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Add free, open Anthropology subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Anthropology Courses MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate, Graduate
Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction MIT non-degree Prof. Erica James, Prof. Stefan Helmreich Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Conversations You Can't Have on Campus: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Identity MIT non-degree Tobie Weiner Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Culture Tech MIT non-degree Instructors: James Rising, Amilio Aviles Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Ethnic and National Identity MIT non-degree Prof. Jean Jackson Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
A General Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology (Cambridge University) non-degree Prof. Alan MacFarlane Browser What is Social Anthropology?, Some Technical Terms used by Anthropologists, Introduction to Kinship and Marriage, Politics and Economic Life, Strategies of Survival, Introduction to Religion and Ritual given by Dr Stephen Hugh-Jones, Symbols, Language and Communication English
History of Anthropological Thought UC Berkeley non-degree Prof. Rosemary Joyce Browser Start anytime English
Identity and Difference MIT non-degree Prof. Jean Jackson Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Introduction to Anthropology MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Photography and Truth MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Rethinking the Family, Sex, and Gender MIT non-degree Prof. Heather Paxson Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Science, Technology, and Society Courses MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English undergraduate, graduate
Social Theory and Analysis and MIT non-degree Prof. Michael M. Fischer Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources

Field Work



vis-a-vis primatology - ?


Pairbonding, Troopbonding, Abidance, Ycleptance, Foredoomance, and Adhibition, Inhibition, Explication - John Money's 'Concepts of Determinism' as universal, transhistorical and transcultural: (Money 1988: 114?)

Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subject

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

Journal-related wikis, blogs, etc.

Select Bibliographies

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. Appadurai Articles 1981-1990. New York, NY: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. Appadurai Articles 1991-2000. New York, NY: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. New York, NY: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.

Otsuki, Grant Jun. 2012. Anthropology Citation Ranking.

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AAA Medical Anthropology Blog. 2010. Voices from Medical Anthropology. The American Anthropological Association.

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Select Book Reviews

Wagley, Charles (book reviewer). 1970. Book review of Human Ways: Selected Essays in Anthropology by JOHN P. GILLIN. Foreword by George Peter Murdock. 72:1466. American Anthropologist.

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Boellstorff, Tom. 2008. Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Bohannan, Paul and Dirk van der Elst. 1998. Asking and Listening: Ethnography As Personal Adaptation. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Burawoy, Michael, Alice Burton, Ann Arnett Ferguson, Kathryn J. Fox. 2010. Ethnography Unbound: Power and Resistance in the Modern Metropolis. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Cerwonka, Allaine and Liisa Malkki. 2007. Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Clifford, James and George E. Marcus (eds.). 1986. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Comaroff, John L. and Jean. 2009. Ethnicity, Inc. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press

Fischer, Michael M. J. 2004. Emergent Forms of Life and The Anthropological Voice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Gillin, John Philip. 1969. [ selected essays in anthropology]. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Hatch, Elvin. 1974. Theories of Man and Culture. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Hebdige, Dick. 1979. Subculture: The Meaning of Style. Routledge.

Lavie, Smadar, Kirin Narayan, Renato Rosaldo. 1993. Creativity/anthropology. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

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Documentary Educational Resources (DER). 2011. Documentary Educational Resources (DER). (producing and distributing cross-cultural documentary film for educational use). Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.

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Current Anthropology.

HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. 2011. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. (online). Paris, FR: HAU.

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Audacity. 2011. (Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems).

Evernote. 2012. Evernote. (Remember everything and organize it. Capture anything. Access anywhere. Find things fast. See also Devon Think and Tinderbox - Evernote.

Recording Skype calls for Free w/ Audacity. 2010. (for interviews). YouTube.

Ethnocorder. 2010. EthnoCorder: Conduct rich media surveys using an iPhone.

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Boellstorff, Tom. 2012. From the Editor: Why the AAA Needs Gold Open Access. Vol. 114, No. 3 (September 2012): 389-393. American Anthropologist.

Brenneis, Don. 2009. Anthropology in and of the academy: globalization, assessment and our field's future. Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 261–275, August 2009: Social Anthropology.

Graeber, David. 2011. What is Debt? – An Interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber. August 26.

Griffiths, Kris. 2013. Anglo-Indians: Is their culture dying out?. London, UK:

Hall, Barbara. 2010. What is Ethnography. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

Hennessy, Kate. 2011. Repatriation, digital technology, and culture in a northern Athapaskan community. University of British Columbia.

Jackson Jr., John L. 2010. The End of Anthropology at Howard University?. October 16. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Lyon, Steve. 2012. Free e-seminar on webcam ethnography, 9-23 October 2012.

Madrigal, Alexis. 2011. The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills. September 14. The Atlantic.

Miner, Horace. 1956. Body Ritual among the Nacirema. 58:3, June. American Anthropologist.

Prof. Hacker (Chuck Tryon). 2013. Recording and Hosting Podcasts Using the Internet Archive. January 14. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Scola, Nancy. 2012. What the Big 1960s Debate in Anthropology Can Tell Us About Mitt Romney. October 1. The Atlantic.

Soulskill. 2012. Ask Slashdot: What Defines Good Developer Culture?. June 29.

Visual Anthropology. 2004. Visual Anthropology Readings in MIT OCW Documenting Culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT OCW>

Wade, Nicholas. 2010. Anthropology a Science? Statement Deepens a Rif. (Also: December 9. New York, NY: The New York Times.

wang, tricia. 2012. Writing Live Fieldnotes: Towards a More Open Ethnography. August 2.

Subjects or Subjectivities

Wesch, Michael. 2011. Subjects or Subjectivities?. November 3.

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Anthropology and Mobility Network. 2011. Anthropology and Mobility Network. European Association of Social Anthropologists - EASA. Online discussion at Open Anthropology Cooperative.

Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia. 2011. Networks: Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China). ( European Association of Social Anthropologists - EASA.

The Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS). 2011. SASci Resources, News and Views.

Select Study Guides

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Karpiak, Kevin. 2010. Anthropoliteia: the anthropology of policing - police and security studies from an anthropological perspective. Eastern Michigan University.

Society for Medical Anthropology Introductory Syllabi. 2011. Academic Resources: Introductory syllabi. Society for Medical Anthropology.

Urton, Gary. 2010. Ethnography and Archaeology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

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E. Gabriella Coleman. 2012. Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Delaney, Carol. 2004. Investigating Culture: An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity. (14th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages.

Kottak, Conrad. 2005. Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with PowerWeb) (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages.

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Select Video and Audio

Dirks, Nicholas. 2012. University Lecture: Nicholas Dirks, "Scholars and Spies". February 20. New York, NY: Columbia University.

Ferguson, Jim. 2012. iDeclare - Anthropologists are Interdisciplinary, Outgoing, Observant. January 5. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University.

Hobart, Mark. 2010. Mark Hobart Inaugural Lecture - A Very Peculiar Practice. (The lecture illustrates with images and video two apparently quite different instances from the Indonesian archipelago - (The title is taken from Andrew Davies’s 1986 BBC comedy series about the workings of a university medical practice: London, UK: University of London.

Nader, Laura, with Calvin Morrill (interviewer). 2011. Laura Nader - Conversations in Law and Society. March 11. Berkeley, CA: UC BerkeleyLaw.


Theys, Frank. 2006. Transhumanist´s Wet Dreams - Technocalyps. (echnocalyps is an intriguing three-part documentary on the notion of transhumanism by Belgian visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys. The latest findings in genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology appear in the media every day, but with no analysis of their common aim: that of exceeding human limitations). Belgium: Votnik.

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Anthropology of the Contemporary. 2010. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley.

Royal Anthropological Institute. 2010. England.

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