How Does a Conference Help Anthropology Matter?

“Anthropology helps us think about the world differently; it helps us uncover social silences.” These words by anthropologist and journalist Gillian Tett resonated in my mind while attending the conference “Building Careers in Anthropology” on Friday, May 13th, 2022 held at the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, New York. The one-day conference, which I attended with two of my undergraduate majors, was packed with valuable information, reflections, and conversations about why anthropology matters. It was one of the most exciting and well-organized conferences I have attended in quite some time. From the information provided for registration to the instructions [...]