Anthropology

Unraveling: Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Unraveling Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2020 Fall
Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human
Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Red Gold The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Jennifer E. Telesca 2020 Spring
Illuminating the conditions for global governance to have precipitated the devastating decline of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures
On Not Dying: Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience On Not Dying Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience Abou Farman 2020 Spring
An ethnographic exploration of technoscientific immortality
From Montaigne to Montaigne From Montaigne to Montaigne Claude Lévi-Strauss Emmanuel Désveaux, Editor 2019 Fall
Two previously unpublished lectures charting the renowned anthropologist’s intellectual engagement with the sixteenth-century French essayist Michel de Montaigne
The Alchemy of Meth: A Decomposition The Alchemy of Meth A Decomposition Jason Pine 2019 Fall
Meth cooks practice late industrial alchemy—transforming base materials, like lithium batteries and camping fuel, into gold
Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Breathtaking Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Alison Kenner 2018 Fall
People around the world are struggling to breathe. How do we care for asthma across environments that are increasingly unbreathable?
Herlands: Exploring the Women’s Land Movement in the United States Herlands Exploring the Women’s Land Movement in the United States Keridwen N. Luis 2018 Fall
How women-only communities provide spaces for new forms of culture, sociality, gender, and sexuality
The Denial of Antiblackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering The Denial of Antiblackness Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering João H. Costa Vargas 2018 Fall
An incisive new look at the black diaspora, examining the true roots of antiblackness and its destructive effects on all of society
Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Into the Extreme U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Valerie Olson 2018 Spring
The first book-length, in-depth ethnography of U.S. human spaceflight
Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Power and Progress on the Prairie Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Thomas Biolsi 2018 Spring
A critical exploration of how modernity and progress were imposed on the people and land of rural South Dakota
The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil The Anti-Black City Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil Jaime Amparo Alves 2018 Spring
An important new ethnographic study of São Paulo’s favelas reveals the widespread use of race-based police repression in Brazil
Fictionalizing Anthropology: Encounters and Fabulations at the Edges of the Human Fictionalizing Anthropology Encounters and Fabulations at the Edges of the Human Stuart McLean 2017 Fall
On anthropology, creativity, and becoming other
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City Jennifer Mack 2017 Fall
A compelling case study that traces the transformation of a Swedish city by an active and engaged immigrant community
Care of the Species: Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity Care of the Species Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity John Hartigan Jr. 2017 Fall
Darwin meets Foucault in this engrossing ethnography of plants, race, and biodiversity