Comparative Indigeneities

Dear Colleagues,

I'm proposing a special topics course for the upcoming fall semester on the topic of Comparative Indigeneities. I've never taught it before and working on developing the course description and syllabus. My idea is to look at indigeneity through a global and comparative approach and address issues concerning culture, identity, sexuality, territoriality, politics, etc.

Harvard Summer course “The Animal-Human Divide”

Harvard University will again, through its Summer School (www.summer.harvard.edu), offer an online Animal Studies course. The 2019 course, which carries the title “The Animal-Human Divide,” is offered through the Anthropology department (ANTH S-1625 (33537)). This seminar-style course, which is conducted entirely online, meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30PM beginning June 25. 

Registration closes May 20.

Re: The Death of an Adjunct

To all --

I hope that you will take the time to read The Atlantic article about Thea Hunter. I also encourage anyone who knows of any similar, verified stories of adjuncts living tenuous lives, please share them with this list. You can email them to me or simply reply to this message.

Thank you.

Howard Smead
Editor, H-Adjunct

Academic documentary about a Native American community in Brazil

Keepers of the Forest is a new, open access academic documentary produced by myself (Dr. Darren R. Reid) which explores the history and culture of the Kaingang people of southern Brazil. The film is designed to serve as an introductory text for audiences wishing to:

MediArXiv open archive officially launches!

We are thrilled to announce that MediArXiv—the free, nonprofit, scholar-led digital archive for media, film and communication studies—is officially launching this week. MediArXiv is an open platform, hosted by the Center for Open Science, for media, film, and communication scholars to upload working papers, pre-prints, accepted manuscripts (post-prints), and published manuscripts. The service accepts articles, books, and book chapters, and we plan to support multimedia submissions in the future:

https://mediarxiv.org

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