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Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART I

        Kennewick  Man  and  the  Culture  of  Race           Lee DrummondCenter for Peripheral Studieswww.peripheralstudies.org            June 2016 –…Continue

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Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
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 It Takes an Act of Congress     As noted at the beginning of the essay, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) passed by Congress and signed into law by President H. W.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Drummond 3 hours ago.

Invitation to a Discussion: Anthropologists on the Trump Election
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Invitation to a Discussion:  What Do American Anthropologists Say about Trump’s Election, and What Does Trump’s Election Say about American Anthropology?       In an OAC Forum begun last month, The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecilia Montero Mórtola Apr 2.

Moderated Minds: Is Savage Minds a "Safe Space"?
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Moderated Minds:  Is Savage Minds a “Safe Space”?      It’s a real shame.  To my knowledge there are only two well-established anthropology websites which incorporate an open access – open comment…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Jan 14.

 

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Lee Drummond replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"  Huon,     Malinowski was depressingly right about the big picture of contemporary life.  The ensuing decades, though, have served up a couple of developments that I’m sure would have added to his dire outlook. …"
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Huon Wardle replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"A second more serious thought, borrowed from a 1936 essay by Bronislaw Malinowski: "Our present civilization is undoubtedly passing through a very severe, perhaps a critical, stage of maladjustment. The abuse of legal and administrative…"
18 hours ago
Huon Wardle replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"Hi Lee, This is a sorry tale, indeed. I couldn't resist posting this screengrab of the results I got when I looked up Kennewick to see what was going on at the moment. Seems like a case of plus ca change:"
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Aug 14
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"M Izabel, I've tried registering three times.  Haven't received an "activation email."  Why is this so involved and, I must say, off-putting?  What does this portend for the future of OAC?  A phrase comes to…"
Apr 7
Cecilia Montero Mórtola replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Invitation to a Discussion: Anthropologists on the Trump Election
"a very nice article from el EL PAIS, in Spanish...you can translate in google which title just indicates to think Rosa Montero, OF HEAVENS AND NAVELS http://elpaissemanal.elpais.com/columna/rosa-montero-cielos-y-ombligos/"
Apr 2
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"  Hmmm.  An over-egged pudding.  Nice culinary metaphor.  I’m not sure, though, how it meshes with a dietary system in which the double bacon cheeseburger and three-meat pizza are the base of the food pyramid. …"
Mar 29
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"  M, Whom / Who . . .      Just a quip on my part, by no means a grammatical critique.  From my perspective among the great unwashed who never set foot on a university campus, “whom” smacks of overly…"
Mar 28
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"  Huon:  However, the endless semantic extension of the word ‘liberal’ still doesn’t mean that ‘liberals’ are really causing ‘racism, sexism, homophobia’ etc. it just indexes mounting linguistic…"
Mar 18
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"  Huon,     There is cultural analysis, cultural analysis as cultural critique, well-constructed polemic, then, at the far end of the spectrum, poorly written, self-righteous, hateful narrative.  That is the slot filled by…"
Mar 17
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"M Izabel ....... wherefore art thou?  "
Mar 16
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"Oh, that antihero Captain Willard -- though not in his parade ground best and definitely not having a good day.  "
Mar 16
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"Huon,     Please tell me you’ve seen Animal House.  That’s indispensable to any discussion of American “frat boys.”      Don’t know about the repertoire at Dulwich College and,…"
Mar 16
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"  M Izabel, are you there?  You have a lively blog post going;  ready to jump in?    Huon,     Alas, and here I’m more “bemused” than critical, I’m afraid your account of American…"
Mar 11
Lee Drummond replied to Huon Wardle's discussion OAC seminar opening soon: The Ontology of Possession in Bahian Candomblé (Open Anthropology Coop is Moving)
"Huon,       Just a tad snarky.  But I like it, shows passion.  And, even better, you got a streak a mean in you boy.   Avi,  Hard launch, better skins.  Did I click on a porn site?  Don't think my…"
Mar 9
Lee Drummond commented on M Izabel's blog post WHOM SHOULD I BLAME?
"Huon:  An actual liberal is a person who follows the tenets of liberalism--basic principles being tolerance, freedom of expression and equality of opportunity.   As evidenced by:   Berkeley riot protesting planned/cancelled speech…"
Mar 9

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Open Access on Steroids!

Talk about open access.  Just came across this reference to Sci-Hub on the OAC Facebook page.  For those who haven't noticed it:  

  http://sci-hub.io/ ;

Posted on February 17, 2016 at 9:16pm

Merry Christmas! . . . oops, I mean . . .

Inspired by Freeman Dyson's "Heretical Thoughts on Science and Society":  

A Christmas Story

 

The Scene: 

    It’s Christmas 2025.  The Donald, having forced through a constitutional amendment, is into his third term.  True to his early campaign promise, he’s driven Starbucks into bankruptcy and got…

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Posted on December 6, 2015 at 11:38pm — 1 Comment

Lance Armstrong: The Reality Show (A Cultural Analysis)

 

                                        Lance Armstrong:  The Reality Show  (A Cultural Analysis)

 

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April - May 2013

 

 

            Seven successive Tour de France victories,…

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Posted on July 4, 2013 at 7:00pm — 9 Comments

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At 11:12am on August 30, 2013, Huon Wardle said…

Lee, I notice you are looking to debate Chagnon etc. The best option is to open a 'forum' thread on that topic. You just click on + Add discussion (bottom left of that box).

cheers, Huon

At 7:49pm on April 19, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Hi, Lee. Long time!

At 4:34am on April 19, 2012, Justin Shaffner said…

Welcome to the OAC, Lee!

 
 
 

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