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“American Digger” Editorial 

Anthropology Today recently published a short editorial by Mike Pitts about the reality TV series, American Digger. The essay problematizes the show's representation of archaeology and its related practices. In the process it provides a nice overview of the responses and positions taken by public organizations like SAA and AIA. For instance, "The president of …

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Regimes of Language: Ideologies, Polities, and Identities 

Title: Regimes of Language: Ideologies, Polities, and Identities Editor: Paul V. Kroskrity Publisher: SAR Press, 2000 Call Number: P119.3 .R44 2000 From the Publisher: In Regimes of Language, ten leading linguistic anthropologists integrate two often segregated domains: politics (without language) and language (without politics). Their essays contribute to an understanding of the role of language …

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The Expansive Moment: The Rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970 

Title: The Expansive Moment: The Rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970 Author: Goody, Jack Publisher: Cambridge University Press Call No.: GN345 .S35 2010 From the Publisher: Jack Goody's book explores the development of the discipline of social anthropology through its key practitioners and how far its concerns interacted with the political and ideological debate of the interwar …

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Article suggestion for Design Education scholars 

For those interested in the study of design education I would like to introduce a provocative article by the Anthropologist Webb Keane. Drawing on semiotic theory and work from material culture studies Keane outlines a theoretical framework for considering how “new clothing makes possible or inhibits new practices, habits, and intentions…” and “… invites new …

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