Earth Day Roundup

On this Earth Day, we’re celebrating anthropologists!  Many anthropologists have been newsmakers lately, so here is a media round up to add to your weekend read: Why Three Cups of Tea Won’t Save Afghanistan – Rachel Newcomb (Rollins College) Wheaton College Appoints Dean of Global and Experiential Learning – Laura Montgomery (Westmont College) Mixed Unions … Continue reading Earth Day Roundup

Responding to the “Prophet Motive”

AAA member, Daromir Rudnyckyj, responds to John Cassidy’s article “Prophet Motive“. The article, featured in The New Yorker on February 28 of this year, asked if Islam was to blame for the lagging economies of the Arab countries: John Cassidy, documenting the debate over the relationship between Islam and capitalism, labels those who see a contradiction … Continue reading Responding to the “Prophet Motive”