, says language creator David Peterson. In a talk that’s equal parts passionate and hilarious, he shows how…
This journal article, Study of Skeletal Remains: Solving a Homicide Case with Forensic Anthropology and Review of the Literature, can be downloaded for free as a PDF from this website.
Anthropology 4U started the topic Archaeology: A Publication of the Archaeological Institute of America in the forum Archaeology 3 months ago
Check out the website for Archaeology, which is a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). It contains news, articles, and videos related to Archaeology. View the website at this link.
The Oxford Bibliographies website has an entry for “Applied Anthropology.” The entry discusses the field of Applied Anthropology and provides a list of reading suggestions. Check out the entry at this link.
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has a set of links on its website about different anthropological research methods. There are several links for each category: research design, data collection, data analysis, and data analysis tools. Check out the website at this link.
The AAA (American Anthropological Association will be hosting an online event this fall since the AAA annual conference is canceled due to COVID19. This event is called Raising Our Voices 2020.
There will be two types of events:
- Live-streamed events (Thursday, November 5th to Saturday, November 14th, 2020.)
- View-on-demand events…
This book, Great Jobs for Anthropology Majors, was written by Blythe Camenson and published in 2005. The first half of the book covers job search strategies, and the second half discusses career paths in Anthropology.
This is a pre-recorded webinar from the AAA (American Anthropological Association). You can watch it on-demand on YouTube. Topics covered include determining your unique selling proposition and creating an elevator pitch. Just click on this link.
This webinar is about ethical dilemmas in Anthropological research and is hosted by the World Council of Anthropological Associations. It is being held on Friday, July 31, 2020, at 13:00 UTC. The URL is https://www.waunet.org/wcaa/publications/webinars If the conference room is full at the time of the webinar, you can watch the webinar on the…[Read more]