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3 tips to flourish at a market

Thyda can easily detect whether a fish came from a freshwater lake or a madmade farm. She says that farm fish are fed chemicals to keep them healthy, which make them slimy. 195 more words

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Why George Floyd Matters

With all due respect and no malice intended but the George Floyd murder is not the first time African American men have been wrongfully brutalized and killed by the police in the United States. 1,183 more words


Activity 1: Observations and notes

In this first activity on the Introduction to Ethnography, we were tasked to go to a public place, observe, and take notes for a few hours, ideally a few days. 998 more words

Grad School Adventures

A discovery of national significance

A very rare object has been identified in the World Cultures collection by a visiting curator from the British Museum, London.

This coiled mat originates from late 19th century South Eastern Australia, and is now known to be an incredibly rare example, one of only two known in the UK. 159 more words


Thinking with Soils

Published June 25th, 2020

The new volume Thinking with Soils – edited by Juan Francisco Salazar, Céline Granjou, Matthew Kearnes, Anna Krzywoszynska, and Manuel Tironi – is now available. 79 more words


Happy Book Birthday Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss

Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss: Private Equity, Wealth, and Inequality… 622 more words


Some of our favorite theories for doing ethnography in health care spaces

At Ethnographic Research, Inc., we always emphasize the value of social theory in ethnography and its ability to add depth and nuance to our results. It is like having the ghosts of sociology’s past prodding us to consider looking at our data this way or that way, just in case there might be a big insight around the corner. 907 more words