"I heard an NPR story yesterday about the food in Aleppo, Syria one of the oldest cities in the world. It is considered the “Middle East gourmet capital” because it sits on the Silk Road, which carried spices in ancient times. Here is a…"
"Eastern Oregon University has a great course on the Anthropology of Food & Nutrition ANTH 375 that is available online. Here is the link to the course http://twurl.nl/izy74h and to the school www.eou.edu which offers quite a few other anthro…"
Discussing ethnography and ethnographic disciplines in general, whether or not they are exclusive to anthropology as a discipline. Folkloristics, market research, ethnomusicology, microsociology, microeconomics, microhistory...
"I vacillate between wanting to do purely corporate (consumer) applied anthropology, and wanting to work outside doing cultural resource management. The thought of sitting at a desk full-time, shuffling papers is not very appealing. Combining the two…"
"That's an interesting question, and one I've struggled with for some time. I suppose it depends on your goals.
1. Do you want to teach? An MA is sufficient for teaching at the Community College level, but obviously a Ph.D. is needed to…"
As older students, what is the benefit of PhD vs MA? Is it worth the time, effort, and expense to go the full PhD route when we have less years in the field to reap the benefits? I'd love to hear the group members' thoughts.
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