Monthly Archives: December 2010
December 14, 2010 – 2:54 pm
AAA Responds to Public Controversy Over Science in Anthropology
In short, "changes to the AAA's Long Range Plan have been taken out of context and blown out of proportion in recent media coverage".
(tags: anthropology philosophy science culture academics)
The Nobel peace prize was awarded today to an empty chair for the first time since 1935
While it has [...]
December 13, 2010 – 2:54 pm
Tokyo compression explores the joy (sarcasm) of using public transit in Tokyo
(tags: photography japan transportation art culture photo tokyo twitter future transit subway)
My warmest congratulations to Rob @Kozinets for its appointment as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing!
(tags: academics journal)
December 11, 2010 – 2:54 pm
Anthropology Group Drops ‘Science’ References, Deepening a Rift - NYTimes.com
Anthropologists have been thrown into turmoil about the nature and future of their profession after a decision by the American Anthropological Association at its recent annual meeting to strip the word “science” from a statement of its long-range plan.
(tags: anthropology science culture community definition academics)
December 9, 2010 – 3:14 pm
The Museum Of Broken Relationships Collects Romantic Artifacts - PSFK
The Museum of Broken Relationships has its doors open to teddy bears, pictures, suitcases, pillows, and just about anything that defines your old relationships.
The museum was created in a particularly unique circumstance: Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic, a pair of artists who went out together from [...]
December 8, 2010 – 2:56 pm
Russia to regulate subcultures of style?
A new Russian law could make being an emo kid illegal in the eastern European country.
Legislation is currenting being formulated in Russia to heavily regulate emo websites and ban emo and goth dress style in schools and government buildings.
The new laws are apparently being driven by fears that these "dangerous [...]