"I apologize for any misdirection here, and have edited the post for clarity. I have been covering this un-ironically at In Memoriam, Michel-Rolph Trouillot, 1949-2012 and been compiling a bibliography at Michel-Rolph Trouillot, Bibliography, and my…"
I would challenge the idea of a "panda-role" or "risking extinction." The last two meetings of the American Anthropological Association have each set records for attendance; the number of undergraduate majors is on the…"
"I attended the AAAs in Montreal this year, and although I did not see a lot of panels, I would say the papers were on the whole much better than in previous years. I actually saw very little of the running-over-time, unpracticed glop that we've…"
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For toddlers, I have a 7-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy. If you want to take a swing through upstate New York and look after more kids, I'm sure it would be fun to have them all…"
Many thanks for the extensive reply. To clarify, I am not actually too disturbed by the celebrations. What does disturb me are the so-called social scientists trotting out to defend the celebrations as an expression of human nature.…"
There has been a recent article in the NY Times titled "Celebrating a Death: Ugly, Maybe, but Only Human." It's full of drivel from "social scientists" talking about "the natural urge for revenge." It's…"