Reading, or writing a good fiction book can be culturally and politically immersive. Authors like Ursula K. Le Guin have literally created entire civilizations through the written word, and used them to explore many anthropological themes.
I'm interested in conducting research into the anthropology of the Internet/internets. I am hoping this group will discuss how and in what ways people use the Internet and how this either augments or alters sociality. Any takers?
A forum for conversations between those inclined towards presenting ethnographically-derived insights through experimental ethnographic writing including the broader fields of 'creative non-fiction' and ‘creative fiction'.
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.