Episodes

March 27, 2015

Human Endurance w/ Ben Gebo

Join us for our 50th episode! Return guest host Ben Gebo joins Adam, Aneil, and Ryan as we uncover the human quest to endure, and…

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March 3, 2015

Buried in Snow! Thinking about landscapes as they change

It’s winter time here in the northern hemisphere, and in New England that means snow… a lot it. What can we learn from it? Join A…

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Jan. 24, 2015

The World According to Quinoa w/ Adam Gamwell

Today we dive into the world of food! Come hungry as we introduce the world of food studies and explore the changing roles and me…

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Jan. 24, 2015

How Humans Cope

How do humans cope in the face of uncertainty, challenges, and trauma. Join your friendly neighborhood co-hosts Adam and Ryan as …

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Jan. 24, 2015

Genderless Gingerbread Figures and the Custom of Costumes

Ryan and Adam explore genderless gingerbread cookies in Australia – do these cookies reveal something about shifting gender parad…

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Dec. 1, 2014

Ebola: The Passion and the Politics (Virology pt 2)

Join us for part two in our series on Ebola. This episode we discuss recent moves and displays by journalists and media outlets t…

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Nov. 18, 2014

Ecologies of Happiness

Smile! What is the relationship of happiness to place? What is the where of happiness? In part one of our series on happiness, we…

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Oct. 6, 2014

iPhone, Therefore I am.

With the yearly release of new mobile phones, companies like Apple and Samsung have to sell the idea that we need a new device. W…

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Sept. 29, 2014

Police Militarization, Race, Trust, Violence and Ferguson, MO

Join Amy, Ryan, Aneil and Adam and special guest Delande Justinvil for an important episode of This Anthropological Life as we ta…

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Sept. 24, 2014

Humans as a Playful Species w/ Michael D’Angelo, Host of Old School G…

Join us for our funnest episode yet! Amy, Aneil, Ryan and Adam Exploring humans as a playful species through the world of gamesho…

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Sept. 18, 2014

The Burning Man Experience w/ Ben Gebo Part 2!

Join us for our first ever extended conversation, part of our new “This Anthropological Life After Hours” extended episode series…

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Sept. 7, 2014

The Burning Man Experience w/ Ben Gebo

Episode 41, Season 4 Join Adam, Aneil, and Ryan with returning guest expert and commentator Ben Gebo as we dive into the rabbit h…

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Aug. 18, 2014

Ebola and Virology

Episode 38, Season 3 Amy and Adam are joined in studio again by season 1-2 host Ryan Collins, recently returned from fieldwork in…

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Aug. 5, 2014

Long Haul: The Lives of China’s Truckers w/ Rachel Katz

Episode 37, Season 3 Join us for a special episode with guest researcher, consultant, and author Rachel Katz for an intimate look…

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July 29, 2014

Urban Cycling

Episode 36, Season 3, Aired 7/29/14 Urban cycling is both a global and local phenomenon. From Boston to Bombay to Beijing, bike c…

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July 22, 2014

Access Denied: Protests, Urban Green Spaces, and Changing Transportat…

Episode 35, Season 3. Aired 7/22/14 From Access Denied to Transforming Access, numerous cases of the re-appropriation of space fr…

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July 18, 2014

Lost in Space: From the Universe to the Space Between Atoms

Episode 34, Season 3 This week Aneil and Adam tackle Space in all of its complexity and multi forms, from the universe to the spa…

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July 10, 2014

Stress Test w/ Luke Hanlin

Episode 33, Season 3 Feeling Stressed? Join Aneil and special Guest Luke Hanlin, Psychology PhD student, as they discuss the psyc…

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