The Lungs of Guatemala City: Architects’ Efforts to Conserve an Urban Ecology

Posted on Oct 2, 2018
The Lungs of Guatemala City: Architects’ Efforts to Conserve an Urban Ecology

This post was originally published on October 1, 2018 for offcite.org. Melanie Ford is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at Rice University where she is also a co-coordinator of the Ethnography Studio and fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities (CENHS). Guatemalan architects tell me that the lungs, los […]

CFP – SfAA 2019 (Portland) – Global and Local Narco-Environments

Posted on Aug 28, 2018
CFP – SfAA 2019 (Portland) – Global and Local Narco-Environments

Dimensions of the Global and Local Narco-Environments The panel will be held at the 2019 SfAA Conference in Portland (Oregon), which takes place on March 19-23. The deadline for paper abstracts (100 words) will be October 5th. Please email either Carter or Marcos if you have any questions. Contact: Marcos Mendoza Contact Information: Dept. of […]

Call for Papers: Practicing Anthropology: Special Issue Focused on ‘Storying Climate Change’

Posted on Aug 26, 2018
Call for Papers: Practicing Anthropology: Special Issue Focused on ‘Storying Climate Change’

Climate change is impacting life everywhere on the planet, yet the evidence is not enough to mitigate human behavior or initiate transformations in the economy, corporations and states. Anthropologists can contribute to societal responses through personal and community narratives. Stories broaden a public understanding of climate, encourage empathy in human experiences of disaster, and connect […]