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Will there be another Boas? What will be the next big turn in anthropology?

Generalists and Specialists During my History of Anthropological Thought course (with Dr. Thomas Wilson & Dr. Mike Little) last Thursday, a student asked, “Will there be another Boas?” We had been discussing Boas, Kroeber and some of their contemporaries and how holistic they were during their careers. These holistic scholars shaped the path of anthropology in a […]

[Online or Offline?] Part I: Residue of the Past

I really enjoy the YouTube videos hosted by Mike Rugnetta on the PBS Idea Channel. The videos almost always leave me thinking.  This recent video on the online/offline distinction was right up my alley and even had a few blog inspiring moments.