A Partial Perspective – Dr. Heide Castaneda on Protests, Medical Anthropology, and Migrant Health During COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJon4qIMYs Dr. Heide Castaneda on Protests, Medical Anthropology, and Migrant Health During COVID-19 Season 1 Episode 3 Recorded 2 June 2020 In this episode, William, of the podcast A Partial Perspective, talks with Dr. Heide Castañeda, a professor of anthropology at the University of South Florida. They discuss issues in legal anthropology and how she... Continue Reading →

The Purposeful Neglect of Brazil’s Indigenous People with the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, certain populations are at greater risk than others. We know older people, those who are immunocompromised, and those of certain ethnicity are at greater risk of severe complications of this disease and even death. A particularly high risk population are indigenous peoples with little to no contact. People attending a... Continue Reading →

A Partial Perspective – Dr. Dillon Mahoney and the Economic Impacts of COVID19 & Research on Refugee Resettlement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0FkNXWJJws Dr. Dillon Mahoney and the Economic Impacts of COVID19 & Research on Refugee Resettlement Season 1 Episode 2 Recorded: 14 May 2020 In this episode, William, of the podcast A Partial Perspective, talks with Dr. Dillon Mahoney, a professor of anthropology at the University of South Florida. In this conversation, Wiliam talks about his... Continue Reading →

A Partial Perspective – Dr. Antoinette Jackson on Anthropology, Critical Race Theory, and Being New Department Chair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb1ZptjYGo8 Dr. Antoinette Jackson on Anthropology, Critical Race Theory, and Being New Department Chair Season 1 Episode 1 Recorded: April 27, 2020 In this first episode of this relaunched podcast, A Partial Perspective, William talks with Dr Antoinette Jackson, the incoming Chair of the Applied Anthropology Department at the University of South Florida. He discusses... Continue Reading →

Anthropology of Policing

Race is a social construct. We have spoken on the concept of race, here, before. Anthropology has been at the forefront of redefining race, ancestry, and ethnicity. And many anthropologists have advocated for concepts such as race to be phased out of our culture and our police. Current events have elucidated the importance of continuing... Continue Reading →

Oldest & Largest Mayan Structure Discovered in Mexico

In Mexico's Tabasco state is the ancient Maya Aquada Fenix site. Using aerial remote-sensing, also known as LIDAR, University of Arizona archaeologist Takeshi Inomata and his team, discovered the largest and oldest-known structure built by the ancient Maya civilization here - a colossal rectangular elevated platform built between 1,000 and 800 BC. The structure measures... Continue Reading →

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