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In her two part article Envisioning Theory: An Anthropological Teaching Experiment, Dr Stefanie Mauksch narrates the pedagogical experiments that she and her co-teacher Dr Friederike Eichner. These experiments were explored in their undergraduate seminar “anthropology of the body, kinship, and gender.” Mauksch’s project is to examine how “embracing bodiness might affect (her) pedagogy.” Her work ...

A combination of cropped sections of queer punk show flyers, saying "no creeps" and "femmes and queers to the front."

Guest Post: Citation is a Gift: “Punking” Accounting in #hautalk

[Footnotes is excited to present a guest post by Jules Weiss. Weiss is an MA student in the Applied Anthropology program at Oregon State University. They are a transgender researcher studying queer and transgender punk in the Pacific Northwest and are concerned about punk politics and research on transgender communities in anthropology. They use they/them ...

Guest Post: To Talk Like Them

[Footnotes is pleased to welcome the following guest post by Tian An Wong, a professor of Mathematics with an affinity for social theory. This post was originally published on the ethnographic methods blog www.Fieldworking.net.] ‘This is America, speak English.’ You can probably feel the sting of these words if you live in the US and ...

Guest Post: Is your department’s website #anthrosowhite?

[Footnotes is proud to present the work of Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Hannah Gould. Goodwin-Hawkins is deep hanging out in a geography department, as a postdoctoral researcher at Aberystwyth University in Cymru Wales. Gould is completing her doctorate at the University of Melbourne, Australia.] Amid new scandals, anthropology’s old reputation as a discipline of white heroes in pith helmets ...

Black and white photo of graffiti on a wall that reads "Soyez réaliste, demandez l'impossible," one of the many slogans of the May 1968 student/worker strike in France. It means, "Be a realist. Demand the impossible."

This is unsettling; this is our discipline.

[This article was co-authored by Dick Powis and Savannah Martin. Please cite accordingly.] Today, we are proud to launch Footnotes, a group blog by and for anthropology and anthro-adjacent scholars who want to advance anthropology, what it can do, what it means, and who can participate in it. It is thrilling to join 20 incredible ...