Have you read Past President, Alan Goodman’s recent Huffington Post piece – Biophobia Not. Biology and Science in Anthropology? AAA has a contributing relationship with The Huffington Post. AAA members are encouraged to contribute to this unique relationship. Blog posts should be written geared toward a public audience; a conversational, informal style is ideal. News-driven, … Continue reading Help AAA Contribute to Huffington Post
In the lead-up to the Olympics, AAA member Greg Downey wrote a piece on the Huffington Post, asking whether the Olympic movement has really succeeded in promoting “sport for all,” or has instead become an increasingly professional offering for a passive spectatorship. The marathon, in particular, is a telling case study, as it was run … Continue reading Faster athletes, slower spectators and the Olympic marathon
AAA launched a new blog on The Huffington Post. Read the inaugural post by AAA member, Robert Morais, on the new upcoming television season of Mad Men. In Season Four of Mad Men, Pete Campbell and Don Draper read The Chrysanthemum and the Sword by famed anthropologist Ruth Benedict in preparation for a pitch to Japanese Honda … Continue reading AAA Huffington Post Debut – Mad Men
Mary L. Gray, AAA member, is an Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and Associate Professor of Communications and Culture at Indiana University. She recently wrote an article for the Huffington Post on how tragedies, such as Tyler Clementi’s death, of bullying and harassment are particularly difficult in a homophobic society. Below is an … Continue reading Stop Blaming Dharun Ravi: Why We Need to Share Responsibility for the Loss of Tyler Clementi
AAA Member, Paul Stoller, regularly writes editorials for the Huffington Post. In Stoller’s recent post, he draws attention to the quiet yet concerning issues that plague the Pennsylvania state-owned university system. Below is a excerpt of the published piece; click here for the complete article. Governors like the ghoulish Rick Scott of Florida, or the … Continue reading Care for Light Tea in Pennsylvania?
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
Paul Stoller, AAA member, is an anthropology professor at West Chester University. He regularly brings anthropology to the forefront by blogging for the Huffington Post. Dr. Stoller’s most recent post is about how his anthropological experiences have challenged him to manage his cancer diagnosis. Below are snippets from his post. Visit the blog for the … Continue reading AAA Member in the News