Anthropology roundup: “Meryl Streep’s Two Anthropological Truths And One Lie…

Meryl Streep’s Two Anthropological Truths And One Lie
The internet and news media are taking actress Meryl Streep to task today for anthropological sounding comments she made to reporters at the Berlin International Film Festival. While part of what she said was true and even elegant, another part was a
Meryl Streep says ‘we’re all Africans, really’? Technically, sure, but …Los Angeles Times


Cora Du Bois: Agent and rigorous anthropologist
Point Reyes Light
Cora Du Bois, an anthropologist who became the first female tenured professor at Harvard University in 1954, had a long and varied career. She studied outlier personalities in Western and American Indian cultures, wrote a book in the 1950s about .

Anthropology: Hand of the gods in human civilization
Pioneering anthropologists, such as Émile Durkheim and Bronisław Malinowski in the early twentieth century, have long argued that supernatural beliefs offer a powerful way to build materially cooperative societies. But in the thriving new field of


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The sexual misconduct case that has rocked anthropology
Science Magazine
On a cold evening last March, as researchers descended upon St. Louis, Missouri, for the annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA), a dramatic scene unfolded at the rooftop bar of the St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark
Another famous scientist investigated for sexual misconductThe Verge
American Museum of Natural History researcher faces sexual assault and harassment accusationsWashington Post

Another Scientist Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct, When Will It All Just End?The Mary Sue


Art and ecosystem entwine at Museum of Anthropology’s new In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man exhibit
But the North American premiere of In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man at the Museum of Anthropology will turn the spotlight toward the world of art and how logging and mining operations may be affecting Sepik, New Guinea, an area that produces some

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