Anthropologists in Practice: An Interview with Indigenous Performing Arts Promoter Gordon Bronitsky

Anthropologists in Practice is an ongoing series of interviews featuring anthropologists (and professionals with anthropology training) who work outside of the academy. The goal of the series is to provide a source of information and inspiration to other practitioners and (potential) students of anthropology, and to illustrate the wide variety of jobs, skills and competencies … Continue reading Anthropologists in Practice: An Interview with Indigenous Performing Arts Promoter Gordon Bronitsky

Memories of scarcity: victory gardens, rationing, and margarine during WWII

Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons I was going through some posts at my old blog yesterday and came upon this short excerpt from an interview I did in 2007 for my undergraduate thesis on the history of development and gentrification in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. I don't think it's something that ended up in the final version, … Continue reading Memories of scarcity: victory gardens, rationing, and margarine during WWII

But someone was already here: teaching social studies in public schools

"Social studies is the neglected subject in school these days. Not enough time in the day." - My dad, a second grade teacher in Pinellas County, FL This statement is a very true and very sad one. Thanks to budget cuts, and, according to my dad, more time scheduled for standardized test-related subjects during the … Continue reading But someone was already here: teaching social studies in public schools