Friday Flick Pick

Check out the latest videos produced by the Smithsonian: Six Interesting stories about 19th century collections and collectors, told by Smithsonian anthropology staff members, in newly produced videos can be viewed on the Smithsonian’s Anthropology Department website. The subjects include the U.S. Exploring Expedition (as told by Adrienne Kaeppler); the North American Mound Explorations (Bruce … Continue reading Friday Flick Pick

Inside the President’s Studio – Marilyn Strathern

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Photo courtesy of Girton College, U of Cambridge

Hosted by AAA President Virginia R. Dominguez, “Inside the President’s Studio” features interviews with anthropologists about their ideas, research and passions. It is part of an ongoing effort to foster public, visible and active engagement with anthropologists. Become a part of the conversation by reading and listening to the interviews, adding your comments to the blog, and suggesting people or topics for future pieces.

This month the studio features  Marilyn Strathern ,  former Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge. Continue reading “Inside the President’s Studio – Marilyn Strathern”

Inside the President’s Studio – Lee Baker

(click to listen) Hosted by AAA President Virginia R. Dominguez, “Inside the President’s Studio” features interviews with anthropologists about their ideas, research and passions. It is part of an ongoing effort to foster public, visible and active engagement with anthropologists. Become a part of the conversation by reading and listening to the interviews, adding your … Continue reading Inside the President’s Studio – Lee Baker

Inside the President’s Studio – Alaka Wali

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Hosted by AAA President Virginia R. Dominguez, “Inside the President’s Studio” features interviews with anthropologists about their ideas, research and passions. It is part of an ongoing effort to foster public, visible and active engagement with anthropologists. Become a part of the conversation by reading and listening to the interviews, adding your comments to the blog, and suggesting people or topics for future pieces.

This month the studio features  Alaka Wali, Curator of North American Anthropology at the Field Museum.

Dr. Wali was provided with a series of questions before the podcast was recorded, and her written answers are provided below.

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Inside the President’s Studio: Nandini Sundar

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Hosted by AAA President Virginia R. Dominguez, “Inside the President’s Studio” features interviews with anthropologists about their ideas, research and passions. It is part of an ongoing effort to foster public, visible and active engagement with anthropologists. Become a part of the conversation by reading and listening to the interviews, adding your comments to the blog, and suggesting people or topics for future pieces.

This month the studio features Delhi University anthropologist Nandini Sundar.  She talks about her the lure of anthropology, involvement in litigation on the behalf of indigenous communities, becoming a public figure, the state of anthropology in India, and perceptions of the discipline, among other topics.

Nandini’s written answers are copied below:  Continue reading “Inside the President’s Studio: Nandini Sundar”