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The Field for Everyone: Deepening Students’ Professional Development

June 29th, 2022|

The “field” and “fieldwork” are central to the discipline and the ethnographic project. However, ethnographic field schools seem to be on the wane, especially those oriented toward undergraduates. We might step back and ask: Why does such a central feature in identity and practice receive such scant training in anthropology? It’s a good question because together these are critical [...]

  • Nailing the Interview Workshop

Nailing the Interview Workshop

May 8th, 2022|

At the upcoming Building Careers in Anthropology Conference, Beth Holland will be putting on a workshop titled: Nailing the Interview. She sat down with Matt Artz to discuss her workshop and what participants could expect to get out of it. https://youtu.be/xY16laL8jMc Workshop Abstract The interview is THE clutch moment in a job search. And when it comes to interviewing, proper preparedness [...]

  • Rework Your Teamwork: Techniques for Leaders and Team Members

Rework Your Teamwork: Techniques for Leaders and Team Members Workshop

April 30th, 2022|

At the upcoming Building Careers in Anthropology Conference, Jennifer Studebaker will be putting on a workshop titled: Rework Your Teamwork: Techniques for Leaders and Team Members. She sat down with Matt Artz to discuss her workshop and what participants could expect to get out of it. Workshop Abstract “You’ll be working in teams,” may elicit groans on [...]

  • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Anthropologist

Becoming an Entrepreneurial Anthropologist Workshop

April 28th, 2022|

At the upcoming Building Careers in Anthropology Conference, Robert L. Adams, Jr., will be putting on a workshop titled: Becoming an Entrepreneurial Anthropologist. He sat down with Matt Artz to discuss his workshop and what participants could expect to get out of it. Watch the Video https://youtu.be/bfQgbdcXrXQ Workshop Abstract How do you translate your anthropological skills into a life-long [...]

  • New online course at Arizona State University on cultural domain analysis (CDA)

New online course at Arizona State University on cultural domain analysis (CDA)

April 19th, 2022|

New online course at Arizona State University on cultural domain analysis (CDA). Start whenever you want and take whatever time you need to finish. Cost: $200.  Through lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises with software learn: (1) how to define a cultural domain; (2) methods, like free lists and pile sorts, for collecting data about how groups of people think [...]

  • Why should anthropologists be active on LinkedIn

Why should anthropologists be active on LinkedIn?

April 2nd, 2022|

I’ve been on LinkedIn for almost 10 years now.  While I keep my profile updated, I frequently post news articles about the role of anthropology in business and the benefits anthropology can bring to the workplace. These posts not only keep my profile active, but also help promote the discipline of anthropology to a large user community. I try [...]

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