Episodes

Oct. 9, 2018

Art is a Movement

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

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Sept. 19, 2018

EPIC Evidence with Dawn Nafus and Tye Rattenbury

This Anthro Life is opening the conversation with EPIC (the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Community) on the theme of Evidence. …

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Aug. 17, 2018

The Awe is Shared: Evolution and Public Science with Andrea Eller - T…

Andrea Eller is a biological anthropologist driven by a question of how do our bodies continue to react to things today? In other…

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July 23, 2018

Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics…

When TAL first interviewed Hamilton Morris , it was shortly after he and his production team had finished season 1 of Hamilton’s …

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July 10, 2018

Tech Ethnography, Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang

Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, …

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June 1, 2018

EPIC Innovation w/ Dr. Alexandra Mack - This Anthro Life

Welcome back listeners! Adam and Ryan have taken some time away as of late to finish and defend their dissertations. Now that Rya…

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April 30, 2018

Consulting Podcasters: Prototyping a Democratic Tool for Multiple Voi…

Thanks to the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) for having Adam Gamwell and Matt Artz of This Anthro Life present at the an…

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April 11, 2018

Marching for Science w/Valorie Aquino

On this episode of This Anthro Life, hosts Ryan Collins and Adam Gamwell are joined by TAL correspondent and guest host Astrid Co…

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Feb. 14, 2018

Brave Community: Teaching Race in the American Classroom w/ Janine de…

Welcome listeners to the second installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series , bringing together This Anthro Life …

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Feb. 9, 2018

#MeToo: Stories in the Age of Survivorship by Emma Backe: Story Slamm…

Welcome to Story Slamming Anthropology . This series features both innovative narrative and audio performance drawing on the deep…

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Jan. 31, 2018

Carving a Niche between Software and Social Science: Anthropology in …

Design and anthropology have been seen together with increasing frequency over the last few years, but how do design and anthro…

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Jan. 15, 2018

Diversity + Inclusion in Higher Education, part 1

Welcome listeners to the first installment of our Diversity and Inclusion crossover series, bringing together This Anthro Life wi…

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Dec. 13, 2017

Encounters Unforeseen: A Bicultural Retelling of 1492 with Andrew Row…

In this Conversations episode, This Anthro Life hosts Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins are joined by author Andrew Rowen to discus…

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Nov. 27, 2017

Coming to Our Senses

In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins explore the subject of sensory ethnography – …

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Oct. 26, 2017

Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language?

Will Emojis be the death of writing? Are emojis modern day hieroglyphs? Is the increased use of emojis in textual conversations a…

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Oct. 11, 2017

The Yin and Yang of Design Anthropology with Dr. Elizabeth Dori Tunst…

In this Conversations episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell and guest host/TAL correspondent Matt Artz explore the world of D…

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Sept. 27, 2017

Fall for This Anthro Life: Back in Action, New Content, and our Patre…

Hey Listeners! Adam and Ryan are back from their brief summer hiatus (a time filled with fieldwork, dissertation writing, and tra…

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July 24, 2017

The Happiness Fetish Revisited

In response to several surveys that attempt to quantify happiness, Ryan, Adam, and Aneil spend this episode of This Anthro Life e…

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July 14, 2017

Conversations and Podcasting as Social Technology

This episode is a little different from our normal content. In it we feature a presentation Adam gave for Pivotal Labs in which h…

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June 28, 2017

The Stories Bones Tell w/ Kristina Killgrove

This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking …

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June 21, 2017

Anthropology + Science Journalism = A New Genre? w/ Daniel Salas of S…

This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking …

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June 14, 2017

Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker…

In the second conversation of the TAL + SM crossover series, Ryan and Adam were joined by AAA Executive Director Ed Liebow and Pr…

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June 7, 2017

Writing “in my Culture” w/ Zoe Wool and Alex Golub of Savage Minds

This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking …

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June 2, 2017

Visual Anthropology Revisited, pt 2

We like to bring you some of our favorite conversations from our catalogue as we think about new ways to explore the topic. This …

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