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New Food Studies MS Program

We recently received the following announcement of a new Master of Science degree in Culinary Arts and Science from Professor Jonathan Deutsch at Drexel University, which may be of interest to FoodAnthropology readers. 300 more words

Anthropology

How is Pokemon Go Changing Our Relationship with People and Places?

By Nick Mizer and Jared Miracle

Pokemon Go, the blockbuster new augmented reality game developed by Niantic, hit the US on July 6. By July 13, estimates of the daily active user base ranged from… 1,323 more words

Anthropology

Duppies, shadows and souls

As these terms will be used on occasions throughout my blog, I thought a brief description of each may be useful. The idea that a person possesses more than one soul or spirit is common in a number of African-Jamaican folk religions. 1,068 more words

Jamaica

The challenge of Ethnography as an MR tool

A quote from an interview with John F. Sherry by Paul Otto.  Find the full interview here: https://www.epicpeople.org/john-f-sherry-jr/ 

“I think there’s one other challenge that goes along with this. 94 more words

Anthropology

Things People Ask Me! Summer Edition

I didn’t intend to do another one of these until fall, but to my surprise and delight, it sparked a few emails filled with more questions, so I decided to go for round 2! 1,790 more words

Anthropology

‘Humming with crossfire - short on cover…’? Revisiting and reflecting on ‘environmental archaeology: meaning and purpose’

Your weekly dose of archaeology videos from conferences, the last TAG session:

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It is now nearly a decade and a half since the publication of Environmental Archaeology: Meaning and Purpose (edited by Albarella 2001), itself based on a TAG session held at the University of Birmingham in 1998. 1,847 more words

Archaeology