Notes on Fieldwork

Methods, relevance, good and bad ideas and comments on the methods and ideas of others

When is a Native not a “Native?”

Different kinds of fieldwork foreground different sorts of methodological and existential questions. I anticipated that my own project, researching resource management in coastal Maine households, would require not only that I continually confront the problem, so central to contemporary ethnography,… Read More ›

Teachers, Profs, Parents: Writers Who Care

A blog advocating for authentic writing instruction

The Human Evolution Blog

Professor Nathan H. Lents and His Students Discuss Human Origins

George Lakoff

George Lakoff has retired as Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is now Director of the Center for the Neural Mind & Society (

Raw rantings on dance origins, evolutions, and lost forms

Explorations of Style

A Blog about Academic Writing

Career Linguist

We studied linguistics. What's next?


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Doug's Archaeology

Investigating the Profession and Research

Organic Torah

A resource for living wisdom in a complex world


culture, language, science

Welcome to the AAA Blog

Conversations in Anthropology

Filthy Monkey Men

We did, in fact, evolve from filthy monkey men

Archaeology 3D

Towards a 3D documentation of the archaeological heritage


What a cultural anthropologist thinks about.