"This group has been quite for a while, but I think it is an important anthropological topic. Christine L. Fry has done some great work on aging societies. In her words, "Of all the social sciences, social anthropology is arguably among the best…"
"I think this is a great question. There are some great research, ideas that are explored in interesting books. I often wonder why Anthropologists are not asked to go on the "talk" circuit to discuss their work on the Daily Show…"
For those interested in taking anthropology to audiences beyond the academy. We hope to share ideas about achieving a more publicly engaged discipline and specifically about training anthropologists to better communicate with non-academic audiences.
There are many anthropology journals. Unfortunately, not all of them are read or heard of equally! This is a group for posting call-for-papers for all known and unknown journals, promoting the OAC's spirit of international cooperation.
This group is dedicated to anthropological explorations of the human brain. Neuroanthropology is an interdisciplinary field that sits at the nexus of biological anthropology, cognitive neuroscience, and evolutionary neurobiology/neuroanatomy.
How can we as anthropologists entertain and educate a broader public? What stuff do most people like, how do we write for them, and where do we reach them?PopAnth aims to a) produce stuff for public consumption; b) work out better ways to write and disseminate for the general public; c) agglomerate popular anthropology that's already been published.This group also accidentally launched the website PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity. We hope to create more collaborations in the future and welcome…See More