Literati roundup: Savage Minds piece: “Why the Peer Review Process Works Even When It Doesn’t…

Why the Peer Review Process Works Even When It Doesn’t Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology  by Carole McGranahan [Savage Minds is pleased to publish this essay by Alan Kaiser as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Alan is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Evansville. He has published on issues of Roman culture in Spain, … Read more

Journalism agenda: “David Carr dead at 58… A new Tow Center report on false rumors online…

  NYT columnist David Carr dead at 58 David Carr, a New York Times media critic who was known for sharp wit and blunt style and overcame drug addiction to become one of America’s most respected journalists, died Thursday at age 58. David Carr’s First Big Scoop  Slate Articles by Leon Neyfakh David Carr was in his … Read more

Anthropologists protest police brutality at AAA.

  via (More photos by Marco Hill here) Link:   ************* Anthropology: It’s still white public space–An interview with Karen Brodkin (Part II)  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog  This is the second part of my interview with Karen Brodkin.  Part I is here. Ryan Anderson: All of this has me … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Anthropologists and Israel

Anthropologists and Israel At the American Anthropological Association‘s annual meeting, momentum builds in favor of a boycott of Israeli universities. “Why I signed” (the petition for academic boycott of Israeli institutions)  American Anthropological Association Guest blog post by AAA member,  Steven Caton (Harvard U). I have not been a fan of boycotts in the past, so why … Read more

Anthropology roundup: #AAA2014 Meetings… “Exploring the Digital Information Experiences of Ethnographer…s

American Anthropological Association #AAA2014 Meetings Anthropology Report by Jason Antrosio The 2014 Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association are December 2-7 in Washington D.C. Here’s the Searchable Program. What are you most excited to see? Where to publish in OA anthropology  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Matt Thompson Below … Read more

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