Tags : Education

How Am I 'Culture'?

Anthropology has many goals. When we really begin to deconstruct and think about what those goals and aims are, the scope of those goals actually seem a bit absurd. However, I’m going to try and simplify a couple of them for the purposes of presenting a point. Anthropology is chiefly concerned with what is means to […]Read More

Anthropology 101: Meet the 'Nacirema'

If you have ever taken a basic anthropology course, you probably have read Horace Miner’s, Body Ritual among the Nacirema. One of the hardest things, but most basic skills that an anthropologist must learn to do is to see and understand how they are objects of culture. When anthropology first became a thing, it was born into […]Read More