I am a bit speechless, but maybe I can express it in blogging (now that I have this outlet). So the current issue of Anthropology News has an article about biological anthropologists being upset with the Leakey Foundation for having journalist Nicholas Wade as one of their speakers (get the scoop here: Nicholas Wade Speaks … Continue reading ?????????

The Sentimental Anthropologist

For my first post, I thought I'd present something I wrote quite  a while ago, but still feels like a very current take on my feelings about anthropology.  It was originally written (and delivered) as a commencement speech, in the spring of 2000: I did my fieldwork in Northern Ireland, and I worked mostly with … Continue reading The Sentimental Anthropologist