Episodes

Feb. 13, 2020

Will We Find God with this Machine? Introducing Starstruck

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is a next-generation observatory currently under development that has created a watershed moment…

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Jan. 13, 2020

Brands and the Business of Relationships with Bill Fleming

Bill Fleming stops by to chat with Adam about branding, marketing and design. Bill is a Boston-based Independent Brand & Marketin…

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Dec. 31, 2019

Happiness and the Good Life According to the Aztecs w/ Dr. Ryan Colli…

A happy New Years! Enjoy this mini-episode with Adam and Dr. Ryan Collins exploring happiness and the good life according the Azt…

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Dec. 16, 2019

Robots, Science Fiction, and the Anthropological Imagination: a Guest…

Special guest podcast! - Adam Gamwell guests on Trending in Education with Mike Palmer. For this week’s extra, Mike is joined by …

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Nov. 18, 2019

Why More Security Never Feels Like Enough, by Astrid Countee: Storysl…

Why More Security Never Feels like Enough Storyslamming Anthropology Series, Story 3. Written and Performed by Astrid Countee In …

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Oct. 23, 2019

100 Years of Beauty and the Beast of YouTube with Chris Chan

in this episode, Adam and guest host Leslie Walker talk with visual anthropologist and film producer Chris Chan , producer of the…

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Sept. 27, 2019

Design Research is Anthropology Applied with Amy Santee

At long last we are back! In this episode host Adam Gamwell talks with Design Researcher and Strategist Amy Santee . This is one …

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Aug. 28, 2019

Backpacks and Toe tags: Life and Death on the US-Mexico Border w/ Jas…

In this special interview, TAL's Ryan Collins talks with scholar, activist and artist Jason de Leon about the ongoing humanitaria…

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Aug. 14, 2019

Where Qualitative Meets Quantitative Data w/ Delve co-founders LaiYee…

In this episode Adam Gamwell talks with Alex Limpaecher and LaiYee Ho, co-Founders of Delve. While Delve is a qualitative researc…

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July 22, 2019

GUEST PODCAST: AnthroDish 49: Exploring Quinoa Production through Des…

For this episode, we're doing something a little different. I'll be your guest. I got interviewed by the wonderful Sarah Dunigan …

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July 9, 2019

The Surprising Connections between Climate Finance, Sacrifice and the…

In this episode, Adam and Aneil reflect on Aneil’s fieldwork in climate finance. Climate finance is an area of finance focused on…

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June 24, 2019

Fear and Loathing in Truth or Consequences, performed by Taylor Genov…

Storyslamming Anthropology Series, Story 2. Written and Performed by Taylor Genovese In recent years, the terms Public and Anthro…

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May 21, 2019

EPIC 2019: Agency in the Digital Age with Julia Haines and Lisa diCar…

Welcome to This Anthro Life x EPIC 2019. This is the first episode in our 2019 collaboration with the Ethnographic Praxis in Indu…

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May 14, 2019

How to Think like an Ethnographer with Jay Hasbrouck

Adam sits down (in a cafe, so this is live, people) with Jay Hasbrouck, Founder and Principal of Filament Insight and Innovation …

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May 6, 2019

Don't Yuck My Yum w/ Julie Lesnik (Edible Insects, pt 3)

Adam and Andrea continue the conversation with Julie Lesnik, author of Edible Insects and Human Evolution , but this time they’re…

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April 28, 2019

A Bugless Life w/ Julie Lesnik (Edible Insects, pt 2)

Think you could eat a cricket? What about a spider? In this episode of TAL Adam Gamwell and guest host Andrea Eller are chatting …

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March 28, 2019

Why Don't You Eat Bugs?

Edible Insects part 1. Will crickets ever catch on as an alternative source of protein in the United States? How about cockroach …

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Feb. 28, 2019

The Social Life of Robots, pt 2: Sex and Temperament in Three Cyborg …

Part 2 of The Social Life of Robots, with Emma Backe. In this episode hosts Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins and Emma Backe tackle sex …

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Feb. 21, 2019

Heritage Survival Across Borders: Identity, Language and Migration

Welcome to CultureMade: Heritage Enterprise in a World on the Move, an audio collaboration between the Smithsonian Folklife Festi…

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Feb. 6, 2019

The Social Life of Robots, pt 1: Spoiler Alert

In the pop culture imagination, perceptions of robots and AI occupy a space of mystery and intrigue that gravitates between harbi…

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Jan. 8, 2019

The Craft of Curation

Welcome to CultureMade: Heritage Enterprise in a World on the Move, an audio collaboration from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival…

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Dec. 19, 2018

Switched on Pop

On this episode of This Anthro Life, hosts Adam Gamwell and Matt Artz are joined by assistant professor and musicologist Nate Slo…

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Dec. 10, 2018

Weaving Social Fabric: The Craft of African Fashion

Welcome to CultureMade: Heritage Enterprise in a World on the Move , an audio collaboration from the Smithsonian Folklife Festiva…

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Nov. 9, 2018

Sharing Sonic Space: Music as Home, Soul and Connector

“I hope that more people will listen to more music outside of their own little comfort zone. I think that we enrich ourselves, we…

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