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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

Started Aug 14

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 Sep 30.

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
"  Explaining the joke (always an unhappy task): A stranger asserts a claim to being Native American, in the middle of Los Angeles, where over two hundred languages are spoken by at least as many groups that would claim some sort of separate…"
Sep 30
Huon Wardle replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"epigenetics, like genetics is serious science. What use it gets put to is another question."
Sep 27
Huon Wardle replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"I don't like the word 'identity' at all, but if we are going to use it analytically, it strikes me that identity has two forms: open and closed. The current culture wars in the U.S. are 'wars' because there is a premium on…"
Sep 27
Lee Drummond replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"Huon,     Two questions, one comment: Q1) What do you make of the concept of “intergenerational trauma,” based on an application of epigenetics to Indians’ present-day conditions”?  Is there a racial…"
Sep 25
Huon Wardle replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"These kinds of mobilizations are driven by a social process where the only social advantages are cash advantages and the best route to these is 'class action' type litigation. The effect is extreme formalizatoin of group identity claims…"
Sep 22
Lee Drummond replied to Lee Drummond's discussion Kennewick Man and the Culture of Race PART II
"    In the essay I do try to situate the technical issues of archeology, genomics, legality, bureaucracy within a cultural critique of the culture of race or identity politics.  Hence, “Kennewick Man and the Culture of…"
Sep 20

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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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