Anthropology roundup: Remembering David Hakken….and John Urry…

This week, the CASTAC community received the sad news that (founding CASTAC member) Professor David Hakken had passed away. Former Platypus Editor Patricia Lange shares reflections on his life and work in a new introduction to an interview with him on big data from 2013. Please join us in remembering and honoring him.   … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Game of Thrones and Anthropology….

  Game of Thrones and Anthropology Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology Sometimes people worry that anthropology’s central preoccupations won’t resonate with the wider public. But just one look at Game of Thrones proves that’s not true. Prominent Anthropologist Welcomes Football Team Name Trademark Cancellation American Anthropological Association In a move that was hailed … Read more