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Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

Thank you for visiting the Practicing Anthropology blog. This is an interactive space for anthropologists, the people we work with, and others, where we encourage communication, comments, resource sharing and collaboration. This blog serves as a companion to the journal Practicing Anthropology. See our instructions for authors to find out how to submit your work… Continue reading Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

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Join us to celebrate the Spring 2023 issue: “One Word: Plastics”

On Wednesday, May 10 at 8:00 EST (21:00 UTC+8), USAID Clean Cities, Blue Ocean will host an online event to celebrate the Spring 2023 edition of Practicing Anthropology. Information and registration details below. The issue is dedicated to plastic waste and features the work of USAID’s Clean Cities, Blue Ocean—the Agency’s flagship program to address… Continue reading Join us to celebrate the Spring 2023 issue: “One Word: Plastics”

Current Issue, Practice

Special issue available now: “One Word: Plastics”

Guest edited by Laurie Krieger, this issue provides insights into waste generation, collection, and disposal in multiple countries and highlights possibilities for cross-disciplinary practice. We're also excited to announce that this issue is open access; you can find links to each article at the bottom of this page. From Waste Collector to Community Leader: Roselyn… Continue reading Special issue available now: “One Word: Plastics”

Anthropology Students, Practice

Applying Anthropology to HIV/AIDS Care: An Interview with Johnny Martinez

Johnny Martinez is the Executive Director for Northland Cares, an HIV specialty care clinic located in Prescott, AZ. Interview questions prepared by Caroline Mende, Editorial Assistant for Practicing Anthropology. Check out more stories like this in the SfAA Newsletter. Interested in participating in a practice-oriented interview? Email us at practicinganthropology@gmail.com. Johnny Martinez, Executive Director for… Continue reading Applying Anthropology to HIV/AIDS Care: An Interview with Johnny Martinez

Current Issue

Special issue available now: Leila Monaghan’s Contributions to Anthropology

This special issue is a collection of "papers inspired by Monaghan’s passion, emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and love of helping others learn more about human cultures." Thank you to guest editors Dr. Emery Eaves and Aliyah Balsiger and to editorial team member Bonnie Marquez for filling the role of editorial director for this issue.… Continue reading Special issue available now: Leila Monaghan’s Contributions to Anthropology

Anthropology Students, Food, Upcoming Issue

Making Learning Palatable during COVID-19: Learning Through Food

In anticipation of the upcoming Summer 2022 issue of Practicing Anthropology (available July 1st), we're sharing a special contribution from Dr. Pamela Runestad and the students in her Eating Through the Pandemic course. Keep reading to learn about the class and download a PDF of their collaborative cookbook. Dr. Runestad's article, "Making Learning Palatable during… Continue reading Making Learning Palatable during COVID-19: Learning Through Food

About Us, Welcome

Welcome to Our New Editorial Team Member!

We are excited to welcome Clara Beccaro as the newest member of Practicing Anthropology's Editorial Team! Clara Beccaro is PhD student in anthropology at the New School for Social Research, originally from France but currently a white settler in Manahata, Lenapehoking. Clara’s research focuses on bodily integrity and risk-taking in contemporary France, examined through the… Continue reading Welcome to Our New Editorial Team Member!

COVID-19, Current Issue

Spring 2022 issue out now!

Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology, LANDSCAPES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: MAPPING, DESIGN, AND HEALTH! Table of Contents for the Spring 2022 Issue: Images throughout the issue continue our documentation of pandemic signage during times that seem permanent but will undoubtedly pass. Below: Pandemic Signage in Puerto Rico 2022