In Memoriam, Anthropologist Sidney Mintz, 1922-2015 – by Andrew Tarter

In Memoriam, Anthropologist Sidney Mintz, 1922-2015 I never had the privilege of meeting Dr. Sidney Mintz face-to-face, but I did have the chance to correspond with him via email a bit. A high thrill of my lifetime was receiving a hand-addressed manila envelope from him (see photo below), containing several of his hard-to-find publications, which…

Students and the Future of Anthropology – by Andrew Tarter

Anthropology Works Anthropology Works is the Anthropology-News column for the Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA), a committee of theĀ American Anthropological Association (AAA). In this blog post I highlight challenges facing student anthropologists, and outline my vision for NASA activities during my term as President (2014-2015).