The public at large finds anthropology very hard to understand. The results of our work are rarely made accessible. One of the things we’re hoping this exhibit does is show off the kinds of work anthropologists do that might be relevant to people’s lives. We’re hoping it brings life to the new kind of anthropology that’s animating UCSC. — Anna Tsing on the Senson Gallery at Porter College, April 3 - May 5. From “Exhibiting Anthropology,” by Simren Bolaria. Read the rest of the article here.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Read the story here.
With Bodies Painted & Pierced. Read the feature here.
Here’s a reader challenge for you: this week, spend a few hours in a social setting, with people you know and like, but don’t utter a word. Notice how quickly some comments you want to make will lose their importance, and pay attention to the ideas that won’t go away. — Let’s Talk About Talking by Blair Stenvick.
Louise Leong’s illustration for Let’s Talk About Talking.
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