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This episode proved remarkably popular, so we're reposting it as an NBN classic for those who missed it the first time. American anthropologists consider Franz Boas, Ruth Benedict, and Margaret Mead to be foundational figures, but outside the academy few people know the details of their ideas. In...
Published 09/24/22
This episode proved remarkably popular, so we're reposting it as an NBN classic for those who missed it the first time. The 2018 election of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has brought the issues of police violence, racial discrimination, and misogyny to the fore. Jaime Alves’s book...
Published 09/24/22
Throughout his career, the internationally renowned Haitian anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot unsettled key concepts in anthropology, history, postcolonial studies, Black studies, Caribbean studies, and beyond. From his early critique of the West to the ongoing challenges he leveled at...
Published 09/23/22