Claude Lévi-Strauss Has Died

Claude Lévi-Strauss died two days ago. He was 100 years old. I shouldn't have to write about his impact to the field of anthropology, in summary it was profound. He authored many texts. He set forth structuralism, a mode of thought by which we can compare relationships between social systems. His contributions to studying cultures... Continue Reading →

Charles Lockwood In Memoriam

From John Lynch, of Stranger Fruit, comes the upsetting news of Charles Lockwood's untimely death. He died in a motorcycle accident in London. For those that don't know who Charles Lockwood was, he was a paleoanthropologist who investigated the evolution of skull anatomy in hominins. Last year, his book "The Human Story: Where We Come... Continue Reading →

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