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Interview: Anthropologist Betty Lanham

Study: The Final Participant Observation: Cultural Anthropologists’ Confront Their Mortality (Interviews conducted by Dr. Philip Singer).

Uploaded November 13, 2015

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Interview: Anthropologist Edith Turner 

Study: The Final Participant Observation: Cultural Anthropologists’ Confront Their Mortality (Interviews conducted by Dr. Philip Singer).

Uploaded November 13, 2015

Click here for the transcript.

 

RACE: Are We So Different?

July 8, 2009

RACE: Are We So Different? produced by The American Anthropological Association (AAA) video introduction.

 

Grant McCracken - Leading Cultural Anthropologist

March 2, 2010

As a cultural anthropologist, Grant McCracken looks at the places where culture and commerce, anthropology and economics meet most often: marketing in general, branding in particular, popular culture, Hollywood, advertising, television, magazines, and new media. Through his highly-customized ethnographic and anthropological research, he provides clients with a comprehensive but incisive review of contemporary culture, its foundations, current state and future trends and strategies for managing it. He is the author of several books including Culture and Consumption, Plenitude, Transformation, Culture and Consumption II, Flock and Flow and Chief Culture Officer.

 

What is Anthropology?

October 2, 2011

A film that explores the possibilities of study within the subject of anthropology.

 

Marshall Sahlins: Anthropology

October 26, 2014

Marshall Sahlins embodies the modern history of anthropology. From early work on “stone age economics” to a brilliant theory on who killed Captain Cook to a recent, revolutionary approach to kinship, he has repeatedly reset the agenda for the discipline. A one-time colleague of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Sahlins looks back on decades of studies of Oceanic societies and shares insights into his unparalleled career. The University of Chicago scholar, rabble-rouser, campus activist, and inventor of the teach-in holds forth on his home turf. He will be joined in conversation by CHF's Marilynn Thoma Endowed Chair for Artistic Leadership and UChicago anthropology PhD Matti Bunzl.

 

Human-thropology: What is Anthropology?

June 23, 2015

Welcome to Human-thropology. In this series Sociocultural Anthropologist Jeanette Moreland explores the wonderful world of Anthropology. Join her as she examines cultures and peoples from across the globe in an effort to better understand humanity.

 

Doing Anthropology

March 10, 2008

Cultural Anthropology is a social science that explores how people understand - and act in - the world. But what, exactly, is it that Cultural Anthropologists do? How do they approach their research? In this short film, three members of MIT's Anthropology Department, Stefan Helmreich, Erica James, and Heather Paxson, talk about their current work and the process of doing fieldwork.

 



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