Anthropology

Gut Anthro: An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Gut Anthro An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Amber Benezra 2023 Spring
A fascinating ethnography of microbes that opens up new spaces for anthropological inquiry
Rough Metaphysics: The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Rough Metaphysics The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Peter Skafish 2023 Spring
A powerful case for why anthropology should study outsiders of thought and their speculative ideas
Rubber Boots Methods for the Anthropocene: Doing Fieldwork in Multispecies Worlds Rubber Boots Methods for the Anthropocene Doing Fieldwork in Multispecies Worlds Nils Bubandt, Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen and Rachel Cypher, Editors 2022 Fall
A methodological follow-up to Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet
Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Castoffs of Capital Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Lamia Karim 2022 Fall
Dispelling stereotypes about garment workers in the global apparel industry
Meaningless Citizenship: Iraqi Refugees and the Welfare State Meaningless Citizenship Iraqi Refugees and the Welfare State Sally Wesley Bonet 2022 Fall
A searing critique of the “freedom” that America offers to the victims of its imperialist machinations of war and occupation
Afro-Sweden: Becoming Black in a Color-Blind Country Afro-Sweden Becoming Black in a Color-Blind Country Ryan Thomas Skinner 2022 Fall
A compelling examination of Sweden’s African and Black diaspora
Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care Food Allergy Advocacy Parenting and the Politics of Care Danya Glabau 2022 Spring
A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
Building on Borrowed Time: Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Building on Borrowed Time Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Lukas Ley 2021 Fall
A timely ethnography of how Indonesia’s coastal dwellers inhabit the “chronic present” of a slow-motion natural disaster
Commodities of Care: The Business of HIV Testing in China Commodities of Care The Business of HIV Testing in China Elsa L. Fan 2021 Fall
How global health practices can end up reorganizing practices of care for the people and communities they seek to serve
The Dance of the Arabian Babbler: Birth of an Ethological Theory The Dance of the Arabian Babbler Birth of an Ethological Theory Vinciane Despret 2021 Spring
A groundbreaking reflection on the process by which one arrives at an ethological theory
Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Saving Animals Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Elan Abrell 2021 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States
Arc of the Journeyman: Afghan Migrants in England Arc of the Journeyman Afghan Migrants in England Nichola Khan 2020 Fall
A monumental account of one migrant community’s everyday lives, struggles, and aspirations
Shaving the Beasts: Wild Horses and Ritual in Spain Shaving the Beasts Wild Horses and Ritual in Spain John Hartigan Jr. 2020 Fall
A vivid first-person study of a notorious equine ritual—from the perspective of the wild horses who are its targets
Drawing the Sea Near: Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa Drawing the Sea Near Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa C. Anne Claus 2020 Fall
How Japanese coastal residents and transnational conservationists collaborated to foster relationships between humans and sea life
Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Black Food Matters Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese, Editors 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at Black food and the challenges it faces today