Anthropology and The Definition of Marraige

As an Anthropologist and Sociologist who has devoted her adult life, passion and career to the study of human culture and human organization / how we function as societies, the topics of gender and family and kinship are ones that I have studied with some rigor.  Likely more than most (save the professional scholars). This … Continue reading Anthropology and The Definition of Marraige

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Proving Anthropologists Have A Sense of Humor – Or At Least Putting It In Context

As the dialogue on the American Anthropological Association LinkedIn forum continues (was intended to be, in part, a shameless plug for my blog but ended up driving more commentary than viewers...which is more than i really could have asked for),  I thought I would share some updates. The question I posed was "do anthropologists take … Continue reading Proving Anthropologists Have A Sense of Humor – Or At Least Putting It In Context

Giving Anthropologists The Finger

I posed a couple of questions in Anthropology discussion boards on a popular business networking site.  Namely, I was asking the groups of academic and professional anthropologists if perhaps we take ourselves a bit too seriously in our profession. The resounding answer (and implications from lack of answers) is YES.   In the spirit of … Continue reading Giving Anthropologists The Finger