PhD Student Adam Webb-Orenstein interviews Natasha Dow SchĂĽll on Platypus, the CASTAC Blog, discussing ethical subject formation, digital gambling machines, and how ethnography can offer a nuanced understanding of self-tracking.
PhD Candidate Ethan Wilensky-Lanford is quoted in news article about Central Asia and the US Most Wanted List.
PhD Student Charlie Lotterman co-authors article in Environmental Humanities titled "The Xenopus Pregnancy Test: A Performative Experiment."
Professor Howe and Professor Boyer interview Vanessa Agard-Jones in the latest Cultures of Energy podcast on the queer 'chemical turn,' kin/esthesia, and molecular ethnography.
New blog post from CENHS predoc fellow, MagnĂşs Ă–rn SigurĂ°sson, which reflects on the "in between" to offer vignettes from summer fieldwork in Iceland that explore the moments before meeting with people to discuss climate change.
For the eighth annual Gregory Bateson Prize, the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) awards honorable mention to Dr. Zoe Wool for her book After War: The Weight of Life at Walter Reed (Duke University Press).
Cultural anthropology may seem an unlikely lens for studying other speciesâ€”what with â€śanthroposâ€ť right there in the title. But, anthropology is becoming increasingly attuned to nonhuman elements as multispecies ethnography, posthumanism, and the â€śontological turnâ€ť rise to prominence.