Author Archives: Steve

Hello, Reginald

I understand your desire for the need for diversity in the classroom, and I agree with you. My research relies on the mutability of interpretation, on the tension between recognition and failed recognition that manifests when anyone tries to read … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Be a Researcher, Not Yet

The statement of previous research is always tricky for the pre-doctoral applicants. Some are fresh from undergrad, with still vague interests in Venezuelan beauty pageants or Jewish hip hop culture. Very few young anthropologists have anything more than a limited … Continue reading

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The Tony Awards and their Aftereffects

The Tony Awards show was last night. My first love, before all else, is probably theater, even if this only boils down to singing Sondheim songs at inappropriate times and having a definitive opinion on Neil Patrick Harris’s hosting skills … Continue reading

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