August 27, 2016
Working as a project director at Flamingo Tokyo, Atsuyoshi Ishizumi '12 practices anthropology in the business of health. Understanding cultural context, he writes, is "crucial to health and wellness." To give but one example among those discussed by Atsu, the meaning of joint pain in Japan is defined by its cultural context because of the seating arrangements in […]
August 22, 2016
Professor Bruce Owens was in Nepal this summer to prepare for his upcoming exhibition of photographs that he has taken over the past thirty four years of the chariot festival of Bungadya, to be mounted in the Patan Museum this fall. Here he is with the first sample print and Rajesh Barahi (L) and his father, […]
July 25, 2016
What anthropology has to do with creating health content When I tell people I majored in anthropology, I get a lot of blank stares. Then the questions start: What is anthropology? How does that relate to your current career? And my personal favorite: How did you even get a job? Despite the relatively crooked path […]
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