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Meet Your Makers: First Contact Scenarios in Ridley Scott's Prometheus

By Emma Louise Backe

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus (2012) was an epic, existential prologue to Alien (1979) over twenty years in the making. The movie expands upon the universe first constructed in partnership between Scott and H.R. 1,413 more words


CFP: AAA 2016 in Minneapolis

Call for Papers

Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition

Your opportunity to present at the 115th American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN November 16-20, 2016… 817 more words


Methods to the Madness: One Anthropologist’s Quest for the Perfect Interview Question

One purpose of anthropology is to understand human cultural diversity, and therefore the  methods to understand this diversity must delve into human experience. Cultural anthropology research design requires that researchers spend long hours in the field with participants, learning behaviors, beliefs, experiences, relationships, and myriad other aspects of human life. 1,224 more words


Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Looking back on our goals for 2015, you might notice that we didn’t exactly keep up with our objectives. What happened?

Which brings me to another questions you might have: … 494 more words


Status Check

I’ve been quiet the last few months. Let me explain.

First, I’ve been writing/thinking/crafting my dissertation. It examines family experiences with undiagnosed children, particularly those with genetic syndromes. 524 more words