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, Identity, Power, Practice, Research

Have you read “From Bean to Bar: Cultural Esteem and Healing through Chocolate” By Dan Small, Shelley Bolton, Sarah Zwaryck, Danielle Turone, and Belrina Hanuse in our spring issue? Catch a glimpse of it here!

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) community was once described as “Our 4 Blocks of Hell” on the cover of the local newspaper. The DTES has remained an epicenter of demonization for almost a century. The public perception of this area focusses on how it has been home to some of the city’s most marginalized for generations:… Continue reading Have you read “From Bean to Bar: Cultural Esteem and Healing through Chocolate” By Dan Small, Shelley Bolton, Sarah Zwaryck, Danielle Turone, and Belrina Hanuse in our spring issue? Catch a glimpse of it here!

Current Issue, Practice

Cooperative Extension and Practicing Anthropology: A Natural Fit By Jacqueline Comito and Brandy Case Haub

“Where is Practice in Practicing Anthropology?” was the theme of Practicing Anthropology’s Winter 2018 issue. Outgoing co-editors Shirley J. Fiske and Judith N. Freidenberg (2018) introduced this question with a brief history of practice as a term within United States anthropology and an overview of current understandings of practice as perceived by anthropologists working in… Continue reading Cooperative Extension and Practicing Anthropology: A Natural Fit By Jacqueline Comito and Brandy Case Haub

Current Issue, Policy, Power, Practice, Victim Activism

Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

What is Colibrí? The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a family advocacy organization that works to end the deaths of people who migrate through the United States – México Border. Colibrí is a nonprofit and a non-governmental organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Colibrí works with families and forensic scientists at the Pima County Office… Continue reading Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

News, Policy, Practice, Research

Professors writing op-eds. Perspective | With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, Roe v. Wade is likely dead by Carole Joffe

I have heard many colleagues asking what we can do in troubling times. How can we use our skills and knowledge to support human rights? Here is an excellent example from Carole Joffe of how we can bridge academic knowledge with everyday policy. A strong op-ed in the Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/07/10/with-the-appointment-of-brett-kavanaugh-roe-v-wade-is-likely-dead/?utm_term=.2c1a82995f0b

Creative, News, Practice, Research

Summer issue is out!

Our summer issue is out. We are excited to share the work of collaborating authors in this issue of Practicing Anthropology. Check out the content and download the issue from a library or the SfAA website ASAP. We look forward to your thoughts and ideas related to this issue. FIRST PERSON CREATIVE PIECES AND POLICY/PRACTICE/ENGAGEMENT … Continue reading Summer issue is out!

Call for Submission, News, Policy, Power, Practice, Research

Call for submissions

Practicing Anthropology is soliciting comments, reflections, art, poetry, and short written pieces about what is going on at the US/Mexico border with the violent removal of babies and children from their parents. Please submit your work on this topic to practicinganthropology@gmail.com

Practice, Upcoming Issue

Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest

By: Ryan I. Logan, MA, CPH My article entitled “Let the Horse Run: Assessing the Potentiality, Challenges, and Future Sustainability of CHWs in Indiana” explores the experiences of community health workers in Indiana – a state that suffers from a variety of health issues – and specifically the impact, potentialities, challenges, and future of the… Continue reading Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest