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Second SSHM Medical London Excursion to Freud Museum, February 25, 2015

We are delighted to announce the 2nd SSHM London Medical Excursion on February 25th. 

This time we will be heading to the Freud Museum at 20 Maresfield Gardens, the house that Sigmund Freud and his family fled to from Austria following the Nazi annexation in 1938. 186 more words


What is Anthropology?

In recent years it has come to my attention that most people do not know what anthropology is. In this little segment I will put together a basic description and have some pop-culture references to contextualize it for you as well. 315 more words


The world is not my oyster, but I'm going to make a pearl.

I’ve been thinking a little too much about the common phrase that people repeat to young people when we are having self doubts: “the world is your oyster”. 564 more words

A bit of personal news

I’m absolutely delighted to announce that I’ve just accepted a position as Assistant Professor-Molecular Genetics of Human Evolution in the Anthropology department at the University of Kansas. 120 more words


malibehiribae reblogged this on malibehiribae and commented:

Congratulations on your new appointment. I am, indeed, looking forward to reading more scientific posts from your blog.

Nanook of the North: Robert J Flaherty- An Anthropological Disposition

A Documentary released in the 1922 has enough to entice the audience of that era. But very much fails to impress a present day viewer due to represent day knowledge availability and highly spoken constructionism in film. 300 more words


Holy shit... I missed all of 2014 and most of January 2015.

So, here am I back after a near 13 month hiatus, wondering why the hell I didn’t write at all during the previous number of months.   1,276 more words


Penn Museum

The Penn Museum — or, properly, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology [official site] — is home to an impressive collection… 103 more words