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New Books in March

It’s March already, and time again for our round-up of new books be coming out this month. We have quite a list this time around! 819 more words


To be a student. To be a professor. To be human.

I recently heard a story about how a professor encouraged some of his grad students to date by inviting them over to dinner to talk about class or whatever, but really doing so to see if they’d notice each other. 514 more words


2015 Goals and Plans of The Geek Anthropologist

By Marie-Pierre Renaud

Dear amazing readers!

As I look back on the last few years, I am immensely proud of what has been accomplished here at… 900 more words


How do archaeologists find sites?

A few years ago I was a graduate student instructor for an introductory biological anthropology class. At the end of an exam review session, I asked my students if they had any questions about the course material. 2,634 more words


Notes From the Field: Go Home to a Starship

By Marie-Pierre Renaud

From October 12th to November 22nd 2014, I had the pleasure and the great opportunity to spend time in Nunavik, the northern area of the province of Quebec. 671 more words


"Evolution" (?) of Communication

While sitting next to my friend she suddenly said, “communication is awful!” To be honest, I have to agree. Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, Myspace, dating sites, chat rooms, texting, etc. 367 more words


Gun Culture: Why not US?

So a few days ago I was scrolling through BBC Asia when I saw an article about a deadly shooting in South Korea. Early Tuesday morning a man open fired in a convenience store, killing three people. 361 more words